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    Vehicle update
    06/05/23 - IAFF Local F282
    Here's a rig update. I hope to provide these more often so people know what's going on instead of relying on rumors.... NBK: Engine-61 was expected back in service last night, but Jacobs failed to deliver. The mechanic encountered some unexpected challenges and it should now be completed next week. Unknown exact day, but I’m expecting 6/5.
    08.28.2023 | Local 21 Fill the Boot Golf Classic NEW DATE!!
    06/05/23 - IAFF Local 21
    June 1, 2023: UPFFA of Ct. members from across the state participated in Fire Service Day at the State Capitol, Hartford, CT.
    06/03/23 - UPFFA
    June 1, 2023: UPFFA of Ct. members from across the state participated in Fire Service Day at the State Capitol.Members were introduced and recognized during the opening of the House of Representatives session this morning and lobbied members of our legislature about the importance of cancer protection for firefighters.
    Met Life Dental Registration
    06/02/23 - IAFF Local 274
    06.28.2023 Volunteers Needed | Local 21 Gillette Carnival
    06/01/23 - IAFF Local 21
    Passport To Safety 2023
    06/01/23 - IAFF Local 1164
    Our annual Passport To Safety Event is approaching fast. Saturday June 10th at 10am at Police and Fire headquarters 15050 Farmington Rd.
    Celebrating PRIDE Month
    06/01/23 - IAFF Local 21
    Local 21 is proud to recognize the diversity in our union and celebrates our LGBTQ+ members.  We encourage everyone to continue to raise awareness and take positive steps towards an inclusive culture.
    06.04.2023 | Grand Old Day 2023
    05/31/23 - IAFF Local 21
    Celebrating PRIDE Month
    05/31/23 - IAFF Local 21
    Local 21 is proud to recognize the diversity in our union and celebrates our LGBTQ+ members.  We encourage everyone to continue to raise awareness and take positive steps towards an inclusive culture.
    IAFF Center of Excellence Upcoming Webinars
    05/30/23 - UPFFA
    Friday Update 5-19-23
    05/30/23 - IAFF Local 1014
    Friday Update 5-12-23
    05/30/23 - IAFF Local 1014
    2023 Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut Scholarship Recipients
    05/26/23 - UPFFA
    We are pleased to announce the 2023 Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut Scholarship Recipients: 2023 Michael C. Osiecki Memorial Scholarship Recipient: Cassanda G. Mastroianni South Fire District, Local 3918 2023 George Crowley Memorial Scholarship Recipients: Caitlin D. Dube Southington, Local 2033 Gabrielle V.
    Memorial Day 2023 | Thank You
    05/26/23 - IAFF Local 21
    This Memorial Day, Saint Paul Firefighters IAFF Local 21 honors our military members and those in Public Service who have made the ultimate sacrifice.  Thank you.
    May 25, 2023: West Haven Fire Fighters, Local 1198 Workers’ Compensation Education Seminar
    05/25/23 - UPFFA
    Info on HB 106-Increase in Public Employee Pension Max
    05/24/23 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
    Dear Union Brothers and Sisters, During this year’s 2023 NM Legislative Session, Representatives Eliseo Lee Alcon, Patricia Roybal Caballero, William “Bill” R. Rehm, Harlan Vincent, Luis M. Terrazas and Alan T. Martinez sponsored House Bill 106: Increase in Public Employee Pension Max.
    Local 21 Regrets to Announce the Passing of Retired Firefighter Tom Bilek
    05/23/23 - IAFF Local 21
    Vote for Proposed Constitution & Bylaw Amendments
    05/23/23 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
    Attention Members: The IAFF Local 244 Election Committee has called for a secret ballot vote to be held during the July General Membership meeting on July 13, 2023, beginning at 10:00a.m. to adopt proposed Bylaw Amendments.
    Taxpayers Unlimited - June 20, 2023 General Election Endorsements
    05/23/23 - IAFF Local 42
    MDA Summer Camp
    05/20/23 - Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters
    Happy Friday All! We hope you can join us for MDA Summer Camp, the RSVP date is rapidly approaching, please let me know if your department plans on attending: You asked for it and it’s back….Fire Fighter Day at MDA Summer Camp! I hope you all can join us at camp for some fun activities and more.
    2023 Amendments to the MPFF By-Laws
    05/19/23 - Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters
    Dear Local Officer: Pursuant to Article X, Section 2 of the MPFF By-Laws By-Law changes must be submitted to the office by the end of business no later than August 6, 2023. ARTICLE X AMENDMENTS TO BY-LAWS SECTION 1: This Constitution may be amended by two-thirds (2/3) vote of the delegates present at a Convention. SECTION 2: Any proposed By-Law change shall be sent to each Local no less than 30 days prior to the Convention at which the voting will be held. Any Local wishing to submit a change shall send it to the Secretary/Treasurer no less than 45 days prior to said Convention. The Constitution and By-Laws Committee may initiate and submit amendments to the By-Laws upon majority vote of the Committee with a 30-day notice to each Local. SECTION 3: Any alteration and/or amendment to these By-Laws that is proposed in accordance with Article X, Section 2, shall be offered for disposition no later than the Convention’s noon break. The proposed alteration and/or amendment may be discussed and/or amended from the floor, provided said amendment is approved by 2/3 vote of the delegates present before the vote is cast on the question. Fraternally Tom Clark Secretary-Treasure Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters
    2023 Notice of Nomination for Office
    05/19/23 - Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters
    Dear Local Officer: Pursuant to Article IV, Section 3 of the MPFF By-Laws ARTICLE IV OFFICERS SECTION 3: In order to be eligible for nomination to an elected position of the MPFF, a Delegate who is a member in good standing of a Local who has maintained membership affiliation over the previous 12 months, must register their intent to seek a specific office no later than 60 days prior to the election and no earlier than 120 days prior to the election. Notice of election must be given and posted 30 days prior to the close of the registration of intent. Registration shall be considered complete by sending a signed letter of intent to the Secretary/Treasurer by US mail or other parcel service in which a time and date stamp of parcel is available or by electronic filing in which a signed copied letter is attached to the communication within the specified time period. The Secretary/Treasurer shall reply to the communication by mail, parcel, or electronic receipt. A candidate may include a fact sheet or resume for the Secretary/Treasurer to obtain information to include in a mailing to all Locals identifying the candidates. In the event no letters of intent are received within the specified time period, the MPFF Executive Board shall have the authority to determine an election procedure for those specific positions. Nomination dates are as follows; No earlier than 120 days from election (May 22, 2023) and no later than 60 days before the election (July 21, 2023) Nominations for the following MPFF offices are being accepted: Central District At-Large/Trustee 1-Year term Interim Central District Vice president 1-Year term Interim Southern District Vice President: 3 -Year term Southern District At-Large/Trustee: 3 -year term
    2023 MALTS and Convention Save the date
    05/19/23 - Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters
    SAVE THE DATE September 20-21, 2023 Good afternoon MPFF Members, We are excited to announce we will be having our combination MALTS & Convention again this year. Our host this year is Austin Local 598. MALTS and the Convention will be held at the Austin Holiday Inn and Convention Center. MALTS will be held on Wednesday September 20, 2023.
    2023 MSCFF Robert Palmer Golf Tournament
    05/18/23 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
    The 2023 Robert Palmer Invitational is scheduled for June 21st, 2023 at Drumm Farm Golf Club in Independence, Missouri.  Here is a link to the MSCFF Golf Tournament website and Registration is NOW OPEN.
    Kehoe for Governor Kickoff Event
    05/18/23 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
    MSCFF members from throughout the state were proud to attend the kickoff event for Lt. Governor Mike Kehoe’s 2024 run for Governor of Missouri.
    May 24, 2023 | MN Twins versus SF Giants
    05/18/23 - IAFF Local 21
    IAFF/BCFD TA'd CBA Article 37-Information
    05/15/23 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
    The IAFF Local 244 County Chapter Negotiating team has reached a tentative agreement with Bernalillo County for Article 37: Compensation of the CBA as of today, May 14th, 2023. We strongly encourage all members to attend one of the upcoming scheduled in-person informational meetings for additional information.
    05.14.2023 | Happy Mother's Day
    05/13/23 - IAFF Local 21
    Your Saint Paul Firefighters would like to take a moment to recognize and honor all Mothers on this important day, and an extra special thank you to those Mothers that are part of our fire service family. Shout out to Moms that are firefighters, Mothers of firefighters and Moms that are at home when the firefighters are answering the calls for service.  Thank you.
    Bennett FF L5090 Clay Shoot
    05/12/23 - Colorado Professional Fire Fighters
    The Bennett Firefighters Local 5090 Annual Clay shoot supporting the Colorado Professional Fire Fighters Foundation is scheduled for September 23rd from 0800-1300. This year we have added an IAFF Local price with promo code "iafflocal". We will also have a top local team prize. Attached is the flyer with further information and here is the registration link.
    Community Smiles Donation
    05/10/23 - Waukesha Prof. Fire Fighters
    May 10, 2023 – Charitable Donation Donation of $2,500.00 to the Community Smiles Dental, Waukesha Wi. The Professional Fire Fighters for Community Outreach And Safety presented a donation of $2,500 to Community Smiles Dental in Waukesha today.    This is an opportunity for the PFFCOAS to achieve their mission of building a stronger and healthier Waukesha.
    05.08.2023 | Saint Paul Fire Department Promotional Exam Announcement
    05/10/23 - IAFF Local 21
    05.08.2023 | Saint Paul Fire Department Fire Captain Promotional Exam announcement  Click HERE for full description and detailed information.
    Local 794 Position Statement for Fire Chief
    05/10/23 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
    Letter of Thanks and Support
    Local 21 Regrets to Announce the Passing of Retired Fire Captain Jim Hafner
    05/10/23 - IAFF Local 21
    Vote results for constitution change
    05/10/23 - IAFF Local F282
    The results for the mail in vote to change the wording in the constitution are 19 yes votes, 2 no votes and 15 returns invalidated. Thank you for voting and supporting the change.
    August 28th - 29th Annual DFFA Burn Fund Golf Outing
    05/09/23 - Detroit Fire Fighters Association
    2024 48/48 4-8 Seven Group Calendars
    05/08/23 - International Association of Firefighters
    2024 group calendars are available in the Member Resources section.
    Friday Update 5-5-23
    05/08/23 - IAFF Local 1014
    Friday Update 4-28-23
    05/08/23 - IAFF Local 1014
    7.10.2023 | Stop Drop and Reel
    05/06/23 - IAFF Local 21
    Lebanon Local 1952
    05/05/23 - PPFFA
    Lebanon Local 1952's CBA for  2022-2025 has been added to the contract area of the website.
    New CBA's posted for L4791 Wyomissing and L840 Luzern County
    05/05/23 - PPFFA
    New CBA's for Wyomising L4791 and Luzern County L840 departments Edwardsville, Larksville, and Kingston have been added to the contract area of the website.
    Local 21 Charitable Gaming Information
    05/05/23 - IAFF Local 21
    Brothers and Sisters. Local 21 Charitable Gaming Organization needs your help. Please read the link provided and contact your legislator to express opposition to the change. Local 21 membership will be heavily impacted if these changes go into effect.
    2023 Memphis Charity Golf Tournament
    05/05/23 - Tennessee Professional Fire Fighters Association
    We’re pleased to announce the 2023 MFFA Foundation Golf Tournament will be held Monday, September 25, 2023, at Mirimichi.  100% of the proceeds from this golf tournament benefit the Firefighters Burn Center at Regional One Health here in Memphis.
    05.09.2023 | Conway Community Center Volunteers Needed
    05/05/23 - IAFF Local 21
    Brothers and Sisters Briney Baker is looking for volunteers to assist at the Conway Community Center with an Athletics Event. To sign up click HERE and for more info click on the picture. Thank you.
    Hays Local 2119 event
    05/04/23 - Kansas State Council of Fire Fighters
    Contact Trustee Brandon Woods for more information.
    May 2023 | Election Results
    05/04/23 - IAFF Local 21
    Please keep the Bidon family in your thoughts and prayers!
    05/04/23 - IAFF Local 21
    Please keep the family of Inver Grove Heights Officer Ben Bidon in our thoughts and prayers. The Bidon family and SPFD Capt. Luke Ritchie’s family are very close and grieving at this time. Click HERE if you would like to support the Bidon Family.
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