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    • What's New at IAFF 42

      The St. Florian Scholarship Fund is accepting applications NOW thru March 25, 2019.  All applications must be completed and returned to Greater Kansas City Firefighters, IAFF Local 42 at 6320 Manchester Ave., Suite 42A, Kansas City, MO 64133 or via E-mail to psolomon@iaff42.org no later than 4:00 PM on Monday, March 25, 2019

      Download 2019 St. Florian Scholarship Application by clicking here.  For more information about the Kansas City St. Florian Fund visit their website.


      The Gina Galetti Scholarship Fund is accepting applications for one (1) scholarship awarded to a dependent child living with an IAFF Local 42 member in good standing who desires to attend the University of Central Missouri.

      All applications must be completed and returned to Greater Kansas City Firefighters, IAFF Local 42 at 6320 Manchester Ave., Suite 42A, Kansas City, MO 64133 or via E-mail to psolomon@iaff42.org no later than 4:00 PM on Monday, March 25, 2019

      Download 2019 Gina Galetti Scholarship Application by clicking here.


      Local 42 is excited to announce our new Mobile App that works in concert with our website.  Please download the Mobile App from the Apple Store or Google Play Store by merely clicking on the button in the left column.  

      Once you download the App you will use your User Name and Password that you use to access the Members Only Section of this website to log into the Mobile App.  Each time you open the Mobile App you will have instant access to the Members Only Section.

      If you are a dues paying member of IAFF Local 42 and you are not registered on our website we invite you to Register NOW.

      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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      Local 858 meets with F.I.R.E.
      02/20/19 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      On January 29, 2019 Local 858’s Principal Officers met with the Executive Board of F.I.R.E. for a meet and greet. This was a very productive meeting that centered on how our organizations can support each other moving forward. The F.I.R.E. Executive Board is very dedicated to Local 858 and understands the importance of unification amongst all Local 858 members.
      Glasgow Place Structure Fire with AFR
      02/19/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      On February 18, 2019 at approximately 15:05 Aurora 911 dispatched Aurora Fire Rescue to a residential structure fire at 22225 E. Glasgow Pl. near the Saddle Rock Golf Course in southeast Aurora. Dispatch alerted units en route that 911 caller reporting that the fire started in the garage and the house is now on fire.
      2019 RETIREE FLORIDA REUNION
      02/19/19 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      Wills For Heros
      02/19/19 - IAFF Local 21
      There will be a Wills For Heros session on April 1st at Training from 1700-2000 hours.  If you'd like to schedule a slot contact Ken Zepeda at Station 8-C or via his cell.  To learn more about WILLS FOR HEROS CLICK HERE.
      DFF Charitable Foundation Chili Cook-Off
      02/19/19 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      On Friday, February 22, 2019 MYC will be hosting thier 3rd annual chili cook-off from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Fire Fighter Events Center at 12 Lakeside Lane. All proceeds will go to the Denver Fire Fighters Charitable Foundation. If you are interested in entering a crockpot of red or green chili, please contact Evan Soibelman (T-31-B) as soon as possible.
      DFF Charitable Foundation Chili Cook-Off
      02/19/19 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      This Friday, February 22, 2019 MYC will be hosting their 3rd annual chili cook-off from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm at the Fire Fighter Event Center at 12 Lakeside Lane. All proceeds go towards the Denver Fire Fighters Charitable Foundation. You can enter a crockpot of red or green chili for $15 and also participate in a silent auction.
      2018 SMFR Employee Recognition Ceremony
      02/18/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      On Saturday February 9th, Local members gathered with other SMFR personnel for the annual Employee Recognition Ceremony.  https://www.southmetro.
      2019 SCOTT FIREFIGHTER COMBAT CHALLENGE
      02/18/19 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      Dover's Hiring
      02/18/19 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
      Use this link for more information: https://workable.
      Retirees Get Together
      02/18/19 - IAFF Somerville Fire Local 76
      The next retirees get together will be held at the Dante Club on Wednesday, March 3rd from 9 until noon.
      Annual Budget Foreacast for 2019 - 2020
      02/18/19 - IAFF Local 1805
      Posted: 2/18/19 Annual Budget Forecast for 2019 - 2020
      2019 PFFA Legislative Seminar
      02/18/19 - PFFA
      Worker's Comp
      02/17/19 - IAFF Local 51
      Rep. Burrows files bill to protect first responders from illegal denials of workers’ compensation insurance claims   AUSTIN - Today, Rep.
      Highway 85 Structure Fire
      02/16/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      At 1 p.m. on Saturday afternoon, several 911 callers reported a house on fire at 9442 N. Highway 85 in Douglas County. First arriving Battalion Chief 1 reported smoke showing from the 2nd floor of a small, single family home and confirmed with the occupants that everyone had safely evacuated without injuries. The area doesn’t have fire hydrants, so a large response included Tenders to truck large volumes of water to the scene.
      I-25 MVA with Extrication
      02/16/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      Local members responded to Interstate 25 for a reported MVA with injuries.
      Passing of Captain Richard Truax - Ladder Company 1, Retired
      02/15/19 - IAFF Local 739
      Passing of Captain Richard Truax, Ladder Company 1 - Retired The officers and members of Lynn Local 739 regret to announce the death of Captain Richard Truax of Ladder 1; Retired. Services are being held out of state.  Please keep the Truax family in your prayers.
      4F Gaming Fundraiser
      02/15/19 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
      MARK YOUR CALENDARS! Have fun and raise money for the PFFNH Fallen Firefighters Family Fund. This fund helps our fallen Brothers and Sisters families when they make the ultimate sacrifice in the Line Of Duty. March 17 & 18 May 12, 13 & 14 July 8, 9 & 10 This is a public event and 35% of winnings go to the 4F Fund. Doors open at 11 a.m.
      TNPFF Seminar
      02/15/19 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
      March 12 at the Tilton School Lt. Pennington discusses responding to Heavy Content Fires (Hoarder Homes).
      Nashua's Family by Fire Training Conference
      02/15/19 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
      May 9-11 Saint Philip Greek Orthodox Church Grassroots conference for firefighters by firefighters
      Lake Ozark Hiring FF/Paramedics
      02/14/19 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
      The Lake Ozark Fire Protection District is seeking Firefighter/Paramedic candidates to take part in our employment testing process on 03/23/19 in Camdenton, Missouri.  This process will create an eligibility list for 1 year.  We currently have 3- Firefighter/Paramedic openings initially to be filled from this process.
      Public Retirement video
      02/14/19 - IAFF Local 2866
      The following link is a video of the Joint Public Retirement and Social Security committee meeting. It discusses a bill that will change our retirement. http://bit.
      2019 Scholarship Fund Applications
      02/14/19 - IAFF Local 42
      The St. Florian Scholarship Fund is accepting applications NOW thru March 25, 2019.  All applications must be completed and returned to Greater Kansas City Firefighters, IAFF Local 42 at 6320 Manchester Ave., Suite 42A, Kansas City, MO 64133 or via E-mail to psolomon@iaff42.org no later than 4:00 PM on Monday, March 25, 2019.  Download 2019 St.
      March Meeting Notice
      02/14/19 - IAFF Local 42
      Celebrate Capt Hugh Saenz Retirement
      02/14/19 - IAFF Local 1403
      Retired Capt. Hugh Saenz and his family will like to invite you to come join them in celebrating 30 years of service with MDFR.
      Retired Firefighter William B. McMullen
      02/14/19 - IAFF Local 1403
      Metro-Dade Firefighters Local 1403 regrets to announce the passing of Retired FF William B. McMullen 2/11/2019. Bill was hired with Miami-Dade Fire Rescue on 7/26/76 & retired 7/31/2006. Most of our brother & sister firefighters know him from Battalion 2 where he served proudly. He was 71 years old. Please keep his family & friends in your thoughts and prayers.
      Secretary DeMici Inducted into the CT Firefighters Hall of Fame
      02/14/19 - UPFFA
      Congratulations to a true "Lion of Labor" Our very own Lou Demici, Secretary - Uniformed Professional Firefighters of Connecticut for his induction into the Connecticut Firefighters Hall of Fame!          Lou will be honored at a dinner on Thursday April 4th, 6 PM at the Aqua Turf in     Southington CT.
      WTC Secondary Exposure
      02/13/19 - IAFF Local 274
      Brothers, I have been in contact with Anthony Flamia/retired NYPD.Anthony is on the STAC Committee (Scientific Technical Advisory Committee) NIOSH/WTC Health Program. He is collecting data related to secondary/cross-contamination from not being deconned before walking back into our houses, the toxic dust on our skin, hair, boots, ect.
      Lynn Firefighters Day
      02/13/19 - IAFF Local 739
      Lynn Firefighters Day To all Lynn Firefighters past and present, Happy Lynn Firefighters Day. Lynn Firefighters Day was established by the Lynn City Council following a fire at City Box 41 on February 13, 1895 at Hutchinson Block Hardware on Munroe Street where four Lynn Firefighters made the ultimate sacrifice.
      2nd Alarm Fire: 70 Farmington Ave
      02/12/19 - New London Fire Fighters
      On Monday morning 02/11/2019 the NLFD responded to a report of smoke in the building in 70 Farmington Ave Apartments. On arrival, crews found flames coming from two windows on the 4th floor. A second alarm was called due to the large number of occupancies in the apartments that needed help exiting the building. The NLFD had the fire knocked down under 15 minutes from arrival.
      Ct. AFL-CIO - Essay Contest
      02/12/19 - UPFFA
      This year the Connecticut AFL-CIO Health and Safety Committee is offering a scholarship essay contest to inspire Connecticut high school seniors to think about the importance of workplace health and safety, of the consequences that arise when workers are forced to toil in unsafe working conditions and of the role that organized labor has played in protecting workers both in the past and present.
      Ct. AFL-CIO - Essay Contest
      02/12/19 - UPFFA
      This year the Connecticut AFL-CIO Health and Safety Committee is offering a scholarship essay contest to inspire Connecticut high school seniors to think about the importance of workplace health and safety, of the consequences that arise when workers are forced to toil in unsafe working conditions and of the role that organized labor has played in protecting workers both in the past and present.
      CHaD Baseball Tryouts
      02/12/19 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
      2019 CHaD Battle of the Badges Baseball Classic Fire Tryouts 2/19 and 3/5 Register by 2/15 http://dhmc.convio.net/site/TR.
      County Chapter Committee appointments
      02/11/19 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
      Please see attached letter for the recent appointments to this Year's County Chapter Committees.
      Captain Joel Musselman retirement
      02/10/19 - IAFF Local 4416
      Congratulations to Noblesvilel member Captain Joel Musselman.  On February 2, 2019, Brother Musselman retired with 34 years of service at NFD.  IAFF Local 4416 Executive Board designated Captain Musselman Emeritus At-Large Trustee for his strong comitment to the members of the IAFF, his example as a trade unionist and five terms as Trustee for Local 4416.
      Union Meeting
      02/10/19 - West Bloomfield Professional Fire Fighters Union
      Union Meeting scheduled for February 28th.
      Special Olympics
      02/09/19 - IAFF Local 2866
      Some of Local 2866 members helping out with the Special Olympics in Field Hockey.
      Special Olympics
      02/09/19 - IAFF Local 2866
      Some of our members helping out the Special Olympics by participating in Floor Hockey.
      February 4, 2019: UPFFA of Ct. Hosted New Legislators Breakfast
      02/09/19 - UPFFA
      Friday Update 2-8-19
      02/08/19 - IAFF Local 1014
      FREE SKIN CANCER SCREENING at the UNION OFFICE, Feb. 25, 2019
      02/08/19 - IAFF 1826
      To all Local 1826 Members, Please see attachment containing information on this "FREE" Skin Cancer Screening.
      South Metro Professional Firefighters Foundation
      02/07/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
      Check out the new name and website for the South Metro Professional Firefighters Foundation (Formerly the Local 2164 Foundation).  Tickets are on sale now for the annual SMPFF Gala event.  Get yours today for a great evening and help support a great cause. https://smpff.
      February 28, 2019: Ct. Firefighters PAC Fundraiser
      02/07/19 - UPFFA
      Connecticut Firefighters PAC Fundraiser Grace O’Malley’s Irish Pub 1494 Post Road Fairfield Ct February 28th 7-11 PM Please consider coming out to support and make a contribution to our 2019 fundraising efforts.
      Passing of Retired District Chief Peter Zetes
      02/07/19 - IAFF Local 739
      Passing of Retired District Chief Peter Zetes The officers and members of Lynn Local 739 regret to announce the death of District Chief Peter Zetes, Division 4, Retired.  Services have been completed.  Please keep the Zetes family in your prayers.
      Shirts
      02/07/19 - Taylor Professional Fire Fighters
      The 2019 St.Pattys shirts will be available for purchase starting tomorrow. All orders must be placed online through LetLoveRule. Shirts will be navy blue so they can be worn on duty and all sizes including kids and hoodies will be available for purchase. Items will up for purchase for 1 week only. Any questions, contact Nelson. Design credit- Nelson. https://letloverule.
      LOCAL 30 ELECTION VOTING NOTICE
      02/06/19 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      LOCAL 30 BYLAW VOTING NOTICE
      02/06/19 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      Local 1826, 2019 St. Patrick's Day T-Shirts
      02/06/19 - IAFF 1826
      To all Local 1826 Members, Please see attachment containing information on this year's St.
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