The 2019 AFA Summer Conference was held on June 21-22, 2019 at the Wind Creek Hotel and Casino in Atmore, AL. The Annual Meeting was held at 0800 on Saturday, June 22. Following the meeting at 0900, AFA hosted the Alabama Fire College ASHER course (Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response).
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.
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.