2016 Equity and Diversity Conference
Virginia Equity Diversity Conference 2016
A Journey of Progress
October 17-18, 2016
Fairfax County - Hyatt Regency Fairfax
VPFF Behavioral Health Seminar (Public)
September 11-12, 2016
$175 per person
Richmond Marriott Short Pump
4240 Dominion Blvd. - Glen Allen, VA 23069
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Notice of Passing - William "Marshall Perry"
With deep regret, we report the untimely passing of Brother William "Marsall" Perry of Norfolk Local 68.
The Virginia Professional Fire Fighters extends its prayers and condolences to Brother Perry's family, friends, and the members of Local 68.
H.D. Oliver Funeral Apartments
1416 Cedar Road
Wednesday June 29th from 7 pm to 9 pm
Centerville Baptist Church
908 Centerville Turnpike S.
Thursday June 30th Service time is 10:30 am
Burial immediately following the service at Forest Lawn Cemetery, 8100 Granby Street, in Norfolk.
Please remember Marshall and his family in your thoughts and prayers.
Governor McAuliffe signs Line of Duty Act legislation
Line of Duty Act bill signing ceremony - June 9th
A few feet from a state memorial to fallen police officers and firefighters, Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Thursday commemorated his signing of legislation that will transform the state law guaranteeing benefits to public safety employees killed or injured in the line of duty. more
Notice of Passing - Brother Michael A. Conner Sr. L2141
It is with sadness to report the passing of Brother Michael A. Conner Sr. Brother Conner was a charter member of Alexandria Local 2141 and also served as Local President. We extend our prayers and condolences to Brother Conner's family and the members of Local 2141. Arrangement information can be viewed here.
Norfolk Airport Golf Outing - May 13, 2016
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Cancer is your Enemy - Reduce Your Risk!
Welcome - Isle of Wight Co. Local 5083
We are proud to welcome Isle of Wight County L5083 to the IAFF and VPFF.
Notice of Passing - Brother Jesse Clingenpeel - Local 1132 Roanoke City
We extend our deepest sympathy and condolences to Brother Clingenpeel's family and the members of Roanoke City Local 1132. Click here for arrangements:
IAFF Fire Ground Survival Class
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September 30 - October 2
Virginia Public Safety Training Center in Hanover County
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Line of Duty Death - Michael Todd Harris L1132
Michael Todd Harris 1965-2015
It is with our deepest regret and sorrow to report the line-of-duty death of Firefighter Todd Harris of IAFF Local 1132 and Roanoke Fire-EMS department - Roanoke, Virginia. Brother Harris passed away on March 2, 2015 from throat cancer. Todd was hired by the Roanoke Fire Department on April 22, 1987. Todd was diagnosed in July 2012 with occupational throat cancer and had to retire on January 1, 2014.
The Funeral Arrangements for Brother Harris are as follows:
Visitation - Wednesday, March 4, 2015 from 1400-1600 and 1800-2000 at Oakeys North Chapel.
Graveside service - Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 1100 at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.
The family wants everyone to join them at the reception at Ashley Plantation immediately following the graveside service.
2015 Fallen Firefighters & EMS Memorial Service
The study findings can be found here
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