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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
2018 Fishing Tournament

2018 Men From Ten Luncheon

2018 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.
 

  • Retired Chief Richard Johnson has been diagnosed with a brain tumor and would like prayers.
     
  • Wayne Doolittle is in the Brooks Rehab on Bartram Crossing off of St. Augustine Rd. following a hip replacement surgery. Prayers are appreciated as well as visitors and calls.
     
  • Retired Rescue Lieutenant Richard Miller recently had a a pacemaker put in. he is currently at Life Care 2145 Kingsley Ave, Orange Park, FL 32073 for rehab until mid July.
    Prayers and visits are appreciated.

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!

   
Retired Rescue District Chief John Bailey passed away July 07, 2018.

FUNERAL INFORMATION



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

CLICK HERE FOR FULL ORDERING INFORMATION.


Check out the April 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!

JULY 2018
JAXRFA EVENT CALENDAR

Informal Firefighter breakfast get together.
Thursday July 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 July10, 2018
Location: Pig BBQ in Callahan, Florida
Evans Howard - President (904) 343-1148
Retired Firefighter Breakfast and JAXRFA Meeting
Thursday July 12, 2018
8:00 AM Piccadilly Beach & University MAP
Monthly Meeting
IAFF L-122 
9:00 AM Thursday July 19, 2018

A light breakfast will be served at 8:00 AM

Jacksonville Firefighter's Hall
618 Stockton Street
FOOF Friday July 20, 2018 (A Shift)
Firefighters Hall, 618 Stockton St.
Social hour beginning at 6pm
Dinner at 7pm, Dance at 8:00pm
RSVP is required by Wednesday May 30, 2018 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
 
Informal Firefighter breakfast get together.
Thursday July2 6, 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, 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.
     .
    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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