Info Fax# 25 August 01, 2017

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FDNY NIGHT AT MCU PARK
Friday August 4th - 1904 Surf Ave, Brooklyn (Coney Island). The night includes: Fire Safety & Education table, Bagpipers, Mascots Hot Dog and Siren, etc. Pre-game ceremony at 6:20 pm. Ceremonial first pitch. Brooklyn Cyclones vs. Tri-City Valleycats at 6:40 pm. Pre-game live Q104.3 Happy Hour party in the new Steeplechase Beer Garden at 4 pm. Post-game fireworks display at 9:30 pm. Post-game party in Steeplechase Beer Garden (Surf Ave & West 16th Street). FDNY Children on the field for The National Anthem: Children should be between the ages 6-12. Children should wear FD apparel or little league uniform. Everyone participating must be on the concourse level between Sections 22 and 24 at 6:30 sharp! A Cyclone staff member will lead the children onto the field. A few adults will be allowed to chaperone on the field. The children will stand next to the players, at their field positions, during The National Anthem. Once The Anthem is completed the children will re-enter the stands in Section 20. Children will get a Cyclones cap. Tickets are $20 each and include a Cyclones BRAVEST t-shirt. $5 will go to The FDNY Foundation (fdnyfoundation.org). Please only purchase tickets from - Craig Coughlin ccouglin@brooklyncyclones.com or 718-382-2601.


SEPTEMBER 14TH GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING REMINDER
The General Membership Meeting will be held on Thursday, September 14th, not Thursday, September 7th as listed on the UFA Workchart Calendar.


SPLISH SPLASH WATER PARK DISCOUNT TICKETS AVAILABLE
Long Island's Waterpark located at Exit 72 West, Long Island Expressway, Riverhead, NY (631) 727-3600, www.splishsplashlongisland.com. 18 water slides, wave pool, lazy river, kiddie area and more! General admission price is $34, Under 48" and Seniors admission price is $27. Children 3 and under are free. For further info, please contact reception at 212-683-4832. Tickets must be purchased at UFA offices. Any unused tickets that are purchased thru the UFA can be refunded if tickets are returned by September 6th.


2017 UFA SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE NOW
Applicants must currently be enrolled in college, trade or vocational school. This scholarship is for dependent children of active, retired or deceased Firefighters, Fire Marshals or Marine Wipers who are full-time students up to & including age 23 for UNDERGRADUATE education. Active members and their spouses are also eligible. Dependent children, spouses of LOD deceased UFA members, & dependent children of non-LOD deceased UFA members are eligible to receive scholarships for undergraduate education but must still fill out an application & provide proof of enrollment. Applications will be available beginning Tuesday, August 1st. Please go to HERE to obtain the 2017 UFA Scholarship Fund Application and Guidelines. Please be sure to read the guidelines! Deadline: MONDAY, OCTOBER 2nd. PLEASE NOTE: There are separate applications for active, deceased and retired members. If you have any questions, please email Erin O'Donovan at eodonovan@ufanyc.org or call her at 212-545-6965.


Fraternally,

Gerard Fitzgerald
President

Robert Eustace
Recording Secretary