Maryland State Firemen's Association

Future Convention Dates
June 17-23, 2017

Executive Committee Meetings

August 27-28, 2016
Arbutus VFD

October 15-16, 2016
St. Mary's City

February 25-26, 2017
Frederick

April 22-23, 2017
Cecil County

June 18, 2017
Ocean City

June 22, 2017
Ocean City


Announcements
February 25, 2017
Beltsville VFD Breakfast
February 24, 2017
Breakfast
February 22, 2017
Hotel for Beyond Hoses and Helmets, & From the Xbox to the Box Alarm
February 21, 2017
Chaplain Emeritus J. Harvey Dixon, Update 2/21/2017
February 21, 2017
2017 ShamJam - Friday, March 10th
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Online Calendar
Next Seven Days
March 2, 2017
St. Mary's County Ambulance and Rescue Assn
Public Safety Bldg. Leonardtown
March 3, 2017
Anne Arundel County Volunteer Firefighter's Assn
Independent at West Annapolis
March 4, 2017
MD Fire Chief's Leadership Seminar
TBA
March 4, 2017
Oyster and Bull Roast
Odenton Volunteer Fire Company
March 5, 2017
MD Fire Chief's Leadership Seminar
TBA
March 5, 2017
Purse and Basket Bingo
Earleigh Heights Volunteer Fire Company
March 5, 2017
Allegany and Garrett Counties Fire and Rescue Assn
Bowman's Addition
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THE MSFA RETURNS TO FREDERICK MD !!
Celebrating our 125 years of service to the Citizens of Maryland the MSFA is Meeting at the Junior Fire Company No. 2 on North Market Street In Historic Frederick Maryland.

In addition to our all day meeting, Please come join us for the Firemen's Ball at the City of Frederick Armory, which is now the William Talley Recreation Center, 121 North Bentz Street. The Ball will begin at 1800 hours. Let's have some fun with the Ball and come dressed for the occasion or come dressed in your 1890 Period attire. Heavy hors d'oeuvres will be served from 1830 hours to 1900 hours. Bar opens at 1800 and closes at 1900, reopening at 2000 hours. Enjoy the dance and music provided by the Stick Time Band. Beer, wine and soda provided, BYOB for alcohol.

 

ARE YOU READY FOR THE 2017 CONVENTION?

The Convention is getting ready for you!

This is the first Mailout of information!  Things in it may change, but it will help you start your planning!

Check out the Hotel Rates, and make your reservations now!

First Draft of Convention Program and Information

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY MSFA!

Through the 2016 to 2017 Year, the Maryland State Firemen's Association is celebrating it's
125th year of service to the Emergency Services of the State of Maryland!  

The MSFA Has commissioned a set of 5 challenge coins as well as an anniversary logo to celebrate the history of the MSFA!   The coins can be purchased online or at any of the remaining Executive Committee meetings.  If there are any left, they will be available at the Convention in 2017, however, don't wait, as sale volumes have been higher than expected.

The coins can be purchased as a full set with the display rack and and engraved plaque for $90.00 plus shipping.

There are also options to purchase individual coins.  Details are available here 

In Addition, during each of the Executive Committee Meeting weekends there will be special activities that we would like to invite you to take part in.  For a full list of these Activities and the schedule around them, please see our MSFA 125th Anniversary Committee page!

MSFA Side-by-side Sprinkler Demonstration Video

For more information about joining a local volunteer department please call 1-800-Fireline
  1-800-347-3546        

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THE MSFA RETURNS TO FREDERICK MD !!

MSFA Committee Chair Richard Snader, February 25

Celebrating our 125 years of service to the Citizens of Maryland the MSFA is Meeting at the Junior Fire Company No. 2 on North Market Street In Historic Frederick Maryland.
In addition to our all day meeting, Please come join us for the Firemen's Ball at the City of Frederick Armory, which is now the William Talley Recreation Center, 121 North Bentz Street. The Ball will begin at 1800 hours. Let's ... (Full Story & Photos)

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The Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. is saddened to announce the passing of Life Member William “Bill” Olsen

MSFA Committee Chair Thomas Flint, February 18

William “Bill” Olsen on February 15, 2017. Mr. Olsen joined our department in 1955 and served the citizens of Charles County loyally for over 62 years. Mr. Olsen also served honorably in the armed forces protecting our great nation. Friends and Family will be received on Monday, February 20, 2017 from 2pm – 4pm and 6pm – 8pm (Firemen’s Prayers 7pm) at Calvary United Methodist Church, 3235 Leonardtown ... (Full Story & Photos)

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ARCADIA MOURNS THE LOSS OF ANOTHER LIFE MEMBER

Member of Member Company Jeff Wickline, February 17

The Officers and Members of Arcadia are extremely sad to announce the passing of life member Ronald Weimer.

Ronald Weimer of Hampstead, MD passed away on February 15, 2017 at the Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster, MD. Born January 31, 1952 in Hampstead, MD, he was the son of the late Edwin and Leona (Guest) Weimer and beloved husband of Rosalie Weimer. Ron was an avid Sprint Car Racing Fan and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Meeting and Loging Information for MSFA Executive Committee February 25th and 26th

MSFA Secretary Doyle Cox, February 08

January 5, 2017

Doyle E. Cox, P.P.
Secretary
29132 Superior Circle
Easton, MD 21601

dcox@msfa.org doyle.cox2010@gmail.com
All Officers, Committee Chairs and Organizations Representatives:

President Michael Davis has announced that his next meeting of the Executive Committee of the Maryland State Firemen's Association for Saturday, February 25th and Sunday, 26th, 2016 at the Junior Fire ... (Full Story)


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Passing of Dr. Harry E. Hickey

MSFA Chief Chaplain John Long Jr, January 30

Dr. Harry E. Hickey
Lusby, Calvert County, Maryland

Dr. Harry E. Hickey served in multiple key roles in fire protection and the fire service during his life. His active fire services career spanned 52 years – 20 years in the career service and 32 years in the volunteer service. His distinguished journey in fire protection disciplines include joining the University of Maryland’s Department of Fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2017-2018 Charles W. Riley Firefighter and Ambulance and Rescue Squad Member Scholarship Program

MSFA Committee Member C. Kingsley Poole, January 19

The Maryland Higher Education Commission is happy to announce that the 2017-2018 Charles W. Riley Firefighter and Ambulance and Rescue Squad Member Scholarship Program application is now available. Please see attachment. ... (Full Story)


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Help Wanted - Gamber & Community Fire Copmany is hiring a part time EVOD position

MSFA Committee Chair Bridget Weishaar, December 21

We are accepting applications for a part time EVOD position

Work schedule is 10 hour days 0700-1700 Monday through Friday

Benefits
Simple IRA
Enrollment in Aflac

Salary: $15.00/hourly

Job Announcement:
Responds to emergency calls to protect life and property; combats, extinguishes and prevents fires; drives emergency apparatus, participates in rescue extrication operations and provides emergency ... (Full Story)


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Executive Development Seminar at MFRI Headquarters

MSFA Committee Member C. Kingsley Poole, December 05

Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute University of Maryland
Presents
An Executive Development Seminar
Leadership Exemplified…Combating the Normalization of Deviance

Presentation: This presentation will focus on the phenomenon known as the "Normalization of Deviance" and how we as a fire service are surrounded at all times. This topic is similar to situational awareness but highlights all aspects of ... (Full Story)


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  The Maryland State Firemen's Association Is Proud To Announce A Partnership With California Casualty Auto & Home Insurance Company.
 

MSFA chose California Casualty because of it's unique coverages, long term financial stability, exceptional customer service and solid reputation.  California Casualty insurance products are only available to nurses, educators, firefighters and law enforcement - and not to the general public.  For more information click here or click below

 
   
 

The Maryland State Firemen's Association Is Proud To Announce A Partnership With BlueHarbor Auto Loans. 

BlueHarbor works with a network of local credit unions and national lenders to find you the most competitive auto loan rates in the nation.  Their loan consultants provide concierge service to work with you every step of the way.   

MSFA chose BlueHarbor because of their unique program, exceptional customer service and solid reputation.  BlueHarbor is a wholly owned subsidiary of BlueYield Inc. BlueYield is proud to be the leading provider of automotive financial services to prestigious companies such as Hertz, BankRate, LendingTree and many others.

For more information click here or click below or call (888) 389-9062

Our website also provides an array of significantly discounted non-insurance products including a free pharmacy card, discount vision, dental, etc. See the ?Discount Benefits? button to access these fine products.

For Additional Discounts on other Products and Services offered to members of the MSFA Click here!

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