October 30, 2014
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Coats for Kids 2014

We're looking for your participation to assist a truly great cause. Operation Warm's Coats for Kids drive is commencing this November 12th at 12:00pm. The Kitsap Fire Fighters Benevolent Fund will be spearheading the logistics but the basics are listed below.

  • Meet at Bremerton Station 2 at 11:15
  • Departing 2's at 11:40 and headed to West Hills STEM Academy at 520 National Ave. S.

We will be distributing 79 new Made in USA coats to two second grade and one third grade classes.

Please consider attending and wear your BFund or Local shirt to demonstrate your pride. Contact Tom Stanley bfdladderman@gmail.com for signing up. Hope to see you there.

Kitsap Fire Fighters Benevolent Fund

The Kitsap Fire Fighters Benevolent Fund page has been updated. The KFFBF now has a new website and the link is available to the right under Action Center. 

Currently, there are a number of vacancies on the Board of Directors. Any interested members should forward their interest to the secretary, Brother Chris Rotter.

Lastly, the fund has a number of challenge coins for sale at the all time low price of $20. If you would like to snag one, contact Treasurer Jeff Wildes at jwildes@iaff2819.org.

IAFF Smart Phone App

The IAFF now has a phone app available for both Android and iPhone users. It provides users access to the main IAFF Online site and is available for the all time low price of Free.

Android Download

iPhone Download

Retirement Social 2014

It is once again time to come together and celebrate our current and past retirees at our annual "Retirement Social."  This year we are honoring Brothers Greg Miller, Joseph Repar and Toby Schultz on October 2, 2014 at 7:30 PM, Silver City Restaurant.

Bring your stories, pictures and memories to share.  Spouses encouraged to attend.  Appetizers and beverages will be provided with a special presentation to follow.

  • Local 2819 Retirement Social
  • October 2nd, 2014
  • 7:30 PM
  • Silver City Restaurant, Silverdale

Hope to see you all there!

IAFF Justifyit Campaign

Texting and driving is an epidemic sweeping our nation and your community is not immune. With an average of 3,000 deaths per year, it’s time to put an end to distracted driving.

As fire fighters, it is our responsibility to keep the community safe and we see texting and driving as one of the most preventable risks across the nation today. The #JustifyIt effort is designed to educate the community on the dangers of texting and driving, the distractions it creates and the horrible damage we’ve seen it cause, based on our experience as fire fighters responding to accidents.

Kitsap Oktoberfest 2014

 
CALLING ALL LOCAL FIREFIGHTERS: Kitsap Oktoberfest supporting Washington State Council of Fire Fighters Benevolent Funds including your Kitsap Fire Fighters Benevolent Fund.
We need your help to get the word out and participate in this year's event. This event helps us raise funds that support The Benevolent Funds' mission and this year we would like to make it an even bigger success.
 
Ways you can help:
Attend: the more attendees we have the more funds we can raise!
Spread the Word: Tell you fire fighter brothers & sisters as well as friends & family!
Participate: Contact Kitsap Fire Fighter Benevolent Fund VP John Tollefson if you have donations for the benefit auction or raffle prices at: johntollef@hotmail.com

 
What, When, & Where:
We will be selling commemorative mugs 9/17 - 9/20 at the Cloverleaf Sports Bar & Grill and Silver City Restaurant. The mugs will allow attendees of the event to receive discounted beers when they present the mug. Oktoberfest food & beer, Fire Fighter Theme Olympics, fundraiser auction to support Coats for Kids, & raffle.  Silver City Brewery will also be presenting the year to date check for the funds raised through the sales of Saint Florian IPA.
 
Saturday, September 20th at 2-6pm  at the Cloverleaf Sports Bar & Grill.
2819 Honor Guard Presenting Colors at Fire Fighter Appreciation Night

Our 2819 Honor Guard will present colors at Sunday's Mariners game. Below is information to obtain tickets at the firefighter rate, courtesy of WSCFF.

Bring your family and join your friends and colleagues at Safeco Field Sunday, July 27, at 1:10 p.m. for Fire Fighter Day! Enjoy an afternoon of camaraderie and watch the Mariners take on the Baltimore Orioles. Get there early so you can see which 'celebrity' WSCFF member will throw the first pitch!

Special pricing is available to all fire fighters and their families.  'View' seats are $16.00 and 'Main' are $30. Additionally, $2.00 from every ticket sold to fire fighters will be donated to the WSCFF.

FOLLOW THE STEPS BELOW TO PURCHASE TICKETS: 
1. Visit the link: Mariners.com/FIREFIGHTERS 
2. Select "Buy Tickets" then enter FIREFIGHTERS as your Special Offer Code
3. Purchase and print your tickets instantly

Hope to see you there!

Seattle 2018
Congratulations Seattle Firefighters Local 27 and the IAFF 7th District for a successful bid to host the the 54th IAFF Bi-Annual Convention, The 100th Anniversary of the IAFF, in 2018. Read More...
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