Newsletters

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. […]

December 2016 Newsletter

December 2016 Dear Gold Badge Members and Friends,  GBS member, Pat O’Boyle Pemberton passed away on November 12th. Pat is the widow of LODD Lt. Thomas O’Boyle whom died on September 26th, 1995 and wife of Patrick Pemberton. Please keep Pat and her family in your prayers. Her bright smile will […]

November 2016 Newsletter

November 2016 Dear Gold Badge Members and Friends,  Thank You Veterans! Happy Thanksgiving! Daylight Savings time ends Sunday, November 6th. Perfect time to change your batteries in your smoke and co2 detectors. Saturday December 3rd, Local 2 Annual Toy Drive and Parade! For over 10 years, we have been always fortunate to raise […]

September 2016 Newsletter

September 2016 Dear Gold Badge Members and Friends,  On Saturday, September 10th (2a-d), Renegade Pigs Motorcycle Club, Southside Chicago Hitmen Chapter 12th Annual Run with the Pigs Poker Run Proceeds to benefit Fire Fighter (GBS)/Police charities $20 per person/rider ** Starting Time: 10 am First Stop: Guide’s Sports Bar, 5544 S Archer Ave, Chicago Second Stop: Tom’s Place, […]

August 2016 Newsletter

August 2016 Dear Gold Badge Members and Friends,  Thank you to CFD Bravest and CPD Finest for a fun filled yet rainy night at US Cellular for the Annual Classic Baseball Game on Wednesday, July 13th. Thank you to all volunteers who helped throughout the event especially Ted Johnson whom took the lead […]