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April 7, 2014: UPFFA FIRE OPS 101 - April 10, 2014: UPFFA Legislative Conference & Lobby Day

On behalf of the Executive Board of the Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut I would like to thank all the IAFF Locals affiliated with Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut for your support this past week.
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UPFFA of Ct. Inside/Outside Window Decals

UPFFA of Ct. INSIDE – OUTSIDE Window Decals Are now available to our affiliated locals @ $2.50 per decal, locals interested in obtaining the decals may contact Jane McCarthy, Executive Secretary, 860.953.3200, ext. 10.
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Jake Polanski Education Fund

An Educational Fund has been established for Jake Polanski; son of Greg Polanski who recently passed away, Greg was a Lieutenant in the Meriden Fire Department, a member of the Meriden Fire Fighters Union, Local 1148 and served as a Trustee for the Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut.
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IMPORTANT NOTICE CONCERNING INSURANCE

This is an important notice concerning the recent insurance package which was sent to all active and retired members. Please take a few minutes to review the information regarding a special offer sponsored by the Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters of Connecticut, IAFF, being offered to all active and retired members. Please check with your local leadership or contact the UPFFA of Ct.

Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman Attends Public Safety Breakfast at the State Capitol

Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman stopped in at the recent Public Safety Breakfast at the State Capitol. The Lieutenant Governor is a great supporter of Fire Fighters, Police and Public Safety issues. Pictured left to right Jeff Matchett, Executive Director AFSCME Council 15 Police, Lieutenant Governor Wyman, Andy Matthews, President Ct.
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Information on Medicare

Information on Medicare - Those two little words can be the difference between spending thousands of dollars out of your own pocket and having Medicare cover the entire bill.

February 11, 2014: Fire Prevention and Safety Grant Application Period Opens February 18

Fire Prevention and Safety Grant Application Period Opens February 18 February 11, 2014 – The Assistance to Firefighters (FIRE Act) Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) grant application period begins February 18, 2014, and runs through March 21, 2014. FP&S grants support projects that enhance the safety of the public and fire fighters from fire and related hazards.


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Sunday, March 23, 2014
President Carozza joins South District Fire Fighters Local 3918, IAFF to welcome home Fire Fighter Ryan Parmalee from his tour of duty in Kuwait
Sunday, March 23, 2014
President Carozza joins South District Fire Fighters Local 3918, IAFF to welcome home Fire Fighter Ryan Parmalee from his tour of duty in Kuwait
Operation Warmcoats
Photo L-R: West Hartford Fire Fighters Mark Bassett, Mike Boivin, Anthony R. Leca, Captain Keith Byrne and UPFFA of CT President Peter S. Carozza, Jr.
UPFFA Delegates Meeting December 5, 2013, New Britain, Local 992
President Carozza, Mayor Stewart, President Preece & L992 Leadership
UPFFA 18th Biennial Convention: Honoring Daniel Barden
September 2013
Operation Warm Coats
Bristol Fire Fighters, Local 773 visited Greene Hills School in Bristol to deliver Coats for Kids
February 2014: Public Safety Breakfast at the State Capitol
Lieutenant Governor Wyman great supporter of Public Safety
left to right: FF Corey Outlaw, FF Michael Shea, Capt. Thomas Meier, Firefigher/Driver William Kenne
February 28, 2014
Operation Warm Coats
Danbury Fire Fighters, Local 801 visited Head Start School in Danbury to deliver Coats for Kids
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Lori Pelletier, Secretary-Treasurer, Ct. AFL-CIO
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Kevin Lembo, Connecticut Comptroller
September 2013
Joseph A. Andriole, Vice President, Rhode Island State Association
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The Hundred Club of Connecticut

The Hundred Club of Connecticut is a charitable, non-profit, tax exempt organization which provides financial assistance to families of police officers, correction officers and firefighters who have died in the line of duty. The club consists of over 2400 members from all walks of life who are committed to this objective

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NCPERS Family Protection Plan

NCPERS FAMILY PROTECTION PLUS ATTENTION UPFFA OF CT. RETIREES RECENTLY YOU HAVE RECEIVED THE MAILING CONCERNING THE NCPERS FAMILY PROTECTION PLUS PROGRAM, THE CUTOFF DATE FOR RETIREES TO ENROLL IS APRIL 30, 2014, IF YOU HAVEN’T RECEIVED THE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT JANE McCARTHY AT 860.953.3200.

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Huskies 2014 NCAAM National Championship

Congratulations to Coach Ollie and the UCONN Men's Basketball Team

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Congratulations to Coach Auriemma and the Women Huskies

 

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"AMERICA'S BRAVEST" License Plate Program. You can support the UPFFA at the State Capitol by showing Professional Fire Fighter solidarity every day!
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