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2014-02-11 23:22:07

Action Training Systems and NVFC Team Up for $250K Training GiveawayVolunteer departments can apply for one of 50 training packages. Poulsbo, WA (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Action Training Systems (ATS) has teamed up with the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) to provide 50 online training packages to all-volunteer or mostly-volunteer departments, for a total of nearly $250,000 worth of training. Through the ATS/NVFC $250K Training Giveaway, eligible departments can apply for a training...

2012-01-13 08:00:00

Volunteer Emergency Services Recruitment and Retention Act Legislation Previously Introduced in the House by Representative Peter King Makes its Way to the Senate. Latham, New York (PRWEB) January 13, 2012 The Volunteer Emergency Services Recruitment and Retention Act (VESRRA), legislation endorsed by Penflex, Inc. and the National Volunteer Fire Council, was introduced in the House by Representative Peter King (R-NY) last January as H.R. 376. Recently the legislation, aimed at clarifying...

2011-05-06 11:43:00

BETHEL, Conn., May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cee Lo Green may be best-known for his break-up anthem 'Forget You,' which earned him a 2011 Grammy Award, but the entertainer today will change his tune to reveal a softer, more vulnerable side with the 'Thank You' charity track. Cee Lo will continue to tell his little-known personal rescue stories through original lyrics he created in tribute to the one million volunteer firefighters across the country.(1) It's his way of partnering with...

2010-11-02 00:00:38

National Volunteer Fire Council and Penflex, Inc. Make Progress on Legislation Aimed at Helping Volunteer Firefighters and EMS Workers In Their Recruitment and Retention Efforts Nationwide Latham, NY (PRWEB) November 1, 2010 Penflex, Inc., a professional services firm located in upstate New York, is reporting progress in the battle to increase awareness of the Volunteer Emergency Services Recruitment and Retention Act (VESRRA "“ H.R. 1792/S. 3319). To ramp up these efforts Penflex is...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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