Newsletters

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 […]

April 2018 Newsletter

Dear Gold Badge Members and Friends,  Thank you to all who have supported the GBS Scholarship Program. All applications were due On March 31st. Recipients will be awarded during June’s monthly mass. On Friday, April, 13th (3d-2) CFD vs CPD Battle of the Badges Charity Boxing Exhibition held at De […]

March 2018 Newsletter

Dear Gold Badge Members and Friends,  On February 13th, Commander Paul Bauer died in the Line of Duty from the Chicago Police Department. Commander Buaer leaves behind his wife Erin, and daughter Grace. We wish to extend our heartfelt condolences to them, their families, and the Chicago Police Department. CFD […]

January 2018 Newsletter

Dear Gold Badge Members and Friends,  Wishing everyone a peaceful and joyous 2018!! Thank you to those who gave financial and other support this past year assisting us in the GBS mission. At our January monthly meeting, Local 2 calendars will be available for members that would like one. Applications […]

December 2017 Newsletter

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 13, 2017,  at Public Safety Headquarters located at 3510 S. Michigan Ave beginning […]

November 2017 Newsletter

Dear Gold Badge Members and Friends,  Thank You Veterans! Happy Thanksgiving! Daylight Savings time ends Sunday, November 5th. Perfect time to change your batteries in your smoke and co2 detectors. On Thursday, November 2nd (3e-4) at 8:00AM, there will be a 5th Anniversary Bell Ringing in honor of Capt. Herbie […]

October 2017 Newsletter

Dear Gold Badge Members and Friends,  On Saturday October 7th (1a-2), the Fire Museum Of Greater Chicago will host a fundraiser at 115th Bourbon Street 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets are only $25(beer, wine, pop, and food). A ticket enters you in the grand raffle where you can win a […]

September 2017 Newsletter

Dear Gold Badge Members and Friends,  On Thursday, September 7th (1a-4), The Illinois Annual Survivors Conference will be held at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites of Carol Stream. For more details please contact Eileen at 708-560-5792 or cfdgoldbadge@aol.com On Sunday, September 16th (1d-1), the International Association of Firefighters will have […]

August Newsletter 2017

Dear Gold Badge Members and Friends,  Dear Gold Badge Members and Friends, Father Tom Mulcrone with his new 2017 Toyota Highlander (including gas cards)! Now that’s a great retirement gift! Courtesy of the entire Chicago Fire Department Family… those individuals and organizations who donated, bought coins, placed ads, shared memories, […]

July 2017 Newsletter

Dear Gold Badge Members and Friends,  Words from Fr. Tom: Dear Sisters and Brothers: I’m not sure there are enough words to express my gratitude for the tremendous outpouring of friendship, love, and support that I have received during these closing days of my tenure as your Chaplain. The highlight was last Thursday’s retirement […]