LAST ALARM: Lt. Rodney Eddins, 30 year veteran of the Memphis Fire Department, died on April 17, 2016 during overhaul procedures after fighting a house fire at 4513 Marigold. Lt. Eddins, 57 yoa, collapsed in the interior of the home. Memphis Firefighters treated and transported Lt. Eddins in critical condition where he was later pronounced deceased. The alarm was received at 11:34 PM on April 16 and brought under control at 11:48 PM. A community of firefighters from several states attended Lt. Eddins funeral services, Friday, April 22, 2016. He was laid to rest in West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery. Lt. Eddins was an eight year veteran of the Air Force before becoming a Memphis Firefighter in 1986. The Fire Museum of Memphis mourns with the Memphis Fire Department and Memphis and Mid-South Community.
Two Great Causes in One: The ServiceMaster/Fire Museum of Memphis Golf Classic is a stop on the Collegiate Players Tour; an amateur tournament designed to provide an affordable, convenient and fun summer golf competition for college age men and women. This is your opportunity to play with these fine college players and help the Fire Museum of Memphis at the same time! Participants will play a day of golf at Memphis National Golf Club (http://www/memphisnational.com/) one of the area’s premier courses. Registration begins at 10:30 AM. Shotgun start at 12:15 PM. Gift bags, door prizes and lunch will be provided, as well as dinner and awards at the end of the day.
To register: Contact Mark Jowers at email@example.com or call Mark at (901) 624-9200. Cost is $150.00 per player ($600.00 per team) Please make check payable to ServiceMaster/Fire Museum of Memphis Golf Classic, and mail to: 1210 Midas Cove, Suite 101, Cordova, TN 38018. Attn: Mark Jowers
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FIRE MUSEUM CLOSED TODAY: The Fire Museum of Memphis will be closed today to honor the memory of Lt. Rodney Eddins, 37-A, the 54th LODD for the MFD. The museum will reopen tomorrow morning at 9 AM. Thank you...
West Tennessee Fire Marshals’ Association presents:
The 4th Annual West Tennessee Regional Fire Marshals’ Conference
May 18th - 20th 2016.
Hotel: The Hilton Memphis 939 Ridge Lake Blvd, Memphis, TN 38120
Follow the link to reserve your room at the Hilton ($139/night).
Conference Locations: Hilton Memphis & International Paper (Tower IV) 1740 International Drive, Memphis, TN 38120
Registration: A $25.00 registration fee is required, payable through the Fire Museum of Memphis
118 Adams Ave, Memphis, TN 38103 (901) 636-5650 or at time of check-in.
All classes are approved by the State of Tennessee for recertification credit and by ICC for CEU’s. Enclosed is the schedule of events, including a tour of the Fire Museum, and admission to Memphis in May Bar-B-Q Fest. After hotel reservation, please RSVP by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to seeing you at the 2016 4th Annual West Tennessee Regional Fire Marshals’ Conference
If you have any questions, please contact me.
Inspector Angelo Lamar
2668 Avery Avenue Memphis, TN 38112
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