Sept. 1-2, 2018: Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge, Nebraska State Fair,
Sept. 5-9, 2018: 140th IFA Convention, Waverly.
Sept. 9, 2018: 140th IFA Convention business meeting, 9 a.m., Waverly.
Sept. 8, 2018: FRA Seminar, Belleville.
Sept. 8-9, 2018: Regional Fire School, Belleville.
Sept. 8, 2018: Argyle Volunteer Fire Department’s Annual Community Potluck Picnic, 1 p.m. at the Argyle Station on Highway 89 and Mountain Lion Lane, public invited, details on their Facebook page.
Sept. 14 -15, 2018: Russell Volunteer Fire Department 8th Annual Best in Smoke BBQ Competition, Bandstand City Park, trophies and cash prizes, free will donation BBQ dinner at 5 p.m. at the fire station, 5th annual car show at 11 a.m., BBQ judging at 2 p.m., parade 4 p.m., garden tractor pulls 5 p.m., gun raffle 6 p.m. (Henry Golden Boy 22. Lever action, brass receiver octagon barrel). For more info call Shawn 641-203-3164, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sept. 15, 2018: Make Your Mark 5K Neon Fun Run, Heritage Care Center, Iowa Falls, 9 a.m., begins and ends at the Heritage Care Center, block party with food vendors and carnival games afterwards.
Sept. 16, 2018: South Central District Fire School, Parkston Fire Department, new fire station East Main, Parkston.
Sept. 16, 2018: Northwest District Fire School, Selby Fire Department, Selby.
Sept. 20-21, 2018: South Dakota Chapter IAAI 2018 Fire Investigation Conference, Southeast Tech, Mickelson Center Room 101, 2320 N. Career Ave., Sioux Falls, SD
Sept. 22, 2018: Southeast District Fire School, registraion at Viborg School.
Sept. 23, 2018: Badlands District Fire School, Murdo Fire Department, Murdo Auditorium, 404 Jackson Ave., Murdo.
Sept. 22-23, 2018: CITA / Kirkwood Fire School, Cedar Rapids.
Sept. 29, 2018: Don McCarthy Benefit, Monticello Berndes Center, bake sale starts at 3 p.m., silent auction 4-8 p.m., meal served 4-8 p.m. - adults $10 12 & under $5, music and fellowship 8 p.m.-? Don was recently diagnosed with Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer. If you would like to donate to the silent auction, contact any fire department member or call Ron Kelchen 319-480-3186 or Mark Spensley 319-480-1579.
Oct. 5-6, 2018: Fire Chaplain’s Basic Training, sponsored by the Dakota Territory Fire Chaplain’s Association, Bethel Assembly, 1202 N. Maple Ave., Rapid City. Contact Rodney Veldhuizen for more information.
Oct. 6, 2018: FRA Seminar, Norton.
Oct. 6-7, 2018: Regional Fire School, Norton.
Oct. 6-7, 2018: National Fall Firefighters Memorial Light The Night for Fallen Firefighters.
Oct. 11, 2018: Scotts Bluff County Mutual Aid Assn. meeting, Torrington (WY) Fire Department, 7 p.m.
Oct. 19-21, 2018: 2018 Conference, Kearney, Ramada Inn.
Oct. 19-20, 2018: Tri-State Emergency Responder Conference, Dubuque. www.nicc.edu/fireems .
Oct. 19, 2018: The Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) programs in Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota will be hosting a one-day Pediatric Symposium in South Sioux City, NE.
Oct. 24-25, 2018: South Dakota EMS Preconference, Ramkota Hotel, Sioux Falls.
Oct. 26-28, 2018: South Dakota EMS Annual Conference “Be A Superhero”, Ramkota Hotel, Sioux Falls.
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.