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    • Graveside Services and Burial for IAFF Local 42 Active Retiree and KCFD Fire Captain Louis "Scooter" Martin will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 10:30 AM at Mt. Olivet Cemetery at 7601 Blue Ridge Blvd, Raytown, MO 64138. 

      A Celebration of Life will be hosted by IAFF Local 42 the next day on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 1:00 PM at Gladden Hall, 6320 Manchester Ave., Kansas City, Missouri, 64133 (food and refreshments will be provided).

      The recipients of the 2017 St. Florian Scholarship are:

      Hannah Ziglinski, daughter of Christopher Ziglinski

      David Thurlo Jr., son of David Thurlo, Sr.

      Emily Clark, daughter of Gerald Clark

      Sydney Gardner, daughter of Jeffrey Gardner

      Kaitlyn Barkley, daughter of Damon Barkley

      Margaret Curran, daughter of David Curran

      Laura Page, daughter of Richard Page III

      Melody Jonas, daughter of Bruce Jonas

      In accordance with the IAFF Local 42 Constitution & By-Laws an Election was held at the March 7th and 8th Membership Meetings as a result of the election the members listed below shall be the delegation to the Missouri State Council Convention, August 21-23, 2017.

      Delegates:

      Bill Galvin*
      Tim Dupin*
      Dusty Dines
      Konsta Myrick
      Aaron Schmidt

      Alternates:

      Eric Rose
      Mike Harris
      Steve Davis (KCFD Captain)
      Katee Schimming
      Jason Beaman

      *Delegate by virtue of Office

      IAFF Local 42, IAFF Local 3808 and the Kansas City, MO Fire Department are working on a joint initiative through its Labor Management Committee process to approve and enact new protocols and procedures to reduce the risk of cancer amongst our members.  This is the first step in our efforts to create a Cancer Prevention Program and will be seeking funding to improve for washers and dryers in more facilities to clean our PPE.  The Kansas City Star featured the video that is shown below on their website talking about the new changes being made on the fire ground to greatly reduce the risk of absorbing toxins within our body where we are most likely at risk.

      IAFF Local 42 is working on similar policies and procedures in all of its bargaining units and we will provide updates to our membership as they develop. 

      Currently there are two (2) vacancies for Trustees of the St. Florian Fund.  The Fund is seeking persons who are interested in serving.  The Fund was established to “provide charitable and educational assistance to current and retired Kansas City, Missouri fire fighters and their families and to members of the general public who have an announced interest in or who have been impacted by public safety.”  Experience in non-profits, finance, fund raising and/or the law is preferred but not required.  Interested persons should notify Sherwood Smith at ssmith@iaff42.org on or before May 15, 2017.   

      The 30-41 Memorial is in need of mowing crews this summer. Generally one group mows a month at a time (3-4 times).

      If you can assist with landscaping, trash pick up or you are a fire crew that works near the memorial your assistance is also needed in watering trees, shrubs and grass in the dry months.

      If you are near the memorial and can assist with trash pick up please do so, the memorial sits on a busy street and is often in need of trash pick up.

      If you can assist with mowing or landscaping this summer please contact Dave Thurlo, via phone at 816.820.4323, or email at davethurlo@gmail.com thank you all for your help in preserving our memorial.


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      What's New at IAFF 42

      The Kansas City, Missouri Retired Fire Fighters Association has established its own website.  This is one of the best online sources for KCFD History and we invite you to visit them and learn something new about something old.  Special acknowledgement to Chuck Gabert, KCFD Retired Fire Captain and Ray Elder, KCFD Retired Fire Captain and KCFD Historian.

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