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    I have been hearing a lot of departments from the area who intend to participate in the grant writing seminar that will take place December 13 and 14, 2008 at the Alum Bank Fire Company. Kurt Bradley will be presenting this instruction for those of you who do not know about the seminar. Alum Bank (Pleasantville on the map) is located 15 miles northwest of the Bedford exit of the PA turnpike. We are centrally located just 2 hours from Pittsburgh and Harrisburg. This date is approaching fast and I will need to get an accurate count of attendees for preparation purposes. The fee to attend is $50 cheaper if registration is returned by the 13th of November. I hope to hear from those who are interested in attending very soon.

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    To those of you who are holding off until the last minute, registration needs to be submitted by the end of the week to receive the early bird discount.

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    Kelly are you giving out any free passes to previous attendees?

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    I am the wrong person to ask that question. Maybe you can talk the "chief" into a buy one get one free deal!!! Seriously, I added one of our members tonight to keep the number to where Kurt will still be able to come. I hear a lot of people around the area whining about certain departments getting grants and others who need them getting rejected, but there is no excuse other than ignorance for not getting educated on them.

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    Guys contrary to what many of you may believe; the economy has me in "belt tightening mode" just like all the rest of everyone. I had to fight like hell with management just to keep the prices at 2006 levels for everyone, even though airline costs, gas, car rentals and hotels have ALL risen more than 20% over last year. I already give away all the support, website information, reviewing services and management advice for free but, I have to draw the line somewhere. I'm sorry but I have to pay bills too and, even with an expense account, it never covers all the expenses when I travel and it always ends up costing me more than what I am reimbursed. I hope you understand when I say it is virtually impossible for me to "give free passes".
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    Guys contrary to what many of you may believe; the economy has me in "belt tightening mode" just like all the rest of everyone. I had to fight like hell with management just to keep the prices at 2006 levels for everyone, even though airline costs, gas, car rentals and hotels have ALL risen more than 20% over last year. I already give away all the support, website information, reviewing services and management advice for free but, I have to draw the line somewhere. I'm sorry but I have to pay bills too and, even with an expense account, it never covers all the expenses when I travel and it always ends up costing me more than what I am reimbursed. I hope you understand when I say it is virtually impossible for me to "give free passes".
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    Hey no problem on the pass guys just checking to see, I have a dept secretary up here who is having trouble getting the dept to sponsor the trip over the mountain, I guess for some people 213,750 reasons just aren't enough to send someone who is trying to get money for new gear. I'm planning on attending myself just have to get a go ahead to come again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FF2510 View Post
    Hey no problem on the pass guys just checking to see, I have a dept secretary up here who is having trouble getting the dept to sponsor the trip over the mountain, I guess for some people 213,750 reasons just aren't enough to send someone who is trying to get money for new gear. I'm planning on attending myself just have to get a go ahead to come again.
    If you will call me or Kelly, we may have a way to help you convince them!
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    Kelly,

    I got the go ahead to attend and I'm registered, I've let Kurt know as well. Just tell him to keep his snow off the top of the mountain that weekend hehe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FF2510 View Post
    Kelly,

    I got the go ahead to attend and I'm registered, I've let Kurt know as well. Just tell him to keep his snow off the top of the mountain that weekend hehe.
    I am hearing you guy... now just pray to the snow Gods that they wait till I am long gone till dusting your hillsides!LOL!
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    Quote Originally Posted by FF2510 View Post
    Kelly,

    I got the go ahead to attend and I'm registered, I've let Kurt know as well. Just tell him to keep his snow off the top of the mountain that weekend hehe.
    Sounds great. I make NO PROMISES about the snow when the ICEMAN is in town!! Did you sign up online or fax me??

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    Quote Originally Posted by imafireman View Post
    Sounds great. I make NO PROMISES about the snow when the ICEMAN is in town!! Did you sign up online or fax me??

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    He signe dup online Kelly. I am havong a slight glitch on registartion server which I am getting worked out and I will forwrad it to you. Put him on your list though.
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    I think the trip down the mountian will be OK. Getting back home is the issue I worry about. Kelly, maybe Alum Bank will host a live-in program that weekend if there is a storm.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RAMFIRE42 View Post
    I think the trip down the mountian will be OK. Getting back home is the issue I worry about. Kelly, maybe Alum Bank will host a live-in program that weekend if there is a storm.
    Maybe we can arrange that and call you all our "standby crew" while our department goes out of town for the annual banquet. LOL!! After some of the rumors I have heard about our couches in the upstairs, you dont want to do the live-in thing.

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    My prayer request is in, I can deal with some snow. As long as we don't have what I experienced after the last class, a 14 hour marathon in station operating as a warming center. Worst comes to worst I may take you up on that standby offer Kelly. I work for sandwiches and coffee gee I'm cheap lol.

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    Is there still any openings for the grant writing seminar?

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    Quote Originally Posted by wcfspres View Post
    Is there still any openings for the grant writing seminar?
    Of course there is:

    Information:http://www.chiefsupply.com/grants/do..._Alum-Bank.doc


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    Quote Originally Posted by wcfspres View Post
    Is there still any openings for the grant writing seminar?
    Wow Kurt, when did this post. I do not see how I missed this one. There is plenty of room wcfspres and we would be more than happy to have you. There was a benefit dinner in our hall this past weekend for another 10 year old from our area with cancer. Had over 350 people in our banquet hall. We are all praying for a positive outcome. With my nephew passing away in February, the children of the area realize how real this disease is!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by imafireman View Post
    Wow Kurt, when did this post. I do not see how I missed this one. There is plenty of room wcfspres and we would be more than happy to have you. There was a benefit dinner in our hall this past weekend for another 10 year old from our area with cancer. Had over 350 people in our banquet hall. We are all praying for a positive outcome. With my nephew passing away in February, the children of the area realize how real this disease is!!

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    Kelly I just saw it appear today even though the date is weird. Had a lot of postings like that today that seem delayed by a week or so.
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    Just wanted to let everyone know that we will still accept more attendees for the seminar in Alum Bank, PA next weekend. Class will start Saturday morning at 8:00 am. Looks like our auxiliary has the lunches all planned out so we should eat pretty good!! Now if we could get Kurt a computer so he can get back to posting. Sounds like he will be down til Tuesday.

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