Professional Firefighters of Wisconsin Charitable Foundation

Working to create a fire-safe and burn-free Wisconsin

Tickets and Nominations OPEN for the 29th Annual Fire Safety Recognition Luncheon

PFFWCF Fire Safety Recognition Luncheon

Every year we put on a Fire Safety Recognition Luncheon to recognize the individuals, companies, and Fire Departments who continue to help us towards a Fire-Safe and Burn-Free Wisconsin. We also recognize burn camp staff for their years of service at camp as well as recognize our burn camp staff of the year.

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Join us for the 29th Annual Fire Safety Recognition Luncheon as we recognize Fire Fighters, Fire Departments, Individuals, and Burn Camp Staff for their work to create a Fire-Safe and Burn-Free Wisconsin.

Date: Monday October 14th

Time: 11:30am-1pm

Location: Doc’s BBQ – 754 Vel R. Phillips Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53203

Cost: FREE (RSVP Required, Lunch Included) Donations Appreciated


Would you like to nominate someone for an award? If so, email Program Coordinator Eric Salzwedel at with who you would like to nominate and why by October 1st.


Dan Gengler Fire Sprinkler Advocacy Award – Recognizes people and organizations for their work to advocate and overcome the barriers to fire sprinkler systems in the future generations of homes.

PFFWCF Corporate Responsibility Award – Recognizes a company or organization that has went above and beyond to help the PFFW Charitable Foundation create a Fire Safe and Burn Free WI, support our Summer Camp for Burn Injured Youth, and has helped us continue to make a difference in communities around Wisconsin.

Legislator of the Year Award – Recognizes an elected official that has gone above and beyond to help us create a Fire Safe and Burn Free WI.

PFFWCF Support Award – Recognizes those who support us year after year. They are the backbone of this organization and provide significant support that makes a difference in the lives of the people we serve.

Joe Vorce Career Safety Award – Recognizes an outstanding individual who represents Joe’s Courageous attitude and dedication to making the state of WI Fire-Safe and Burn-Free.

Larry Ceretto Fire Safety Education Award – Recognizes a Fire Department whose commitment to fire safety has attained the high level of quality and integrity that had been the characteristic of one of Wisconsin’s most admired in the fire service.

In addition to these awards, we will be recognizing our Summer Camp for Burn Injured Youth Staff. Awards include milestones in years of volunteering along with Staff of the Year Award.



** Attendees of the Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin’s Wisconsin Affiliate Leadership Seminar (W.A.L.T.S) and Labor/Management Initiative do not need to reserve tickets.


We hope you will join us to recognize these important individuals, companies, and organizations!

Thank You,




Special Thanks to this year’s Presenting Sponsor: