March 21, 2016 Sixteenth Edition

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Shasta Trinity CAL FIRE  Local 2881  Firefighters
14th Annual Golf  Tournament


The Shasta Trinity CAL FIRE Local 2881 firefighters is holding their 14th annual golf tournament Saturday 30th at the Gold Hills Golf Course in Redding, CA. Enjoy a day filled with golf, dinner, prizes and an overall good time.
 
Click here  for more information and to sign up for the golf tournament.
IN THE NEWS
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FIREFIGHTERS GET CANCER AT 3 TIMES AS MICH AS OTHERS, BUT IT'S HARD TO GET WORKS' COMP
CLEVELAND.COM, 3/1/2016
 
About 68 percent of firefighters get cancer.

That's three times the rate of the general population. Yet firefighters find it hard to get worker's compensation benefits for their illnesses.

Fire Captain Michael Palumbo is fighting that standard. A fire captain of 24 years, Palumbo, 48, is on leave from his full-time job with Beachwood and a part-time job with Willowick as he battles glioblastoma multiforme, an aggressive form of brain cancer.  READ FULL STORY
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THE CALIFORNIA DROUGHT'S ALARMING TOLL ON FORESTS
HUFFINGTON POST, 2/19/2016
 
New research using high-tech tools to measure the moisture in trees found that 120 million trees across nearly every part of California are at risk of dying. Predictions that trends of higher temperatures and decreased precipitation will continue in the future could transform the state's forests.   READ FULL STORY
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WHAT IS AN AMADOR CAL FIRE STATION?
SIERRA PACIFIC ONLINE, 3/14/2016
 
Sitting at the end of the cul-de-sac of Chipo Poyah Road in Teaford Lakes Meadow stands a 3-story house that 87-year-old retiree George Hathaway has called home since 1986. Like other homes in the cozy neighborhood, Hathaway's sits nestled among dozens of dense pines. Similarly as well, many of his trees have had the life sucked out of them owing to the persistent drought and lethal Bark Beetle.   READ FULL STORY
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UPCOMING EVENTS

REP CLASS
March 28 - April 1

IAFF LEG. CONFERENCE   
April 4  - 7

REP WORKSHOP #2
April 12 

CPF CONVENTION
April 19 - 22

LEADERSHIP/NEW OFFICER TRAINING
April 26 - 28

EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING
May 10 - 12


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CAL FIRE Local 2881
No One Left Behind
Proceeds support the Firefighter Cancer Support Network.

For more information visit our website

Upcoming events:
  • 2nd Annual Charity Golf TOurnament and Dinner, March 25th @ 11:30am. Click here for more information.
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CDF Firefighters Benenvolent Fund
We provide funds for immediate life sustaining assistance to firefighters and their families who have suffered debilitating injury or loss of life.

Fore more information or to donate visit our website.

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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