Sept. 7-10, 2023: Iowa Firefighters Convention, Iowa Falls.
Sept. 9-10, 2023: Fire School, Grainfield, KS.
Sept. 10, 2023: South Dakota 9-11 “Let’s Roll” Memorial Ride to honor the fallen heroes, 8 a.m. starts at Spearfish Station #1.
Sept. 13-14, 2023: South Dakota Chapter IAAI Investigation Conference, Arrowwood Conference Center, 1500 Shoreline Drive, Oacoma.
Sept. 15-16, 2023: Minnesota State Fire Department Association (MSFDA) Annual Conference, Breezy Point.
Sept. 17, 2023: Fallen Firefighter’s Memorial Service at the Nebraska Firefighter’s Museum and Memorial Gardens in Kearney.
Sept. 23, 2023: 2nd Annual Quad Cities Firefighter Chili Cook Off, 1-4 p.m., Isle of Capri covered parking lot, Bettendorf. $10 entry fee to sample each chili and vote for the winner. All proceeds benefit the Firefighters Benevolent Fund.
Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 2023: 4th Annual South Dakota Fall Conference and Membership Meeting, AmericInn, 312 Island Dr., Fort Pierre. Friday 5 p.m. to Sunday 11 a.m.
Oct. 3, 2023: Scotts Bluff County Mutual Aid meeting at Lyman. (NOTE: This has been moved from Oct. 12.)
Oct 7-8, 2023: Fire School, Herington, KS – Grant writing.
Oct. 13-14, 2023: The Tiffin Fire Department and Tiffin Emergency Responders’ Association’s Midwest Fire Service Leadership Conference, held at Clear Creek-Amana High School Auditorium, Tiffin, Chief Douglas Cline will be the keynote speaker, registration is open. Go to the website at https://tiffin-iowa.
Oct. 15, 2023: Alta Firemen’s Association Appreciation Supper and Car Show, Alta, 12 p.m. registration begins at fire station, 1 p.m. parade lineup, 2 p.m. parade, 2:30-6 p.m. car show at BV Fairgrounds, 4-7 p.m. Appreciation Meal, free will donation at the Alta Community Building, 5 p.m. trophies presented.
Oct. 19-22, 2023: Nebraska State Conference, hosted by Dakota City at Marriott Riverfront Hotel, South Sioux City.
Oct. 20-21, 2023: Tri State Emergency Responder Conference, Dubuque.
Oct. 21, 2023: Free Recruitment Training, Inver Grove Heights. Learn the latest marketing tools to attract, hire and on-board new firefighters. Sign up at MSFDA.org/Safer-Grant.
Nov. 4-5, 2023: Fire School, Grant County, KS.
Dec. 2-3, 2023: Fire School, Russell County, KS.
Jan. 27-28, 2024: 2024 Annual State Fire School, Prairie Meadows, Altoona.
Apr. 4-6, 2024: Mid-Year Meeting, Hilton Garden Inn, 7213 Nordic Drive, Cedar Falls.