Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-06-17

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First In Rescue Training

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I recently started working with a local firefighter who has started to branch out in developing his own training company.  With the mass amounts of companies and organizations needing  CPR & First Aid training and fire departments looking for reasonably priced rescue training this seemed like a great idea. First In Rescue Training exists to […]

9/11 Memorial Events In Northern IL

9/11 AMERICAN FLAG MEMORIAL, 8 a.m. Sept. 11, Fountain View Pavilion at Sun City, 12880 Del Webb Blvd., Huntley. The 10th anniversary program includes Marine Color Guard, Pledge of Allegiance, patriotic music, Taps, a narrative of the events of 9/11, Flag of Heroes, and more. The Warriors' Watch Riders will also participate in the ceremony. […]

Spread the Love: Corey Shaw Public Safety Memorial

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Join Matrix, Shear Attitude and friends as we pay tribute to the area’s fallen heros and raise money for a public safety memorial in memory of Corey Shaw.      

Novelty Lighters Prohibition Act

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Effective July 22, 2010 it became illegal in Illinois to sell or distribute for retail novelty cigarette lighters (The Retail Sale and Distribution of Novelty Lighters Prohibition Act (720 ILCS 668).

Female Firefighter Cover Girl Competition

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  12 female firefighters are competing to be the cover girl for a charity calendar in New Zealand that benefits The Child Cancer Foundation. Check out the story here: http://www.firerescue1.com/fundraising/articles/1042108-Firefighter-calendar-girls-compete-for-votes-in-New-Zealand/   And vote for your favorite girl here: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.224220684260450.79991.145372118811974 It's a great cause and we're sure they'd love your support!  

Fallen Axes Run

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The Ride for Boo/Brian Carey Memorial Fund, Inc., is pleased to announce the “Fallen Axes” ride. The ride will travel along historic ‘Old Route 66’ from Homewood, IL down to Springfield, IL, escorted by the Illinois State Police, to attend the Illinois State Medal of Valor and Fallen Firefighters Memorial service on 05/12/2011.

At this event the following firefighters will be honored for giving the ultimate sacrifice.

Firefighter Gary L. Cummins, Brocton Volunteer Fire Protection District
Firefighter/EMT Corey Ankum, Chicago Fire Department
Firefighter Edward J. Stringer, Chicago Fire Department
Firefighter/Paramedic Christopher Wheatley, Chicago Fire Department
Assistant Chief Thomas Innes, Hindsboro Fire Protection District
Deputy Chief Mark Johnson, Hinsdale Fire Department
Firefighter/Paramedic Brian Colin Carey, Homewood Fire Department
Lieutenant Frank Fouts V, Kankakee Fire Department
Firefighter Kurt Meusel, Scales-Mounds Fire Department

Real Housewives – Firefighters Edition

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TWMedia Group is a reality programming company looking for families that are fun, quirky and not afraid of the spotlight. Forgot those bougie “Real Housewives” they want to give the world a whole new show and we are seeking Firefighter Wives or girlfriends that would be interested.

Fighting Fire With Fire

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One Family’s Story About Facing Department Cutbacks – See how one family has dealt with the stress of cut-backs and the process of contract negotiations.

EMS/Fire Need to Know: Autism Conference

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In response to an emergency, EMS workers are often the first people at the scene. As they attend to the person or people involved in the crisis, they may not be aware that the individual has an autism spectrum disorder.

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Comments
David5461
Novelty Lighters Prohibition Act
Might want to look at ammending the law to including uses of lighting grills/stoves. Arkansas passed a law -n 07, and just got through having to pass another version to include gas grills
2013-02-24 18:20:00
Metallison
Maltese Cross Social Media Icons
Can you make Maltese Cross icons for Vimeo, and youtube, please?
2012-01-18 10:47:00
steve @ Freedoor
10 Child Fire Safety Tips
It's incredibly important to build up a solid base of knowledge for kids that they can carry with them for the rest of their lives. Ok, fires aren't happening all around us all the time, but it's so important for them to know what to do in that kind of emergency situation. Great set of…
2012-01-13 10:02:00
Soft Chewable Super P force
Angry Birds: Halloween
Tim Larson, a Connecticut state lawmaker, has proposed to make Halloween on the last Saturday of October instead of on October 31. This may seem unheard of, ...
2011-11-28 09:46:00
JohnBruce200
Fallen Axes Run
I recommend Cops Inc. as a resource for fire equipment.
2011-05-06 18:15:00