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Suffolk Selects Schmittendorf for Scholarship Seminar

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suffolkchiefsTiger Schmittendorf will be the keynote presenter for the Suffolk County Fire Chiefs Council’s Scholarship Seminar on Friday – March 27, 2009.

Tiger’s “Leadership in the Firehouse” seminar will be held in the Berkner Hall auditorium of Brookhaven National Labs in Brookhaven (Long Island) NY.

The association’s 1st Vice President Chief Anthony LaFerrera first heard of Tiger Schmittendorf from his presentation at the FASNY Legislative Conference in October-2008.

Keeping People

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RecruitersGot any bright ideas?

Here’s a link to a FirefighterNation discussion started by a firefighter struggling to maintain the membership in his volunteer fire department.

“In my group we have people that come and don’t show up for 6 months; people who quit due to other members ill behavior and misconduct – and people who stay and do as they are told.

What do we do to keep members and to have the members come back?”

Join the Recruiters Group on FFN and chime in on the chat: Keeping People

Doyle sets out on new adventure to recruit volunteers

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This billboard for Doyle Hose Co. #1 in Cheektowaga NY was designed by Tiger Schmittendorf

This billboard for Doyle Hose Co. #1 in Cheektowaga NY was designed by Tiger Schmittendorf

“Life’s an adventure.” That’s the message that Doyle 1 Volunteer Firefighters, EMTs and Rescuers are sending in a new effort to encourage more citizens to become part of emergency services in Cheektowaga, NY.

Their goal is to motivate their residents to “Start Your Next Adventure” at Doyle 1 Fire/Rescue/EMS. Armed with posters, billboards and other marketing materials

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