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Defending Public Safety Employees Retirement Act H.R. 2146
Removing 10% Early Withdrawal Penalty from TSP. Bill passed House of Representatives 407-5
Senate Version of Federal Public Safety Retirement Fairness Act of 2015, S.969
Remove 10% Early Withdrawal Penalty from TSP. Click link to track Bill
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What's New at IAFF F-147
Michael Mazza Memorial T-Shirts

Battalion Chief Don Mazza (Ret) and family are making and selling t-shirts in honor of thier son Michael who passed tragically in February while attending Mount Ida college in MA.

The money raised will help offset the student loan debt that the Mazza family must now pay. Please print and mail to the completed form to the Mazza family (address is on the form).


Download: Michael Mazza Memorial Tee Shirt Form.pdf
2017 Group Calendars and Updated Retirement Paperwork

Group Calendars for 2017 are now available. Click on "2017 Group Calendars" to view and print.

An updated version of the "Request for Retirement Annuity Computation" form is now available in the "Ready to Retire?" section. You must be within 5 years of retirement eligibility to file and may only file 1 request per year.

General Membership Meetings

Our next quarterly general membership meetings that were supposed to take place in August will be pushed back to September due to scheduling conflicts. The next meetings will take place on Monday, September 12th and Tuesday, September 13th. Both meetings will start at 1700 sharp at The Cabin on Route 33 in Freehold. The meetings will take place on the patio (back room behind the fireplace).

Please make every effort to attend at least one of the meetings and please be on time. See you there...

Billy Chyzik Retirement Luncheon

After 28 Years of Government service, spread out over 4 Fire Departments, Bill Chyzik is hanging 'em up! Please join us on June 5th 2016 at the waterfront firehouse (94-2) as we honor Billy and wish him well on his next chapter. The luncheon will start at 1:00 pm. All food and drinks will be provided by IAFF Local F-147.

Please help us give Billy the proper send off he deserves. Congratulations Billy!!

May 2016 General Membership Meetings

Our next quarterly general membership meetings will take place on Tuesday, May 17th and Wednesday, May 18th. Both meetings will start at 1700 sharp at The Cabin on Route 33 in Freehold. The meetings will take place on the patio (back room behind the fireplace).

Please make every effort to attend at least one of the meetings and please be on time. See you there...

Important Local F-147 Updates
Please read the article titled "April 15th, 2016 Update" in the President's Corner for important updates. Once you read the article, click on the "Online Voting" tab and cast your vote for the 2 new voting initiatives. Thank you! 
May 12th 2016 Fundraiser at The Cabin
We will be holding a fundraiser to raise money for the IAFF Local F-147 memorial fund at The Cabin on Rt. 33 in Freehold on May 12th from 5:00 to 10:00 pm. The money raised will be used to help us rebuild our memorial outside of the mainside firehouse and for expenses relate to deceased current and former members. Tell the hostess and/or your server that you are there for the firefighter fundraiser and 20% of your food cost will be donated back to us!

Please post the attached flyer to your social media accounts and please pass the word to anyone who wants a good meal that benefits a good cause! The more participation, the more money we raise! Please help us spread the word!!!

https://www.facebook.com/events/468756489979849/


Download: Fundraiser.pptx
Congratulations Captain Huhn
Congratulations are in order for Local F-147 member Captain Vic Huhn! Vic was promoted from Captain (Lead Firefighter) to Supervisory Captain. Captain Huhn starts in his new position and station on April 3rd. We wish you the best of luck and thank you for your years of assistance to our Union!
We Remember Michael Mazza
Local F-147 regrets to announce the passing of Michael Mazza, son of retired Battalion Chief Don Mazza. Michael Passed suddenly and tragically at his College on Monday, February 22nd at the age of 20. Michael was a proud 3rd year member of the Mount Ida Football Mustangs. Michael had hoped to become a police officer, among many other things, after graduation. Michael has been a member of our Fire Department family for his entire life. His smile and larger than life presence will be sorely missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with Donnie, Dara, Michelle and the entire Mazza family. 

Wake services will be held on Sunday, February 28th from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Woolley Boglioli Funeral Home which is located at 10 Morrell Street in Long Branch.

Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, February 29th at the Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church located at 408 Prospect Street in Long Branch. The funeral will start at 10:00 a.m. http://www.christthekingparishlongbranch.org/
*All current members are requested to be in Class "A" uniforms and to stage in the Church parking lot by no later than 9:45 a.m

A repast will be held immediately following the funeral at "The Renaissance" (Italian-American Association) located at 1110 Highway 35 in Ocean Township (07712)
February General Membership Meetings

Our next quarterly general membership meetings will take place on Tuesday, February 9th and Wednesday, February 10th. Both meetings will start at 1700 sharp and take place at The Cabin on the patio (back room behind the fireplace).

Please make every effort to attend at least one of the meetings and please be on time. See you there...

Our Deepest Sympathies

IAFF Local F-147 regrets to announce the passing of John Sweeney (brother of active member Beth Sweeney). John passed away on December 23rd from work related injuries. John was living in Cape Canaveral Florida but was born and raised in New Jersey (Union Beach). John was an expirienced Boat Captain and member of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 25.

A funeral mass will be held on Saturday, January 9th at 0930 at Holy Family Church on Route 36 in Union Beach. In lieu of flowers the family suggests a donation to the American Legion Post 271, 775 N. US Hwy 1, Tequesta, FL 33469 or American Legion Post 321, 524 Front Street, Union Beach, NJ 07735.

Click here to view the obituary online. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Beth, Alexandra and the entire Sweeney family!

Passing of Captain Brian Denegar (Ret)

Local F-147 regrets to announce the sudden passing of retired Captain and former Local F-147 President Brian Denegar. Brian passed on December 7th at his home in Eatontown. Brian retired in November 2011 after more than 30 years of service. He will be missed!

A memorial service will take place on December 19th starting at 1100 at the Lutheran Church of the Reformation located at 992 Broadway in West Long Branch NJ.

Once more information becomes available it will be posted here. Please keep the Denegar family in your thoughts and prayers.

2016 Group Calendars

The 2016 Group Calendars are available for download by clicking on the "2016 Group Calendars" link in the Member Resources section of this website. Calendars must be printed in color to be viewed properly. 

The "official" schedule will be put out by management no later than November 10th. Time to start thinking about 2016 1st half vacation picks...
Chief Bell and Chief Mazza Retiring!

2 of our long time Chief Officers will be retiring within the next couple of months. Assistant Chief Dave Bell and Battalion Chief Don Mazza will be retiring with a combined service of over 70 years to our department!

We will be marking the occasions with a retirement celebration on December 12th, starting at 1300 in the mainside firehouse. Local F-147 will be hosting the event and providing all food and beverages. All current, former and retired members and friends and family of the honorees are invited to attend.

Please help us give Chief Bell and Chief Mazza the proper sendoff they deserve!

November General Membership Meetings

Our next quarterly general membership meetings will take place on Tuesday, November 3rd and Wednesday, November 4th. Both meetings will start at 1700 sharp and take place at The Cabin on the patio (back room behind the fireplace).

Please make every effort to attend at least one of the meetings and please be on time. See you there...

Leave Donation Request

We are respectfully requesting Leave Donation for William Donahue, 25+ year firefighter and current Training Officer for Navy Earle F&ES, (Former Captain at Fort Monmouth Fd)

Billy is currently battling a serious infection in his knee after surgery and has been out of work since August.

Please consider donating at least 1 hour (or more) of leave to help him out. Billy has always been quick to help others in need and now it is up to us to return the favor.

Attached are the forms needed for donation, both in agency and out of agency.


Download: Donahue Leave Donation.zip
Local F-147 Updates

Please read the article titled "September 20th, 2015 Update" in the President's Corner to receive important updates


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