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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...
Monday, October 21st, 2019
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I know this is a long shot, but we are trying to find out any info on Lyn-Dan Heights (VA) first fire engine. This year is their 60th anniversary. It was a Lyn-Dan Heights engine from Campbell County, VA.
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A longtime very active member who served as Trustee, Vice President and Senior Vice President of SPAAMFAA as well as serving on many committees, has passed away. He also was a life long member of the Maryland Fire Service.
Sunday, August 4th, 2019
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Old Dominion Historical SocietyEastern RegionGreeting from the Eastern District. This is a reminder that we have a few parades coming up in the near future. Also, I need some input from the members of the district on improving the growth of our club.
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The latest issue of Silver Trumpet is now available for digital download in the secure member area of the web site. If you have any problems accessing, please let me know and I will be happy to help. http://www.spaamfaa.org/amember/Also watch for the upcoming update of the SPAAMFAA web site!The Arch...
Sunday, July 14th, 2019
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The IFBA Montreal Convention is over, all that went from what I have heard had a great time, I know I did.So here are some highlights, visits to various station, Montreal Airport, FD Shops, Training area, a pub night with the Toronto FD Pipes, a parade on Saturday.The Montreal Group did a fantastic ...
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ODHFS Central Region Members;Welcome to the newest ODHFS members in the Central Region:Hunter FisherBud LaceyRichard KnightJoshua FitzgeraldI hope everyone had a great Fourth of July. We had a great showing at the Brandermill Community parade with 9 apparatus participating.Up-coming events in the C...
Sunday, July 7th, 2019
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Apple Blossom 2019 Wrap UpA group of the ODHFS folks in the Northern Region who coordinate and plan Apple Blossom each year met to “debrief” our 2019 event that was held on May 4th. I am impressed with this team that looks at ways to improve and streamline our biggest Northern Region ev...
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We regret to inform you that ODHFS Member Warren Danzenbaker passed away on April 3, 2019. He had been a member of the ODHFS since 2009 and served as Treasurer of the Northern Region for the past several years.His funeral service will be at 2pm Sunday April 7th at Arcola United Methodist Church (247...
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The most recent edition of Turnout, the Newsletter of the International Fire Buffs Association is available online now.Over 90 pagers of "good stuff"! Also information about the 2019 Convention in Montréal, Québec from June 25-29, 2019.Click here to access both features!
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(MD) ANNUAL IFBA REGION 3 MEETING Sat. May 18th 2019 10:00am - 3:00pm ANNOUNCING THE ANNUAL IFBA REGION 3 MEETING DATE: SATURDAY MAY 18,2019 LOCATION: BOX 414 MUSEUM, OLD ENGINE 6, GAY ST. BALTIMORE.
Saturday, February 2nd, 2019
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The Fourth Quarter 2018 Silver Trumpet is now available for digital download in the Secure Member Area, as are many back issues. If you have difficulty logging in or have any other questions, please just email or call me and I will see if I can get you pointed in the right direction.
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The following arrangements are for Christiansburg, VA Firefighter Roy Redd, 66, who passed away on Wed., Nov. 28, 2018. The visitation is Saturday, Dec. 1 from 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. at Auburn Baptist Church in Riner, Va.
Sunday, November 4th, 2018
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The ODHFS received the following updates from SPAAMFAA:SPAAMFAA has added items to the secure member area- specifically the most recent issue of Silver Trumpet for those who receive it digitally, as well as a copy of the proposed by-laws changes to be voted on in the ballot, and the minutes of the B...
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'A legendary individual': Retired fire marshal David Creasy dies from cancer. He served the Richmond and Chesterfield fire departments for a combined total of more than 50 years.Dave was also a member of the Central Region of the ODHFS.
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Vintage fire engine built in Roanoke donated to transportation museum By Joe Dashiell Updated: Thu 9:51 PM, Aug 30, 2018 ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) Roanoke is well-known for the steam locomotives that were built in the Norfolk and Western shops.But did you know on...
Saturday, July 28th, 2018
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TURN OUT is The Official Newsletter of the IFBA and is published twice a year in the Spring and Fall. The 2018 Spring Issue of Turnout is now available on the IFBA website. TURN OUT is available free of charge via the website at www.ifba.org.
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ODHFS Regional Director Paul Lamp presented the “Bob White Memorial Award” helmet to ODHFS member Mike Sanders during the awards ceremony at the Apple Blossom Muster, held each year in Winchester, Va.The award was announced at the ODHFS Annual Meeting, held in April of each year.
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