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TAKING THE CAPE OFF by Fire Chief Patrick J. Kenny honored with Gold Medal Award at International Ceremony

Readers' Favorite recognized "Taking the Cape Off" by Patrick J Kenny in its annual international book award contest and award ceremony in Miami, Florida November 19, 2022. For immediate release:  November 22, 2022 Readers' Favorite recognized the Non-Fiction book and...

We just didn’t see that coming

Article Featured in FIREFighting IN CANADA November 7, 2022 By Patrick J. Kenny How many times have you heard someone say, “We just didn’t see that coming.” I’ve heard it far too often and usually relating to personal tragedy, loss, and suicide. As a speaker on mental...

Behind The Shield | Pat Kenny II – Episode 676

October 5, 2022 Behind the Shield James Geering Listen to full Podcast Episode 676 - Chief Pat Kenny II  "Pat Kenny is a retired Illinois Fire Chief, public speaker and the author of "TAKING THE CAPE OFF". In this second conversation, we discuss the mental health...

TAKING THE CAPE OFF by Patrick J. Kenny Audiobook Receives Gold Medal Award

Patrick J. Kenny’s Audiobook TAKING THE CAPE OFF Receives Gold For immediate release:  September 15, 2022 Readers' Favorite recognizes Non-Fiction Audiobook TAKING THE CAPE OFF How to Lead Through Mental Illness, Unimaginable Grief and Loss by Patrick J. Kenny, in its...

The Leadership Crucible Podcast – Guest PAT KENNY | TAKING THE CAPE OFF

Taking Off the Cape Part 1 and Part 2   The Leadership Crucible Podcast Guest Pat Kenny 9/9/2022 PATRICK J. KENNY has been a member of the fire service for over 38 years, and before retiring in January 2021 served as the Fire Chief in Hinsdale and Western...

Patrick J. Kenny’s new audiobook TAKING THE CAPE OFF receives 5 Stars!

Patrick J. Kenny’s Audiobook TAKING THE CAPE OFF Receives a Warm Literary Welcome For immediate release: September 1, 2022 Readers' Favorite announces the review of the Non-Fiction - Audiobook book TAKING THE CAPE OFF How to Lead Through Mental Illness, Unimaginable...

Mom’s Choice Award-Winner, Chief Patrick J. Kenny (Ret) Interview

Mom's Choice Awards Interview Series August 12, 2022 "Mom’s Choice Awards is excited to announce another post in our interview series where we chat with the inventors, designers, publishers, and others behind some of our favorite family-friendly products. Hello, Mom’s...

Humpday Hangout: Straight Talk: Pat Kenny

Fire Engineering Humpday Hangout 3.30.2022 On this week’s Humpday Hangout, hosts Dan DeGryse and Robbie Fisher talk to Pat Kenny about firefighter mental health, humor and resilience, faith, and more.

APS Radio: Pat Kenny

Fire Engineering APS Radio: Pat Kenny 3.18.2022 Host Jim Burneka talks with guest Chief Patrick J. Kenny (Ret.), building on his December 2021 appearance on Fire Engineering’s Humpday Hangout with Frank Ricci and P.J. Norwood. Pat discusses the importance of St...

TAKING THE CAPE OFF by Patrick J. Kenny is a Mom’s Choice Awards® Gold Recipient

The Mom’s Choice Awards Names TAKING THE CAPE OFF by Patrick J. Kenny Among the Best in Family-Friendly Products (or Service) For immediate release: March 3, 2022 Patrick J. Kenny is honored to announce that TAKING THE CAPE OFF How to Lead Through Mental Illness,...
We just didn’t see that coming

We just didn’t see that coming

Article Featured in FIREFighting IN CANADA November 7, 2022 By Patrick J. Kenny How many times have you heard someone say, “We just didn’t see that coming.” I’ve heard it far too often and usually relating to personal tragedy, loss, and suicide. As a speaker on mental...

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Behind The Shield | Pat Kenny II – Episode 676

Behind The Shield | Pat Kenny II – Episode 676

October 5, 2022 Behind the Shield James Geering Listen to full Podcast Episode 676 - Chief Pat Kenny II  "Pat Kenny is a retired Illinois Fire Chief, public speaker and the author of "TAKING THE CAPE OFF". In this second conversation, we discuss the mental health...

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Behind The Shield | Pat Kenny II – Episode 676

Behind The Shield | Pat Kenny II – Episode 676

October 5, 2022 Behind the Shield James Geering Listen to full Podcast Episode 676 - Chief Pat Kenny II  "Pat Kenny is a retired Illinois Fire Chief, public speaker and the author of "TAKING THE CAPE OFF". In this second conversation, we discuss the mental health...

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Humpday Hangout: Straight Talk: Pat Kenny

Humpday Hangout: Straight Talk: Pat Kenny

Fire Engineering Humpday Hangout 3.30.2022 On this week’s Humpday Hangout, hosts Dan DeGryse and Robbie Fisher talk to Pat Kenny about firefighter mental health, humor and resilience, faith, and more.

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APS Radio: Pat Kenny

APS Radio: Pat Kenny

Fire Engineering APS Radio: Pat Kenny 3.18.2022 Host Jim Burneka talks with guest Chief Patrick J. Kenny (Ret.), building on his December 2021 appearance on Fire Engineering’s Humpday Hangout with Frank Ricci and P.J. Norwood. Pat discusses the importance of St...

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Humpday Hangout: Taking Off the Cape

Humpday Hangout: Taking Off the Cape

Taking Off the Cape: Firefighters, Mental Illness, and Resiliency Fire Engineering 12.21.2021 On this week’s Humpday Hangout, Frank Ricci and P.J. Norwood talk with guest Patrick J. Kenny, retired Illinois fire chief, about his perceived failure as a leader in his...

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