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To All,   Spring has sprung and summer is almost upon us.  Kids are anxiously waiting for the end of the school year and summer trips are being planned.  So I hope you will make some time to join us for the last Mid-South SFPE chapter meeting of the winter/spring sessions.  This will be a joint meeting with the Memphis Area Fire Protection Association.  This meeting will be a “one of a kind” meeting since it will be on a development of the SMART sprinkler technology that is probably one of the most exciting advancements in fire protection since the…
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To All,   Our April meeting will be held on April 25 with Stephen Miller with Safe Fire Detection providing a presentation of both Cloud Chamber Aspirating Fire Detection and Linear Fire Detection systems.  If you are unfamiliar with these technologies, this would be the prime time to learn about them.  If you have used them in the past come and find out about the updates to these technologies.  The meeting notice is attached.  Please plan to attend and bring anyone that might find these topics of interest.   Jerry Vuoso, PE President, Mid-South Chapter SFPE  
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To All,   Welcome to the 2017 Mid-South SFPE program.  Our first meeting of 2017 will be held on February 21 and our speaker will be Matt Taber, Account Manager with TriNova, Inc. (see attached meeting notice).  He will be providing information on automatic heat tracing of water based fire protection piping.  This type of alternative freeze protection is acceptable with NFPA codes but must meet certain design and installation requirements.  Matt will also provide some information on a Process Control Training Center operated by TriNova located here in Memphis.  This will be an interesting topic that is not something…
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To All,   This is a reminder of our May meeting to be held this coming Tuesday May 17th.  The meeting notice is attached to this e-mail.  Skip Westbrook, Territory Manager Chemguard-Tyco Fire Protection Products will provide a presentation on Foam Firefighting Agents. Please plan on attending.  The meeting notice is attached for your convenience.   Due to the timing of our June meeting this e-mail will also act as the meeting notice for June. Our June meeting will be a joint meeting with the Memphis Area Fire Protection Association (Meeting Notice attached) and will complement the May meeting topic.…
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To All,   Spring has sprung. As I write this, Memphis in May is getting underway and the chapter is getting ready for our last two meetings of the spring session. As indicated in my April President’s Message, Skip Westbrook with Chemguard-Tyco Fire Protection Products will be addressing our group during the May 17th meeting providing us with an update in firefighting foam technology. He will provide a brief history of firefighting foams and present foam technology.  So please plan on attending this meeting.  A meeting notice is attached to this e-mail.  Remember to invite your co-workers and others that…
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To All,   First let me apologize for the tardiness of this message. To get to the point, unfortunately we have to cancel our scheduled April 19th meeting due to the lack of a speaker.  Let’s not despair though because during our May 17th meeting we will hear from Skip Westbrook with Chemguard-Tyco Fire Protection Products regarding updates in firefighting foam technology. Our June meeting will be joint meeting with the Memphis Area Fire Protection Association so our June meeting date will change from June 21 to June 9th.  During this meeting Joe Tortorici with Tyco Fire Protection Products will…
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To All,   I’m pleased to announce that Mike Molinari, Field Sales Engineer with DITEK Corporation will be providing a presentation on Surge Protection for Fire Alarm and Detection systems during our March meeting (see attached Meeting Notice). The meeting will be on March 15th and will start at 3:00 PM at the Benjamin Hooks Memphis Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave., Memphis. Please plan on attending and learn about this topic which should be of interest to engineers, AHJs and designer and installers of fire alarm and detection systems.  It’s also just good general information that we all can put…
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To All,   Welcome to the 2016 Mid-South new year. Attached is the annual meeting schedule. As usual, the meetings will be held at the Benjamin Hooks Memphis Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN.  Meetings will start at 3:00 PM and last about one hour.  Unfortunately, due to a lack of a speaker the January meeting is being canceled.  We will keep you informed regarding future meeting and meeting topics.  If there is a particular topic you would like to suggest please feel free to contact me.   With the New Year comes the request for all interested individuals…
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To All,   Spring has sprung and summer is almost upon us.  Kids are anxiously waiting for the end of the school year and summer trips are being planned.  So I hope...

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To All,   Our April meeting will be held on April 25 with Stephen Miller with Safe Fire Detection providing a presentation of both Cloud Chamber Aspirating Fire Detection and Linear Fire...

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To All,   Welcome to the 2017 Mid-South SFPE program.  Our first meeting of 2017 will be held on February 21 and our speaker will be Matt Taber, Account Manager with TriNova,...

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