First Few Moments

First Few Moments

First Few Moments

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First Few Moments Granted Charitable Organization Status

First Few Moments, a not-for-profit educational corporation dedicated to developing and providing high-quality education to our first responders, has been granted 501(c)3 status by the IRS! By receiving such status, First Few Moments hopes to be able to receive monetary and equipment grants to bring the education to rural areas where First Few Moments was born.

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We’ve Moved!

Yep, that is right. With Kyle David Bates taking a full-time faculty position at the University of Maryland Fire & Rescue Institute, he has relocated to Maryland.

The new business address is:

P.O. Box 3229

Catonsville, MD 21228


All other contact information is current!...

First Few Moments in the May Edition of The Responder

Expanding our relationship with the TIM Network, we teamed up for our 46th episode of the First Few Moments entitled “Do you know TIM? Appreciation and Knowledge Lack.” Earlier in the month Kyle David Bates was asked to be the guest Twitterer (if that is truly a word) on the TIM Network...

Do You Know TIM? Appreciation and Knowledge Lack

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No, not the guy sitting next to you or the cousin that you see only during family gatherings, but Traffic Incident Management (TIM)? Every year there are numerous responders struck by passing vehicles leading to injuries and deaths. Why is this? Why are we still allowing this to happen? How do YOU...

TIMChat with the TIM Network

On Thursday, April 10th we were the featured “Tweeter” on the TIM Network’s monthly Twitter chat, #TIMChat. Several questions were posed by TIM Shareswell (@the_TIM_Network) and answered via Tweet. There were several attendees who also interacted and, although being a new concept,...

Next Twitter Chat with First Few Moments and the TIM Network

Future of Rural TIM (April 10)

Join us for our next Twitter Chat on Thursday, April 10, at 3:30 p.m. ET. Kyle Bates, MS, NR-P, founder and chairman of First Few Moments, will be our guest. First Few Moments delivers high-quality educational programs to first responders with a focus on those in rural...

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