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Marin Firefighters Wear Pink to Support Breast Cancer Awareness

Marin Firefighters in Pink
breast cancer info

For the week of 10/13-10/18 all Professional Firefighters in Marin will wear pink uniforms in support of breast cancer awareness and the IAFF's "Passionately Pink for the Cure" program.

Across the United States and Canada, IAFF members will be wearing pink this October — just one of the many ways to show support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Fire fighters get involved for many reasons, and often it’s because they have been personally affected by the disease. Fire fighters exposed to carcinogens and other chemicals while on the job are disproportionately diagnosed with breast cancer — just one of many cancers linked to the work fire fighters do.

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Marin Firefighter/Paramedic Returns Safely From Third Tour in Afghanistan

Marin Firefighter/Paramedic Returns Safely From Third Tour in Afghanistan

The Marin Independent Journal recently profiled IAFF Local 1775 member Dave Cornell of the San Rafael Fire Department.  Local 1775 is proud to welcome our brother safely home after his third tour in Afghanistan.

Flight medic recovered injured soldiers from the battlefield

San Rafael Firefighter/Paramedic Dave Cornell, 51, has dedicated his life to serving others and recently returned from his third tour of duty in Afghanistan.

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Marin Firefighters Endorse Candidates: 2014 June Primary Election

Marin Professional Firefighters, IAFF Local 1775 has made the following endorsements for the June 3, 2014 Primary Election after an extensive candidate interview process, per the Local 1775 PAC Guidlelines, Candidate Interview and Endorsement Policy. State Senate: Mike McGuireState Assembly: No endorsementMarin Supervisor Dist. 1: No endorsementMarin Supervisor Dist. 5: Judy ArnoldCPF Endorsements

After an extensive interview process, California Professional Firefighters has identified a bipartisan list of candidates it believes would be the strongest firefighter choices for statewide office in this June’s Primary Election. The CPF endorsements for the primary were the product of weeks of interviews with dozens of candidates from both sides of the political aisle. 

Constitutional Offices.Governor: Jerry Brown Lieutenant Governor: Gavin Newsom Secretary of State: Alex Padilla Attorney General: Kamala Harris State Controller: John Perez State Treasurer: John Chiang 

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Marin Firefighters Raise More than $40,000 for MDA

Marin Firefighters Raise More than $40,000 for MDA

Firefighters from Marin Professional Firefighters, IAFF Local 1775 (www.iaff1775.org) collected more than $40,000 from passing motorists at the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association “Fill the Boot” event in Marin County May 14, 2014. Off-duty firefighters asked motorists and pedestrians to drop donations into a firefighter’s boot to support MDA’s Bay Area children and families.  All of the money collected supports local families.

The final donation amount will be released after individual and online donations are counted.

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Benefit Golf Tournament for Widows, Widowers and Orphans

Benefit Golf Tournament for Widows, Widowers and Orphans Friday, June 27, 2014.

San Geronimo Golf Club5800 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.San Geronimo

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