Minneapolis Local 82 member Tom Clark was elected as MPFF Secretary/Treasurer at the 2013 MPFF Convention held in Duluth, Minnesota on May 6 and 7, 2013. Tom Clark is the current Treasurer of Mineapolis Fire Fighters Local 82 and ran unopposed and will assume the duties on June 1, 2013.
MPFF At-Large Board Member Matt Ashmore was honored for his service at the 2013 MPFF State Convention Held in Duluth, Minnesota on May 6 and 7, 2013. Matt served as the Northern District At-Large Board Member from 2005-2013 and did not seek re-election for the seat he had held for the past 7 years.
The Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters honored retired Duluth Local 101 member Tom Marshal at the 2013 MPFF State Convention for his dedicated service to the MPFF membership. Tom served as the Northern District Vice-President from 1997-2004 and served on the Minnesota Public Employees Retirement Association Board of Trustees from 2003 until 2012.
The First Annual IAFF/ Wisconsin/Minnesota Burn Foundation Golf Outing will be played at Fox Hollow Golf Course in LaCrosse Wisconsin on August 13, 2013.
The format will be 4 person scramble with a 10:00 am shot-gun start. Cost will be $75.00 per player, which includes 18 holes of golf, golf cart and a meal following golf.
The 10th Annual Firefighters Fishing for MDA Charity Bass Fishing Contest will be held on Thursday, June 6, 2013 from 0900-1300 on Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota. For more information and registration see the attached entrance form.
Dear Brother and Sister Firefighters,
My name is Mike Dahlberg and I have been on the Minneapolis Fire Department for 27 years. Our family is asking for your support. Our 5 year old Grandson Brecken, who has Cerebral Palsy and is developmentally delayed, is in a national competition to win a handicap accessible van.
Fire Service Day 2013 is set and here’s your chance to join friends and family for some big league fun and excitement! Watch this great game at beautiful Target Field!
Special Discounted Seating in the Home Run Porch View for $19.00.
See Attached Flyer for more information.
Firefighters For Healing is a local non-profit charity, our mission is to raise money for local burn units and children that are burned in fires. Last year we donated $10,000 dollars to the HCMC Burn Unit. This summer we are creating a new event to exceed that donation and need your help.
IAFF 5th District Vice-President Tom Thornberg has launced a new website for the office of IAFF 5th District Vice President that he was recently elected to. You can view the website by clicking on the link below. The IAFF 5th District Vice President represent IAFF members in the states of Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
Dear Brothers & Sisters:
I’m sure many of you have heard the question, “Why fill the boot?” We received a video last week that answers that very question.
As you may know, Kelly Crush, former MDA ambassador and fire fighter from Wichita Falls, TX, lost his battle to ALS this past spring.
MPFF, in cooperation with American Income Life Insurance Company (AIL) is pleased to announce that we are providing additional no-cost benefits to all members of MPFF. These benefits include:· $3000 Group Accidental Death and Dismemberment Benefit at NO COST.
A benefit is available to Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters members and their families. Re/Max Realty has announced a "HometownHeros Program" offering discounted fees when buying, selling, or refinancing your current home. For more information, see attachment below, or go to www.realtybenefits
You can now access the Police and Fireman's Association from the Important links on the web-site.For information on the Police and Firemen’s Insurance Association and its member benefits,including scholarships use can use the link or contact: DAN COTRONEO 888-808-3524 email: dan@cotroneo