August 30, 2016  Twenty-Seventh Edition

 

CDF Firefighters Benevolent Foundation 4th Annual Invitational
October 13, 2016

The CDF Firefighters Benevolent Foundation is celebrating its 4th Annual Invitational Golf Tournament. This year they have added an optional Yolo County Wine Tasting Event for those who do not wish to golf. 

The Foundation provides funds for immediate life sustaining assistance to firefighters and their families who have suffered debilitating injuries or loss of life.

The Foundation also provides financial assistance for the public good, by participating with burn centers and disaster relief efforts throughout the State of California to relieve the burden on families.

They are dedicated to sharing a day of enjoyment at an event that truly gives back to California's firefighters, their families and our communities.

Make your plans now to join the CDF Firefighters Invitational on October 13-14, 2016 
at the Yocha Dehe Golf Course, Cache Creek Casino, in Brooks, CA.



For details please contact: Kevin O'Meara at (916) 277-9899 or  benevolent@cdf-firefighters.org or Tom D'Agostino at (916) 448-3444 or  tomd@aaronread.com .

Your donation is tax deductible. Federal Tax I.D. 20-5686356. Checks are payable to: CDFF Benevolent Foundation.
 
 


CAL FIRE Local 2881 in Crisis
 
IN THE NEWS
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BRUTAL CALIFORNIA FIRE SEASON IS REALLY GETTING UNDERWAY
THE WEATHER CHANNEL, 8/29/2016

It has been a brutal fire season already in California, with hundreds of homes destroyed and hundreds of thousands of acres scorched but history would indicate that the season is really only getting underway and the worst may be yet to come.

According to  an incident management report released Monday  by the National Interagency Fire Center, 5,375 wildland fires have been reported in California so far this year. These include fires under Cal Fires jurisdiction, which is responsible for fires in populated areas, as well as other state and federal fire agencies.   READ FULL STORY
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CAL FIRE: DUI DRIVER CAUSED CALAVERAS COUNTY WILDFIRE
KCRA, 8/29/2016

A woman who was arrested for driving under the influence also faces additional charges in connection with sparking a wildfire in Calaveras County that prompted evacuations Sunday.

The fire was reported just after 1 p.m. east of San Andreas after California Highway Patrol officers were investigating a report of a woman driving up Mountain Ranch Road as her car was emitting sparks, officials said.  READ FULL STORY
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SOBERANES FIRE GROWS TO MORE THAN 93,000 ACRES
KSBW, 8/30/2016

The Soberanes Fire grew to 93,245 acres Tuesday and remains at 60 percent containment, Cal Fire said.
 
The wildfire grew by 931 acres overnight, with most of the activity in the interior of the fire area, and did not threaten any lines.   READ FULL STORY
IAFF  MEMORIAL  2016

The 29th  IAFF  Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial service will be broadcast live via streaming video on Saturday, September 17. The ceremony in Colorado Springs, Colorado, officially begins at 11:00 a.m. Mountain Time.

CAL FIRE Local 2881 has 3 fallen firefighters being added to the Wall of Honor  this year. 
 

Michael Macy, Jr. (SHU)
December 4,  1982
 

John P. Elliff (BEU)
March 2, 2005
 

Stephen G. Lloyd (HUU)
May 26, 2014

RETIRED MEMBER
GET-TOGETHERS

Click here for this years schedule.

UPCOMING EVENTS

EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING
SEPTEMBER 6 - 8

IAFF MEMORIAL
SEPTEMBER 17

NATIONAL FIREFIGHTER MEMORIAL
OCTOBER 8 - 9

CALIFORNIA PROFESSIONAL FIREFIGHTERS MEMORIAL
OCTOBER 15

EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING
DECEMBER 13 - 15

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CDF FIREFIGHTERS
BENEVOLENT FOUNDATION
 
We provide funds for immediate life sustaining assistance to firefighters and their families who have suffered debilitating injuries or loss of life.

Fore more information or to donate visit our website.

CAL FIRE LOCAL 2881
NO ONE LEFT BEHIND
Proceeds support the Firefighter Cancer Support Network.

For more information visit our website

UPCOMING EVENTS:

October 20 @ 11 am
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KNOW YOUR RIGHTS

Knowing your rights can save your job.

Download The Firefighters Procedural Bill of Rights courtesy of the California Professional Firefighters (CPF).
CAL FIRE Local 2881  likes to stay connected with our membership.  We want to make sure every member has an updated mailing address.

Below is a list of both Active and Retired members that have bad addresses.  If your name is on the list or you have recently moved,  please contact Danielle at (916) 277-9885 or  dkelsch@L2881.org to update your address.






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