Newport Professional Firefighters Local 45 I.A.F.F.

New Membership


Congratulations to Austin Rosenbaum! Austin was appointed as a new member, to the position of Firefighter/Paramedic for Newport Fire/EMS at the City of Newport Commission Meeting on August 21st.


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19th Annual Bowling Tournament - October 21st, 2017

Newport Professional Firefighters Local 45 is hosting its annual bowling tournament to raise money for the Community Outreach Program and our operational expenses on - Saturday, October 21st, 2017! We guarantee a fun time! Please go check out our user friendly website and add as many friends to this events page as you want!!! Start registering now and spreading the word!! I hope to see you all there showing your support!

Go online to register or make a donation at:


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2017 Annual Scholarship Awards - June 19th, 2017


Newport Professional Firefighters Local 45 would like to congratulate our 2017 Annual Scholarship winners:

- Olivia Schalk of Newport Central Catholic High School

- Wittney Hardin of Newport High School

Two, $1,000.00 scholarships are awarded to one graduating senior at each high school in the City of Newport.

To date Local 45 has awarded $24,000 in scholarships.

Applicants were required to complete and forward applications to the committee with detailed information regarding their GPA, SAT/ACT Scoring, School Activities and Awards, Community Service Involvement, Employment History, and an Essay describing their current interests and future goals related to their post-secondary education intentions. They were also asked to provide personal references and have them submit letters of recommendation on their behalf.

Congratulations to both young ladies and we wish you the best of luck in your future endeavors!




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Walt's Center Lanes - Newport Firefighters Family Appreciation Night - June 15th, 2017



THANK YOU to Walt’s Center Lanes for hosting such a wonderful event in appreciation to the Newport Firefighters and their families. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and the kids had a blast! We cannot thank you enough for all your support through these years especially with our annual fundraiser the "Bowling Tournament”. Walt’s Center Lanes and all the staff have always been so good to us! We appreciate all that you do for us and the community! Also, THANK YOU to Local 45 for providing snacks, pizza, and beverages that evening, and THANK YOU to Newport Pizza Company for providing the pizza at an unbeatable deal! We are forever grateful for all the support we have received from so many local businesses! Thank you!!!


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Local 45 - Beer Tapping at Wooden Cask Brewing Company - May 19, 2017

Wooden Cask Brewing Company created a light bodied craft beer for the Newport Firefighters to help raise money for our programs and events.

"LOCAL 45" beer tapping was a huge success! Thank you to everyone that came out and showed their love and support for local businesses and the Newport Firefighters! We had an amazing night! None of this would be possible without you! A special thank you goes out to Wooden Cask and Newport Pizza Company, you guys are awesome! THANK YOU!!!!

If you are looking for a great establishment to grab a few beers check out these local places. They support us so lets support them! Wooden Cask Brewing Company, Jerzees Pub & Grub, Press on Monmouth, Coach's Corner, Wunderbar, Herb & Thelma's Tavern, and Longnecks Sports Grill will all be serving LOCAL 45 beer made by Wooden Cask.

Wooden Cask Brewing Company
629 York Street
Newport, Kentucky

Press on Monmouth
421 Monmouth Street
Newport, Kentucky

JerZees Pub & Grub
708 Monmouth Street
Newport, Kentucky

Wunderbar
1132 Lee Street
Covington, Kentucky

Coach's Corner
317 E 6th Street
Newport, Kentucky

PeeWee’s Place
2325 Anderson Road
Crescent Springs, Kentucky

Herb & Thelma's Tavern
718 W Pike Street
Covington, Kentucky

Longnecks Sports Grill
1009 Town Drive
Wilder, Kentucky





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KPFF Convention - May 15-17, 2017

This week has been a busy week for Newport Professional Firefighters Local 45. We were fortunate enough to attend the Kentucky Professional Fire Fighters (KPFF) Convention in Owensboro, KY earlier this week. Thank you to Owensboro Professional Firefighters Local 870 for your hospitality! We had the honor to hear Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, I.A.F.F. General President Harold Schaitberger, I.A.F.F. 8th District Vice President Mark Sanders, and KPFF President Joe Baer delivery empowering speeches. It is vital for all of our locals to join together, get our message out, support our agenda, and continue to work hard. Strength in Unity!


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Jake Silvati has been elected President of Local 45 after Brandon Schoborg steps down. Thank you Brandon for your service to Newport Professional firefighters, Local 45


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New Members Voted In!

At our January meeting, we had the voting in of two new members to Local 45!

Father Matthew Young was voted in as a Honorary Member to Local 45. Father Matt serves as the department's chaplain and truly does a wonderful job in this position. Welcoming Father Matt as a Honorary Member to Local 45 is the least we could do!

Austin Kresser, President Emeritus of Local 45, was voted in as an Active-Retired member.

Congratulations to the both of you and thank you for your past and continued support of Local 45!


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New Member Sworn In!

During our December meeting, new hire Phil Wagner was sworn into Local 45 as an active member. Phil started with the department in early November of 2016 and joined us from the Bowling Green Fire Department.

Congratulations, Phil and welcome aboard!


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President Austin Kresser steps down

The members of Newport professional firefighters would like to thank Austin Kresser for his service to Local 45. During his time as President, Austin lead the members of Local 45 through contract negotiations in which the members received raises for the first time in a while. Austin also kept members sticking together throughout harsh working conditions that have since been resolved. Austin was voted by the members of Local 45 as President Emeritus of Newport Professional firefighters.

Thanks again President Emeritus Kresser for your dedication.

Brandon Schoborg was voted as the next President of Local 45


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Welcome Chief Darin

Local 45 would like to welcome Chief William Darin. Chief Darin comes to us from East Peoria Il. Local 45 looks forward to working with Chief Darin on the mission of our local.

Welcome Chief!


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Promotions

Congratulations to Firemedic Jake Silvati on his promotion to Engineer/Medic and also to Engineer/Medic Scott Kohrs on his promotion to Lieutenant.


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