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Meeting Announcements


The Board of Directors meets the 1st Thursday of each month via tele-conference starting at 9:00AM or as otherwise called by the President.


Unless otherwise noted below, the CFFCA General Membership meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month.  All business lunch meetings start promptly at 11:30AM.


NEXT CFFCA General Business Meeting

Dec 19th, 2019


Christmas Social and Corporate Partner Appreciation


John Miller
CFFCA President


Royal Palm



(Meeting Location)

Hilton Orlando Altamonte

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Hilton - Orlando/
Altamonte Springs

350 Northlake Blvd, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701-5297
Tel: 407-830-1985
Fax: 407-331-2911 

Full service hot/cold lunch buffet $10pp including beverage, desert, tax and gratuity.

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  • Deliver association services in a business, yet social environment.

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AAWM Silver Award

U.S. Web Award

Golden Web Award 2003-04


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Current News and
Special Announcements


"Ten Years From Now"
October 22nd, 2019

Simon T. Bailey - Presenter

Breakthrough Strategist

The CFFCA held its monthly business meeting and program at the Hilton - Altamonte Springs on November 14th, 2019 with 28 in attendance.

Simon T. Bailey was the presenter who provided a very inspirational message about "Ten Years From Now".

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CFFCA VP Radzak with Speaker Simon Bailey
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"Maintaining Leadership Credibility"
October 22nd, 2019

Dr. Larry Ritcey - Presenter

The CFFCA held a 1-Day Leadership Seminar at the Hilton on Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019 with 47 officers in attendance and 21 agencies represented.

Thank you to our Seminar Co-Sponsors:

Tony Apfelbeck
Fisher Safety
CORE Construction Services
North American Fire Equipment Company

Please visit our Gallery for all seminar photos...

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Dr. Larry Ritcey
Leadership Seminar Group 2019
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CFFCA October 10th, 2019 Program

Annual 3rd Alarm Partners

On October 10th the CFFCA held its Annual 3rd Alarm Partner Showcase at the Hilton - Altamonte Springs with 13 Partners participating in the showcase with inside and outside displays. Over 80 attendees were present for this annual venue. View showcase photos on our Gallery Page.

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Showcase 2019
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9-11 Memorial Hilton
CFFCA 9-11 Memorial at the Hilton
Updated with the addition of the
Florida FF LODD  art piece entitled:

"The Final Alarm"

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CFFCA September 12th, 2019 Program

Dr. Larry Ritcey
Leadership Consultant

The Four R's When You Screw Up

Dr. Larry Ritcey
Dr. Ritcey and Chief Radzak

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The CFFCA luncheon for July was held at the FFCA Executive Development Conference venue site in Boca Raton with 54 registered and 48 attending.  Speakers consited of Chief Miller [FFCA/CFFCA President], FFCA 1st Vice President  Darrel Donatto, Julius Halas [Director State Fire Marshal's Office], and Chief John Fish [Florida Forestry Service].

A special presentation was made to the CFFCA by Chief Fish and Director Halas in recognition of CFFCA support and contribution to the Fallen FF Memorial at the State Capitol.

Special THANKS are also extended to the following Coporate Partners for graciously co-sponsoring the luncheon:

Bennett Fire Products Company, Inc.
Municipal Emergency Services
Municipal Equipment Company
REV RTC [Hall-Mark]
Valor First Responder Seating / Vista Brake Lock

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Boca Raton Luncheon 2019
Boca Raton State Presentation 2019
Boca Corp Sponsors
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Go to GALLERY PAGE to view all photos

Florida Fallen FF Memorial Unveiling
State Capitol Building - Tallahassee

April 1st. 2019

FFCA/CFFCA President John Miller attended the Fallen FF Memorial Ceremony at the State Capitol where the newly dedicated Fallen FF Memorial was unveiled in the presence of hundreds of fire officials, dignataries, and surviving family members of the fallen.

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FL Fallen FF Memorial Ceremony

[Photo L to R: Ray Colburn  - FFCA CEO, Chief John Miller - FFCA/CFFCA President, Chief Julie Downey  - FFCA Fire Chief of the Year, and Chief Otto Drozd - 2nd Vice President IAFC.]

Please browse ALL PHOTOS on our Gallery Page...

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2019 CFFCA Retiree Group Photo
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CFFCA Retiree Group 2019

Please visit our Gallery to see additional photos....

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Valencia College SPS-FRI Advertisement
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CONGRATS are in Order

Chief David Ezell - Clermont FD
David Ezell
Appointed Fire Chief
Clermont Fire Department

October 18th, 2019

[News Article]

Retired Chief Carle Bishop - Clermont FD
Carle Bishop
Clermont Fire Dept.

October 17th, 2019
49 Years Career Service

Chief Kim Neisler - 2019 Leadership Award
Kimberly Neisler
 Fire Chief - Retired
Maitland Fire Rescue
2019 Award Recipient
Fire Chief Craig E. Haun
Leadership Award


Truss Marking Follow-Up Report

Light-Weight Truss Roundtable
February 25, 2010

IRC Residential Sprinkler
Discussion Guide

IRC Residential Sprinkler PowerPoint Presentation

Chief Bugles

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Red Sky
We shall never forget...

Safe Haven Logo

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CFFCA is a supporting partner of  Safe Haven for Newborns. Public awareness signs with the above LOGO have been installed on all participating fire station facilities throughout the Central Florida area of Orange, Seminole, Osceola, and Lake Counties.