Issue 6 and Volume 153.

National Memorial Weekend set for October 7-8 The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation has announced its preliminary schedule for National Memorial Weekend 2000 and is urging families and friends to make their reservations as soon as possible since the following Monday is the national observance of Columbus Day. Registration will be on Saturday, October 7, from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Also on Saturday will be the following: 10:30 a.m.-Family Day Opening Session, 1 p.m.-Small Group Sessions, 5 p.m.-Family Picnic, and 6:30 p.m.-Candlelight Service. On Sunday, October 8, Family Chapel Service will begin at 9:30 a.m. The National Memorial Service will commence at 10:30 a.m. A schedule of planned activities and a list of local lodging facilities are posted at the Foundation’s Web site at www.firehero. org. House approves supplemental amendment for $100 million for fire service The House of Representatives, at the end of March, approved by a vote of…

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