1. Lt. Patrick Sullivan (L-58) & FF Steve Troche (L-58) Fundraiser
REMINDER: On Saturday, February 25th from 4-8pm at Mulcahy's Pub in Wantagh in Wantagh Engine 45, Ladder 58, and Battalion 18 will host the Firefighters fighting back against cancer benefit. Admission: $60 includes Chinese auction, 50/50, raffles, 300/100, live auction and more. For more info call 718-430-0245.
2. FDNY Emerald Society Annual Scholarship Exam
REMINDER: On Saturday, March 3rd, 8:30 am-11:30am at All Hallows High School, 115 East 164th Street, Bronx, NY. Children graduating from 8th Grade or J.H.S. in 2012 are eligible if a parent or sibling is a member of the Emerald Society in good standing. Applications may be obtained from Emerald Society Delegates and Borough Officers. Applications should be mailed by February 22, 2012 to the Scholarship Chairman, William P. Treanor, 98 Bay Street, Bronx, NY 10464, 718-885-0648.
3. NY Islanders / UFA Elsasser Fund Fundraiser
On Saturday, March 10th at 7pm the NY Islanders will take on the NJ Devils. Tickets: $30 (orig. $50) and $50 (orig. $99). A portion of proceeds from each ticket sold, will go to the Thomas Elsassser Fund which benefits the families of those who die non-line of duty. To purchase tickets visit www.newyorkislanders.com/ufa.
4. Keith Desjardin Fundraiser
On Saturday, March 10th at 7:30pm Friends of Keith in conjunction with the Breslau Company E-1 will be hosting a fundraiser for Keith Desjardin, brother of Matt Desjardin (E-325). It will be held at at the Lindenhurst Firemen's Pavilion located on the grounds of the Firemen's Memorial Park (off of Hartford Street) in Lindenhurst, NY. Keith has been diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) a.k.a. Lou Gehrig's disease. Keith is a member of the Lindenhurst FD. Tickets: $25 includes Spaghetti dinner, beverages, and Chinese auction. If you would like to make a donation send checks payable to Friends of Keith 504 6th Street Lindenhurst, NY 11757. For more info call Tina Gallagher at 631-872-1073.
5. 2012 King of the Ice Hockey Tournament
The King of the Ice Hockey Tournament is scheduled for Monday, March 26th. Applications are available online at www.fdnykingoftheice.com. Efforts will be made to accommodate all team entries; however, the first 96 teams will be guaranteed spots. For more info contact Pat Cleary at 516-650-7719.
6. FF Ray Pfeifer (E-40) Fundraiser
On Saturday, March 31st from 2-8pm at East Meadow Fireman's Benevolent Association located at 170 Maple Avenue East Meadow NY 11554 a fundraiser will be held for FF Ray Pfeifer (E-40). Ray was deeply committed to the recovery effort at Ground Zero and now he is battling a tenacious form of cancer. Turn out and help Ray and his family offset the heavy cost of his cancer treatments. Tickets: $40 per person. The night will be filled with great food, entertainment, and plenty of great prizes.
Stephen J. Cassidy
Joseph A. Miccio