On August 30, Local 463 will be co-hosting a bus trip to Pittsburgh for State Representative Frank Burns. The price of the trip is $65.00 per person and includes tickets to the Pirates vs. Reds game which starts at 4:05pm. Also included in the package is $15.00 in free game play at the Rivers Casino.
Do your part to "Axe out Leukemia"
September is leukemia awareness month and the members of the Local 840 are doing their part to raise money and awareness about this disease.
Leukemia is a cancer of the blood; someone in the US is diagnosed every 4 minutes.
It is the leading cause of cancer deaths among children under the age of 20.
Attached you will find the order form and seating chart for the Penn State Football First Responder day on September 6, 2014.
There are reduced ticket prices and the form should be returned to James Grecco at Penn State, his contact info is on the order form.
It is with deep regret that Lancaster, Local 319, announces the passing of retired Lt. Carey Skiles, after a battle with cancer. Carey served the LCFD for almost 25 years. After retirement from the fire department, he worked for the State Store system. Carey was a current and proud IAFF member for over 40 years and a member of the UFCW in the state system.
Melissa Shoumlisky, wife of Reading L1803 President Mike Shoumlisky, is running on behalf of Local 1803 and so far has raised $1500 for MDA. No donation is too small, if you can contribute, here is the link: http://www2.mda.org/site/TR/Walk/General.
The grievance arbitration award ruling that suspensions of firefighters without pay and having the suspensions served during off duty hours has been ruled "unlawful", and has been posted on the Downloads page. Log in required.
The PPFFA has contracted with Xentel Inc. to conduct telemarketing fundraising in the following Counties; Lancaster, Delaware, Chester, York, Montgomery, Bucks, Berks, Lebanon, Dauphin, Cumberland, Northampton, Perry and Schuylkill. As I am made aware of changes, they will be posted. These Counties will have telemarketing either underway or beginning shortly; Allegheny, Westmoreland, Butler, Beaver, Washington, Crawford, Venango, Bradford, Greene, Bedford, Clearfield, Elk, McKean, Huntington, Juniata, Lycoming, Wayne, Centre, Indiana, and North Umberland Dave C.