Upcoming Events

I     June 1-2, 2018: Sioux Center hosting Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge. Come compete or just watch. Questions: davidegdorf@hotmail.com

June 2, 2018: FRA Seminar, Greeley County.

     June 2-3, 2018: Regional Fire School, Greeley County.

     June 2-3, 2018: Labette Special School.

     June 7-9, 2018: South Dakota State Fire School Mitchell, SD.

     June 8, 2018: Jewell Jubilee Waterball, 1830 hours, Main Street, Jewell. IFA rules are the guide. For details or to sign up, call Troy at 515-290-3995.

     June 9, 2018: IFA Board of Directors Meeting, 11 a.m., Solon Fire Department.

     June 9, 2018: Candlelight Memorial Service, dusk, Coralville.

     June 9, 2018: Brooklyn Fire Department waterfights, registration at 1 p.m., water fights start at 2 p.m.

     June 10, 2018: Memorial Service, 10:30 a.m., Coralville.

     June 16, 2018: Alden Water Fights, 1 p.m., registration 12 noon-1 p.m., women 1.5 and men 2.5.

     June 17, 2018: 3rd Annual Rose Festival Water Fights, State Center Fire/EMS Department, registration begins at 10 a.m., women’s start approximately noon with men’s to follow, prizes for top 4 teams in both divisions; little kids water fights start at 10 a.m., concessions available. For questions or early registration contact Hunter Wilkening 641-750-2712.

     June 30, 2018: Iowa Falls Water Fights, 1 p.m., registration 12 noon-1 p.m., women 1.5 and men 2.5.

     June 30, 2018: Victor Sesquicentennial, parade at 10 a.m., kids games, car show, dance, and many other activities. For more information call 319-647-2422.

July 7, 2018: FRA Seminar, Pratt.

     July 7-8, 2018: Regional Fire School, Pratt.

     July 12, 2018: Scotts Bluff County Mutual Aid Assn. meeting, Scottsbluff (City) Fire Department, 7 p.m.

     July 13, 2018: Griswold Fire and Rescue waterfights, Griswold Fire Station, registration at 6 p.m., women fights start at 6:30 p.m., men to follow, 1-1/2” hose, food available.

     July 13, 2018: Vinton Waterball Fights, Vinton, registration 6 p.m., fights start at 7 p.m., men 2-1/2, women 1-3/4, south side of the courthouse on 4th Street, 1st-4th place trophies, refreshments to follow at the fire station. Contact Dennis Bramow with any questions 319-721-3896.

     July 14, 2018: Chariton Waterfights, Chariton, registration at 10 a.m., women start at 11 a.m. with 1-1/2, men to follow with 2-1/2, leaderline to follow. Food available, trophies 1st-4th.

     July 14, 2018: Griswold Fire and Rescue Annual Pancake Breakfast, 7-11 a.m., Griswold Fire Station.

     July 15-17, 2018: The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation 9/11 Never Forget mobile exhibit visits the Washington County 4-H Fair, Washington. More info at www.tunnels2towers.org

July 21, 2018: AWR 147: Rail Car Incident Response Course, Brule County Courthouse, 300 S. Courtland St., Chamberlain, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Registration deadline: July 7, 2018. To register go to https://sdoem.eventsmart.com/events/rail-car-incident-response-chamberlain/

     For for information contact contact John Kayser at Kayser@findlay.edu or 419-434-5814. 

Aug. 4, 2018: FRA Seminar, Atchison.

     Aug. 4-5, 2018: Regional Fire School, Atchison.

     Aug. 7, 2018: Hall of Flame set up, 5 p.m.

     Aug. 9-19, 2018: Iowa State Fair.

     Aug. 18-19, 2018: BTA Steam and Gas Engine Show featuring vintage fire, EMS and law enforcement vehicles, Butterfield, MN. If you have one of these vehicles and its 1975 and older, bring it to the show! Need not be in running condition. For more information contact Corey Suess 507-380-4342 or Mike Hall 507-380-7715.

     Aug. 20, 2018: Hall of Flame tear down, 5 p.m.

     Aug. 26, 2018: Brooklyn Fire Department Poker Run, last bike leaves the fire station at 11 a.m.

     Sept. 5-9, 2018: 140th IFA Convention, Waverly.

Sept. 8, 2018: FRA Seminar, Belleville.

     Sept. 8-9, 2018: Regional Fire School, Belleville.

     Sept. 9, 2018: 140th IFA Convention business meeting, 9 a.m., Waverly.

     Sept. 22-23, 2018: CITA / Kirkwood Fire School, Cedar Rapids.

Oct. 6, 2018: FRA Seminar, Norton.

     Oct. 6-7, 2018: Regional Fire School, Norton.

Oct. 11, 2018: Scotts Bluff County Mutual Aid Assn. meeting, Torrington (WY) Fire Department, 7 p.m.

     Nov. 3, 2018: FRA Seminar, Great Bend.

     Nov. 3-4, 2018: Regional Fire School, Great Bend.

     Dec. 1, 2018: FRA Seminar, Caney.

     Dec. 1-2, 2018: Regional Fire School, Caney.

 

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