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The African American Fire Fighters Historical Society 9th Annual Salute Dinner:
“Saluting African Americans in Labor”

Friday, June 21st 2019  6:00 Reception, 7:00 Dinner, 8:00 Program

Cylburn Arboretum’s Vollmer Center 4915 Greenspring Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21209

Celebrating:

10th Anniversary of The African American Fire Fighters Historical Society
75thAnniversary of the 555th Parachute Infantry Platoon, The Triple Nickle
(WWII Smokejumpers who protected the U.S. from Japanese Balloon Bombs and Forest Fires)

*Special Acknowledgements to the Events that Inspired the Establishment of The International Association of Black Professional Fire Fighters 50 Years Ago.*

Honoring:

Chief Toni Washington

10 Years of Service as the 1st Woman & African American Fire Chief to lead the City of Decatur, GA

Battalion Chief Tiffanye Wesley
The 1st African American Woman Battalion Chief in Arlington, VA and Northern VA

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AAFFHS 9th Annual Salute Dinner
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Past Events

Special thanks to all of those who came out to our 8th Annual Salute Dinner.  Stay tuned for more information about the 2019 event.

Friday, June 15, 2018

African American Fire Fighters
Historical Society’s 8th Annual Salute Dinner

Saluting First African Americans Promoted in the Fire Service of Maryland
Cylburn Arboretum’s Vollmer Center 4915 Greenspring Ave.
Honoring Director Emeritus Dr.John Hoglund of Maryland Fire Rescue Institute for his advocacy to address diversity and inclusion in the fire service profession
Recognizing the legacy; 50 years since Reverend Marion C. Bascom Sr. and Mr. Konstantine Prevas Esq. were sworn in as Baltimore City Fire Commissioners.
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Celebrating the 100 Year Formation of Arlington Va. Halls Hill Station #8

Recognizing IABPFF member organizations 50th Anniversary Cleveland, & 30th Anniversary of Alexandria, VA

Acknowledging the 1818 Legend of Molly Williams, First Recorded Woman Firefighter & Alexandria’s 1st African American Woman hired EMS Capitan Lisa Simba