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RIAFC urges fire service support of the 100 Club of RI

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The 100 Club members have a special feeling of gratitude for police officers and firefighters.

Membership eligibility for the 100 Club of Rhode Island is determined by a Board of Directors chosen by and from 100 Club voting members. New members must be sponsored by a minimum of two current 100 Club members in good standing. Membership is open to individuals who share the beliefs and objectives of The 100 Club of Rhode Island.

Membership categories include Active or Retired Police or Fire at $50 per year, Individual at $100 per year, and Lifetime at a one-time cost of $1000. All dues are tax deductible. To preclude any conflict of interest, only Individual and Lifetime members can vote, serve on our various committees, or serve as an Officer or member of the Board of Directors. A general membership meeting is held once a year.

The 100 Club of Rhode Island was founded as an entirely civilian organization in 1972. However, in response to many inquiries from actively serving public safety officials who appreciate our services to their families, active full-time law enforcement officers, firefighters, and rescue personnel became eligible for non-voting membership in June of 2014.

If you are interested in joining the 100 Club of Rhode Island, please print out and complete the membership application or call/email Lorraine C. Slaney at (401) 421-2500.

 

Click on the following link to go directly to the 100 Club of RI website

http://www.100clubri.com/story.htm

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RIAFC represented at RIANG Air Show booth

 

IMG_0953Ashley Cliff of Adapt Management, the RIAFC Foundation’s SAFER Grant managers represented us well this weekend with the help of members of the Hope Jackson Fire Department. The booth was set up at the very popular RIANG Air Show.

Honor Flight India pictures

 

 

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Click on the link below to see the 400 plus pictures from Honor Flight India, April 11, 2015

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RIAFC Installation of Officers

The Rhode Island Association of Fire Chiefs and the RIAFC Foundation held their annual installation of officers banquet recently at the Haversham House in Westerly.

Each board was installed by Chief Fred Stanley who was also honored for reaching the amazing milestone of 50 years as a fire chief. Chief Stanley was named the first and only president emeritus of the RIAFC and presented with his own personalized gavel set and a plaque recognizing his honorary position.

Also recognized at the event was Chief Donald Ardito, retired, as he retires his position as the long time treasurer of the RIAFC. He served 28 years in that position.

Click on the following link to see more pictures from the event.

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Five Alarm Leadership seminar

Over 140 firefighters and officers were treated to a great day of training with Chiefs Rick Lasky and John Salka on Saturday, January 10th. Thanks to all who participated with a special thank you to our dynamic instructors. Great day!

 

 

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Lasky Video  Click Here 

RIAFC Group Pricing for Firefighter Physicals

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RIAFC Group Pricing for Firefighter Physicals

The RIAFC has coordinated with Concentra for group pricing for firefighter physicals through their two participating RI locations in Providence (290 Branch Ave) and the Warwick Mall.

Three types of physicals, with variations, are offered. RIAFC SAFER Grant NFPA 1582 physicals are offered along with new hire baseline and annual examinations. Fire Departments interested in participating should download the following instruction sheet and two separate fire department registration and authorization forms.

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RIAFC Concentra Authorization Form

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Other forms that need to be brought to the physical include the following immunization form

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and, for the SAFER 1582 physicals always bring the following

Physicians 1582 Sign Off – RIAFC 8-1-2014

Pricing for the physicals will vary based on the age of the candidate, chest X Ray need and the need for vaccinations and titers (proof required). Current pricing is reflected in the following list of services in the program.

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