Info Fax# 54 June 28, 2018

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SSG CHRIS ENGELDRUM FDNY VFW POST 12033
The SSG Chris Engeldrum FDNY VFW Post 12033 will be holding its monthly meeting on Thursday, June 28th. The meeting location is: The Redwood Club, 2680 Schurz Avenue Bronx, NY 10465. The meeting will begin at 8:00 pm. All Military Veterans who have served overseas during time of war are eligible to join. For additional information, see the Post website at FDNYVFW.com.


BLOOD EMERGENCY
The New York Blood Center has declared a blood emergency because of an alarming shortage in the blood supply. This is due in part to the recent storms that hit the area. Please come join Putnam County members at the Daniel O'Brien VFW Hall, 32 Gleneida Ave (Rt.52) Carmel, NY on Friday, June 29, 2018 from 2:00 to 8:00 pm. For information, please call Paul DeLeo 347-408-6052 or Denis Hanrahan 845-225-3048.


NEW YORK METS COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE
The New York Mets will host a community blood drive on Monday, July 2, 2018, from 11am to 6pm at Citi Field. All donors will receive a pair of Mets tickets to a 2018 home game. On Monday, June 11, 2018, the New York Blood Center declared a Blood Emergency. Blood donations are lagging this spring and typically drop during the summer months. Your donation will help save up to three lives. For questions concerning medical eligibility call (800) 688-0900. To make an appointment please contact (516) 478-5031.


MEMORIAL MASS
On Thursday, July 5, 2018 at 1100 hours, a Memorial Mass will be held honoring the memory of Lieutenant Gordon M. Ambelas, L-119, who made the supreme sacrifice on July 5, 2014. The Mass will take place in the quarters of E-211/L-119, located at 26 Hooper Street, Brooklyn, NY. All off-duty members and their families are invited to attend. Members are requested to attend in dress uniform.


PLAQUE DEDICATION
On Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 1100 hours, a Plaque Dedication will be held honoring the memory of Lieutenant Gary J. Gates, Field Communications, who died on September 29, 2015. The dedication will take place in the quarters of E-233/L-176 and Field Communications, 25 Rockaway Avenue, Brooklyn, NY. All off-duty members and their families are invited to attend. Members are requested to attend in dress uniform.


Fraternally,

Gerard Fitzgerald
President

Robert Eustace
Recording Secretary