December 2016 Newsletter

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 […]

October 2016 Newsletter

October 2016 Dear Gold Badge Members and Friends,  On Sunday, October 9th (1e-3), the National Fallen Firefighter Foundation will be hosting their annual Memorial Ceremony in Emmittsburg, MD. FF/PM Dan Capuano will be honored and many members from the CFD and GBS will be there to offer support. Safe travels all whom are traveling and please […]

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 […]

July 2016 Newsletter

July 2016 Dear Gold Badge Members and Friends,  GBS member, Janice Watroba passed away recently. Janice is the wife of LODD FM Walter Watroba whom died on November 22, 1976. Please keep Janice and her family in your prayers. On Friday, July 8th, (1d-2), LODD Anniversary Bell Ringing and lost Proclamation presentation to […]

June 2016 Newsletter

June 2016 Dear Gold Badge Members and Friends,  On Friday, June 3rd (2c-3), 30th Anniversary Ceremonial Bell Ringing for FF Teddy Jezuit, ARFF Rescue 3, O’Hare Airport at 8:00 a.m. All are welcome and keeping the Jezuit Family in our thoughts. On Saturday, June 4th (3c ems4), Annual Local 2 Picnic will be held at Sundown Meadows Grove located […]

May 2016 Newsletter

May 2016 Dear Gold Badge Members and Friends,  Thank you to all who helped celebrate GBS 25th Anniversary! A great time was had by all. Special thanks to Diane Patmon for planning this wonderful event, Ted Johnson and Fr. McNalis for working so hard on the photo presentation. Great job!! This is […]

April 2016 Newsletter

April 2016 Dear Gold Badge Members and Friends,  On April 1st, at 8:00 a.m., there will be a ceremonial bell ringing at Eng. 117, TL 14, Amb 15, 4900 West Chicago Avenue. The bell ringing will honor FF John (Jake) Hurter, commemorating the 30th Anniversary of his LODD. Keeping all the Hurters in […]

March 2016 Newsletter

March 2016 Dear Gold Badge Members and Friends,  CFD Gold Badge Society Scholarship applications for the Class of 2016 graduating (qualified) 8th grade 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 […]

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