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Local 1775 Annual Barbecue: August 4, 2012. RSVP Today!


Local 1775 would like to invite you and your family to our annual UNION BBQ!  We'll have a Dalmatian themed jump-house for the kids, and plenty of food and drink for everyone.

When: August 4, 2012 12-4 pm

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A Fight We Can't Afford To Lose

In 2012, firefighters and other workers are under attack - and everything is at risk!  Your salary, your benefits, your retirement, your safety, staffing, equipment.  Everything.

This November, the big-money special interests will try to steal our voice so they can steal everything else. Their weapon: a ballot initiative we call Paycheck Deception.

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Marin Firefighters Raise $35,450 for MDA

Marin Professional Firefighters Raised $35,450 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association through our 2012 Fill the Boot campaign! Thank you to all the Marin Firefighters who helped make this a record year! With your help we raised 10% more than 2011, and a record number of Firefighters participated.Thank you to Bob Briare, President, Marin Professional Firefighters, Breanna Buchanan, MDA Coordinator, Chris, Dennis, Geoff, Jason, Jesse, Jonnie, Manny, Mark, Matt, Rick, and Sloane for coordinating Marin's most successful Fill the Boot! 

MDA and Local 1775 extend special thanks to: • Breanna Buchanan—Coordinating Marin's 4th Annual Fill the Boot campaign.• Chris Mahoney—Leading the Hub intersection which raised over $10,000.• Manny Medeiros—Leading the Mill Valley intersection which doubled the previous year's amount & won the support of the Mill Valley City Council.• Jason Pace—Leading Novato's intersection which increased over $1,000 from last year .• Matt Windrem—Leading San Rafael's intersection which increased over $1,000 from the previous year .• Sloane Valentino—Leading Tiburon's intersection which had a record number of Firefighters participate.• Jesse Rudnick—Recruiting a record number of Marin County Firefighters.• Ross Valley Volunteer Firefighters & Chris Mahoney—Filling the Boot for an extra hour at the Hub! • Dennis Rutkowski—Attended both the San Rafael intersection & Tiburon Fill the Boot the following weekend & coordinated final counting area.• Larkspur Firefighters & Mike—Grill Masters, thank you!

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Marin Firefighters Raise $35,450 for MDA

Marin Professional Firefighters Raised $35,450 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association through our 2012 Fill the Boot campaign! Thank you to all the Marin Firefighters who helped make this a record year! With your help we raised 10% more than 2011, and a record number of Firefighters participated.Thank you to Bob Briare, President, Marin Professional Firefighters, Breanna Buchanan, MDA Coordinator, Chris, Dennis, Geoff, Jason, Jesse, Jonnie, Manny, Mark, Matt, Rick, and Sloane for coordinating Marin's most successful Fill the Boot! 

MDA and Local 1775 extend special thanks to: • Breanna Buchanan—Coordinating Marin's 4th Annual Fill the Boot campaign.• Chris Mahoney—Leading the Hub intersection which raised over $10,000.• Manny Medeiros—Leading the Mill Valley intersection which doubled the previous year's amount & won the support of the Mill Valley City Council.• Jason Pace—Leading Novato's intersection which increased over $1,000 from last year .• Matt Windrem—Leading San Rafael's intersection which increased over $1,000 from the previous year .• Sloane Valentino—Leading Tiburon's intersection which had a record number of Firefighters participate.• Jesse Rudnick—Recruiting a record number of Marin County Firefighters.• Ross Valley Volunteer Firefighters & Chris Mahoney—Filling the Boot for an extra hour at the Hub! • Dennis Rutkowski—Attended both the San Rafael intersection & Tiburon Fill the Boot the following weekend & coordinated final counting area.• Larkspur Firefighters & Mike—Grill Masters, thank you!

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"Fill the Boot" Fundraiser Helps Local Families Fight Muscular Dystrophy

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Marin firefighters will take to four intersections in Marin, April 22, 2012, in an effort to raise funds to help local families affected by debilitating muscle diseases.  The "Fill the Boot" fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association raises more than $30,000 each year in Marin, when firefighters ask motorist to drop spare change in empty fire boots.  2012 will find find firefighters at East Blithedale in Mill Valley, 3rd and Grand in San Rafael, The Hub in San Anselmo, and Rowland at Vintage Oaks in Novato.

Donations may also be made online.  Please click on the link for your community below!

TiburonSouthern MarinMill ValleyCorte MaderaKentfieldLarkspurRossRoss Valley San RafaelNovato
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