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2014 Massachusetts Fallen Firefighter Memorial Ceremony

HONOR GUARD, BAND & FIREFIGHTER PROCESSION
Uniformed firefighters, honor guards and pipes and drum bands are invited to participate in the official procession before the ceremony. 
Staging area: 
5:00PM
Boston Common (corner of Beacon and Charles Streets)

Fight Like TK

In early June, Tommy, the four year old son of our President Ed Kelly complained for several days of tummy aches. His parents, Katy and Eddie, decided on Sunday, June 8th to take him into Children’s Hospital just to make sure everything was ok.  Their lives were turned upside down when what they thought might be the flu or perhaps appendicitis was diagnosed to be stage four kidney Cancer. 

Within days Doctors had confirmed a Wilms’ Tumor - an oftentimes treatable cancer- however, it was not something they could simply remove. The cancer had metastasized to Tommy’s lungs and vena cava.  Tommy will have a tough road ahead, starting with chemotherapy treatment in an effort to shrink the tumor to a point that it can be removed.  After his next surgery, Tommy will continue chemotherapy for several months.

Six weeks after his initial diagnosis, Tommy has already overcome several obstacles to his treatment.  His wellness varies daily but, fortunately, the good days are starting to outnumber the bad and many of us have been able to enjoy that infectious smile of his!  Our prayer is that this trend continues until Tommy is Cancer free and beyond.

For more information, please click the logo at the top of the page to visit the web site dedicated to TK. The web site will be updated regularly with information about TK's progress and upcoming events to support his needs. 

www.FightLikeTK.com


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Statement for IAFF General President on the "Plot Against Pensions"

CLICK ON THE DOCUMENT ABOVE TO OPEN THE REPORT: "THE PLOT AGAINST PENSIONS"


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2014 Massachusetts Fallen Firefighter Memorial Ceremony

HONOR GUARD, BAND & FIREFIGHTER PROCESSION
Uniformed firefighters, honor guards and pipes and drum bands are invited to participate in the official procession before the ceremony. 
Staging area: 
5:00PM
Boston Common (corner of Beacon and Charles Streets)
Fight Like TK

In early June, Tommy, the four year old son of our President Ed Kelly complained for several days of tummy aches. His parents, Katy and Eddie, decided on Sunday, June 8th to take him into Children’s Hospital just to make sure everything was ok.  Their lives were turned upside down when what they thought might be the flu or perhaps appendicitis was diagnosed to be stage four kidney Cancer. 

Within days Doctors had confirmed a Wilms’ Tumor - an oftentimes treatable cancer- however, it was not something they could simply remove. The cancer had metastasized to Tommy’s lungs and vena cava.  Tommy will have a tough road ahead, starting with chemotherapy treatment in an effort to shrink the tumor to a point that it can be removed.  After his next surgery, Tommy will continue chemotherapy for several months.

Six weeks after his initial diagnosis, Tommy has already overcome several obstacles to his treatment.  His wellness varies daily but, fortunately, the good days are starting to outnumber the bad and many of us have been able to enjoy that infectious smile of his!  Our prayer is that this trend continues until Tommy is Cancer free and beyond.

For more information, please click the logo at the top of the page to visit the web site dedicated to TK. The web site will be updated regularly with information about TK's progress and upcoming events to support his needs. 

www.FightLikeTK.com

MDA Fighting Back Against ALS

#WeNeverForget #BostonStrong #BostonMarathon #WeRunTogether

Statement for IAFF General President on the "Plot Against Pensions"

CLICK ON THE DOCUMENT ABOVE TO OPEN THE REPORT: "THE PLOT AGAINST PENSIONS"

Million American Jobs Project

If we as American's spend just 5% more on American made products, we can create an economic tidal wave that will create a minimum of 1 million new jobs. Watch this short video to learn more… then share it with 2 friends.

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