News of Note
Plan Now to Attend NJ-NY VFA's 100th Anniversary Dinner
We are planning an exciting dinner for Saturday, March 23, 2013 at the Colonial Inn, Norwood, NJ. With only 250 seats available, this is going to be a sell-out event. So get all the details now and reserve your seats early. Click HERE for more details.
New Milford Fire Company 2 Golf Outing
New Milford will be holding their 6th Annual Golf outing on Monday, May 7th. The outing will be held at the Darlington Golf Course on Campgaw Rd in Mahwah, NJ. Click HERE for more information.
SAVE THE DATE:
The 3rd Annual NMFD Co.1 5K Run/Walk & Kids Dash will be held on 06/16/12.
We are looking forward to hosting this event in 2012 and seeing you all out there. Here are some of the new changes we have made for 2012.
We have added a discounted team registration & award (The family discount and award is still in place)
A new award for the fastest New Milford resident
The walk will not be a seperate event this year. It will be a 5K walk and will kick off two minutes behind the runners.
There will be raffle prizes called every 15 minutes for paid participants. Raffles will include: 2 tickets for the World Champion New York Giants in the 2012, Ipods, sports tickets and memorabilia from local teams, shoe certificates from Road Runners Paramus, Polar USA training watch, restaurant gift cards, and many more.
Thank you for your support,
Max Dale Christensen
Race Director ~ 5K Run/Walk and Kids Dash
New Milford Fire Department Co 1
"A Night At
Help Wallington's Hose Co. #3 celebrate the arrival of their 2011 Pierce Arrow XT Pumper on Saturday, June 9th from 4pm - 9pm. Click Here for more details.
TO: All Rockland fire service personnel
The RCVFA has added a “contact our elected officials” button on the front page of its website. By clicking on that link, it will take you to a page where you can chose whichever authority you would like to contact. In some cases, it is a form to fill out. In others, it is the email address of the mayor or supervisor.
Please feel free to use this to voice your opinions on fire-related matters or anything else.
Remember to sign it “a volunteer firefighter who VOTES.
Rockland County Office of Fire & Emergency Services (OFES)
35 Firemen's Memorial Drive
Pomona, NY 10970
845-364-8961 - Fax
Support Dave Keyger and Andrew Kolesar
Help Dave & Andrew as they participate in the 11th Annual Tour De Force NY Bicycle Ride to honor the victims of 9/11 and raise funds that benefit the families of police officers killed each year in the line of duty. Click here for more information.
Welles Remy Crowther Red Bandana Memorial Scholarship
The $1,000 Welles Remy Crowther Fund recognizes and supports Rockland County youth dedicated to pursuing a career in the field of fire & emergency services. Click here (and here) for more information.
National Firefighter Code Of Ethics To Preserve Public Trust
The code is designed to be a behavior guide addressing "isolated ethical lapses by firefighters. Read all about it here.
NY State Association of Fire Chiefs
Public Relations Committee - News Items
Beware of the Internet Shut Down this Summer - read all about it here
Firefighter widow to be be paid $1.2 million - read all about it here
Cities borrow from Pension to fund Pension - read all about it here