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    Funds for Firefighters
    IAFF Local 2240
    All Fire Service & Law Enforcement Funeral Info-Procedures for B/C Ron Russo
    IAFF Local 312
    YFD Members Funeral Info-Procedures for B/C Ron Russo
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    Blood Drive
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    Bellingham Police Guild Supports Construction of New Jail
    Bellingham Police Guild
    Funeral Services for Texas Tech PD Officer Floyd East Jr.
    El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    Body of Texas Tech officer killed returns to El Paso
    El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    NJLECOA Life Insurance Proposal
    New Jersey Law Enforcement Commanding Officers Association
    SMPOA Endorses Amy Stanfield for Place 3 San Marcos City Council
    San Marcos Police Officers' Association
    Funeral Services for Retired Detective Richard (Ric) Contreras
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    Former XPO Worker in Buffalo Details Mistreatment By Company
    UPS Contract Update for October 20, 2017
    UPS Honors Company's 'Safest Driver Ever' in Livonia
    Hall: The Big 3 Are Fueling the Opioid Epidemic
    Teamster Disaster Relef Volunteers Come Home from Puerto Rico
    Teamsters Offer Disaster Relief Assistance for Victims of California Wildfires
    Teamsters Urge Philadelphia City Council To Repeal The Beverage Tax
    “A Life-Changing Experience”: Local 174 Members Return from Hurricane Relief in Puerto Rico
    Community Activists Announce Launch of the Stand up for School Bus Safety Coalition
    Teamsters' Lydia Torres joins Senator Elizabeth Warren on Capitol Hill for the Real Aid, Right Now!
     
         
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    New Hampshire Members Awarded Liberty Mutual’s Firemark Award
    Connecticut Members Reach Out to Young Cancer Patients
    Philly Fire Fighter Dies in Line of Duty
    New York City and 8 Labor Unions Reach Tentative Contract
    Fire Fighters Question Governor’s Failed Leadership During Ferguson Unrest
    December 3 Marks 15th Anniversary of the Worcester 6
    Memphis Fire Fighters Donate $12,000 to Local Cancer Charity

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    President Stevens' Comments to FERC In SUPPORT of Grid Reliability and Resiliency Pricing Proposed Rule
    IBEW Local 50
    MEPS San Jose City Council Meeting – CWA/PLA Policy Vote
    IBEW Local 332
    Turkey Trot 2017
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    Funds for Firefighters
    10/23/17 - IAFF Local 2240
    All Fire Service & Law Enforcement Funeral Info-Procedures for B/C Ron Russo
    10/23/17 - IAFF Local 312
    YFD Members Funeral Info-Procedures for B/C Ron Russo
    10/23/17 - IAFF Local 312
    Blood Drive
    10/23/17 - Rockland Fire Fighters
    Our friends at UBS Financial Services asked us to share this flyer. They are hosting a Blood Drive on Friday October 27th.
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    10/23/17 - Rockland Fire Fighters
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    Missoula Firefighters Pancake Breakfast video
    10/23/17 - IAFF Local 271
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    MCFBF Fishing Tournament
    10/21/17 - IAFF Local 3169
    Marion County Fire Benevolence Funds Annual Fishing Tournament! Resheduled for Saturday, November 4th.
    Local 3169 Hosts CPR & Stop the Bleed Programs
    10/21/17 - IAFF Local 3169
    Professional Firefighters of Marion County will be hosting a FREE CPR and Stop the Bleed programs for the community.  Since the most recent tragedies in Las Vegas your Local 3169 felt it was important to host a free CPR and Stop the Bleed program for our community.
    CHILI COOKOFF 2017
    10/21/17 - IAFF Local 3169
    Come out and join us for this years Chili Cookoff 2017 at the Live Stock Pavillion on Saturday, November 4th from 10am - 5pm.  This year E-One is loaning a Bronto Platform for our backdrop!  We are gunning again to retain the "HOTTEST CHILI" competition with a new pepper that measures in at 2 million schoville.
    Store Items
    10/21/17 - IAFF Local 3169
    Get your Professional Firefighters of Marion County Local 3169 Long Sleeve Drifit Shirt today!!! Colors available are White, Silver, Ocean Blue and Pink for $20.00 We also have Silver/Grey Short Sleeve 50/50 blend shirts with the same logo for $12.
    Chattanooga Local 820 Member needs Help
    10/21/17 - IAFF 14th District
    Chattanooga Local 820 member needs our help. Please read this from his GoFundMe page. Link to the page is below. Hello, my name is William (Ryan) Crackel and I am the husband of the kindest, most incredibly strong, loving and courageous woman I have ever had the dumbest luck of stumbling into. Her name is Shae.
    2017 Turkey Trot
    10/21/17 - IAFF Local 1164
    Hi Everyone: With Halloween right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about the 2017 Turkey Trot!  This year’s trot takes place on Saturday. Nov. 4 at Bicentennial Park. This fun-filled day includes a 5k Fun Walk/Run (approx. 3.1 miles), a food truck rally and raffle prizes with a canned good donation.
    IAFF Insurance Division
    10/19/17 - CFFA
    Visit for more information on various insurance products.
    Missouri Professional Firefighter License Plates
    10/19/17 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
    The Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters is working with the Missouri Department of Revenue to develop a NEW License Plate for Missouri Professional Firefighters.  Here is some general information and FAQ's about these new plates.
    Firefighters Cancer Support
    10/19/17 - IAFF local 3704
    My name is Greg Charrier and I am a Firefighter/Paramedic in Mandeville La. I am also the Eastern Louisiana Representative for the Firefighters Cancer Support Network. We are a nonprofit organization who helps with Firefighters who develop Cancer, over there career.
    Information You Can USE
    10/19/17 - MPFFU
    REQUESTING Information from Your Employer:  FOIA vs PERA?? The general public usually has to use the Freedom of Information Act to obtain information from a City or Township.  Many of these communities have a specific form that can be found on their website explaining the process to file your request.  There is usually a cost associated with obtaining this information.
    2017 Koins For Kids Fill-The-Boot Event
    10/18/17 - IAFF Local 312
    City of Hawthorne Measure HH
    10/18/17 - IAFF Local 1014
    Los Angeles County Firefighters IAFF Local 1014 Representing over 3200 Firefighters, Paramedics, Dispatchers, Pilots, Wildland Firefighters, Forestry and Health Haz Mat personnel City of Hawthorne Measure HH 1014 members will once again be out knocking on doors walking precincts.
    Fundraiser
    10/18/17 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
    As most of you know, Justin Weston is currently battling cancer. We are holding a raffle fundraiser to help support him and his young family. All proceeds will go directly back to Justin and his family to help support them through this time. Tickets are $20 each and the drawing will be Nov. 8th.
    2018 Open Enrollment
    10/18/17 - IAFF Local 1403
    Look at the tab "Health Insurance Trust" under member resources and find all the attachments.
    Jonas Family
    10/18/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
    It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of James McLaren Jonas, the son of Lieutenant James Jonas (Rescue 6C). The Jonas family is strengthened by the overwhelming support of prayers, thoughts, and donations from our Fire Family.
    Light Up Malden
    10/17/17 - IAFF Local 902
    Let's light up Malden to show our Veterans that we support them. Change one light to GREEN for the month of November to join the Green Light Vet Movement, endorsed by the American Legion. For more information email lightupmalden@gmail.com.
    858 Safety Committee Meeting
    10/17/17 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Safety Committee Meeting on Monday, October 23rd  / B shift . This meeting is open to all members and will be held at the DFDFCU (2201 Federal Blvd) conference room.
    Elections
    10/16/17 - IAFF local 3704
    Brothers and Sisters, In accordance with our Bylaws, this is notice that in 15 days on October 24, 2017 at the regular Union meeting of Local 3704 at station 42 for 1800hrs nominations for President and Secretary Treasurerwill open and remain open for 15 days.  Nominations can be made in person at the meeting or online under topic 2017 nominations.
    IAFF Transition Team
    10/16/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
    Attention City Chapter Members:  As we head into the Albuquerque municipal runoff election it is important that we identify and organize our collective properties before working with a new administration. We are currently accepting letters of interest for members who are willing to serve on the IAFF Transition Team.
    Local 21 Regrets To Announce The Passing of Retired Firefighter Mike Butler
    10/16/17 - IAFF Local 21
    Local 21 regrets to announce the passing of Retired Firefighter Mike Butler.  Firefighter Butler started with the fire department on May 12, 1986 and retired on July 26, 2013. Arrangements are pending.
    Ann Schramm Retirement Party
    10/16/17 - IAFF Local 21
    11th Annual Johnny V Memorial Toy Run
    10/16/17 - Toy Program
    Bowling for Toys
    10/16/17 - Toy Program
    Halloween Party
    10/16/17 - IAFF Somerville Fire Local 76
    WHEN: October 27th at 7 p.m.
    Run Wild 5k
    10/16/17 - Toy Program
    Ethnic Doll Drive
    10/16/17 - Toy Program
    Tri-City Fire Fighter Mental Health information night for spouses/partners - Nov. 24, 2017
    10/13/17 - International Association of Firefighters Local 1782
    Coquitlam Firefighters are proud to join forces with Port Coquitlam Firefighters - IAFF Local 1941 and Port Moody Firefighters to co-host a Tri-City mental health awareness/information night for our spouses and partners! Our special guest Dr. Susan Hunt (registered psychologist) will lead a discussion on trauma and how it effects firefighters and their families.
    Captain Marshall Retierment
    10/13/17 - Dutchess-Fairview Professional Fire Fighters
    Honor Flight
    10/13/17 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
    -Please join Honor Flight New England for the final sendoff of the 2017 season- Sendoff Date: November 5th, 2017 Location: Manchester-Boston Regional Airport Time: 0815 inside the terminal Note: Clocks ‘fall back’ the night before Links: www.honorflightnewengland.org Message from HFNE founder Joe Byron (MPD Ret.): Our mission continues as we say ‘thank you’ to our most senior American veterans. We are back where it all started in Manchester. Together, we will say ‘thank you’ to 25 heroes who sacrificed a part of their youth so that we can live free.
    One of our own needs your HELP!
    10/13/17 - IAFF Local 1014
    Los Angeles County Firefighters IAFF Local 1014 Representing over 3200 Firefighters, Paramedics, Dispatchers, Pilots, Wildland Firefighters, Forestry and Health Haz Mat personnel One of our own needs your HELP! Ray Gorospe, retired 1014 member and his family needs your help.
    2017 FEMA FIRE ACT Grants
    10/12/17 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
    The application period for the Fire Act Grants will be opening soon, this will be for the FY2107 money. I don’t have a date for when the application periods will open, but now is the time (maybe delayed due to all the natural disasters) for locals and their fire/EMS departments to start considering their request.
    Health Insurance Registration Update
    10/12/17 - IAFF Local 21
    There are still many Fire Department employees who need to login to https://benefits.stpaul.gov and make their selections, or they risk losing the benefits they’re accustomed to.  THIS YEAR IS NOT LIKE LAST YEAR: THERE IS NO AUTOMATIC CARRYOVER OF BENEFITS.
    PFA Holiday Party
    10/12/17 - IAFF Local #1945
    The Holiday Party will be December 3rd, New Belgium Brew house. 18:00-21:30. This is a fundraiser so it will be a ticketed event. Bryan Hanson will start collecting names via email early November. We are limited to 100 people. Thank you to all who have supported this in the past and those of you who plan to come out and support it this year.
    Retirement Party
    10/12/17 - IAFF Somerville Fire Local 76
    Somerville Firefighters Local 76 Retirement Party November 8th, 2017 Dante Club 7 pm See station stewards or Steve Layton for tickets. Last day for tickts is October 31st.
    Dave Kelln Retirement Celebration
    10/12/17 - IAFF Local #1945
    Dave Kelln's retirement celebration is on October 20th, the celebration will be held at CB&Potts at Colindale. The celebration/stories will commence at 17:00 hours. Prior to the celebration, Dave has reserved 3 Tee times on the golf course starting at 11:36. Please email, text, call or go see Dave for a spot.
    Make My Day Contest Application
    10/11/17 - Toy Program
    Avalanche Opener Tonight, Nuggets Opener Oct. 22nd
    10/11/17 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Good morning, Just a quick update for the Avs Home Opener tonight VS the Boston Bruins, tickets are still available, if you have tickets here are some tips if you are coming down early for the happy hour. Thank you for purchasing tickets to support the Denver Firefighters Charitable Foundation.
    Local 416 Brother Stump Fund
    10/10/17 - IAFF Local 4416
    On October 2nd 2017 David Stump, a husband, father, brother, friend and Engineer of IFD Engine 4 (C Shift) suffered a severe stroke.  He was working his side job, building a deck, when symptoms appeared and he was taken by ambulance to Morgan County IU. As his condition deteriorated he was lifelined to IU Methodist.
    Local 1826 endorses Dave Stokes for Cape Coral C
    10/10/17 - IAFF 1826
    Union Meeting Reminder
    10/10/17 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    This is a reminder that the October Union meeting will take place this week at the Original Brooklyn’s (2644 W Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80204) on Wednesday, October 11th at 7:00 pm and Thursday, October 12th at 8:30 am     1.)   The Nominees for Collective Bargaining will have a chance to speak at this meeting.
    National Home Fire Drill Day
    10/09/17 - IAFF Local 902
    Fire Prevention Week Home fires are the biggest public safety threat facing U.S. and Canadian families today, with one home fire reported every 86 seconds in 2015.
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