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Andy Fredrick's Training Days Raffle
Local 947 will be raffling off two spots at the 6th Annual Andy Fredrick's Training Days on September 22nd, 23rd, and 24th 2014 in Alexandria, VA. This three day lecture series is focused on fundamental fireground operations. It is delivered by friends of Andy who had the opportunity to share in his life work, as well as those he has inspired. Read More...
Train The Trainer Class on Burn Injuries Avalible for Local 947 Members
Local 947 members, The DC Firefighters Burn Foundation will be holding a train-the-trainer firefighter burn injury awareness class in downtown Greensboro on June 5th.  The class is free and covers a number of topics related to burn injuries for firefighters. Check out the attachment for more information. You can also go to http://www.ithappenedinseconds. Read More...
Download: Greensboro Train the Trainer Invitation.pdf
2014 Fire Fighter Issues Book
Please take time to read our 2014 Fire Fighter Issues Book the Local gave to Greensboro City Council Members and City Staff. This is a great example of how your Union is working for you. Read More...
Download: Council Issues Book 2014.pdf
Payroll Union Dues Deduction Set for Jan 1

Dear GFD Members,

Beginning January 1, 2014, you will have the option to have union dues deducted through City of Greensboro payroll.  We have been approached by a number of non-members who were interested in this option and it is now in place.  

For any GFD personnel who are former union members that left the union due to non-payment of dues or who fell behind in your dues and did not leave in good standing, the union is offering a ONE-TIME, two-month window of “dues forgiveness.”  This means you have until the last day of February 2014 to sign up for dues deduction and your back-dues will no longer be owed.  

If you would like to sign up please follow this process:

1.    Fill out the attached form and forward it to Penny Pruitt in Fire HR.  (Your start date is Jan 1, 2014 and your amount is $15.50 bi-weekly)
2.    Email Captain Dan Faulk to inform him you will be joining.  Captain Faulk will forward your contact information along to President Coker and he, or another union officer, will contact you to set up a convenient time to fill out your IAFF application and your insurance form. 

Happy Holidays and Stay Safe!

Download: Dues Deduction Authorization PFFG.pdf
Local 947 Challenge Coins

Get your PFFG Local 947 Challenge Coin TODAY! Only $10! Proceeds from the coin go to Local 947's Political Action Committee (PAC) Fund, Fire Fighters for Responsible Government.  Contact FF Fred Erwin to get yours.


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