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    St. Patrick's Day Weekend 2019
    02/27/19 - IAFF Local 574
    2019 Savannah St. Patrick's Day March 8, 2019 12:00hrs Greening of the Forsyth Park Fountain http://savannahsaintpatricksday.com/event/greening-fountain-0 March 9, 2019 3:00 PM Tybee Island Irish Heritage Parade https://visittybee.com/event/irish-heritage-festival/1634 March 16, 2019 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Savannah Professional Firefighters Local 0574 Fire Ball https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-st-patricks-day-fire-ball-tickets-53965361850 March 17, 2019 8:00 AM St. Patrick's Day Mass at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist http://savannahsaintpatricksday.com/event/mass-feast-st-patrick March 17, 2019 10:15 AM The 195th Savannah St. Patrick's Day Parade http://www.savannah.com/st-patricks-day-events-savannah/savannahs-st-patricks-day-parade/
    2019 St. Patrick's Day Shirts
    02/01/19 - IAFF Local 574
    2019 St. Patricks Day Shirts are here. Support your L574 Professional Firefighters and all proceeds go to our foundation and the local charities in need. Available at 121 East Ogelthorpe Avenue, $20 each.
    PFFA Fundraiser
    03/21/18 - Bossier City Firefighters Association
    PFFALA fundraiser In 2012, the Professional Fire Fighters Association of Louisiana began conducting a telephone fundraiser that currently continues today.
    Union Meeting
    10/16/17 - IAFF Local 574
    Tomorrow night Change of date Reminder our regularly scheduled Union meeting has been moved up to tomorrow Tues. Oct 17 at 7pm at the Plumbers and Pipefitters Hall on Victory Drive just across from Coach's Corner. 2337 E Victory Drive This change was due to a scheduling conflict and the desire to not host on Halloween evening.
    Union Meeting
    08/22/17 - IAFF Local 574
    We hope to see everyone tonight at the Union Meeting. Topics to be discussed. Pay Plan Union Contract Strategy and path to achieve Comptime time Pay for classes Fire Fees Department Leadership and labor and management relationship We want and need your input. We will have copies of the pay plan as well as provide dinner. Chief 1 has committed and possibly 2 and 3 will attend.
    Jimmy Perez Services
    03/24/17 - IAFF Local 574
    To All, Would love to have a very strong showing on Sunday for Jimmy Perez's service. Our guy was only 25 with two kids and your Union is making this a full honors fire department funeral as he deserved. We fight like hell to have cancer recognized as workers compensation in the State Capital, but doesn't mean we do not take care of the aftermath of this job and our members.
    Jan 2017 Update
    02/08/17 - IAFF Local 574
    To All, Local 574 is continuing to grow and we have come leaps and bounds in the past years and will continue the momentum into 2017. We have spent much time training, learning and networking with other IAFF leaders, labor leaders and the general public and media.
    Pension Board
    05/18/16 - IAFF Local 574
    Immediate Action To All, I just spoke with Capt. Pat Howard and he gave the blessing to go for the nomination and hopeful election to the City of Savannah pension board as the fire departments representative. I would be honored to serve us and the city in this capacity.
    2015 July Meeting Agenda
    07/27/15 - IAFF Local 574
    Fire Fighters Call on Candidates for Governor to Support Presumption Legislation
    11/05/14 - IAFF Local 5008
    Atlanta, GA – Each year in Georgia, firefighters are terminated by their employers after suffering occupation-caused illnesses, including heart and lung conditions, contagious diseases and cancers.  The most recent instance is Jason Trotter of the Fairburn Fire Department. Lieutenant Trotter is a husband and father of two small children who was terminated from his job after contracting Hodgkin’s-Lymphoma.
    November Agenda
    11/04/14 - IAFF Local 3357
    Georgia Local President Receives Firefighter of the Year Award!
    11/02/14 - PFFG
    Congratulations to Barrow County Professional Fire Fighters (IAFF L-4780) President Rob Aldred for his Firefighter of the Year award from the Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioners Office. Rob joined Barrow County Emergency Services 6 years ago and has used his time in the department to help make it a great department.
    2014 Elections
    10/29/14 - IAFF Local 3357
    ~~ AUGUSTA PROFESSIONAL                  FIREFIGHTERS ASSOCIATION TO MEMBERS; LOCAL 3357 WILL BE HOLDING ELECTIONS IN NOVEMBER FOR THE POSITIONS LISTED BELOW. THE CURRENT EXECUTIVE BOARD ENCOURAGES THOSE INTERESTED TO EXPRESS YOUR INTEREST.
    Fire Fighters Call on Candidates for Governor to Support Presumption Legislation
    10/28/14 - PFFG
    Atlanta, GA – Each year in Georgia, firefighters are terminated by their employers after suffering occupation-caused illnesses, including heart and lung conditions, contagious diseases and cancers. The most recent instance is Jason Trotter of the Fairburn Fire Department. Lieutenant Trotter is a husband and father of two small children who was terminated from his job after contracting Hodgkin’s-Lymphoma.
    Working with the web site modules
    09/22/14 - IAFF Local 5008
    The UnionActive system is made up of individual Modules that can be added, removed, and customized throughout the site.   To view the current Modules, login to the site as an admin and you will now see gray boxes around each individual module. Each module box contains an x button, up and down arrows, the module order number, and the title of the module.
    Set a secure admin password
    09/22/14 - IAFF Local 5008
    The first thing to do when you initially login as the administrator is set a secure password for the account. Click the User Settings button from the home page, then scroll down to the bottom of the page. You will see a password field. Delete the current password and enter in your own private password.
    Set a secure admin password
    09/08/14 - IAFF Local 574
    The first thing to do when you initially login as the administrator is set a secure password for the account. Click the User Settings button from the home page, then scroll down to the bottom of the page. You will see a password field. Delete the current password and enter in your own private password.
    The administration area
    09/08/14 - IAFF Local 574
    The Administration Area is the main control panel for the UnionActive system. To access the Administration Area, login to the website as an administrator, and then click the Admin Area button just below the website date. Each link in the Administration Area has a short description about what can be done in that area.
    Heroes Home Advantage
    09/04/14 - IAFF Local 574
    Heroes Home Advantage
    09/04/14 - IAFF Local 574
    IAFF Convention Votes to Rebuild IAFF Memorial
    07/15/14 - PFFG
    The IAFF Convention just approved unanimously to rebuild the IAFF Falllen Fire Fighter Memorial in Colorado Springs at a cost of 21 cents per capita for five years: http://www.iafffoundation.
    Challenge Chip for sale
    05/21/14 - IAFF Local 3357
    This is a Challenge Chip that will be sold by Eboard members for $5 each. The money raised will be donated to an approved LOCAL charity. These coins will be sold via FB, at old 7 during coffee on Saturday and during regular meetings. When the coins have been offered to the members and retirees its only then they will offered to non-union members! This is out of respect for the time and efforts by the members and older guys that help me in developing this coin as well as future coins. I apologize if this offends or upsets our members, I value your thoughts and thank you for making this local possible. Your Secretary, Tracy Arther
    IAFF Mourns Loss of Two Boston Local 718 Members
    03/29/14 - PFFG
    UPDATED March 27, 2014 – The IAFF is saddened to learn that two Boston, MA Local 718 members – Edward Walsh Jr., 43, and Michael Kennedy, 33 -- made the ultimate sacrifice on March 26 while responding to a nine-alarm brownstone fire in the Back Bay section of the City.
    Website update
    02/24/14 - Bossier City Firefighters Association
    Thank you for visiting Bossier City Firefighters Local 1051's web page. We are currently in the process of updating several aspects of the website to provide members and visitors with useful information. If you are a current member of Local 1051 and have not signed up as registered user please do so.
    Line of Duty Death Benefits and Scholarships Available
    02/19/14 - PFFG
    Does your local have a member who was killed or disabled in the line of duty and whose family needs financial assistance?  The PFFG has two benefits that may help.   The first is a direct financial award to the family of firefighters who have been killed in the line of duty.  We also offer scholarships to the children of members who have been killed or injured in the line of duty.
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