IAFF to Add 168 Fallen IAFF Members to Wall of Honor - One from Local 2057
Today, Firefighter Carl Andriano's name will be added to the Wall of Honor. Carl will be the seventh Local 2057 member to be added to the memorial. You can watch today's ceremony live.
The 28th Annual IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial service will be broadcast live via streaming video on Saturday, September 20. The ceremony in Colorado Springs, Colorado, officially begins at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
Watch the ceremony here.
At this year's memorial service, the IAFF will add 168 fallen fire fighters from the United States and Canada to the Wall of Honor.
The IAFF members being honored this year died in the line of duty between June 1, 2013, and June 1, 2014. In addition, IAFF members who died prior to June 1, 2013, but were reported during the past year, also will be honored.
The IAFF and Colorado Springs Local 5 are committed to making the Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial ceremony an uplifting experience for the families, friends and loved ones that celebrates the lives, dedication and accomplishments of those who made the ultimate sacrifice.
A complete list of fallen fire fighters to be added to the Wall of Honor is here.
With the addition this year of 168 fallen fire fighters who made the ultimate sacrifice, the Wall of Honor will include 2,976 members who have died in the line of duty since 1976.
This year marks the final ceremony before the planned reconstruction of the IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial. Click here for more information or to make a donation.
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Fighting Together for a Cure
2014 WINNERS ANNOUNCED
You voted, and the results are in. The three winning shirt designs are shown below. These three shirts are available for you to purchase. ALL NET PROFITS will be shared among the three Local Chidlren's Cancer Units.
YOU CAN HELP TODAY!
You can donate now, or you can purchase a shirt below, and help raise money for the three local children's cancer units Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, Florida Hospital for Children, and Nemours Children's Hospital.
If you are interested in making a donation without ordering a shirt, please do so here:
If you are interested in ordering shirts to help raise money for local children who are fighting cancer, please visit this link:
PURCHASE SHIRTS HERE
Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children
BRANDON, age 12
Nemours Children's Hospital
KALEY, age 12
and the Over-All winning shirt design:
Florida Hospital for Children
JAY, age 7
2014 Over-All Shirt Design Winner - Congratulations to Jay!
Jay is currently fighting pediatric cancer. His submission is the over-all winner for the 2014 contest. His shirt design is for sale to the public and will also be sold or Orange County Fire Fighters and worn by the Orange County Fire Department while on duty for the entire month of October 2014.
Fire Rescue Battalion Chiefs = NO CONTRACT as of yet
The Battalion Chief's have not had a raise and are the ONLY employees in Orange County government to not receive any raise in at least the last 4 years.
Contract negotiations are awaiting the County to submit dates. We have presented our contract proposal, with the exception of wages, and are awaiting to see what the County offers.
Once we have dates, we will post them for you to attend. Remember, these 26 employees are the last if ALL of Orange County to not receive a single raise in 4 years. Lets show them some support.
The Orange County Fire Fighters has started a new program to help save lives.
We have been rolling out our new "STOP THE TEXTS, STOP THE WRECKS" initiative. This includes a damaged car that can be displayed with signs showing the potential results of texting while driving.
If you know of an event that you would like our program to attend, please contact Programs@iaff2057.com
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