The 20th Annual Memorial Service will be held Sunday, June 8, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at the Firefighters Memorial in Coralville (Exit 242 off Interstate 80).
I mentioned last month that Al Esch, Brad Yeager and I would be traveling to Washington, DC to meet with our legislators. The trip went well and we had good meetings with each office.
Spring has been filled with a variety of IFA activities. Wendy, Brad and I traveled to Washington DC to meet with our Iowa senators and representatives at the end of April.
More than 200 firefighters took part in a training burn hosted by the Larabee Fire Department and coordinated by Fire Training Consultants as they burned an old grain bin.
NOTE: In the June issue of the Iowa Firefighter, part of this column was inadvertantly left off. The column appears in its entirety here.
May 31, 2014: Steamboat Rock Fire Department Pancake Breakfast, 7-11 a.m.
At press time, only one day remained in the 2014 legislative session. The final days of the session, leading up to the 60th and final day, brought about a whirlwind of activities.
By J.O. PARKER