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What's New at IAFF 858
Denver Fire Fighters Burn Foundation Payday Raffle
Hello All, A message from the Denver Fire Fighters Burn Foundation: The $1,000 winner for the September 12th payday raffle is Jerry Duran, Truck 15 C-shift. Congratulations to Jerry! Still time to register for the Fit for Fire 5K on Sunday, September 14th at Washington Park.  Register now at www.FitforFire5k.com The next payday raffle will be Friday, September 26th. Read More...
DFD Local 858 1st Annual Halloween Spooktacular
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858 F.A.C. Summer Patio Series
858 F.A.C. Summer Patio Series Next Stop- Local 46 Bar September 19, 5:30 @ 4586 Tennyson Street come join the fun. Happy Hour Pricing All Night!  See you there. Read More...
Download: Summer Patio Series.jpg
2015 Annual Open Enrollment & Health Fair
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IAFF Motorcycl Group 2014 Ntional Rally Flagstaff Arizona
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Denver Firefighters 858 NFL Pick-em-League
Denver Firefighters 858 NFL Pick-em-League.   All members we are excited to announce the DFD pick em league. This is open to all members, current and retired, as well as friends and family. The entry fee is $10 and $1 of every entry will go to the Burn Foundation. Your entry needs to be paid either to me or Dena at the union hall before Sept. Read More...
27th Annual Chili Cook Off
Brothers and Sisters, It is time for the 27th Annual Chili-Cook Off, hosted by Denver Firefighters Local 858. Friday September 26th, lets warm up your ladles and start peeling chili’s, because the Cook-Off is on! Details of the event are enclosed on the attached flyers, feel free to call with any questions you have. Read More...
Download: 2014 Annual Chili Cookoff.pdf , 27th annual chili cookoff regs.pdf
Results of the Pension Vote
We received word today that the votes have been counted. The 4% vote passed with 67.56% of members statewide in support of the measure. There will now be a vote by the cities, and 50% of the cities (plus one) will be required for the measure to move forward. We will keep you updated as we hear more. Read More...
2014 IAFF Delegate Electrion Results
The following are the results of the election for delegates and alternates to attend the 2014 IAFF Convention. (*Note Jeremy Young was nominated, but withdrew) Donn Bower 44 Bill Moeder 40 Dan Doyle 36 George Baker 29 Rick Dodson 22 We will be taking all 5 nominees. Rick Dodson will be present as an alternate and the remaining members will act as delegates. Read More...
A response to Max Nelson's letter
Please see the attached response to Max Nelson's letter regarding the upcoming Pension vote. Read More...
Download: Response to Max Nelson.docx
A letter from brother Ben Grover
To my brothers and sisters, I wanted to thank you for the overwhelming support that many of you have extended to my family over the past week.  For those that don't know, my 1 year old daughter Anna was hospitalized with a serious bacterial infection in her lymph nodes that rapidly spread through her neck and face and threatened her airway. Read More...
Pension Committee - The Vote (final videos)
The Local 858 pension committee has prepared a series of short videos explaining how each one of the components of your pension works and how that proposed change will affect you. These final videos discuss the upcoming vote.  The Vote (Part 1): http://youtu.be/7m61iWRkrHw The Vote (Part 2): http://youtu. Read More...
Pension Committee - Video 4
The Local 858 pension committee has prepared a series of short videos explaining how each one of the components of your pension works and how that proposed change will affect you. This fourth video covers the Separate Retirement Account (SRA).  http://youtu. Read More...
2014 AFL-CIO Endorsement List
Please see the attached document to view the 2014 AFL-CIO Endorsement List. Read More...
Download: 2014 AFL-CIO Endorsement List.xlsx
Pension Committee - Video 3
The Local 858 pension committee has prepared a series of short videos explaining how each one of the components of your pension works and how that proposed change will affect you. This third video covers your DROP and deferred retirement options. http://youtu. Read More...
Pension Committee - Video 2
The Local 858 pension committee has prepared a series of short videos explaining how each one of the components of your pension works and how that proposed change will affect you. This second video covers your retirement options. http://youtu.be/0IiiiCWXthI *While the information in this video is accurate, this is not a production of FPPA. Read More...
Congressional Attacks on State and Local Pensions
As President Simpson has reported at the last two union meetings, there are federal congressional attacks on state and local pensions.  Please see the attached powerpoint from the IAFF. Read More...
Download: Pension Wkshp.pptx
Elevate Yourself Colorado
Brothers and Sisters, On August 15, 2014 Elevate Yourself Colorado will be hosting a memorial climb up Storm King Mountain to honor Fire, Police and First Responders. Local 858 is looking for members that would like to be part of a team that will climb the mountain in support of this worthy cause. If you are interested, please call CJ Haberkorn @ 303-918-2444 or email cjdfd3@msn.com. Read More...
Hot Times Kool Kars Committee
Brothers and Sisters, Local 858 is looking for members who are interested in being a part of the Hot Time Kool Kars committee. This event has been a long standing tradition for the last 21 years and Local 858 has been asked to help support their effort. Any member who is willing to donate their time should call CJ Haberkorn @ 303-918-2444 or email me @ cjdfd3@msn. Read More...
Pension Committee - Video 1
The Local 858 pension committee has prepared a series of short videos explaining how each one of the components of your pension works and how that proposed change will affect you. This first video is an introduction to your pension. http://youtu.be/HViWPcUDkpc *While the information in this video is accurate, this is not a production of FPPA. Read More...
TIAA-CREF Update
Brothers and Sisters, As you know the city recently contracted to change our deferred compensation retirement accounts over to TIAA-CREF.  When the change occurred many members were concerned with the management of their accounts.  After  researching some options it was found that TIAA-CREF offers an Independent Fiduciary Advice model. Read More...
Fire Fighting Eating Habits Research
Brothers and Sisters, Please read the attached PDF regarding a quick survey on eating habits of firefighters. Click the link and follow the prompts. Read More...
Download: Fire Fighter Eating Habits Research.pdf
IAFF Call for Buglers
Brothers and Sisters, The IAFF Memorial Honor Guard will be holding auditions for buglers to join the Honor Guard and perform at the 2014 Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial ceremony in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on September 20. Prospective buglers must provide their own uniform and bugle. Auditions will be scheduled prior to the 2014 Memorial Observance. Read More...
Building Committee
To all Members, January's Exeucutive Board Meeting, President Simpson appointed Vice President George Baker as Charimen of the Building Committee. The committee held its first meeting of 2014 on Monday, February 10th.  In attendance were George Baker, Andy Laux, Mike Somma, Mike Pylar, and Doug Brock. Read More...
TIAA-CREF Deferred Compensation Plan
The City’s new Deferred Compensation Plan provider TIAA-CREF has scheduled consultant visits to Headquarters and each of the District Chief’s stations to conduct one-on-one sessions with individual members of the Department. These meetings are open to all active and retired employees and are NOT limited to your own work district. Read More...

September 2014 Anniversary Observances

The following members celebrated
their anniversary date in September.

28 years
Douglas Elrick
Jeffrey Lynge
Martin Mamigonian
Ted Romero
Donald VanCamp

26 years
Doyle Brewer

19 years
Rick Palmer

17 years
Craig Scherer
Bart Warren

16 years
Matthew Berry
Gregory Brewer
Leslie Brewer
Anders Colbenson
James Esparza
Wendy Fey
Desmond Fulton
Kevin Gentile
Christopher Harris
John Krieschel
Luis Martinez
David Powell
James Sadrieh
Andrew Singer
Evan Soibelman
Jeff Sullivan
Jeremy Vigil
Juan Vigil, II
Sean Wendt
Kimberly Wilk

14 years
Maurice Aranda
Steven Bales
Ryan Bozek
Neil Cole
Kurt Divino
James Esten
Douglas Foulke
Travis Frizzell
Kevin Geist
Richard Gorman
Shawn Groom
Josh Hochhalter
John Huck
Timothy Kline
Jeff Linville
Robert Mako
Ahmid Nunn
Andrew Schroder
Joshua Thompson
Anthony Ulaszek
Jason Valdez
John Whelan
Jeremy Young
Eric Zuick

13 years
Stephen Adams
Dwight Draper
Joshua Durkin
John Foster
Casey Jaramillo
Christopher Medina
James Remley
Sean Roeper
Paul Rotella
Ricky Teter
Greg Thomas
Lawrence Valdez
Charles Vigil
Robert Williams

7 years
John Ledbetter

6 years
Anthony Pareso

3 years
Trenton Arthur
Mark Bemelen
Jason Brewer
Raymond Burden
Jerry Byxbe
Brian Fellman
Kristyn Gothard
William Heiss
Paul Hendrickson
Corey Keeling
Nathaniel Kelley
Shawn Macklin
Dan McGrew
Geremy Milner
Devon Minshall
Jesus Miscles
Travis Moores
Justin Perry
Jared Russo
Aaryn Sanchez
Matthew Stevens
Patrick Toland
Lane Walter



 

 

 




 

 

 


 


 

Retired-Active Members Retirement Anniversary

19 years
Robert Schmidt

17 years
Gerald Beach
Lawrence Marquez

16 years
John Kingston
Ronald Rudman

15 years
Donald Lopezi, Jr.
James Reilly

14 years
Gary Benns
John Robertson

13 years
Harry Stone

12 years
Jose Velasquez

11 years
Alfred DeFeo
Alan Finken
Donald Jensen
Roger Motley
Ronald Palmerton

6 years
Fedelino Valdez

5 years
John Giese

4 years
Gregory Champlin

1 year
Robert Warner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Lifetime Members Retirement Anniversary

7 years
Gerald Dunn

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