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  1. Firefighting News: Bucks County (PA) Launches Campaign to Increase Volunteer Firefighter Membership

    Online Articles

    Tue, 1 Apr 2014

    municipality has in common: a shortage of volunteer firefighters. To address this challenge ..... www.bucksfire.org. "The need for volunteer firefighters in a countywide issue ..... with a core message: Save. Protect. Volunteer ." The new www.bucksfire.org website

  2. New York Fire Departments Gear Up for Annual Recruitment Weekend for Volunteer Firefighters

    Online Articles

    Fri, 7 Mar 2014

    Volunteer fire departments across New York State will ..... part of the fourth annual RecruitNY statewide volunteer firefighter recruitment effort. RecruitNY is designed to help increase volunteer membership which has suffered over the last

  3. Volunteer Firefighting: FDIC 2014: The Professional Volunteer Fire Department

    Online Articles

    Mon, 10 Mar 2014

    present a classroom on "The Professional Volunteer Fire Department" at FDIC 2014 . The ..... Office. MORE TOM MERRILL The Professional Volunteer Fire Department: The New Member The Professional Volunteer Fire Department: Honesty, Integrity

  4. Fire Service Industry News: Nominate a Volunteer Firehouse in National Unsung Heroes Contest

    Online Articles

    Wed, 16 Apr 2014

    From now until May 7, you can nominate the volunteer fire department or volunteer firehouse you believe illustrates the greatness ..... The "Best of US" campaign is recognizing volunteer fire departments because they are everyday heroes

  5. Volunteer Firefighting: Jennifer Schaefer Named National Junior Firefighter of the Year

    Online Articles

    Mon, 17 Mar 2014

    The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) has named Jennifer ..... juniors . Award Sponsors National Volunteer Fire Council: The NVFC is the leading ..... association representing the interests of the volunteer fire, EMS, and rescue services. The

  6. Volunteer Firefighting: Globe, DuPont, and NVFC Give Away 51 Sets of Firefighter Gear in 2013

    Online Articles

    Mon, 13 Jan 2014

    Globe , DuPont, and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) partnered ..... give away 51 sets of gear to 14 volunteer fire departments in need across ..... Giveaway Program provides struggling volunteer departments with much-needed

  7. Volunteer Firefighting: Volunteer Firefighters Exempt from Obamacare Provisions

    Online Articles

    Mon, 13 Jan 2014

    Department: Treasury Ensures Fair Treatment for Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Under ..... important question arises about how the hours of volunteer firefighters and other volunteer emergency responders should be taken into account

  8. Fire Service Industry News: Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act Passes Senate as Part of Unemployment Insurance Extension

    Online Articles

    Mon, 14 Apr 2014

    passed H.R. 3979, the Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders ..... Obamacare) to clarify in statute that volunteer emergency responders are not counted ..... essentially codify the Treasury regulations for volunteer emergency responders.

  9. FDIC 2014: Session: Training Volunteer Company Officers

    Conference Sessions

    Tue, 8 Apr 2014

    09 2014 - 3:30PM - 5:15PM Training Volunteer Company Officers Uxbridge (MA) Fire ..... Description The class is targeted to volunteer firefighters who are or aspire to be ..... liabilities placed on their shoulders. A volunteer officer's biggest impact will be on

  10. FDIC 2014: Session: Mapping Your Way to Successful Leadership in Your Volunteer Department

    Conference Sessions

    Wed, 9 Apr 2014

    Way to Successful Leadership in Your Volunteer Department Past Chief Description New members of volunteer fire departments will be assisted in ..... volunteers. New and up-and-coming volunteer fire officers will be faced with an increase