Live fire training at Pennington County, SD

Upcoming Events

     Apr. 2-3, 2020: Preparation for Initial Company Operations (NFA) Course, Dubuque.

     Apr. 16-17, 2020: Leadership in Supervision: Frameworks to Success (NFA) Course, at Fire Service Training Bureau.

     Apr. 17-19, 2020: POSTPONED - IFA Midyear Meeting, Sheraton, West Des Moines, 1800 50th St., West Des Moines, rooms $119 night, 515-223-1800.

     Apr. 17, 2020: POSTPONED - Convention Committee Meeting, 4 p.m., Sheraton West Des Moines.

     Apr. 18, 2020: POSTPONED - Memorial Committee Meeting, 8 a.m., Des Moines Room, Sheraton West Des Moines.

     Apr. 18, 2020: POSTPONED - IFA Midyear Meeting, 9 a.m., Des Moines Room, Sheraton West Des Moines.

Apr. 23-25, 2020: KSFFA Conference, Ramada Downtown, Topeka, KS.

Apr. 24-25, 2020: RESCHEDULED to Aug. 27-29, 2020: Minnesota State Fire Department Association Conference and Fire School, Breezy Point.

     Apr. 24-25, 2020: EMS Functions in ICS (NFA) Course, Sioux City.

Apr. 27, 2020: Washington Co. Mutual Aid, south station, Blair.

     Apr. 26, 2020: Palo Fire Department’s 5th Annual Stephen Cook Pancake Breakfast, 8 a.m.-12 noon, serving pancakes, eggs and sausage.

     Apr. 26, 2020: Lamotte Fire and Rescue Annual Omelet Breakfast, made with farm fresh eggs, 7:30 a.m. til noon, Lamotte Fire Station, adults $7, kids 5-12 $3. Egg omelet with choice of ham, sausage, cheese, green peppers, onions and mushrooms. Also includes grilled or cheesy hashbrowns, applesauce, cinnamon rolls (from Mel’s Circle C), white or chocolate milk, orange juice and coffee, and many, many raffle prizes.

May 2, 2020: Run for  Ruhl, register on line at . Check in begins at 2 p.m. 5K Fun Run, 5K Fun Run begins at 3 p.m., After Party and Silent Auction.

     May 2-3, 2020: NEW – Tactical Readiness for Firefighters (Hands-On), Fire Service Training Bureau/Central IA Expo.

     May 3, 2020: Anamosa Fire Department’s Annual Pancake Breakfast, at the fire station, serving pancakes, eggs, whole hog sausage, and drinks.

May 9-10, 2020: Black Hills Wildland Interagency Training, Custer State Park.

     May 14-15, 2020: Shaping the Future (NFA) Course,  Fire Service Training Bureau.

May 15-16, 2020 Nebraska Fire School, Grand Island, NE.

June 11-12, 2020: South Dakota Firefighters Association Fire School, Mitchell, SD.

     June 13, 2020: Memorial Service, Coralville.

     June 13, 2020: IFA Board Meeting, North Liberty Fire Department, 10 a.m.

     June 13, 2020: Memorial Candlelight Service, Coralville.

     June 14, 2020: Memorial Service, Coralville.

     July 14-16, 2020: Company Officer Academy, Nebraska Student Union, 1013 W. 27th St., Ponderosa Room E, Kearney, NE, featuring Chief John Salka and Chief Rick Lasky. For more information contact or 800-313-1992.

     Sept. 9-13, 2020: IFA Convention, Grinnell.

Oct. 15-17, 2020: NSVFA Annual Conference, Chadron, NE.

     Nov. 8, 2020: IFA Board Meeting, John Deere Room, Stoney Creek Inn, Johnston, 10 a.m.




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