Site Map Icon
RSS Feed icon
 
 
 

IAFF Local Newswire
 
Join the Newswire!
Updated: May. 16 (08:09)

Trustee Elections 2021
Palm Beach County Fire Fighters Employee Benefits Fund
Zoom Meeting Link 15May21 @ 0830
IAFF Local F283
Zoom Meeting 15May21 @ 0830
IAFF Local F283
Zoom Meeting 15May21 @ 0830
IAFF Local F283
The American Rescue Plan Treasury Department Guidance
PPFFA
7th District Scholarship Winners
IAFF 7th District
 
     
May 16, 2021
UnionActive Police Newswire
 
Join the Newswire!
Updated: May. 16 (08:00)

Remembering El Paso’s fallen officers as National Police Week wraps up
El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
LRPD MEMORIAL
Little Rock Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge #17
Officer Jimmy Inn Memorial Fund
Stockton Police Officers' Association
Act of kindness: EPPD officer purchases groceries for bishop’s father
El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
How police work for women in El Paso has changed over the years, but still has a ways to go in recruiting
El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
2021 El Paso Police Fallen Officers Memorial Ceremony
El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
 
     
Action Center
<< May 2021 >>
S M T W T F S
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31
HELP THIS FIREFIGHTER AND HIS FAMILY SURVIVE AND THRIVE FOLLOWING A BRAIN CANCER DIAGNOSIS
Updated On: Apr 10, 2017

https://www.gofundme.com/fightforseamus

On January 5th of this year, our Brother Seamus was on duty when he experienced a severe headache, nausea and elevated blood pressure. His shift mates transported him to  Lake West emergency room where a CT scan revealed a 5-6 cm tumor in his frontal lobe. He was later transported to University Hospital in Cleveland where results were confirmed with an MRI and next steps were identified. 

One week later, Seamus underwent brain surgery and the surgeon was able to remove the majority of the tumor. He experienced some speech and motor deficit but is in the process of overcoming those obstacles. Pathology revealed that the tumor was cancerous , so he began an intense treatment of Proton Therapy and Chemo five days a week for six weeks. That portion of his treatment will be finished in early April. Then he starts the next round. 

We need your help! Seamus Culligan has been a career firefighter for nearly 13 years, serving those most in need, but today he needs your help. Let's band together and show him how its done....

Seamus has been married for 17 years to his loving wife, Cyndie and has been blessed with three beautiful children :  Emily, Tadhg, and Gavin.

He came to the U.S. from Ireland in pursuit of an engineering degree, but along the way met his beautiful wife Cyndie (an EMT at the time) who exposed him to the world of emergency response. He was hooked from the start and pursued further studies, while serving as a volunteer firefighter until being appointed to a postition with the Willoughby Fire Department in 2004. His love of the job and continued learning is evident: He is on the county Tech team, the county Hazmat team and serves as a fire instructor. In 2001 after 9/11 Seamus even went to Ground Zero to help.

Seamus still has a tough fight ahead of him, but we won't let him fight alone! We have established this page to help the family with future expenses that are going to come from this battle. We can only imagine the out of pocket expenses, but Seamus and his family live it. 

Consider how you might help a fellow Brother and his family in need

Thank you on behalf  of Seamus, his family and all his Brothers of the Willoughby Fire Department

https://www.gofundme.com/fightforseamus


Ohio Police and Fire

SERB

IAFF

Legal Services

Legislative Services

Firefighter Memorial Ride

Phoenix Society

Lake Erie Loop

MDA

American Lung Association

Red Cross

FMCS

AAA

Member Login
Username:

Password:


Not registered yet?
Click Here to sign-up

Forgot Your Login?
Labor Headlines

US labor news headlines from LabourStart

Historic bargaining agreement raises WNBA salaries
Sanders Doesn't Support USMCA Because It Doesn't Address Climate Change and Outsourcing
Puerto Rico Retirees Could Face 8.5% Cut to Pensions, in Latest Blow for Island
Delaware General Assembly staffers want to form country's first ‘partisan-inclusive' legislative worker union
Union workers vote to possibly open talks with Spirit
 
 
Northern Ohio Fire Fighters
Copyright © 2021, All Rights Reserved.
Powered By UnionActive™

880552 hits since Dec 04, 2006
Visit Unions-America.com!

Top of Page image