Danville Firefighters Local #429.
Danville Firefighters Local #429 raises funds each year to help our area residents in need. Groups that we have supported over the years include Aunt Martha's Health Care Network, Danville Areal Food Pantry, and the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Local 429 appreciates your continued support so that we can help those in need.
The IAFF has fought to save the lives of those with neuromuscular diseases since 1954. In addition to campaigns like Fill-the-Boot, thousands of fire fighters nationwide volunteer their personal time at MDA summer camps. Thank you to all who have supported the Danville Firefighters who have worked to Fill-the-Boot to help those affected with MDA live better lives. We appreciate your support.
It is the Mission Statement of the Danville Fire Department to protect the lives and property of our citizens by providing fire suppression, emergency medical services, and hazardous materials response. We prevent fires through fire safety education, code enforcement and fire investigation. We provide these services at the highest level feasible and we do so in a professional manner
15th Annual Poker Run
By Clicking Here, you can download our 2013 Poker Tournament Registration application packet.
Danville Firefighters IAFF Local 429 in conjunction with the Friendly Tavern of Danville will be sponsoring our 15th annual Poker Run on Saturday, July 13, 2013.
The Friendly’s Poker Run started in the summer of 1999. This will be our 9th consecutive event with the Friendly Tavern. Our goal is to raise money for local charities. In the past 14 years, over $75,000 has been generated for charitable organizations such as; Shop With A Cop, Make a Wish Foundation, Faith In Action, MDA, The Family Readiness Group, Aunt Martha’s Health Clinic, The Danville Area Food Pantry, The Red, White, & Blue Child Passenger Safety Team, Project Success, C.A.S.A, Peer Court, the 40 & 8, and the Veterans Administration.
Every year, we have been consistent in organizing a successful event. In 1999, The Friendly started with a group of 80 motorcycles. Since then, the numbers have increased to over 500 motorcyclists with over 700 participants.
This year we are once again seeking charitable organizations to partner with in our community to help raise funds for their organization. By Clicking Here, you can download our Poker Tournament application packet. This application, along with the other necessary paperwork as described in the packet, must be completed in full and returned no later than March 29, 2013. To read more about the requirements of the applicant, please download the application.
For more information contact Justin Watt, Local 429 Member, at (217) 497-3102.
Danville Police and Fire 2nd Annual 5K Walk / Run
Hello. I would like to invite you and your family to participate in the 2nd Annual Race for the Warriors 5K Run/Walk which is brought to you by the Danville Police Association Charitable Organization and Firefighters Local 429.
This race will be a family friendly 5K walk/run event starting and finishing at Danville Stadium. This course will take place on the paved roads surrounding Danville Stadium.
The purpose of this event is to raise funds to bring back a group of wounded veterans from VETSports to Danville in August of 2013. The members of VETSports will take on Danville’s own police officers and firefighters in a charity softball event on Saturday August 24th, 2013. All of the proceeds from the softball event will benefit local cancer survivors Alex McMahon and Kim Pasley.
Trophies will be given to the top six finishers (3 male & 3 female) of each age bracket:
10 & Under
Pre-registration is available until midnight on May 3rd. Each pre-registered participant will receive a race t-shirt.
$25 for each participant (includes race t-shirt)
$80 for a family (up to 4 entries) (includes race t-shirts)
$15 to register the day of the race which does not include a race shirt.
The race will be held on Saturday May 11th, 2013. Registration and shirt/bib pick-up will begin at 9:00 a.m. and the race will begin at 10:00 a.m.
Registration for this event can be found online at the following link:
http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=2090267 (Please copy and paste into your browser if the link is disabled.)There is a Facebook event page for the race. It is located at: https://www.facebook.com/events/431086273645973 (Please copy and paste into your browser if the link is disabled.)
For the Flier to this event, click HERE
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Finest vs. Bravest Planning Committee
Click HERE for the Charity Letter
Click HERE for the 501C Charitable Donation Letter
Danville Firefighters Local #429
Welcome to the official website of the firefighters of Danville, IL. We are members of Local 429 of the International Association of Firefighters. We hope that the information you find here will raise your interest and answer some of your questions about Danville's Bravest: the men and women of the Danville Fire Department, and the work we do. The Danville Fire Department was established in 1858. In 1935, The Danville Fire Department was unionized by the International Association of Firefighters. The Danville Fire Department proudly protects 33,800 people living in an area of 16.8 square miles. We operate out of 4 stations that protect a primarily residential area. Our department is a public department whose members are on a paid status. All of our 51 firefighters and lieutenants are members of Local 429, International Association of Firefighters.
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2012- 39th Biennial AFFI Convention
IAFF General President Harold Schaitberger pictured with Danville Local 429 retired Hank Shouse / Retired AFFI Trustee.
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