February Events
FireHouse World Expo
Type:  Expo
Date:  February 15, 2009 -- February 19, 2009
Location:  San Diego, California
Web site:  http://www.firehouseworld.com/fhw/index.po
Summary:  Firehouse World brings together thousands of fire, rescue and EMS professionals from across the nation and around the world. You can learn from the best instructors in the industry and view the latest products and service at the West Coasts largest exhibit floor. This comprehensive five-day experience offers everything that a first responder needs to do their job.
Ice Rescue Technician Course
Type:  Seminar
Date:  February 7, 2009
Location:  Harrisville, New Hampshire
Web site:  http://www.lifesaving.com
Contact:  Gerry Dworkin
Email:  admin@lifesaving.com
Phone:  603/827-4139
Summary:  Comprehensive and fast-paced 8-hour program designed to provide Fire, Rescue, EMS, and Law Enforcement personnel with the skills and knowledge necessary to safety and effective respond to ice and cold water rescue and recovery incidents. Complies with NFPA 1670.
CHIEF Grants Public Safety Grant Writing National Seminar
Type:  Seminar
Date:  February 17, 2009 -- February 18, 2009
Location:  Charlotte, North Carolina
Web site:  http://www.chiefgrants.com
Contact:  David Furrer
Email:  DavidF@chiefsupply.com
Phone:  (888) 588-8569 ext. 4535
Summary:  80% success rate in helping students write winning grants Eligible to win up to $1,000 in equipment with the CHIEFs "More Responsive" Equipment GrantSince 2004, CHIEF Grants has helped Americas Public Safety Agencies win over Public Safety Grants ONLY.2 Instructors who are certified grant consultants and former public safety administrators Save $50 when registering more than 30 days out 100% Money-Back Satisfaction Guarantee
Ice Rescue Train-the-Trainer Academy
Type:  Seminar
Date:  February 19, 2009 -- February 22, 2009
Location:  Harrisville, New Hampshire
Web site:  http://www.lifesaving.com
Contact:  Gerry Dworkin
Email:  admin@lifesaving.com
Phone:  603/827-4139
Summary:  Intensive 3.5-day training program designed to train Public Safety and Rescue personnel as Ice Rescue Instructors. Upon successful completion, personnel are authorized to conduct Ice Rescue Awareness, Operations, and Technician level courses on behalf of their own departments/agencies.
The 14th Annual Jackson Fire Expo
Type:  Expo
Date:  February 21, 2009 -- February 22, 2009
Location:  North Canton, Ohio
Web site:  http://www.jacksonfirefighters.com
Contact:  Kai Rieger
Email:  seminarcoordinator@jacksonfirefighters.com
Phone:  330-832-9495
Summary:  The Jackson Professional Firefighters present the 14th Annual Jackson Fire Expo held at Stark State College. 6200 Frank Ave. NW, North Canton Ohio 44720 Registration, Vendor Exp, Coffee & doughnuts from 0730-0900 Program 0900-1200 Catered lunch included from 1200-1300 Program 1300-1630 hrs.Saturday Feb. 21, (Ret.) Asst. Chief Skip Coleman - "Searching Smarter."Sunday Feb. 22, Captain Mike Gagliano - "Air Management." Dont miss the areas "HOTTEST" annual fire expo!!
Battle of the Badges
Type:  Competition
Date:  February 21, 2009
Location:  Columbus, Ohio
Web site:  http://www.cff.org/centralohio/climb
Contact:  Shayna Daubert
Email:  sdaubert@cff.org
Phone:  (614) 846-2440
Summary:  An exhilarating stair-climbing competition that raises money and awareness for the work of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Join hundreds of Ohio firefighters and law enforcement officers at the Rhodes Tower on February 21-22 to race up 40 flights of stairs as part of a four-person relay team, or tackle the entire tower yourself. Youll be cheered on by Hooters girls and the fastest climbers will be recognized at the 2009 Arnold (Schwarzenegger) Fitness Expo.
2009 Winter SPAAMFAA Conference
Type:  Convention
Date:  February 25, 2009 -- February 28, 2009
Location:  Pomona, California
Web site:  http://www.crownfirecoachent.com/
Contact:  Mike Britt
Email:  rancoron@msn.com
Phone:  909-389-7049
Summary:  On Saturday, February 28 there will a Firematic Flea Market (7am-2:30pm), large static display of vintage fire apparatus (8am-3:30pm) and live pumping display of a horse-drawn steamer by the CSFA Steamer Team (1pm). These events are free and open to the public. McKinley Ave at White Ave, Pomona, CA, Sheraton Suites Hotel, L.A. County Fairplex. Hosted by the Southern CA Chapter of the Society for the Preservation and Appreciation of Antique Motor Fire Apparatus in America.