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Michigan Firemen’s Memorial Festival 2017 Vehicle Extrication Burn Demos

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Smoke Tower

WATERBALL COURT

Bleachers

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Gas M aze

Helicopter Landing Area DRIVING SIMS

Bleachers

CORRAL FAMILY FUN CARNIVAL RIDES PETTING ZOO

RESTROOM

VEN D

VENDORS

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TAN BARN VENDORS INSIDE

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VEN D VEN D

Storage Box

VENDORS

VEN D

Bleachers

Gray’s Demos

BLEACHERS

VEN D

Horse -shoes & Cornhole

BLUE BARN VENDORS INSIDE

Command Post

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REST ROOMS

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BIG RED BARN

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ENTERTAINMENT SOUVENIRS BADGE WINNINGS OFFICE VENDOR & CAMPING

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FIRE TRUCKS

HANDICAP PARKING

FIRE TRUCKS

FIRE TRUCKS

Lion’s Chicken Dinners

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MSFA

POWER HOUS E

P A R K I N G

Small Red Barns

Antique Trucks WATERBALL COURT

P U B L I C

Rustic Camping

MAIN GATE

Flower Bed

V E N D O R P A R K I N G


FAMILY NIGHT

Once again, family night was a big success last year. It has become a big evening for the Firemen’s Festival. As everyone knows, firemen, EMTs, and public safety officers all treat each other like family. In their own way they form a work family network, family night honors the firemen and public servants. We encourage all to participate with their families in the night’s events. This year will be out 12th annual Family Night, Thursday, Sept. 13th from 4-7pm. Come visit the fire training grounds for fun, games, and activities. It is FREE to all! This event, unlike the rest of the weekend, is supported by our local groups, organizations and businesses of Roscommon Co. The expense is not spared on their part and their generosity of time and money can not be matched. First, the donation of 1600 hot dogs and fixings from Roscommon’s Family Fare. Help cooking the hot dogs is local business, Roscommon Auto Recyclers. Served by the Roscommon Lions Club and Family Fare. Kids will have the opportunity to visit Santa and Mrs. Clause, visit exhibits, climb into a real life fire truck and browse over the goodies from local businesses. This event brings together not only the festival committee, but also the businesses in our community. For event information call Sue Jock, 989-390-3816 or email sue.jock@gmail.com

ACTIVITIES

911 Smoke Trailer: Gerrish Twp. Fire Dept & Explorers Dollar Dog and his PT Cruiser: North Central Area Credit Union Chase the Dog: Chase Bank Smokey the Bear: Michigan Department of Natural Resources Model Train: Roscommon Historic Model Train Club Dollar the Silver Squirrel: Chemical Bank Markey Fire Dept: Fire Truck Christmas in the Village: Mr. & Mrs. Clause Association to Rescue Kritters Roscommon Co. Sheriff Dept. Swat Team Sheriff’s Bounce House Mid-Michigan Outreach Health Services Kirtland Community College Face Painting Coloring Contest & MUCH MORE!


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Michigan Firemen’s Memorial Festival 2017

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MICHIGAN STATE FIREMEN’S ASSOCIATION FIREFIGHTER’S MEMORIAL APPLICATION

The name being submitted to Michigan Firefighter’s Memorial for placement to The Wall must have the following qualifications: 1) Must be deceased 2) Must have had minimum of ten years of active duty on a fire department or active on a fire department at time of death This information must be certified by the current Chief of the Fire Department or by the State Fire Marshall records. All applications must be submitted by August 1, to ensure name will be place on The Wall for the Fall Memorial Service. If you are submitting more than one name please use a separate application for each name. Please submit a brief biography. Payment must be submitted with application: Line of Duty - NO COST

Active firefighter at time of death - $100.00 * Retired firefighter at time of death - $100.00 Additional Contribution $_____________ * Total Enclosed $______________ Make Checks Payable To: Michigan State Firemen’s Association C/0 Cliff A. Messing - Firefighter’s Memorial 8826 E. Huron Line Road Ruth, MI 48470 989-670-3751 delfire@speednetllc.com

* * * Please Type * * * First ____________________________ Middle Initial _______ Last ________________________________ Date of Birth _____________ Social Security No. ____________________ Date of Death ______________ (If more than one fire department - list all) Years of Service ________ Date Entered Fire Service ___________

Fire Department_________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ Line of Duty Death: Yes or No (Document of line of duty death must be sent with application) Active firefighter at time of death: Yes or No Retired firefighter at time of death: Yes or No (Minimum 10 years of service) Submitted by: ____________________________ Relationship to Deceased: __________________________ Day Time Phone __________________________ Chief of Department: _____________________________ Email Address: (Please print clearly) ________________________________________________________


History of a Fire Department At one time, many rural areas were dependent on nearby towns to provide fire protection. Because of that, loss of property and lives was a big issue. In late 1948, or early 1949, a double fatal fire occurred about one mile from my home in Frenchtown Township, Monroe county. The nearest fire department was several miles away in the city of Monroe. After the fire, a group of concerned citizens of the township decided that our township should establish it's own fire department. The Frenchtown Volunteer Fire Department was established in 1949 and a 1950 Ward LaFrance pumper was delivered. The township purchased a building that had been a hardware store on North Telegraph, and installed an overhead door on the front to accommodate fire apparatus. Firefighter training began shortly after that. As time passed, a tanker was built by the firefighters and put into service as well. Due to the size of the township, encompassing over 43 square miles, fire station # 2 was constructed in 1952 at the corner of Nadeau Road and North Dixie Highway, and covered the east side of the township near Lake Erie. Additional apparatus was purchased and personnel trained. The township continued to grow, and it became necessary to establish a third station on the west side of the township for faster response in this developing area. Station #3 was established in 1962, and fifteen additional personnel were trained for that area. As time went on, more and more people were moving into the township. The various beach areas along the shores of Lake Erie were also seeing more vacationers as well as more permanent residents. Station #4 was established at Stony Point in 1972. Station #4 was constructed in the north east section of the township, and additional fire apparatus and personnel were also added. By this time, 70 volunteer firefighters made up the roster. In addition to an increase in population, the township also is home to the Fermi Nuclear Plant, as well as a mall and various other businesses, farms, sub divisions, apartment buildings, and I-75 also runs through the township. Growth of the township continues, and in 1988 full-time career firefighters were hired in addition to the volunteer firefighters, in order to accommodate the increased number of calls. A new station was constructed on North Monroe Street. In addition to local, in house fire fighter training, the state of Michigan also required 240 hours of Firefighter Training. Many of the personnel, both career and volunteer, also had become EMT's, due to an increase in that need. By 1992, three of the four stations had been replaced with up to date, modern stations. We had 20 full- time firefighters, with two firefighters headquartered at each of the #1 and #2 stations, along with four full time staff members. Additionally, the volunteers became “paid on call”. Today, stations #1 and #2 continue to be the locations with personnel on duty 24/7. Frenchtown Charter Township lies between Lake Erie, the city of Monroe, and is bounded by Ash and Berlin Charter Townships on the north, and Raisinville Township to the west. Its population of 20,428, is second only to Bedford Township in the southern part of Monroe County. Currently, Frenchtown Fire Department has 18 full-time firefighters and 9 paid on call in addition to the Chief and other full-time staff. Frenchtown Fire Department responds to thousands of fire and EMS calls per year, many times being called out to assist other nearby departments, including the city of Monroe. Submitted by – Ed Thoma – Fire Chief, Retired Frenchtown Township Fire Department; Member MFMFC.


Michigan Firemans Memorial Festival Parade

Department/Community:__________________________________________________ Contact Name:__________________________________________________________ Address:_______________________________________________________________ Phone:___________________Fax:________________Email:____________________ Venders from the fairgrounds and local fire/EMS are in front pending positioning at the fairgrounds and emergency dispatch. Fill out all information as listed as it helps placement. You will be contacted with your position and directions. ENTRY: Fire trucks, EMS equipment go to Section 1

All other entries go to Section 2

Section 1: Truck 1:_______________________________________________________________ Year

Type

Pumper

GPM

Tanker

Length

Truck 2:_______________________________________________________________ Year

Type

Pumper

GPM

Tanker

Length

Truck 3:_______________________________________________________________ Year

Type

Pumper

GPM

Tanker

Length

Section 2: Describe entry if necessary, include business card helpful ENTRY:________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ Complete and return registration form to 1 week prior to event: Fax: 989-275-9252 Mail: Sue Jock, 11218 Steckert Bridge Rd. Roscommon, MI 48653 Scan-Email to: mama_jock@hotmail.com Parade registraion is across from Court House from 6:30-10:30 day of the parade Parade line up ONLY IF REGISTERED is along M-76 from Chemical bank Email questions to Sue Jock @ mama_jock@hotmail.com


Michigan State Firemen’s Association

Dear Firefighters, Years ago the Past-Presidents of Michigan State Firemen’s Association started a golf outing to honor our past Secretary/Treasurer Max Brandt. Max loved to play golf and that was his only event at the annual conference that he took part in, because other than that, he was busy taking care of association business. In his honor, the Past-Presidents started a golf outing to establish a scholarship fund and award those scholarships on an annual basis. Because of the support we have received, it is now possible that we are giving out three $500.00 awards to worthy candidates and we hope to continue this.

To maintain our current awards, we need to have a good turn-out for the annual golf outing, and that is why we are sending you this letter. It is our only fundraiser for the year and that is why we need your support. We hope we can count on you. There are three ways you can support this worthwhile cause.

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Register for the golf tournament-scramble type format (If you don’t have a foursome we will find one for you.) The cost is $60.00. Sponsor a hole, the cost is $50.00. A donation in any amount you wish to contribute.

The outing will take place at Grayling Country Club golf course on September 14th, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. with registration from 9:00 a.m.. Please pre-register so we can advise the course on how many will be in attendance. Registration can be done by mail or day of the scramble. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Ashley Wehner-Palmer at 989553-1032. We hope to see you there and let’s make this a great day in honor of a great man.

Yours in Fire Service,


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Michigan Firemen’s Memorial Festival 2017

Michigan Firemen’s Memorial Festival Committee $1000.00 Scholarship Program Application Criteria: Applicant must be attending a school/program located in the state of Michigan in any of the following programs: Fire Science/DNR Services Paramedic/EMS Services Public Safety Medical Education ( i.e. Nursing, Physician etc.) Deadline: May 30th, 2018 Completed application, signed and dated by the applicant Two letters of recommendation Current/Most recent transcript of grades Mail completed application/documentation to: ATTN: Scholarship Committee

MFMFC P.O. Box 672 Roscommon, MI 48653

Michigan Firemen’s Memorial Festival Committee Scholarship Application

Contact Information Last Name: _________________________First Name: __________________________ Middle Initial_______ Street Address (please include mailing address if different) ______________________________________ Home Phone:____________________________ Cell Phone:___________________________________ Education Information Name of High School _____________________________________________________________________ Year of Graduation __________________

Cumulative GPA: ______________________________

Program of Study ________________________________________________________________________ Brief Statement Explaining Career Goals and Plan of Study (may use additional paper if needed) __________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________ Extra Curricular Activities and Clubs ___________________________________________________ ______ ____________________________________________________________________________________ _ ____ Chosen School/ Program: _________________________

Date of Entry: ____________________ _____

I certify that all the information given on this application is correct. I also understand that the Michigan Firemen’s Memorial Festival Committee will review my application, recommendations and transcripts.

Signature: _________________________________________ Date _________________________ Print Name:_________________________________________


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