1. CORRECTION: Checks for FF Billy Quick Memorial Volleyball Tournament in Long Beach
NOTE: All Checks should be made payable to the Lt. Williams Fund, NOT the FF Billy Quick Fund. The FF Billy Quick Memorial Volleyball Tournament will be held on Monday, June 11th (rain-date June 18th) at 8am. Registration will begin at Riverside Blvd at the Beach in Long Beach, NY. Pre-Registration: $30 per person, On-Site: $35 per person. Pre-Registration checks must be received before June 1st. Teams must consist of at least 6 persons. Checks should be mailed to Mrs. Lisa Quick, 87 Malone Avenue, East Atlantic Beach, NY 11561. For more info contact Lisa at LQuickT@aol.com.
2. FF Thomas Brick College Scholarships
REMINDER: The FDNY is now accepting applications for this year's Firefighter Thomas Brick scholarship program named to honor the fallen firefighter. College scholarships are available to all active FDNY fire officers and firefighters who plan to take one or more courses during the 2012-2013 academic year. Scholarships of $2,500 each will be awarded and can be used for course tuition and textbook costs. Applications are available on the FDNY Intranet and should be returned to Chief of Department, Edward Kilduff, by Friday, May 18, 2012. If you have any questions, contact Catherine McGuire at email@example.com or (718) 999-0743.
3. 6th Annual Martin J. Egan Jr. 5K Memorial Run / Walk
On Sunday, May 20th, at 10am, the 6th Annual Marty Egan 5K Memorial Run/Walk will be held in Midland Beach picnic area, Lincoln Avenue and Fr. Capadanno Blvd., Staten Island. Pre-registration: $20, Race day registration: $25. Pre-registration, T-shirt and bib pickup on Thursday, May 17th, between 7:30-9:30pm at Grant City Tavern, Fremont Avenue and South Railroad Avenue, Staten Island, NY. Kids fun run (no fee, medals to all) and other activities for kids, food, beverages. All proceeds go to a scholarship fund in Marty's name. Applications can be obtained online at www.sirunning.com. For more info call Mark Egan at 718-966-9493.
4. FDNY Anchor Club Rosary Hill Pizza Party
On Thursday, May 24th, from 11:30am to 3pm the FDNY Anchor Club, will host a pizza party for the patients at Rosary Hill Nursing Home, located at 600 Linda Avenue, Hawthorne, NY 10532. All off-duty members are invited to attend and assist the Anchor Club with the party. Members are welcome to bring their families. For more info call Bill Greco (E-68) 718-863-8088 or 917-575-1012.
5. Mets Baseball / FDNY Pipes & Drums 50th Anniversary
REMINDER: On Friday, May 25th at 7:10pm the NY Mets will take on the San Diego Padres. Both the NY Mets and the FDNY Emerald Society Pipes & Drums band will celebrate their 50th anniversary. Come out and enjoy a special pre-game performance by the FDNY Emerald Society Pipes & Drums Band. Special FDNY Price for Pepsi Porch seats (sections 301-305): $29. A portion of each ticket purchased through this offer will benefit the FDNY Emerald Society Pipes & Drums band. Groups of 25 or more should call Michael. For tickets, visit mets.com/FDNY or contact Michael Renzulli, 718-559-3043 or e-mail mrenzulli@NYMets.com.
Stephen J. Cassidy
Joseph A. Miccio