Newsletters

March 2019 Newsletter

Dear Gold Badge Members and Friends,  CFD Gold Badge Society Scholarship applications for the Class of 2019 graduating (qualified) 8thgrade and High School senior children of active, retired, disabled, or deceased firefighters/paramedics of the Chicago Fire Department are now available. If your child or the child of someone you know […]

February 2019 Newsletter

Dear Gold Badge Members and Friends,  CFD Gold Badge Society Scholarship applications for the Class of 2019 graduating (qualified) 8thgrade and High School senior children of active, retired, disabled, or deceased firefighters/paramedics of the Chicago Fire Department are now available. If your child or the child of someone you know […]

January 2019 Newsletter

Dear Gold Badge Members and Friends,  Wishing everyone a peaceful and joyous 2019!! Thank you to those who gave financial and other support this past year assisting us in the GBS mission. Applications for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation 2019/2020 Scholarships will be accepted January 1 – April 1, 2019. […]

December Newsletter 2018

Dear Gold Badge Members and Friends,  Wishing everyone a joyous Christmas Season! Chicago Fire Department & Gold Badge Family has been cordially been  invited to participate in the Superintendent & Commissioner’s Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on December 14th(2a-3),  at Public Safety Headquarters located at 3510 S. Michigan Ave beginning at 12:00 […]

November 2018 Newsletter

Thank You Veterans! Happy Thanksgiving! Daylight Savings time ends Sunday, November 4th. Perfect time to change your batteries in your smoke and co2 detectors. On Tuesday, November 20th(2c-3), CFD Graduation at 6:00 p.m. held at Navy Pier. All welcome to attend. Please contact Eileen by email or phone. We will […]

October 2018 Newsletter

Dear Gold Badge Members and Friends,  Congratulations to newly appointed CFD Commissioner Richard C. Ford II. Thank you being a support to the CFD Gold Badge Society and look forward to working with you. Thank you to Local 2, especially Public Relations Director, Dave Quintaville for celebrating the CFD family […]

August 2018 Newsletter

Dear Gold Badge Members and Friends,  On Tuesday, August 21st, 10:00 AM, we will gather at the Quinn Academy to honor FF/EMT, ASR, Juan Bucio.  A replica badge will be unveiled in the badge case in his honor.  From there we will travel to the CFD Fallen Firefighter/Paramedic Memorial Park […]

July 2018 Newsletter

Dear Gold Badge Members and Friends,  Thank you to the Battle of the Badges Boxing Committee for the proceeds shared with the GBS from the annual CFD vs CPD Boxing Tournament. We also want to extend our gratitude to the many who attended this event which supports both our Scholarship […]

Newsletter May 2018

Dear Gold Badge Members and Friends,  On Tuesday May 8th, the State of Illinois 25th Annual Medal of Honor and Memorial Ceremony. The memorial will be held In Springfield at the State of Illinois Fire Fighter Memorial Site with Medal of Honor ceremonies held at the Prairie Capital Convention Center […]