Tag: firefighters

Missouri veterans to participate in inaugural Firefighter Veterans Initiative program

Active service members and recent veterans from Missouri will participate in a physically demanding event that hopes to attract military veterans into a career in fire service. The Firefighter Veterans Initiative is a new program to recruit veterans to careers in Missouri’s fire fighting career service and support them through a mentoring program of firefighting professionals. The program was initiated by Gov. Eric Greitens and will be held at the Jefferson City Fire Department Hyde […]

Missouri to host Veterans Week Kick Off in November

The state of Missouri will hold an event in November that will honor all veterans, law enforcement, and emergency personnel at the state’s capitol. Starting at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 4, the state of Missouri will host Veterans Week Kickoff work that features the 135th Army Band, the Monticello Singers, and displays by the Missouri National Guard and State Highway Patrol to recognize the public service of local heroes. Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson said […]

Fire Prevention Week 2017 focuses on planning

Oct. 8 – 14 awareness campaign emphasizes teaching every member of the family two escape routes from each room of house and participating in home fire drill twice a year  JEFFERSON CITY – In advance of Fire Prevention Week 2017, State Fire Marshal Tim Bean is urging Missouri families to plan two escape routes from each room in their home, to teach children how to escape and to conduct family fire drills twice year. “In […]

Clayton Fire Dept BBQ’s For Benefit

On Tuesday June 20th, the Clayton Fire department will host a barbecue to benefit the Gary Sinise Foundation. The barbecue will run during lunch from 11am to 1 pm at the City Hall – Fire Station building on Bemiston. The menu is set to include hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken, and pulled pork.  The Gary Sinise Foundation supports active duty, veterans, first responders, and their loved ones through nine key programs  designed to show gratitude through entertainment, family […]