2019 Firefighter Recognition Day & Legislative Dinner

Start Time/Date: 9:00 AM Tuesday, February 5, 2019
End Time/Date: 8:00 PM Tuesday, February 5, 2019
ADDRESS: Georgia State Capitol / Atlanta Freight Depot
206 Washington St SW / 65 M.L.K. Dr NW
CITY: Atlanta, GA 30334

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Firefighter Recognition Day &

Fire Service Legislative Appreciation Dinner

2019 Schedule & Other Information

Please note that all events take place on Tuesday, February 5!  

We encourage all fire departments to send a contingent of firefighters to these events!


To see the full event details, please click here.

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - Unification Partners Meeting - State Fire Marshal’s Office

11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. - Mutual Aid Task Force Meeting - State Fire Marshal’s Office

12:00 p.m. -  2:00 p.m. - Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation Luncheon - Georgia State  Student Center

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Firefighter Recognition Day Ceremonies & Swearing in of Local Fire Marshals -   South Wing of State Capitol 

3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. - Firefighter Legislative Visits 

4:30 p.m. - National Fire Sprinkler Manufacturers Association Demonstration at Polk Plaza - Outside of Atlanta Freight Depot 

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. - Fire Service Legislative Appreciation Dinner - Atlanta Freight Depot



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Registration:  All firefighters are invited to participate in Firefighters Recognition Day at the Georgia State Capitol.  There is no registration required and no cost to attend this event.  There is a $5 per person ticket cost for the Georgia Fire Service Legislative Appreciation Dinner and pre-registration is strongly encouraged.  State officials, legislators and their staff are asked RSVP and sign in at the dinner but their tickets are complimentary.  Tickets for the Georgia Fire Service Legislative Appreciation Dinner may be picked up on the day of the event beginning at 4 p.m. at the Atlanta Freight Depot.

Make Your Time at the Capitol Count:  Legislators need to hear from you regarding fire service related legislation.  Reach out to your legislator now and schedule time to visit with them while you are in Atlanta for Firefighter Recognition Day.  Remind them to RSVP to attend the Fire Service Legislative Appreciation Dinner by calling GSFA Business Manager Beth Brown at bbrown@gsffa.org or calling 770-914-7774.




Beth Brown, GSFA Business Manager                                         

Phone:  (770) 914-7774                                                                   

Email:    bbrown@gsffa.org   


Yalonde Tanner, GAFC Business Manager

Phone:  (404) 693-7253

Email:  ytanner@gafc.org