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Sunday, June 14th, 2020
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ODHFS Central Region MembersThe calendar title says it is another month, but our Association's activities calendar is still stuck on March. All the parades and events that I know of that ODHFS members would normally be interested in have all been canceled thru July with one exception.
Sunday, June 14th, 2020
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We’ve had a some activity this past month in the region and also a couple of upcoming events to report on. So let’s get to the good stuff.Region NewsMember Jim Larson got out and about and was able introduce his “SQURT 2” to a few folks at a social distancing Cars and Coffee...
Saturday, May 23rd, 2020
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In normal times, the results of the election of officers are announced at the Annual meeting & officers for the following year are sworn in. Since the cancellation of the annual meeting, the elected officers automatically took over at the usual time and since there was only one change, the trans...
Sunday, May 17th, 2020
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THE SPAAMFAA SUMMER CONVENTION/ MUSTER IS CANCELLED11- 15 August 2020 - Rochester, New York Summer 2020 SPAAMFAA.The three SPAAMFAA chapters (Genesee, Thousand Islands, and Central NY) have decided sadly that due to the Coronavirus we must in all good conscience cancel the SPAAMFAA Summer Convention...
Sunday, May 17th, 2020
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ODHFS Central Region MembersFor those of you that have never watched the movie "Groundhog Day", if your life has been like mine lately, there is no need to watch the movie; we have been living the movie day after day.
Sunday, May 17th, 2020
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As your incoming Northern Region Director, I feel a little introduction is needed. I’m David Gantt, I’ve been a member of the ODHFS for 10 years now, also about 4 more years a long time ago.
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We regret to report that the ODHFS received word this morning that ODHFS Member Joe Mellender's wife, Thelma, passed away yesterday afternoon, May 7, 2020. They were married for 64 years and Thelma would have been 84 at the end of this month.
Tuesday, April 7th, 2020
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Good afternoon folks,Sad news to report today on the passing of Daniel Hottel, a longtime member of the Woodstock Fire Department (Shenandoah County, Virginia) and ODHFS member.The Woodstock Fire Department did a wonderful job on their Facebook page of communicating the passing of Mr.
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The IFBA recently sent out several IFBA club announcements along with requests for nominations for the IFBA Fire Buff of the Year Award. Please see the attached letter and the Criteria document. Information about the Annual IFBA Conference and the registration packet can be found here.
Sunday, March 22nd, 2020
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AllI hope you are well and the Corona Virus doesn't have you too depressed.How about some more pleasant news.The first is an announcement for the Annual Meeting of Region 3 to be held at the Anne Arundel Alarmers on May 30th.
Saturday, March 7th, 2020
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ODHFS Central Region MembersFirst, welcome to our newest member of ODHFS in the Central Region, Bill Elliott. Bill served many years in the Chesterfield County Fire Department as a volunteer then career firefighter.
Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
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ATTENTION ALL ODHFS MEMBERS:MANY OF YOU KNOW THAT THE ODHFS HAS BEEN COLLECTING APPARATUS OWNERS MANUALS, ENGINE MANUALS, PUMP MANUALS, MANUFACTURER’S LITERATURE, APPARATUS PHOTOS, BOOKS AND PRINTED MATERIAL OF ANY KIND THAT DOCUMENTS FIRE DEPARTMENT HISTORY OR MATERIAL THAT CAN BE USED FOR HI...
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Hi folks,I think 2020 is going to be a great year for ODHFS and our antique fire truck hobby. I bet some trucks got some TLC with the recent warmer February weather. As I try and do each month, here are some quick highlights and key dates to keep in mind for our Northern Region ODHFS team:Some upd...
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ODHFS CENTRAL REGION ANNOUNCES“PRIDE & POLISH” WORK DAY, SOCIAL & MEETINGWHEN – SATURDAY, JANUARY 25, 2019WHERE – KEYSTONE TRUCK & TRACTOR MUSEUM, 880 W. ROSLYN ROAD, COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA.10:00 – 12:30, CLEAN & POLISH ON THE FIRE TRUCKS IN THE MUSEUM, SO...
Thursday, December 12th, 2019
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Dear ODHFS members – the oldest continuous operating fire museum in Virginia is always looking for new members. Now is a good time to join and membership offers discounted admissions and a monthly newsletter with very interesting history of the Alexandria, Va.
Thursday, December 12th, 2019
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ODHFS Central Region Members:First I want to welcome to ODHFS and the Central Region several new members who have joined in the last few months: Johnny Shelton; David Silvestro; Billy Greer; William Boissean; Stephen Filarsky; and Joe Reid.
Sunday, November 17th, 2019
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PURYEAR, Gerald Linwood "Jerry," 77, of Glen Allen, passed away peacefully on November 15, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence L. and Gladys Louise Puryear; and brother, Robert S.
Friday, November 15th, 2019
Hi folks,Just wanted to share some miscellaneous news items as it relates to the Old Dominion Historical Fire Society (ODHFS) and our Northern Region.New ODHFS MembersFirst up, we have had several new members join ODHFS.
Sunday, November 3rd, 2019
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ODHFS Central Region Members:Since my last newsletter I received information on the Prince George Parade which is now listed below. Also, ODHFS received a request by someone in Henrico that wants "to hire" an antique fire apparatus to attend their son's 4th birthday party that will...
Sunday, October 27th, 2019
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Welcome! We have a new member in our Northern Region – welcome to Willie Shelton Jr. in the Fredericksburg area. Thank you Willie for your interest in the ODHFS and we look forward to meeting with you at an ODHFS event, parade, muster, etc.Also a Congratulations to our President Tom Herman a...
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