Globe Gear Give-Away

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Kimberly Quiros Phone:  202-887-5700 x119 Email:  Kimberly@nvfc.org   Need Gear? Apply Now for the 2018 Globe Gear Giveaway Proper turnout gear is vital to the safety of firefighters; however, budget restrictions often leave many volunteer departments struggling to outfit their crew with personal protective clothing that meets recommended national safety standards.…

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31st WSO Symposium

From: Perry Ballard We hope you are looking forward to taking part in the 31st WSO Symposium this September 17–19 in Charleston, West Virginia, USA! The theme for this year’s Symposium is Fulfilling the Need for Qualified Safety Professionals … Worldwide. We would love for you to participate by being a speaker, facilitating a forum or…

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AFG Grants End Feb 2

FY 2017 Assistance to Firefighter Grants (AFG) Open Application Period Continues The FY 2017 AFG application period is now open and will close on Friday, February 2, 2018 at 5 PM ET. Make every effort to submit your application early because no application will be accepted after the official close of the application period. The following…

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Grants

Through our new lobbyists, we were contacted by Motorola concerning some potential Grants that you may or may not be aware of. Here are the links to the grants that were mentioned: https://www.motorolasolutions.com/en_us/solutions/fire-ems/smart-fire-first-response-experience.html?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI3s3ylaH22AIVVhuBCh3OFgIGEAMYASAAEgLGtfD_BwE#grantsassistance I also came across Rural Fire Assistance Grants that seem to be run with federal money passed through the State Forester’s office. …

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2018 Legislative Reception and Day at the Capital

Our Finalized Legislative Agenda We have a very good chance of getting several pieces of important legislation passed this session and we need your help. In fact, this may be the best opportunity that we’ve had in years to fix many issues we’ve been dealing with. Please find your Senator and Delegate contact info from…

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Get into the eXtreme!

The West Virginia State Firemen’s Association, in cooperation with our Recruitment/Retention and Publicity Committees are happy to announce our second Recruitment tool, “Get into the eXtreme!” We are looking to branch out different recruitment tools in an effort to recruit members from our communities that have different interests. This new eXtreme campaign is aimed toward…

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Joint Sub Committee Regional Meeting: Madison Civic Center

We, the WV State Firemen’s Association Legislative Committee, are working with the Joint Sub Committee to address the issues pertaining to the volunteer fire service in West Virginia and we need your help. This is to inform all volunteer firefighters and all volunteer fire departments in the State of an upcoming regional meeting of the…

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2017 WV Fallen Firefighter Memorial

IN MEMORIAM Firefighter Edward Malone Belmont VFD 1968      The Honor of your presence is requested at West Virginia Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service   Cultural Center, State Capitol Complex Sunday, October 29th, 2017, at 1:00 pm   Sponsored by the West Virginia State Firemen’s Association RSVP requested Chuck Runyon, WVSFA Memorial Committee 83 Hunting Hills Drive, Charleston, WV, 25311…

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New Lobbyists

As many are aware, Sam Love, our long-time lobbyist and our “voice” at the Capital announced his intention to retire during our 2017 Convention. We want to thank Sam for his efforts over the years. There’s been many issues that have faced us that Sam has been instrumental in helping us overcome. It goes without…

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