65-2 #5 January 09, 2007


1. UFA-FDNY Family Day at the Circus The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey 7th Annual FDNY Circus Event will take place at 11am on Sunday, March 18, 2007 at Nassau Veteran's Memorial Coliseum. Come 90 minutes early to meet the animals and performers in a pre-showÑfree with your ticket. Packets for this event will be provided for each firehouse at the January 11 Union meeting. Proceeds benefit the UFA Widows' & Children's Fund. Contact Louis Nicolosi L-125 at 516-932-9438. Deadline for orders: January 19, 2007. Commissary checks only.

2. The Games take place in Adelaide, Australia this year March 16 thru 25. See 65-2 #4 for the WPFG Uniform Order Form, which can be downloaded from the UFA web site. TEAM ORDERS: Teams need to have their coaches submit a batch uniform order for the entire team at one time. Members who are not on teams need to order uniforms by using the order form. DEADLINE: The form must be received no later than JANUARY 26, 2007. ORDERING: To reserve your uniform, please fill in information requested on the form and return via fax to Ed Brown, Bronx Trustee, or Ann Elizabeth at: 212-683-0690. Uniform cost and pick-up date information will be forthcoming.

3. Annual FDNY Ski RACES On Tuesday, January 30, 2007, the 34th Annual FDNY Ski Races will be held at Hunter Mountain, NY. The proceeds will be donated to the NY Firefighters Burn Center Foundation. In addition, there will be a plaque dedication honoring the memory of Lt Howard Carpluk and FF Michael Reilly. There is a discount available only for teams that pre-register. Send registration forms ASAP. Additional information can be obtained from the following website: www.huntermtn.com or contact Joseph Jove at 518-263-4023.

4. N.Y. Sports Club $39/Month Memberships for FDNY! FDNY "GET FIT" PROGRAM: The FDNY Health & Fitness Unit and New York Sports Club have a great membership offer for FDNY members and their spouses or life partners. The regular Passport Membership is over $70.00 per month and entitles you to use any of the over 100 clubs throughout the NYC area. This special offer is $39.00 per month, with a one time processing fee of $49.00. The processing/conversion fee is only $39 for FFs who are already NYSC members if their initial year commitment has passed. This offer is only available by phone. For info call the NYSC at 1-800-611-9833, ask for Kristen.

Stephen J. Cassidy

Joseph A. Miccio
Recording Secretary