The Spring meeting of the National Volunteer Fire Council Board of Directors was held the week of April 18ththrough the 21stin Alexandria, Virginia. The full board discussed and approved several matters that will have impact on the membership and the entire fire service.
Billy James Allday, 80, of Jackson, passed away June 29, 2016 at his residence. He was born Dec. 22, 1935 to Leslie and Addie Ray Allday. He had retired as a station captain with the Jackson Volunteer Fire Department having served a total of 40 years with the department, as a Chief Warrant Officer III in the National Guard and as an employee of Ciba.
NVFC Launches Volunteer Recruitment Portal for Fire Departments to Combat Declining Volunteerism
Register your department’s volunteer opportunities
GREENBELT, Md. – The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) today launched the department portal component of its new Make Me a Firefighter volunteer recruitment campaign. Departments can now sign up at http://portal.nvfc.
Governor Bentley signed a proclamation for Firefighter Appreciation Day on April 15, 2015. Members of the Alabama Joint Fire Council were on hand for the official presentation of the proclamation. Alabama Firefighter Appreciation Day is set to occur each year on the Friday of Fire Prevention Week in October.