The Annual Blackhawk Fire Fighter's Association Conference is Saturday, January 8th and Sunday, January 9th at Sauk Valley C.C. in Dixon, Illinois. We have some great classes again this year including: John Salka (FDNY) speaking on Engine Co Ops, Cadet Training, SCBA and Survival Training, Combine Extrication, BTLS, SWAT EMS and Gordon Graham (National Speaker-Retired from the California State Police and co-founder of www.FireFighterCloseCalls.com).

The cost for the classes is $75/one-day or $100/two-days (lunch included). There are several hotels in the area and we will have a banquet/dance with our instructors and guests Saturday night.

This year's classes are filling fast, so please register early.........we are anticipating 400-500 to be in attendance. For more information, feel free to e-mail me at ndinges@illinoisfirestore.com or call the store at (815) 857-2000.

Thank you,

Nick Dinges
Amboy Fire Protection District
Blackhawk Fire Fighters Conference Committee