Newsletters

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 […]

June Newsletter 2017

Dear Gold Badge Members and Friends,  Congratulations to Father John McNalis on becoming the new CFD Chaplain as of July 1.  We look forward to working with Fr. McNalis, a known friend to both the CFD and GBS.  He has been so instrumental in preserving our loved one’s history and […]

May 2017 Newsletter

Dear Gold Badge Members and Friends,  Tickets for Fr. Tom’s Gala will be ending on June 1st. All sales will be through www.ignitethespirit.org. The event will be, Thursday, June 15th, (1c-4) held at Hilton Chicago, 720 S Michigan, 6 – 11:00 PM. Cost is $125.00 with discounted parking of $15.00. […]

April 2017 Newsletter

Dear Gold Badge Members and Friends,  Tickets for Fr. Tom’s Gala went on sale Monday March 6th at 9:00 AM. All sales will be through www.ignitethespirit.org. The event will be, Thursday, June 15th, (1c-4) held at Hilton Chicago, 720 S Michigan, 6 – 11:00 PM. Cost is $125.00 with discounted parking of $15.00. Open seating. […]

March Newsletter 2017

Dear Gold Badge Members and Friends,  Sense of Urgency! Tickets for Fr. Tom’s Gala go on sale Monday March 6th at 9:00 AM. All sales will be through www.ignitethespirit.org. The event will be, Thursday, June 15th, held at Hilton Chicago, 720 S Michigan, 6 – 11:00 PM. Cost is $125.00 with discounted […]

February 2017 Newsletter

Dear Gold Badge Members and Friends,  A message from Fr. Tom Mulcrone; BACK, LOOKING AHEAD When Cardinal Bernardin in 1987 named me as the Chaplain of the Chicago Fire Department his letter of appointment stated that there was a term of office of 3 years for this position, renewable upon […]

January 2017 Newsletter

Dear Gold Badge Members and Friends,  Wishing everyone a peaceful and joyous 2017!! 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 2017-2018 Scholarships will be accepted January 1 – April 1, 2017. […]