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    Cool If anyone gets a call on Wed Aug 24 from Senator/Congressman, please let us know

    If anyone gets the call today, please post and let us know. If you could, let us know when you got the questions.

    Thanks and good luck toall!


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    Many may not get a call today, today is the BRAC vote for those military bases on the potential chopping block. So i would not be suprised if nothing heard till tomorrow for some.

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    Thumbs up Yeeeeeeehaaaaa!

    Just now got a call from Congressman Greg Walden's (Oregon) office. We got our grant for a new water tender!

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    PA Grants are out...
    "When I was young, my ambition was to be one of the people who made a difference in this world. My hope is to leave the world a little better for my having been there."
    -- Jim Henson (1936 - 1990)

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    When did you receive your questions and 1199A form???

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    Just got our call from Congressman Virgil H. Goode's office (VA), our grant should be announced Friday.

    New Gear and Lot's of much needed Misc. equipment.

    Next Year we go for a tanker (or Tender for you Left Coast Types)
    Take Care - Stay Safe - God Bless
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    We got the call from Congressman Tanner's office today. Sixteen new SCBA and spare bottles, cascade system, fill station, thermal imaging camera, defibrillator, Fire Department Instructor class, lap top computer, power point projector and screen. Got the questions on 06/16/05.

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    mitchkrat....I know we received the questions on the same day, I have not heard anything yet.

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    We received our phone call from Congressman Maurice Hinchey's office today at approx. 3pm EDT. $142,120 to replace our 31 year old mini/quick attack pumper !!!

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    We didn't get a call........ BUT..............

    They just announced that we we're getting our grant on the six o'clock local newscast.

    Will have more to say after we confirm some things

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    We got the call from Representative Shimkus's office. Getting a new tanker that we need badly.
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    Congratulations Jack, I know you have been biting the fingernails for awhile.
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    Not really, Kurt. We got the questions and 1199 so I was fairly confident. I talked to the help desk about a closeout problem from last year's grant and when I asked him about this year he did tell me not to worry too much. It is a relief to get a phone call and it'll be even better to see the award package in the printer.
    Jack Boczek, Chief
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    I know there are a couple FD's that border us that got a call today.......
    The comments made by me are my opinions only. They DO NOT reflect the opinions of my employer(s). If you have an issue with something I may say, take it up with me, either by posting in the forums, emailing me through my profile, or PMing me through my profile.
    We are all adults so there is no need to act like a child........
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    Has anyone seen a Congressional website with a list for their state posted yet?
    Kurt Bradley
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    I checked around early in the afternoon and nothing was posted on the few I checked. They're probably not getting the word themselves until around then, so it takes time to corral a nerd and get the web site changed. I know I'm hard to find around QT when someone wants code changes done last minute, I'm sure my keyboard-pounding brethren all over are the same way.

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    We got our call from Shimkus's office today also. Here comes the new turnout, new radios and new air packs. Thank God, its about time. Theres a first time for everything.

    I will feel better on Friday when its announced. Seeing our department in print will look good.

    Good luck to everyone

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    CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL WHO ARE WINNING!! We got ours last week and I wish the best of luck to everyone still biting nails and guzzling coffee!

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    Just read our name in paper. New 2000 gal.tanker with pump. Replacing homemade tanker. Got 10 ?'s 8/9/05.

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    We were announced by the media on the 4:00 news along with 2 other neighboring departments.

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