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Brothers and sisters,

The city of Milwaukee is transitioning “sponsors” for the FSA that you may participate in from the traditional “eflexbenefits/TASC” to “Benefits Advantage.” There will be a black out period from November 15th through November 30th. Effective December 1st, all claims must be filed with Benefits Advantage going forward. Everything else is the same in so much as how much can be put aside, carried over and there is NO diminished amount in your current account as a result of the transition and black out period.

You can access the more detailed particulars on the city website on the pull down menu of “Employee Relations” and click on the icon “Benefits 2018” and scroll to “Flexible Spending Accounts.”


http://city.milwaukee.gov/DER/Benefits-2018/FSA.htm#.Wh8vrrhMGhA

If you have any further questions give us a call.

Seager


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Attention all MFD members

College Scholarships available:

Hundreds to thousands of dollars can be earned.

If you have kids in high school and are interested in getting money for college, Consider this.

American Legion offers Oratorical contest. This is an annual contest put on by American Legion post. The student gives a short (5-7 min ) speech in front of a panel of judges. The student is given ahead of time, 3 or 4 of the amendments to the constitution, then will be randomly given one to speak about.

The regional contest will be held Jan 13, 2018 at the Greendale post 1100 a.m.

for more details or information,
contact :

Jim Mueller (MFD retired ) American Legion Post 426

ph: 414-254-2201
e-mail fflane@aol.com











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RESOURCE ALLOCATIONS
firehouse Decommissioning and Recommissioning for 2018


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VACATION AND HOLIDAY CREDIT 2018


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MFD Softball tournament for 2018 will be august 14th(blue day) make up or rain out date will be august 21st .
konkel park in greenfield please pick p.o.'s and vacations accordingly!!!!

thanks


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**Reminder: MFD Campout will be July 15th-22nd this summer. Contact Steve Fuchs (E21/Blue), Dan Lipski (Bat 7/Blue), or James Ziech (L9/Red) with questions.**


49th Annual MFD Campout
July 15 – 22, 2018

Issue Date



RIVER BEND RV RESORT - W6940 RUBIDELL ROAD - WATERTOWN, WISCONSIN 53094 RIVERBENDRVRESORT.COM

Activities
There are many adult/kid/family tournaments scheduled during the week: volleyball, horseshoes, cribbage, Texas Hold ‘em, and corn hole. Additional campground amenities include tennis courts, basketball courts, horseshoe pits, skate park, pedal carts and fun cycles, Frisbee golf, baseball, mini golf, driving range, shuffleboard, 2 playgrounds a jumping pillow and a 3 acre dog park.
Meals
Breakfast and dinner will be provided Wednesday through Saturday and it is all included in the registration price. The big feast is on Saturday night, immediately following the raffle. You don’t want to miss this!
Raffle
This is one of the best events of the campout! This is how we raise the most money for our selected charities. If your raffle ticket is selected, you have your choice of all raffle prizes (except the firearms – that is its own special raffle! Very popular!)
Campfire
A glorious bonfire is the center of attention after the raffle and the big feast on Saturday night. Along with the campfire is a slide show of all of the week’s activities.
Nearby attractions
River Bend has access to the Crawfish River. Canoe rentals are available. A Golf course is located just a few miles from River Bend.
Proceeds from the MFD Campout will be donated to a variety of local charities that are near and dear to the MFD!
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact:
Dan Lipski – Battalion 7 - blue shift
James Ziech – Ladder 9 – red shift
Steve Fuchs – Engine 21 – blue shift

We hope to see you at River Bend this summer!!! You won’t be disappointed!



Kids Activities all day long!
The campout is full of fun activities for the kids: scavenger hunts, craft projects, team games, nightly movies and organized tournaments such as volleyball, cribbage, fishing, table tennis, kickball and corn hole.

Waterpark and Pond
River Bend has a wonderful 8000 sq./ft. waterpark that includes a kiddie pool, large pool, slides, outdoor whirlpool tub and a rope balance course. The adjacent swimming pond has water toys, many climbing inflatables and a great beach area for playing in the sand. A section of the pond has also been designated for fishing.


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Good afternoon Representative Jacque, Mr. Tobias,

Attached is a letter of support regarding AB 434.  I will be in attendance tomorrow to testify in favor of said legislation.

Respectfully,

Dave Seager
Milwaukee Professional Fire Fighters


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Assembly Bill 606, Fire and Police Commission changes, has been read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Local Government.


We will be supportive of this legislation as well and be testifying when it is scheduled


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HEO LIST 2017

1. JORDAN THOMPSON
2. REHBERGER, ROBERT
3. SCHULZ, DAVID
4. FETZER, NICHOLAS
5. CHRISTMAN, BRIAN
6. MANNA, PETER
7. MCLAIN, ERIC
8. DELVALLE, ANTHONIO
9. FROST, JONATHAN
10. WALKER, QUINCY
11. DE LEON, ROBERT
12. SHAW, NICHOLAS
13. FRETIAG, JEFFERY
14. KING, NATHAN


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2017 PFFW STATE FIREFIGHTER SOFTBALL CHAMP'S


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Brian Cox Update

`This update is an appeal to the membership for more donation days. This message is from Brian himself.

It's hard to talk to everyone. Some people are FB people, some call or text, some follow caring bridge, so I'll do my best to update. Today is about a month since my stem cell transplant. I had a PET scan today and saw the doc. Didn't get the news I wanted. The scan showed spots of cancer almost the same as my last scan. So, the high dose chemo and stem cell transplant did not work. At best it kept things in check. So, 4th type of chemo that wasn't successful. On to # 5. Thankfully there's still some options but this is getting pretty old


As you have seen from Brian's update of his treatment he is still going to need some more days donated. He presently has till 9/10 before he runs out of donation days and will be forced to use accrued time off. He is getting close to his maximum allowed time in the donor program of 2080 hours and he is currently allowed (11) additional donation days. If we can find it in our hearts to donate (11)additional days Brian will be at the max allowed donor time. Brian and Shalon appreciate everything we have done for them, including the days already given. Brian is staying positive despite the setbacks he has encountered. There are still treatment options he can pursue and he will continue to battle. Brian also has a blog to post about his progress. You can find that link here.
If you have any questions, please contact me (or Brian - bricox79@gmail.com) .
Thank you


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"Emergency Responders Friday" by CBS 58 Milwaukee


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