Jason Pope

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Wills for Heroes Program : Recruiting for a Low Country Event

At Nelson Mullins and Blackbaud, Inc. we appreciate the extraordinary sacrifices made by firefighters, police, and emergency medical technicians every day.  In an effort to show our appreciation for their efforts and sacrifices, we offer the Wills for Heroes Program. The program offers first response…

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Association Retirement Plan: 2nd Quarter Market Commentary

 Second Quarter 2017 Market Commentary Market Summary:  Thankfully the stock market has forward-looking tendencies, as the prospect of double-digit growth in corporate profits easily overshadowed an increasingly partisan political climate in the second quarter. S&P 500 stocks gained 3.1% during the period, bringing the S&P…

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Ready, Set, Go Train the Trainer

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Pre-Disaster Mitigation and Flood Mitigation Assistance grants

Good Afternoon, We are pleased to announce an update for the 2017 Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) and Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) grant programs. Congress has allocated $100 million towards PDM and $175 million for FMA. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is assessing how they will…

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Attention Members: Please register for this year’s conference

We are doing something new this year by requiring members to register for the annual Fire-Rescue Conference to be held June 12-17, 2017 in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Please visit the attendee page of the conference website, and there you will find the link to register….

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PRESS RELEASE: Fire Fatalities Outpacing Past Years

South Carolina State Firefighters’ Association Life Safety Education Section PRESS RELEASE March 22, 2016 Fire Fatalities Far Outpacing Past Years – Action Needed! As of March 21, South Carolina has experienced 40 fire deaths this year. Firefighters everywhere stand with the S.C. State Fire Marshal…

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Delegate Selection Process is Now Open

The conference delegate selection process is now open.  Like the previous two years, we will offer online voting for the 4th vice-president position.  That means selected delegates must have a registered email address on their membership profile in the Association Member Management System (MMS, online database)….

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Palmetto 800 P25 Upgrades

Please read the attached notice from the Palmetto 800 Radio Network. P-25 Letter 03-07-17 Date:                March 7, 2017 To:                   All Palmetto 800 System Users From:               George Crouch Subject:            Palmetto 800 P25 Upgrades “Immediate…

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Car seat inspections at your fire station?

Firefighters in South Carolina have been great leaders in the quest to keep children safe in motor vehicles. Currently, there are 40 fire stations that are car seat inspection stations where certified child passenger safety technicians provide assistance while educating caregivers on proper child restraint…

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Funeral arrangements announced for Katherine Iseman

SC Mutual Aid Channel 03 on the Palmetto 800 radio system (SCMA03) has been assigned to Kershaw County. Fire Departments sending apparatus are asked to use this channel for coordination. A Go Fund Me page has been set up to help with the funeral expenses….

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