Info Fax# 17 April 18, 2012

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1. FDNY Lacrosse 2012 Fundraiser Rescheduled
The FDNY Lacrosse team's fundraiser that was scheduled to take place on Saturday, April 21st at Churchill's located at 18 South Park Ave. Rockville Centre, NY has been tentatively rescheduled for Saturday, May 19th. For more info go to

2. FF Michael Kiefer Educational Grant Awards 2012
REMINDER: Twelve (12) Educational Awards worth $500 each are available through the New York Firefighter's Burn Center Foundation. These grants shall be awarded for various types of schooling, be it academic, technical or a personal interest course. Submission dates are April 15th - June 15th. Eligibility is restricted to members of the Uniformed Firefighting Force, from Probationary Firefighters to Chief Officers, including Fire Marshals, Supervising Fire Marshals, Marine Engineers, Pilots, and Wipers. Additional guidelines are available online at or call 718-379-1900.

3. 2012 Fire Bell Club Scholarship Award Application
REMINDER: Applications for the Fire Bell Club Scholarship Award are now available. Applications can be obtained from Ms. Jacqueline Merveil, FDNY Registrar, at 718-281-8465.


  • (1) Applicants must be active FF's 5th Grade and above & Officers who have been accepted or are attending an accredited institution of higher learning.
  • (2) FF's/Officers who are pursuing a degree in Fire Service Administration, Public Service Management, Nursing or a related Fire Service discipline and who have completed a minimum of twelve credits. Applicants must submit a written statement of 500 words explaining why an applicant should be considered for award.

Award: $500

Deadline: April 30th.

4. Johnny Mac Foundation
On Saturday, May 19th, at the Blue Point Fire Department, Blue Point NY the FDNY FF John F. McNamara Foundation presents "Strides for the Center" 5K run / 2K walk. Registration begins at 8:30 am. Runners start at 9:00 am - Walkers start at 9:15 am. Post run celebration begins at noon; food, prizes, raffles and live entertainment. Registration fee: $25 for adults, $10 for participants 18 yrs & under. Proceeds from the event benefit the Johnny Mac Foundation and the creation of the John F. McNamara Community Center. Online registration is available at

5. FF Robert Wiedmann Jr. (R-2) Fundraiser
On May 24th from 7-11pm at the Coral House Restaurant located at 70 Milburn Avenue Baldwin, NY 11510 a fundraiser will be held in behalf of Robert Weidmann. Tickets: $50 per person includes food, beverages, and live music. Tickets can be purchased at the Nassau County Fire Service Academy, 516-572-8600 or J. Paul's Terrace Café, 239 Merrick Rd. Oceanside, NY or by e-mail at Tickets may be bought with cash or checks made payable to Robert Wiedmann.


Stephen J. Cassidy

Joseph A. Miccio
Recording Secretary