Ken Dobson Retirement Function

March 4, 2017

Proud to celebrate Brother Ken Dobson’s (Reg# 1247) retirement tonight at Tavern United.
Congratulations, and all the best on your transfer to 5 platoon Ken!

Mitch Palmer Retirement

March 2, 2017

Last night at # 1 station, a retirement dinner and watch presentation took place for Brother Mitch Palmer. (Reg 1932)

Mitch retires from the City of Winnipeg with 29 years of dedicated service, 11 of those years with the Winnipeg Fire Department.

Pictured below is UFFW board member Rob Campbell presenting Mitch with his watch.

UFFW Election Results

March 1, 2017

UFFW executive board elections took place at the February 27 two part general membership meeting.

Elected by acclamation to two-year terms were the following:

Vice President:
Tom Bilous

Secretary:
Rob Labossiere

Treasurer:
Derek Balcaen

Board Members:
Robert Campbell
TJ Belluk
Greg O’Halloran

*Brother Dave Naaykens did not seek re-election in the position of Vice President, but continues in his current role as President of the Manitoba Professional Firefighters’ Association.

MB Psychological Awards Dinner

February 27, 2017

UFFW was proud to be in attendance at the Manitoba Psychological Society’s 50th Anniversary and awards ceremony.

Longtime friend and therapist of firefighters Dr. Bill Davis received the prestigious President’s Award.

From L-R Tom Bilous, Dr. Andrea Piotrowski, Dr. Bill Davis, Scott & Sheri Atchison and Dave Naaykens.

MB Firefighter Curling Champions

February 24, 2017

Congratulations to the 2017 MB Firefighter Curling champions:

Top down:

1.Skip: Dan michalchuk
Third: Bill MacDonald
2nd: Scott Fuchs
Lead: Scott Kissick.

2. MD FAMILY accepting 1000$ donation fROM MFFCA

3. OPENING CEREMONIES

4. One of the teams in costume