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"The Tradition Continues".


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Please keep our sick members in your thoughts and prayers.

  • Cecil Davis had a heart attack on Thursday, August 25th. He is scheduled for heart surgery on Tuesday August 30th. The family asks for prayers. He is at Baptist Hospital but can not accept visitors or phone calls at this time.
     
  • Bill Palmer is home from the hospital after throat cancer surgery.
    The family asks for prayers at this time.
    Visitors and short phone calls are welcomed. (904) 262-8633

     
  •  Here is a personal message from Linda Treadwell: "I have fought a very hard battle for 28 weeks. I am in full remission but I still have some work to do and I know my Heavenly Father is with me. My doctors are amazing so I really want people to know them.
    I am being treated by Dr. Lucio Gordon at Florida Cancer Specialists and Research Center.
    They are in Gainesville. I would also like to say thank you for all of you for your prayers."
     
  • Retired Captain T.C. Banks has been diagnosed with lung cancer and is currently having treatments.
  •  Richard Henderson is currently undergoing treatments for cancer.
     
  • Jerry Burns is now recovering at home but is bedridden. Prayers for recovery are welcomed. He welcomes visits and phone calls (904) 612-3415.
     
  • Captain Harry Beckham is now home and recovering from broken hip surgery.
    He welcomes calls and visits. (904) 696-1852
     
  • George Blackwell is very ill and prayers are requested for him and his family.
     

OUR OLDEST LIVING FIREFIGHTER

Our Current Oldest Living Chief is Cullen Chalker.
Recently, the owners of Firehouse Subs honored him with a plaque displayed at their Beach Boulevard store.

See Pictures Here

   
Our Current Oldest Living Firefighter is Walter Hulbert (91). He retired from Ladder 44C after spending 35 years with the JFRD.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO AND PICTURES!

   
O. B. Walton passed away Tuesday August 23, 2016

Funeral Information

   

Old Ladder 10 was saved from the auction block and is now a static display outside the fire Museum. The Men from 10 A Shift got her waxed up and ready to go. Click the picture to check it out.

Check out the May 2016 NEWSLETTER !!


Pictures from the 2016 Opening of the Beaches parade can now be viewed on the
Photo Gallery Page

We publish a quarterly newsletter for our widows too.

August 2016
JAXRFA EVENT CALENDAR

Informal Firefighter breakfast get together.
Thursday August 04, 2016 from 09:00 until noon.
Hardees
491  Blanding Blvd.
Orange Park, FL 32073 MAP
Red Knights Motorcycle Club meeting
6:30 PM Tuesday August 09, 2016
Location Lila's Seafood & Steaks Restaurant
beach Blvd & Parental Home Rd.
Hugh Chancey - President 912-276-0359
Retired Firefighter Breakfast and JAXRFA Meeting
Thursday August 11, 2016
8:00 AM Piccadilly Beach & University MAP
Monthly Meeting
IAFF L-122 
9:00 AM Thursday August 18, 2016
A light breakfast will be served at 8:00 AM
Jacksonville Firefighter's Hall
618 Stockton Street
Informal Firefighter breakfast get together.
Thursday August 25, 2016 from 09:00 until noon.
Hardees
491  Blanding Blvd.
Orange Park, FL 32073 MAP
FOOF Dinner / Dance Friday August 26, 2016
Vocial hour beginning at 6pm. Dinner is served at 7pm
Jacksonville Firefighter's Hall
618 Stockton Street
You may R.S.V.P. by e-mail jaxfoof@yahoo.com (preferred) or by phone 24/7 .
Leave a message after the greeting at 904-707-6219
   

Coming up in OCTOBER

 
FOOF Dinner / Dance Friday October 28, 2016
Vocial hour beginning at 6pm. Dinner is served at 7pm
Jacksonville Firefighter's Hall
618 Stockton Street
You may R.S.V.P. by e-mail jaxfoof@yahoo.com (preferred) or by phone 24/7 .
Leave a message after the greeting at 904-707-6219
   

Other upcoming events

 


FOOF
All FOOF Dinner and Dances will be held at the Firefighters Hall,
618 Stockton St. with social hour beginning at 6pm
dinner at 7pm on the date listed, unless otherwise announced.

Reminders will be emailed 1-2 weeks before each event.

December 16, 2016 Friday B-shift


February 3, 2017 Friday C-shift

You may R.S.V.P. by e-mail jaxfoof@yahoo.com (preferred) or by phone 24/7 .
Leave a message after the greeting at 904-707-6219

 

Jacksonville Retired Firefighter Association's Officers:

President Wayne Doolittle 904-228-9795            LOGOS
1st Vice Prhesident Ronnie Learn 904-662-3235
2ND Vice President Robert Tarkington 904-424-1687
Secretary George Thornton 904-710-2614
Treasurer John Wood 904-868-7480
Sergeant-At-Arms Duke Denson 904-891-3381
Chaplain Richard Brand 904-616-8262
Newsletter Editor Meg Barr 904-707-8127
Fire Dept. Liaison Evans Howard 904-343-1148
Activities/Social Coordinator Ron Learn / Charlie Geiger
Webmaster Buddy Harris 904-786-7300 or SEND A MESSAGE
Historian Richard Brand 904-616-8262
Materials Procurement Duke Denson/Wayne Doolittle
Financial Advisor/Auditor Joe Smith/Richard Howard
By Laws/Election Coordinator Joe Smith/Paul Lutzen

  

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