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1 day ago

"Food Forest at the Park" Have you heard of a food desert? Not to be confused with dessert, it can be described as a neighborhood that does not have close access to a market with fresh produce. One solution to this issue is a food forest. The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) is supporting the Town of Pembroke Park's Vice-Mayor Howard Clark with his vision to grow and provide fresh fruits and vegetables for his local community members. Additionally, his team including Miriam and Brenda, intend on teaching individuals how to grow and maintain different crops. Today we focused on clearing weeds around the trunks of 50 papaya trees. Do you know the health benefits of papaya? Feel free to post.  #foodforest  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters

1 day ago

"Network Mixer at Juana's" The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) enjoyed an exciting evening at the Let's Talk Busine$$ Network Mixer. The Write Choice Consulting Firm's pick for Juana's Sports Bar and Grille, in the City of Miramar, was a great location for great connections! Big shout out to Telena Paris, the WCCF team, Comm. Maxwell Chambers and all attendees.  #networkmixer  #writechoiceconsultingfirm  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #ruggedglory  #ansinfoundation  #memorialhealthcare  #browardhealth  #charliplawgroup  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach

7 day ago

"Back to School at the Park" The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) supported the Town of Pembroke Park's annual Back to School Giveaway with Madam Mayor Ashira Moh, Vice-Mayor Howard Clark, Comm. Reynold Dieuveille, Comm. Geoffrey Jacobs and town employees. Special guests included former State Senator Daphne Campbell (Florida's first Haitian-American senator) and Lauderdale Lake's Madam Mayor Hazelle Rogers (former State Representative). The event included free backpacks, school supplies, haircuts, hair styles, bounce houses, snow cones and pizza. Great job by everyone involved including Alex, Spiderman, lil Spidey and the Blue Flame!  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters

21 day ago

"Community Risk Reduction" According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Community Risk Reduction (CRR) is defined as “programs, actions, and services used by a community, which prevent or mitigate the loss of life, property, and resources associated with life safety, fire, and other disasters within a community.” The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) embraces the concept of CRR in a another way. We describe the process as identifying potential hazards that affect our youths and young adults and then we develop strategies to eliminate the threats: illegal drugs, violence, crime, poverty, physical/mental abuse, bullying and unhealthy lifestyle choices. First, we identify youth that are in need of assistance. Secondly, we provide life skills and conduct firefighter orientations. Thirdly, we support other local organizations that provide services and critical resources that helps our younger generations. This message is approved by the Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida). *We do not represent nor endorse NFPA.  #cityofmiramar  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #ruggedglory  #ansinfoundation  #memorialhealthcare  #browardhealth  #charliplawgroup  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark

24 day ago

"A Journey to Success: Fire Marshal" When I was an adolescent in Queens, N.Y., firefighters saved our home by suppressing a boiler fire next to my bedroom. I remember another incident when EMTs arrived in time to save my sister's life as she was choking on candy from trick-or-treating. One night I watched firefighters save an elderly lady around the corner who was trapped on the second floor of her burning home. Those memories left a lasting impression on my mind about the fire service as a worthy profession. Fast forward years later to South Florida. Becoming a firefighter was the furthest thought from my mind. I didn't know anyone who was a firefighter until I met a friend who worked for a local fire department. He encouraged me to pursue firefighter as a career. Also, he told me about fire inspector as another option. I decided to pursue both occupations. However, it was not easy as I struggled financially to pay for the preliminary requirements, programs, books and uniforms. The administrator for the fire academy encouraged me to stay the course and not to give up. The fire service has changed my life ever since and I will always remember those who helped me along the way. This is why we pay it forward. I hope that this helps someone. Thank you Wayne Knight, Dwight Nicholas, Verone Burton, Chief David Logan and Chief Bob Brown! Sincerely, Bruce Britton  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #ruggedglory

27 day ago

"A Journey to Success" When I was younger my go to for career day was always to dress up as a police officer. I used to get so excited in my well pressed uniform and pretending that I was preparing myself to protect the city. It has always been a dream of mine to save lives and protect my country. However, one day my mother and I were browsing through different career fields and we came across the EMS profession. I conducted so much research on it that day as my passion for EMS grew fonder. I wanted to know what was the first step to achieve this rewarding career and that’s when I discovered PFA South Florida. They have been instrumental with my journey by educating, motivating and inspiring me. Also, they jumpstarted my career by helping me land a job at an ambulance company. Today I stand proud as a paramedic and everyday I wake up feeling ecstatic that I chose the right path. However, it doesn’t stop here because I look forward to becoming part of a leading fire-rescue department one day. I desire to be that superhero who everyone could look up to while helping others during their most desperate times of need. Thanks PFA South Florida. You guys are a blessing!  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #ruggedglory  #ansinfoundation  #memorialhealthcare  #browardhealth  #cityofmiramar  #charliplawgroup  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #pompanobeachhousingauthority

1 month ago

"Life and Fire at the Fort II" The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) strives to educate and motivate our youngsters with Life Skills and Firefighter Orientations. Today's audience members consisted of local teenagers at the Urban League of Broward County. Thank you Captain Stephen Hill and BSO Fire Engine crew 14 for an excellent apparatus overview. Shout out to Kedelon Polliard with another mission completed. Over and out!  #bsofirerescue  #fortlauderdale  #urbanleague  #cityofmiramar  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #ruggedglory  #ansinfoundation  #memorialhealthcare  #browardhealth  #circleofbrotherhood

1 month ago

"Mock Interviews" The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) conducts mock interviews for their affiliates. Oral boards can be "nerve-racking" for interviewees. Relax and gather your thoughts before the interview. Speak clearly and maintain eye contact with each interviewer. In conclusion, please explain why we should select you for the job instead of the other candidates?  #mockinterview  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #ruggedglory  #ansinfoundation  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling  #jlfurniture  #planetprinter  #echo1studio  #dunkindonuts  #circleofbrotherhood

1 month ago

"River Run Fun" The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) supported Maggie Prezeau, Mr. "M" and Gerald with the Youth Force Summer Program at River Run Park in the City of Beauty and Progress. We thank Battalion Chief Vrklan and Miramar's Bravest, Captain Pender and Ladder crew 70, for an excellent display of their largest fire apparatus to our youth! independencedayparade  #cityofplantation  #pfasouthflorida  #cityofmiramar  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #ruggedglory

1 month ago

"Fourth of July Parade" All for one, one for all. The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) marched in the Fourth of July Parade for the City of Plantation. Hats off to the Plantation Fire Department for presenting a strong show of force. Our march was dedicated to all of those whose lives have been sacrificed and those who sacrificed their lives so that we may live. We will never forget! *91 degrees, 3.2 miles, 6mph march in cadence led by Sarge Georges, Ret. US Army  #fourthofjuly  #fourthofjulyparade  #independencedayparade  #cityofplantation  #pfasouthflorida  #cityofmiramar  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #trailblazers  #circleofbrotherhood

1 month ago

"Juneteenth in Action" Elected officials, non-profit organizations, community activists and concerned citizens of Broward County gathered at the Old Dilliard Museum to support the annual Juneteenth event: Broward Black Action Plan. The intent is to create partnerships between local organizations that are committed to solving the issues concerning high rates of poverty, unemployment, crime, incarceration and under representation throughout various sectors of our society. The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) congratulates Broward County Vice-Mayor Dale Holness and his team for another successful gathering of brilliant minded problem solvers who are dedicated to the cause!  #juneteeth  #browardcounty  #browardblackactionplan  #fortlauderdale  #pfasouthflorida  #cityofmiramar  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #trailblazers

2 month ago

"Fire Rescue" Fire Rescue basically consists of responding to emergencies: mainly EMS calls, fire alarms and hazardous conditions. However, Fire Rescue has a deeper meaning for us. "Fire" is anything that is dangerous or destructive to life. This may be illegal drugs, violence, crime, poverty, physical/mental abuse, bullying and unhealthy lifestyle choices. "Rescue" involves reaching out to our youths and young adults including at-risk teens and borderline juveniles. The goal is to help steer them away from a path of destruction for a path of success. We waited patiently until we realized that God was waiting on us. We have received our orders and remain committed and dedicated to the mission. We are coming to a city near you! This message is approved by the Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida).  #cityofmiramar  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #ruggedglory  #circleofbrotherhood

2 month ago

"Overtime" Overtime for us has a totally different meaning. It is the extra time that we have been given on earth and the work that is required of us. Anyone who knows our stories, understands that we could've been deceased on several occasions when we were youngsters. You may share similar experiences. It is only because of God's grace why we are still alive as many of us have been saved for a purpose. The mission is bigger than us and that is why we are intentional when it comes to our youth and young adults. We engage them with Life Skills and career opportunities such as the Fire Service. However, we also discuss various professions that only require certifications as opposed to a college degree. We understand that not all of our children will obtain a college scholarship, have the finances to pay for tuition or simply do not desire to attend a higher education institution. Its simple - we invest in our children and young adults because they are our future. We serve our communities because we are those same children. We understand the challenges that they face on a daily basis and are not quick to judge them. Prayer and compassion are needed but actions are also required. We remain unwavering and relentless against all destructive forces towards our youth. This is what we have been called to do and we will continue to answer the call! The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida)  #cityofmiramar  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #ruggedglory  #ansinfoundation  #memorialhealthcare  #browardhealth  #charliplawgroup  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #pompanobeachhousingauthority  #cityoflauderdalelakes  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling  #bsofirerescue  #planetprinter  #echo1studio  #refreshlive

2 month ago

"Farmshare in the Park" The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) supported Madam Mayor Mohammed, Vice-Mayor Clark, Comm. Jacobs and the Town of Pembroke Park with Farmshare. We thank everyone who came out and provided assistance with the event including Broward Sheriff's Office Law Enforcement and Fire Rescue members.  #cityofmiramar  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #ruggedglory  #ansinfoundation  #memorialhealthcare  #browardhealth  #charliplawgroup  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #pompanobeachhousingauthority  #cityoflauderdalelakes  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling  #bsofirerescue  #planetprinter  #echo1studio  #refreshlive

2 month ago

"Faculty, Family and Friends BBQ" The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) attended a barbecue and ribbon cutting event for a new chickee (tiki) at the Lauderdale Lakes Middle School. It will serve as a gathering place for community members. Did you know that according to state law, chickees can only be built by a Seminole native? We learned about the new programs and services that the faculty is introducing to their students and parents. We thank Principal Dr. Howard Jones, Community Liaison Latosha Bright and Asst. Principal Rosheika Rolle for the invite. You have our support!  #cityofmiramar  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #ruggedglory  #ansinfoundation  #memorialhealthcare  #browardhealth  #charliplawgroup  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #pompanobeachhousingauthority  #cityoflauderdalelakes  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling  #bsofirerescue  #planetprinter  #echo1studio  #refreshlive

2 month ago

"June is Caribbean American Heritage Month" The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) celebrates our Caribbean heritage and their contributions to our nation. Big up our brothers and sisters in the fire service/EMS, healthcare profession, public safety and the armed forces. Lighters in di air!  #cityofmiramar  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #ruggedglory  #ansinfoundation  #memorialhealthcare  #browardhealth  #charliplawgroup  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #pompanobeachhousingauthority  #cityoflauderdalelakes  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling  #bsofirerescue  #planetprinter  #echo1studio  #refreshlive

2 month ago

"Memorial Day" The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) honors our service men and women who have shed their blood on the battlefields at home and abroad. Rest in Peace.  #cityofmiramar  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #ruggedglory  #ansinfoundation  #memorialhealthcare  #browardhealth  #charliplawgroup  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling  #bsofirerescue  #planetprinter

2 month ago

"Honoring Trailblazers of the Fire Service" There are many people who perform great deeds on a daily basis and do not seek anything in return. They have gone above and beyond to help countless numbers of people for many years. They transform the lives of strangers, students, colleagues and families for better. Some of these same individuals have made sacrifices and put their own careers at risk by standing up for what is right. When faced with adversity, many of them persevered and remained steadfast with good character and integrity. They have taught us to keep our heads high, stay the course and never give up. All of us have needed some help along the way and without these types of courageous and motivational leaders we wouldn't be where we are today. A simple "thank you" has always been good enough for them. However, on Saturday, May 4th we honored these eight Trailblazers of the Fire Service who have paved the way for so many of us. Join us next year for another amazing event!  #cityofmiramar  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighter  #ruggedglory  #ansinfoundation  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling  #bsofirerescue  #browardhealth  #planetprinter  #echo1studio  #refreshlive  #thehomelady

3 month ago

"Honoring Trailblazers of the Fire Service 2019" They do not operate spaceships, use time warps and battle alien forces from other galaxies. They are our "real-life" sheroes and heroes. On Saturday morning, May 4th, eight leaders were honored as "Trailblazers of the Fire Service" at the Miramar Cultural Center. This ceremony included Caribbean flavor with a touch of Southern charm for an exciting South Florida style celebration. Once again, we congratulate all honorees for their dedication and service to others. Additionally, we thank all of our sponsors, association members family members, friends, guests and dignitaries who supported this amazing event! *Special thanks to our Honorary Chair Comm. Maxwell Chambers, Keynote Speaker, Ret. Captain Jerome Byrd Sr. and our Trailblazers committee members: V. Elaine Stevens, Lorraine Knowles and Joe Alexander We hope that you enjoy the photos and see you next year. Save the date May 2nd, 2020!  #cityofmiramar  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #ruggedglory  #ansinfoundation  #memorialhealthcare  #browardhealth  #charliplawgroup  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling  #bsofirerescue  #planetprinter

3 month ago

"Honoring Trailblazers of the Fire Service 2019" They do not have magical powers or super human strength. However, they possess courage, honor, love, integrity and faith just to name a few. They are our "real-life" sheroes and heroes. On Saturday morning, May 4th, eight leaders were honored as "Trailblazers of the Fire Service" at the Miramar Cultural Center. This ceremony included Caribbean flavor with a touch of Southern charm for an exciting South Florida style celebration. Once again, we congratulate all honorees for their dedication and service to others. Additionally, we thank all of our sponsors, association members family members, friends, guests and dignitaries who supported this amazing event! *Special thanks to our Honorary Chair Comm. Maxwell Chambers, Keynote Speaker, Ret. Captain Jerome Byrd Sr. and our Trailblazers committee members: V. Elaine Stevens, Lorraine Knowles and Joe Alexander We hope that you enjoy the photos and see you next year. Save the date May 2nd, 2020!  #cityofmiramar  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #ruggedglory  #ansinfoundation  #memorialhealthcare  #browardhealth  #charliplawgroup  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling  #bsofirerescue  #planetprinter

4 month ago

"Leprechauns on Las Olas (Lolos)" The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) participated in the 2019 Fort Lauderdale St. Patty's Day Parade. Leprechauns, shenanigans, shamrocks and halligans. May your days be lengthy and mi gold be plenty! Big shout out to Chief Lucas, Fort Lauderdale Fire-Rescue and thanks to all of our supporters!  #fortlauderdalestpatricksdayparade  #stpatricksdayparade  #stpatricksday  #cityoffortlauderdale  #stpattysparade  #ministry  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighter

4 month ago

"Push, Push, Push, Pompano" The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) supported Pompano Beach Fire Rescue (PBFR) with their "free" hands only CPR reoccuring sessions. Lead Instructor Darren Davis and pre-med students from American Heritage High School provided one-on-one instruction to all learners. Additionally, Jodie Haven of Pompano Beach CERT engaged community members while infant car seats were being installed by PBFR fire inspector and firefighter-paramedics for a great multi-service event. Thanks to Chief Jurgle for the invite and nice seeing EMS Chief Galgano again. Chief Jurgle is a "Trailblazer of the Fire Service" 2018 honoree. PFA South Florida reminds you not to miss our upcoming "Firefighter Orientation" which will be held at this same location: Pat Larkin Community Center on Tuesday, February 26th for 6:00pm. It is also "free"! *"Red, black and green" T-shirts in celebration of Black History were unveiled today. We thank everyone who gave a donation as their T-shirts are packaged for delivery.  #blackhistorymonth  #blackhistory  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #ruggedglory  #browardcollege  #ansinfoundation  #americanambulance  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #vitashealthcare  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling  #jlfurniture  #coxmediagroup  #cpr  #handsonlycpr

4 month ago

"Three Books on Fire Service History" The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) recommends three "must read" books that captures the history of the fire service from three different African-American Chief perspectives: "Fighting More Than Fires" by Charles Phillips, Ret. Chief/Director Miami-Dade Fire Rescue (top left). https://www.amazon.com/Fighting-More-Than-Fires-Miami-Dade/dp/1484907981 "Triumph" by Floyd Johnson, Ret. Chief Miami Beach Fire Rescue/City of Miami Fire Rescue (bottom left). https://www.amazon.com/Triumph-Journey-African-American-Childhood-Chief/dp/147710268X "Black Heroes of Fire" by Dekalb Walcott, Ret. Chief Chicago Fire Dept. (right). Www.blackheroesoffire.com These historical masterpieces will transport you back in time and put you in the minds of trailblazers who perservered against all odds. At the same time, they forged "new" paths of opportunities for fire service professionals as they climbed the "ladder of success" one rung at a time. We thank you for your dedicated service and unwavering commitment to help others.  #firechiefs  #blackfirefighters  #blackhistorymonth  #blackhistory  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #ruggedglory  #browardcollege  #ansinfoundation  #americanambulance  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #vitashealthcare  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling  #jlfurniture  #coxmediagroup

4 month ago

"Trailblazer of the Fire Service" Vice-Mayor Dale V.C. Holness, Broward County The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) honors "Trailblazers of the Fire Service" who have paved the way for future generations of fire service and public safety professionals. We thank you for your years of committment to increase diversity and inclusion within fire departments throughout Broward County. We follow your footsteps and pay it forward!  #blackhistorymonth  #blackhistory  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #ruggedglory  #browardcollege  #ansinfoundation  #americanambulance  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #vitashealthcare  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling  #jlfurniture  #coxmediagroup

4 month ago

"The 2019 Trailblazer Honorees are Here"! The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) invites you to join us for the 2nd Annual "Honoring the Trailblazers of the Fire Service Brunch". We are honoring several outstanding pioneers, mentors, and public servants from within our communities. This spectacular event is taking place in Miramar, the City of Beauty and Progress. The Miramar Cultural Arts Center provides the perfect atmosphere for this prestigious ceremony. Congratulations to all of the 2019 honorees and a special thanks to all of our sponsors and supporters. We hope to see you there! Saturday, May 4th, 2019 10:00 am - 12:30 pm. Doors open at 9:00 am. Miramar Cultural Arts Center 2400 Civic Center Miramar, FL 33025 The venue is limited to 300 seats and it is a "first come, first serve basis". Tickets are $50.00 each and must be purchased in advance at the following eventbrite link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/honoring-trailblazers-of-the-fire-service-brunch-tickets-58464121762?aff=ebdssbdestsearch *Table sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, contact us at (888) 435-7804  #cityofmiramar  #miramar  #trailblazersbrunch  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #ruggedglory  #browardcollege  #ansinfoundation  #americanambulance  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #vitashealthcare  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling  #jlfurniture

4 month ago

"Mock Interview" The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) provides mock interviews for our affiliates. Panel interviews are a "make it or break it" for so many candidates. In many cases, the "buck stops" there because the interviewee is lacking one or a few items that are necessary to pass this part of the hiring process. In a nutshell, fire-rescue departments want to know that they are selecting the best person for the next 25 years. Why do you want to become a firefighter? What makes you the best candidate? Do you prefer ice coffee with caramel or hot coffee with cream and sugar?  #mockinterview  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #ruggedglory  #browardcollege  #ansinfoundation  #americanambulance  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #vitashealthcare  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling  #jlfurniture  #dunkindonuts  #DD

6 month ago

"Stop the Violence" The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) remembers and supports MSD, the families, friends and communities of victims across our nation who suffer from gun violence. May their lives never be forgotten! This photo was taken one year ago during "MSD Silent March" by PFA South Florida, St. Lukes Masonic Lodge  #530 and Coral Springs MLK Committee https://wsvn.com/news/local/local-firefighters-host-silent-march-to-honor-parkland-shooting-victims/  #msdstrong  #parklandstrong  #stoptheviolence  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #ruggedglory  #browardcollege  #ansinfoundation  #americanambulance  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #vitashealthcare  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling

6 month ago

Trailblazer of the Fire Service" Ret. Chief Levi Thomas The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) honors "Trailblazers of the Fire Service" who have paved the way for future generations of fire service and public safety professionals, including ourselves. We thank you for your dedicated years of service, mentorship and guidance. We follow your footsteps and pay it forward!  #blackhistorymonth  #blackhistory  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #ruggedglory  #browardcollege  #ansinfoundation  #americanambulance  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #vitashealthcare  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling  #jlfurniture  #coxmediagroup

6 month ago

"Broward Regional Dept. Juvenile Justice" The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) visited Broward Regional Juvenile Detention Center. No mobile devices for photographs or communication are allowed. That doesn't matter, you call, we come, we deliver to our sons and daughters because they are our future. In summary, we spent hours sharing knowledge and interacting with some brilliant young minds that simply need to hear the "truth" along with some guidance and direction from individuals who can relate. Additionally, we emphasized that their current situation should not deter them from their future aspirations. Hopefully, the experience was motivational and productive for everyone who was involved. We thank Dr. Poitier-Liscombe, DJJ staff members and Broward County Corrections for giving us the opportunity to serve our youngsters. Stay strong!  #blackhistorymonth  #blackhistory  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #ruggedglory  #browardcollege  #ansinfoundation  #americanambulance  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #vitashealthcare  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling  #jlfurniture  #coxmediagroup

6 month ago

"Trailblazer of the Fire Service" Ret. Chief Joe T. Pryor The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) honors "Trailblazers of the Fire Service" who have paved the way for future generations of fire service and public safety professionals, including ourselves. We thank you for your dedicated years of service, mentorship and guidance. We follow your footsteps and pay it forward!  #blackhistorymonth  #blackhistory  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #ruggedglory  #browardcollege  #ansinfoundation  #americanambulance  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #vitashealthcare  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling  #jlfurniture  #coxmediagroup

6 month ago

"Firefighter Orientation" The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) is hosting a "free" Firefighter Orientation at the Pat Larkin Community Center 520 MLK Blvd. in Pompano Beach on Tuesday, February 26th. Learn about rewarding career opportunities within the fire service. It begins at 6pm and we look forward to seeing you there!  #pompanobeach  #cityofpompanobeach  #firefighters  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #ruggedglory  #browardcollege  #ansinfoundation  #americanambulance  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #vitashealthcare  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling  #coxmedia  #ljfurniture

6 month ago

"Trailblazer of the Fire Service" Ret. Chief Charles Phillips The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) honors "Trailblazers of the Fire Service" who have paved the way for future generations of fire service and public safety professionals, including ourselves. We thank you for your dedicated years of service, mentorship and guidance. We follow your footsteps and pay it forward!  #blackhistorymonth  #blackhistory  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #ruggedglory  #browardcollege  #ansinfoundation  #americanambulance  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #vitashealthcare  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling

6 month ago

"Red, Black and Green" The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) are wearing shirts in celebration of Black History Month (February). The colors of red, black and green represent the Pan-African flag that was created by Marcus Mosiah Garvey Jr. in 1920. Garvey stated that, "A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots". We remember our history, serve our communities and strive to create a better world for future generations! Please join us in celebration today and make a minimum donation of $25.00 to PFA South Florida. Receive one (1) limited edition "Red, Black and Green" shirt. The transaction can be made via PayPal. Enter "Pfasouthflorida  @gmail.com" along with your size(s) to complete your order. Shipping and handling is included. * All proceeds will benefit PFA South Florida community activities for your local youths and young adults.  #blackhistorymonth  #blackhistory  #blackhistorymonth  #blackhistory  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #ruggedglory  #browardcollege  #ansinfoundation  #americanambulance  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #vitashealthcare  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling

6 month ago

"Trailblazer of the Fire Service" Ret. Lt. Bobby G. Glenn The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) honors "Trailblazers of the Fire Service" who have paved the way for future generations of fire service and public safety professionals, including ourselves. We thank you for your dedicated years of service, mentorship and guidance. We follow your footsteps and pay it forward!  #blackhistorymonth  #blackhistory  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #ruggedglory  #browardcollege  #ansinfoundation  #americanambulance  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #vitashealthcare  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling

6 month ago

"Trailblazers' Last Shift Memorial" The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) honors all "Trailblazers of the Fire Service" across the globe. In celebration of Black History Month, we recognize the men and women of South Florida who have paved the way for future generations of fire service and public safety professionals, including ourselves. We thank you for your dedicated years of service, mentorship and guidance. You will never be forgotten as we pay it forward!  #blackhistorymonth  #blackhistory  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #ruggedglory  #browardcollege  #ansinfoundation  #americanambulance  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #vitashealthcare  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling

6 month ago

"3rd Annual BMSD MLK Day of Service" The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) joined Brother Ware of OIC to paint the exterior of homes in Fort Lauderdale's Boulevard Heights neighborhood. We thank everyone who volunteered to help others in need.  #mlkdayofservice  #bmsd  #fortlauderdale  #cityoffortlauderdale  #oic  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #ruggedglory  #browardcollege  #ansinfoundation  #americanambulance  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #vitashealthcare  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling

6 month ago

"On the Air with Mature Life Radio" The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) thanks host Cheryl Gaston for featuring us on "Mature Life Radio". In a nutshell, we talked about our mission and elaborated on our motto, "Tradition. Service. Progress." TRADITION. We honor the trailblazers who paved the way for generations of fire service professionals. The "Trailblazers of the Fire Service", is an award ceremony that recognizes outstanding individuals as pioneers, mentors and public servants throughout our communities. Also, the event is a scholarship fundraiser for students who need financial assistance with EMS, fire academies and Fire Inspector programs. The 2nd annual event will take place on Saturday, May 4th, 2019 at the Miramar Cultural Arts Center in City of Beauty & Progress, Miramar. SERVICE. PFA South Florida leads by example with community service across the region. Between 2017 - 2018, we engaged our community members with over 120 presentations and community events to reach thousands of youths and young adults. PROGRESS. Our Firefighter Orientations provide insight for rewarding career opportunities in the fire service and public safety profession. Our Life Skills lessons instill a foundation of personal empowerment, accountability and a "road map" for sucess. Since 2010, Firefighter Orientations have inspired many individuals to successfully become fire service professionals across the state and out-of-state. In conclusion, we ask that they pay it forward!  #matureliferadio  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #ruggedglory  #browardcollege  #ansinfoundation  #americanambulance  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #vitashealthcare  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling  #firefighters

6 month ago

PFA Visits BA" The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) conducted a Firefighter Orientation and Life Skills lesson for a captive audience at Boyd Anderson High School located in the City of Lauderdale Lakes. This group of students expressed serious interest in learning more about the fire service as a career. We will follow up with future classes that will help to prepare them for EMS and fire academy programs. We thank BRACE counselor Ms. Cox-Creary for inviting us. Cobras, get ready to strike!  #boydandersonhighschool  #boydanderson  #browardpublicschools  #cityoflauderdalelakes  #lauderdalelakes  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #ruggedglory  #browardcollege  #ansinfoundation  #americanambulance  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #vitashealthcare  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling  #firefighters

6 month ago

"Miramar MLK Parade 2019" The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) supported the annual City of Miramar Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. parade. As we reflect on the sacrifices that Dr. King and many unsung civil rights activists made for us, we are reminded of carrying on their legacy with community service, mentorship and guidance for our youths and young adults. Big up everyone who supported a MLK parade within their community or participated in a Day of Service in his honor!  #mlkdayparade  #miramar  #cityofmiramar  #shermancircle  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #ruggedglory  #browardcollege  #ansinfoundation  #americanambulance  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #vitashealthcare  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling

6 month ago

"Fort Lauderdale MLK Parade 2019" The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) marched in the annual City of Fort Lauderdale Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. parade. As we reflect on the sacrifices that Dr. King and many unsung civil rights activists made for us, we are reminded of carrying on their legacy with community service, mentorship and guidance for our youths and young adults. Big shout out to everyone who supported a MLK parade within their community or participated in a Day of Service in his honor!  #mlkdayparade  #fortlauderdale  #cityoffortlauderdale  #sistrunk  #dorseyriverbend  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #ruggedglory  #browardcollege  #ansinfoundation  #americanambulance  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #vitashealthcare  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling

7 month ago

"Firefighter Orientation and Life Skills at Dilliard" The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) delivers the first Firefighter Orientation and Life Skills of the year for middle grade students at the Dilliard High School campus. Life Skills is emphasized because they include topics such as critical thinking, good decision-making and accountability, just to name a few. Our presentations involve the consequences of gang life, illegal drug use, criminal activity, violence and the court/prison system. We teach proper police interaction, respect for their peers/females, conflict resolution and the importance of academics, scholarships and career planning. In a nutshell, "Make no excuses for success". We thank Educator Delvin Rogers for inviting us again.  #dilliardhighschool  #browardpublicschools  #fortlauderdale  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #ruggedglory  #browardcollege  #ansinfoundation  #americanambulance  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #vitashealthcare  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling

7 month ago

"Rugged Glory Meets PFA South Florida" The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) is proud to display this customized axe which was handcrafted by world reknown Rugged Glory Company. Historically, the pick-axe is a standard forcible entry tool that is used for cutting or chopping. For us, the pick-axe symbolically represents "the fighting spirit" to enter dangerous environments, mitigate hazards and save lives. PFA South Florida is committed to community outreach which is similar in a spiritual and physical perspective. We visit underserved communities throughout the South Florida region all year round and strive to change the lives of youths and young adults in a positive way. In summary, we thank Rugged Glory for creating this wonderful masterpiece that exemplifies our spirit, vision and mission to serve our communities. We're coming to a community near you soon! https://www.ruggedglory.co  #ruggedglory  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #browardcollege  #ansinfoundation  #americanambulance  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #vitashealthcare  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling

7 month ago

"Toys From the Town" The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) assisted Santa Clause with the Town of Pembroke Park's 20th annual toy giveaway. All children received gifts and enjoyed snacks, pizza, bounce houses and live music. We thank Madam Mayor Ashira Mohammed, Vice-Mayor Howard Clark, Commissioner Georgina Cohen, all town employees, Santa Clause, BSO firefighters and every volunteer who helped to make this a good ole jolly event. Happy Holidays to everyone!  #christmastoygiveaway  #townofpembrokepark  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #browardcollege  #ansinfoundation  #americanambulance  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #cityofpompanobeach  #vitashealthcare  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling

7 month ago

"New Homeowners Welcome to Fire Safety" The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) delivered a Firefighter Orientation/Fire Safety lesson for a new homeowners workshop in the City of Fort Lauderdale. Attendees learned about fire safety tips for the most dangerous season of the year - winter. Also, they learned how to use a fire extinguisher. Do you know what the acronym P.A.S.S. stands for? We thank Cynthia Martin of Habitat for Humanity and speakers from KidSafe, TD Bank and students from Cypress Bay H.S. Keep your natural Christmas tree moist, don't overload electrical circuits and turn off holiday lights before leaving your home or going to bed. Have a safe and Happy Holidays!  #habitatforhumanity  #cityoffortlauderdale  #fortlauderdale  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #pfasf  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #browardcollege  #ansinfoundation  #americanambulance  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #vitashealthcare  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling

7 month ago

"PFA South Florida Movie, Dinner & Game Night" The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) has brought the year to a close with some fun and games. Some people may have been wondering if we find time to enjoy ourselves and the answer is "yes". The movie, Creed II revealed how we must overcome personal conflicts and negative influences in order to achieve the goals and objectives set for our lives. The plot reminded us of the life skills that we teach to our local youths and young adults. We encourage them to seek out, find and fulfill their purpose. We were taught by our spiritual father that, "Adversity really does not matter". That means to make no excuse and do not let anyone or anything discourage you from pursuing your purpose. Accept responsibilty for your actions and don't blame others. Turn the obstacles, shortfalls, challenges and failures into lessons learned and use them for motivation. Seek help, when necessary, as we all need some along the way. Remain steadfast and unwavering in this journey called life. Never give up! Amen, Amen & Amen!  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #browardcollege  #ansinfoundation  #americanambulance  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #vitashealthcare  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling

7 month ago

“Happy Holidays from PFA South Florida" From our PFAmily to yours, the Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) hope that you have a safe and happy holidays. Remember to keep your natural Christmas tree base filled with water, do not overload electrical outlets with holiday lights/extension cords and turn off the holiday lights when leaving your home or going to sleep. Sincerely, PFA South Florida  #happyholidays  #merrychristmas  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #browardcollege  #ansinfoundation  #americanambulance  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #vitashealthcare  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling

7 month ago

"Toy Drive in the Park" The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) assisted Santa Clause as helpers with the annual Christmas toy drive in the City of Westpark. As children and their families were enjoying the gifts and food we noticed that Santa was wearing his fire boots. He must've came off shift early from the Northpole Fire Department to be here tonight. Special thanks to Commissioner Brian Johnson for the invite and everyone who made this great event possible. Happy holidays to all!  #christmastoydrive  #cityofwestpark  #firesafety  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #browardcollege  #ansinfoundation  #americanambulance  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #vitashealthcare  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling

7 month ago

"The Lions Spina Bifida Christmas Party" The Professional Firefighters Association Firefighters of South Florida (PFA South Florida) congratulates the Lions Club of Dania Beach for another fun-filled Christmas party with food, music and gifts for many children and families. Special thanks to Jim Silvernale, Judge Andrea Gundersen, the Fitzgeralds, Santa Clause, BSO Fire-Rescue firefighters and all Lions Club members who made this a great event. Happy Holidays to everyone!  #lionsclubdaniabeach  #lionsclub  #daniabeach  #spinabifida  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #pfasf  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #browardcollege  #ansinfoundation  #americanambulance  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #vitashealthcare  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling

8 month ago

"A Heart for the Holidays" The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) supported the 4th annual HEART for the Holidays Carnival in Fort Lauderdale. Up to 70 different families were served lunch, received food baskets and toys for their children. We congratulate Director Carol Mitchell and the entire HEART team for another great event. Happy Holidays to everyone!  #heartprogram  #browardpublicschools  #cityoffortlauderdale  #fortlauderdale  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #pfasf  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #browardcollege  #ansinfoundation  #americanambulance  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #vitashealthcare  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling  #lionsclubofdaniabeach

8 month ago

"Embrace. Equip. Empower." The Professional Firefighters of South Florida (PFA South Florida) Aria Strategies, Haynes Security Services, Delta Nu Omega and Brother Johnson joined forces for Career Day. We delivered Life Skills and career opportunities to middle and high school students of Westpark Preparatory & High School. Additionally, elementary students learned about EMS, firefighting, fire protection systems plus a home escape plan. We thank Principal Dr. Rembert, Educator Green, Sister Lita Wells, Coach Gary and all WPS staff members. It was a pleasure to share our knowledge and hopefully inspire this next generation of leaders. We noticed many of them taking notes!  #westparkpreparatory  #cityofwestpark  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #pfasf  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #browardcollege  #ansinfoundation  #americanambulance  #cityofmiramar  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #vitashealthcare

8 month ago

"Operation Cornucopia Night Shadow" The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) conducted nightime operations of front door deliveries beginning with Parkway Middle School a couple of nights ago. The mission was turkey dinner bin/basket drop offs for families throughout Fort Lauderdale's Franklin Park, Sistrunk and River Bend neighborhoods and the cities of Lauderhill, Lauderdale Lakes and Oakland Park. Special thanks to school counselors Veronne McMain and Audrey Ennis for gathering intel and providing the drop off sites. Mission completed. PFA South Florida signing out and headed home. Happy Thanksgiving!  #thanksgiving  #cityoffortlauderdale  #cityoflauderhill  #cityoflauderdalelakes  #cityofoaklandpark  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #pfasf  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #browardcollege  #ansinfoundation  #americanambulance  #cityofmiramar  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #vitashealthcare

8 month ago

"Seagulls Soar High" The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) conducted a Life Skills and Firefighter Orientation for high school students at the Seagull School in the City of Fort Lauderdale. Once again, we began with life skills followed by EMS, firefighting and then fire life safety. Shortly afterwards, we conducted an "impromptu" fire safety presentation for students with special needs. This included smoke alarms, home escape plans, kitchen safety and fire extinguisher training. P-A-S-S. We had a ball!  #seagullschool  #cityoffortlauderdale  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #pfasf  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #browardcollege  #ansinfoundation  #americanambulance  #cityofmiramar  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #vitashealthcare

9 month ago

"Forrrrrrre" The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) and Telena Paris of Write Choice Consulting Inc. teamed up as golfers today. We participated in Father M.I.A.'s inaugural "Fighting for Fatherhood" golf tournament in Hollywood Beach which was a successful event. This organization promotes positive role models and mentors for youth who are lacking father figures in their lives. We thank all sponsors, golfers and volunteers while congratulating Fathers M.I.A and all award recipients. We are proud of our very own, Katonya Bien-Aime, who received the "Longest Drive" award in the women's category. 18 holes of jeering and cheering with a few misses, slices, bogies and hooks made it lots of fun! Also, big up guest speaker Donovan Campbell of WSVN7 who volunteered his time for this worthy cause.  #fathersmia  #cityofhollywoodflorida  #hollywoodbeachgolfclub  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #pfasf  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #browardcollege  #ansinfoundation  #americanambulance  #cityofmiramar  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #vitashealthcare

9 month ago

"West Park's Hallelujah Night 2018" The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) supported Central Missionary Baptist Church's annual trunk-o-treat event. Special guests included West Park's Comm. Felicia Brunson and Comm. Christine Judeikis. Thank you to everyone who provided goodies for the neighborhood children. We were so busy handing out candies for most of the evening that we forgot to take photos of the awesome costumes. We congratulate Pastor Kenneth Pace and the congregation for another successful event. It was a thriller!  #centralbaptistmissionarychurch  #cityofwestpark  #westpark  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #pfasf  #trailblazers  #pioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #browardcollege  #ansinfoundation  #americanambulance  #cityofmiramar  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #vitashealthcare  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling  #lionsclubofdaniabeach

9 month ago

"Boynton Beach Fire House 5" The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) partnered with Boynton Beach Fire Rescue for a Firefighter Orientation. Participants gained insight on what it takes to become a firefighter plus learned about other career opportunities within the fire service. The evening concluded with a tour of the fire engine, ladder truck, technical rescue truck, medical rescue unit, and lastly, fire station  #5. Special thanks to Fire Chief Glenn Joseph, Deputy Fire Chief Latosha Clemons, Lieutenant Gregory Jackson and Firefighter Maleek Jackson for a great event! High Five!  #boyntonbeachfirerescue  #cityofboyntonbeach  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #pfasf  #trailblazers  #pioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #browardcollege  #ansinfoundation  #americanambulance  #cityofmiramar  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #vitashealthcare  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling  #lionsclubofdaniabeach

9 month ago

"Consuming Fire" The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) visited St John United Methodist Church in Fort Lauderdale this week. Pastor Simon & two parishioners received an overview of how to become a firefighter or a fire inspector. We’ve noticed an interesting similarity when it comes to fire rescue and spreading the gospel. In both cases, we strive to prevent people from being consumed by fire.  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #pfasf  #trailblazers  #pioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #browardcollege  #ansinfoundation  #americanambulance  #cityofmiramar  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #vitashealthcare  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling  #lionsclubofdaniabeach

9 month ago

Gator Ready for a Great Career! The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) is committed to reaching our youngsters and opening their minds to the endless opportunities that await them. Today in Miramar, we participated in a career fair for Henry D. Perry Education Center students to promote careers in the fire service and provide information on how to pursue them. The key word is "drive" and the right attitude is "no excuses" for success. We thank all presenters as well as Ms. Brown and Mr. Larkin for organizing a great event. Go Gators!  #henrydperryeducationcenter  #cityofmiramar  #mentors  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #pfasf  #trailblazers  #firepioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #browardcollege  #ansinfoundation  #americanambulance  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #vitashealthcare  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling  #lionsclubofdaniabeach

10 month ago

"Big Brothers Big Sisters" The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) has partnered with Director Gale Nelson and Big Brothers Big Sisters. They provide mentorship programs for children in need of positive role models while reminding us that they are "defending potential". Yesterday, they unveiled their new logo which is a bold green and white capitol "B" combined with a lower case "b". New look. Urgent mission. Will you help us answer the call? http://www.bbbsmiami.org/  #bigbrothersbigsisters  #mentors  #miamidadecounty  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #pfasf  #trailblazers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #browardcollege  #ansinfoundation  #americanambulance  #cityofmiramar  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #vitashealthcare  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling  #lionsclubofdaniabeach

10 month ago

"Bring Your Dad to School Day" The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) participated in "Bring Your Dad to School" day at Broadview Elementary School in North Lauderdale. This is one out of several events that are taking place across South Florida communities during this week. We thank Principal Dr. Josh Kisten, Brittany Poitier and all of the male role models who volunteered this morning to support our local youths with positive energy and encouragement. Fist bumps and high fives!  #writechoiceconsulting  #letstalkbusiness  #printopia  #townofpembrokepark  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #pfasf  #trailblazers  #pioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #browardcollege  #ansinfoundation  #americanambulance  #cityofmiramar  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #vitashealthcare  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling  #lionsclubofdaniabeach  #firefighters

10 month ago

"The Network Mixer" The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) attended a great social gathering that was hosted by Telena Paris of "Let's Talk Business" at Printopia's banquet hall in Pembroke Park. Whether you are a business owner, self-employed, in sales or provide a service, this place is for you. With raffle tickets, door prizes and great connections, everyone wins. For example, PFA South Florida were the first winners of the evening and we met some amazing professionals. Special guests included Commissioner Maxwell Chambers of Miramar and Commissioner Jay Schwartz of Pembroke Pines. We thank all sponsors inlcuding Writers Choice Consulting Firm, Modern Miami Furniture, Seasons Catering and S & J Catering. Don't miss out on this affair next time around! http://www.writechoiceconsult.org/  #writerschoiceconsulting  #letstalkbusiness  #printopia  #pembrokepark  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #pfasf  #trailblazers  #pioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #browardcollege  #ansinfoundation  #americanambulance  #cityofmiramar  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #vitashealthcare  #miramarfirerescue  #modernmiamifurniture  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling  #lionsclubofdaniabeach

10 month ago

"Funclusion Inclusion" The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) supported founder Yesse Leyva and her Funclusion Fashion / Talent show, which was held in Hollywood, Florida. Five years ago, Leyva created this platform to showcase local talent. Disability or not, their exceptional skills, artistry and drive for success cannot be denied. Congratulations to all of the models and performers for a great event. Additionally, we thank the sponsors and supporters such as Khalilah Ali, DJ Laz, LaFran Entertainment, Brother Mike, Boris and Andrew with Talent 4 Change and Buzz it Forward. PFA South Florida1... over and out!  #funclusion  #funclusionfashionshow  #cityofhollywoodflorida  #hollywoodflorida  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #pfasf  #trailblazers  #pioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #browardcollege  #ansinfoundation  #americanambulance  #cityofmiramar  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #vitashealthcare  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling  #lionsclubofdaniabeach  #firefighters

10 month ago

"Welcome to the West" The Professional Firefighters Association of South Florida (PFA South Florida) conducted a firefighter orientation at Miami Northwestern Senior High School today. This group of seniors learned what it takes to become a firefighter-paramedic as well as other careers in the fire service/public safety. Special guest, Ret. Fire Chief Charles Phillips of Miami-Dade Fire Rescue, returned to his alma mater and shared the story of his long road to success. Overall, his message emphasized the importance of focus, resilience and the pursuit of education. We thank Principal Wallace Aristide, Counselor Carolyn Johnson, Chief Charles Phillips and Coach Stringer for a great event! Go Bulls!  #miaminorthwesternseniorhigh  #miaminorthwestern  #miaminorthwesternbulls  #miamidadepublicschools  #miamidade  #libertycity  #firefighterorientation  #publiceducation  #communityservice  #pfasouthflorida  #pfasf  #trailblazers  #pioneers  #trailblazersoffireservice  #professionalfirefighters  #plantingseedsRus  #developingfuturefirefighters  #browardcollege  #ansinfoundation  #americanambulance  #cityofmiramar  #memorialhealthcare  #kaufmanlynn  #townofpembrokepark  #cityofpompanobeach  #vitashealthcare  #miramarfirerescue  #seminolehardrock  #goodfriendcounseling  #lionsclubofdaniabeach

2 year ago

Look@ me!!! I am a firefighter 😁😃  #futurefirefighter  #firefighterorientation  #hotstuffcoming

2 year ago

Look@ me!!! I am a firefighter 😁😃  #futurefirefighter  #firefighterorientation  #hotstuffcoming