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  • Basic Arson Investigator Class

    The Southwestern Illinois Police Academy will be presenting the 200-hour Basic Arson Investigator Class beginning June 28, 2021. This is a 5-week course, for fire personnel, is presented over 2 months and includes the 40-hour Mandatory Firearms Certification.

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    National VWS Fire Camp Scholarships

    Through a FEMA SAFER grant in partnership with with the IAFC's Volunteer and Combination Officers Section, the IAFC's National Volunteer Workforce Solutions program is offering $5,000 scholarships to 20 volunteer and combination fire departments across the country to produce a fire camp to help with recruitment efforts within their community. Preference will be given to departments who are using the fire camp to recruit women, minorities, and other underrepresented groups into their department.

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  • 2021 Explorers Weekend

    Due to UIUC COVID-19 restrictions, the 2021 Explorers Weekend in Champaign during June will be restricted to a 1-day event rather than the traditional 4-day format. Additionally, students and chaperones will not be provided overnight lodging as part of the event.

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  • Chief Al Yancey, Jr. Volunteer and Combination Officer Section

    I am excited to submit my name for re-election to the VCOS Board of Directors. I would like to continue to contribute as a board member.

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    50th Annual Symposium

    On behalf of the Illinois Fire Chiefs Association, I am thrilled to extend an invitation for you to attend our 50th Anniversary of the IFCA Symposium being held this coming May 12–14, 2021. Excitement fills the air, as plans are made to hold the Symposium once again with safety precautions being a top priority. The Symposium Committee has done an outstanding job to assure we have an event offering recognition, education, social networking and more.

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