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Click here to see Mike Peery's video
"The Tradition Continues".


The Jacksonville Firefighter's Death Benefit Fund annual meeting will be held at the Firefighter Hall on January 22, 2018.
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The 2017 Annual Retired Firefighter Luncheon will be held on
Tuesday November 07, 2017 (
A SHIFT). Mark your calendars!!

FREE ONLINE 2017 SHIFT CALENDAR

Click here to see the pictures from the
2017 Fishing Tournament
2017 Widows Luncheon


Jacksonville Retired Firefighter Uniform

To view the official specifications and where to get one, click HERE.
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Please keep our sick members in your thoughts and prayers.
 

  • Richard Miller was in Orange Park medical Center where he had two stints put in his heart after a mild MI. His home now recovering nicely. Prayers are requested. Visitors and phone calls are welcomed.
     
  • Bill Palmer Has been admitted to Baptist South room 535. He will undergo treatment related to his throat cancer for the next two weeks. Prayers and visits are appreciated.
     
  • Robert Tarkington Has been diagnosed with liver disease and is on the waiting list at Mayo to receive a donor liver and kidney. Please no calls or visits at this time. Prayers are appreciated.
     
  • Retired Lieutenant Clint Norman had a carotid artery surgery at St Vincent's last week and is now home. A mass was found in his throat and doctors will address that ASAP.  Prayers are appreciated during his recovery. Short duration phone calls are welcomed. (904) 771-6914

     
  • Retired Chief Richard Johnson has been diagnosed with a brain tumor and would like prayers.

OUR OLDEST LIVING FIREFIGHTERS

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 (94). He retired from Ladder 44C after spending 35 years with the JFRD.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO AND PICTURES!

Walter's 95th birthday will be October 28, 2017!

   
   
   

The new 2016 JFRD Yearbook is ready to order.
Price is $65.00.

CLICK HERE FOR FULL ORDERING INFORMATION.


Check out the July 2017 NEWSLETTER !!

Third quarter Widow's newsletter is now available



Retired Captain Ray Powell is now helping firefighters with retirement investments.
CLICK HERE to find out more!

October 2017
JAXRFA EVENT CALENDAR

Informal Firefighter breakfast get together.
Thursday October 05, 2017 from 09:00 until noon.
Hardees
491  Blanding Blvd.
Orange Park, FL 32073 MAP
SEA OF BLUE
Tuesday October 10, 2017
The JFRD Sea of Blue march steps off at 10:00 AM from the jacksonville Landing. Then to City Hall, and on to Fire Station 1 where the Fallen Firefighter Memorial service will be held.
Red Knights Motorcycle Club meeting
6:30 PM Tuesday October 10, 2017
Location Lila's Seafood & Steaks Restaurant
beach Blvd & Parental Home Rd.
Hugh Chancey - President 912-276-0359
Retired Firefighter Breakfast and JAXRFA Meeting
Thursday October 12, 2017
8:00 AM Piccadilly Beach & University MAP
FOOF 10/13
Dinner and Dance Firefighters Hall,
618 Stockton St. with social hour beginning at 6pm dinner at 7pm.
RSVP is required by Wednesday evening prior by email to jaxfoof@yahoo.com or by calling (904)707-6219. Please indicate the number of members and guests attending.
*Members and date $5.00 per person
*Guests of a member - $10.00 per person
 
Monthly Meeting
IAFF L-122 
9:00 AM Thursday October 19, 2017
A light breakfast will be served at 8:00 AM
Jacksonville Firefighter's Hall
618 Stockton Street
Informal Firefighter breakfast get together.
Thursday October 26, 2017 from 09:00 until noon.
Hardees
491  Blanding Blvd.
Orange Park, FL 32073 MAP

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 15, 2017

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RSVP is required by Wednesday evening prior by email to jaxfoof@yahoo.com or by calling (904)707-6219. Please indicate the number of members and guests attending.
*Members and date $5.00 per person
*Guests of a member - $10.00 per person

 

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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