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


FREE ONLINE 2018 SHIFT CALENDAR

Click here to see the pictures from the
2017 RETIREE LUNCHEON

2018 Fishing Tournament


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.
 

  • Retired Captain Harry D. Beckham's son is asking for prayers for his dad. Captain Beckham is not doing well.
     
  • Retired District Chief Paul Croft, father of retired Captain Jim Croft, is having serious health issues. All prayers are appreciated.
     
  • Ray Jacobs was in the hospital and is home now but still very sick. Prayers are appreciated.
     
  • Robert Tarkington has health problems.  Prayers are appreciated.
     
  • 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 was celebrated October 28, 2017!

   
   
   


The 2016 JFRD Yearbook is still available to order.
Price is $65.00.

CLICK HERE FOR FULL ORDERING INFORMATION.


Check out the March 2018 NEWSLETTER !!

Fourth quarter Widow's newsletter is now available



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

APRIL 2018
JAXRFA EVENT CALENDAR

Informal Firefighter breakfast get together.
Thursday April 05, 2018 from 09:00 until noon.
Hardees
491  Blanding Blvd.
Orange Park, FL 32073 MAP
Red Knights Motorcycle Club meeting
6:30 PM Tuesday April 10, 2018
Location: Pig BBQ in Callahan, Florida
Evans Howard - President (904) 343-1148
Retired Firefighter Breakfast and JAXRFA Meeting
Thursday April 12, 2018
8:00 AM Piccadilly Beach & University MAP
FOOF Friday the 13th party 4/13/18
Firefighters Hall, 618 Stockton St.
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
Lasagna night
Monthly Meeting
IAFF L-122 
9:00 AM Thursday April 19, 2018

A light breakfast will be served at 8:00 AM

Jacksonville Firefighter's Hall
618 Stockton Street
Informal Firefighter breakfast get together.
Thursday April 26, 2018 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.

  • Friday, June 1st, 2018 (C-shift)
     
  • Friday, July 20th, 2018 (A- shift)
     
  • Friday, October 26th, 2018 (C-shift)
     
  • Friday, December 14th, 2018 (A-shift)
     
  • Friday, February 1st, 2019 (B-shift)
     
  • Special note: Friday, September 7th, 2018 is the 100th anniversary of the IAFF. If the union does not plan any activities for the hall on this date then we will try to have another dinner and dance then as well.
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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 John Wood 904-868-7480            LOGOS
1st Vice Prhesident Ronnie Learn 904-662-3235
2ND Vice President Herb Ramsdale 904-641-0728
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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