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Centennial Grille Room, John Simpson Rd., Carmel

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Mar 24, 2024
PATTERSON FD's "Sip & Paint" Fundraiser

Apr 07, 2024
CARMEL FD's Annual Bowling Fundraiser

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Welcome to Putnam County Volunteer Firemen's Association
"Organized in 1951"

A Wee Early Happy St. Patrick's Day to All Ye!

We are pleased to report that our MARCH Meeting has been finalized!

Come join us on MONDAY, MARCH 25th at

PUTNAM LAKE FIRE DEPARTMENT
72 Fairfield Drive, Patterson, NY 12563

Our Membership meeting begins at 8:00PM
Food, refreshments at 7:00PM 

Looking forward to seeing you!

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FASNY TRAINING WEBINAR - Wednesday, Feb 28th

C. Eberhart, February 28

The next FASNY TRAINING WEBINAR will be held this Wednesday night, Feb 28, at 7:30pm. It's entitled, "CRISIS MANAGEMENT – OUR OWN: WHEN BAD THINGS HAPPEN TO GOOD FIRE DEPARTMENTS"

Unfortunately, bad things happen to even the best of fire departments. Sometimes they are things beyond our control and other times they are things we could have prevented. We are great at responding to other people's ... (Full Story)


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PCVFA FIRE/EMS PROVIDER AWARDS Nominations due March 1

L. Edele, February 07

Our volunteer First Responders are too busy doing their amazing work to realize that there are, indeed, heroes among them! Now is the time that the PCVFA encourages the Chiefs of our Departments and Ambulance Corps to recognize their members' noteworthy actions from last year, nominating him/her/them for recognition at our July Convention Meeting, just as we honored Brewster FD's RYAN BONAMICI ... (Full Story)


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SIP & PAINT at PATTERSON FD - Sunday March 24

L. Edele, January 15

PATTERSON FD will be hosting a very popular event on Sunday, March 24th - a SIP & PAINT! Event begins at 11:00AM.

Tickets are $40 each and include one FREE drink, though wine, mimosas and other alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase. There will also be other refreshments served (see flyer). Any questions, call 845-878-6047.

To register for this event, you can do so either through ... (Full Story & Photos)

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and LEGAL ISSUES IN THE FIRE SERVICE Seminar, February 17

On Saturday, Feb. 17th, the Westchester County VFA will be hosting a seminar on two very important topics in the Fire Service today:

- MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID, covering topics like first responder suicides, PTSD and the warning signs accompanying those and other mental health issues ... AND ... LEGAL ISSUES IN THE FIRE SERVICE, informative topics plus your own Q&A's covering social media, disciplinary ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Passing of Life Member, THOMAS PALMER, Brewster FD

L. Edele, February 07

Today we mourn, along with the Brewster FD, the unexpected passing of PCVFA's Life Member Chief/Commissioner Thomas Palmer.

"TP", as Tom Palmer was known to his family and friends, was elected to Chief of the Brewster Fire Department in April of 1996, where he led his members with pride throughout his two-year term. In 2008, Chief Palmer was elected to the office of Commissioner of the Brewster-Southeast ... (Full Story & Photos)

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L. Edele, February 02

It is with a heavy heart that the PUTNAM COUNTY VFA announces the passing of our Past President, JOE PIECHOCNISKI.

In addition to being our President, Joe "Pie" (as he was known to all) was a Life Member of the Putnam Valley Volunteer FD, as well as a Past Captain and Past President there. He also served as Past President of the Putnam Valley Volunteer Ambulance Corps. He was active in various ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Putnam Valley VFD 2024 Officers

C. Eberhart, January 26

Earlier this year, on January 1st, the PUTNAM VALLEY Volunteer Fire Department held its annual installation and welcomed the new Officers for 2024. Included is one of our PVVFD Directors, Anne Spoonhour, as Recording Secretary.

The PCVFA wishes each of these officers the best of luck in their newly elected positions!

... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Passing of Member J P LIGGETT, Kent VFD

Update: Memorial Service, Saturday, Feb 3rd, January 23

Today we mourn the unexpected loss of member John ("JP") Liggett. JP held several responsibilities during his years with our County Association: Recording Secretary under Past Pres. Jim Croughan, Director for Kent VFD and JP was also extremely helpful in designing and launching our prior website as our webmaster, tackling the many issues we encountered as we moved forward with a more modern site.

JP ... (Full Story & Photos)

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