Info Fax #8 March 25, 2010

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1. 12 Step Retreat
REMINDER: The Annual 12 Step Retreat is open to all Fire Department personnel, active and retired, who are attending anonymous programs. This year's Retreat will be held at the Mount Manresa Retreat House, 239 Fingerboard Road, Staten Island, NY 10305. Sign-in begins at 5:30pm on Friday, March 26, 2010. The Retreat concludes with a noon luncheon on Sunday, March 28, 2010. The traditions of the 12 step programs will be observed and your anonymity will be respected. The cost of the program is $195. For further information, call the following friends of Bill W: Linda P :718-720-2554 Mike F : 845-744-6335 Bill D : 516-872-4219 John H : 631-499-5641.

2. FDNY vs. NYPD Hockey Game
On Saturday, March 27th at 1pm, the 37th Annual FDNY vs. NYPD hockey game will be held at Nassau Coliseum located at 1255 Hempstead Turnpike in Uniondale. Come out and support the FDNY Team. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster, team members and the Coliseum Box Office. For more information, visit:

3. Annual Palm Sunday Mass at Brooklyn Wall of Remembrance
REMINDER On Sunday, March 28th, 2pm, at The Brooklyn Wall of Remembrance located at 1904 Surf Ave, B'klyn, NY (at KeySpan Park). In case of rain or cold services will be held at Our Lady of Solace Shrine R.C. Church Mermaid Ave. & W. 17th St.- Coney Island. For more info visit

4. N.Y. Sports Club FDNY Discount - Join for $29 get March FREE!
REMINDER: FDNY "Get Fit" Program: The FDNY Health & Fitness Unit and New York Sports Club have a great membership offer for FDNY members and their children, spouses or life partners. The regular Passport Membership is over $70 per month and entitles you to use any of the over 150 clubs throughout the NYC area. However, if you call the NYSC during the month of March, the enrollment fee will be reduced to $29, plus $45 monthly dues! This offer is only available by phone. For info call the NYSC at 1-800-611-9833. Valid FDNY ID will be required.

5. 86th Annual Holy Name Society Communion Mass & Breakfast (Manhattan, Bx, SI)
On Sunday, April 11th, at 10:15am the Holy Name Society of Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island will hold its 86th Annual Communion Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral. The breakfast will follow at 11:30am at the New York Hilton Hotel, 6th Ave. & 53rd Street. Donations: $40 per person. For ticket reservations, send a check to the Holy Name Society, Attention: Chris Ward, 1800 Pettit Avenue, North Merrick, NY 11566. Spouses and children are invited. R.S.V.P. before March 31st. Members are requested to attend in dress uniform. Members attending the mass shall assemble on 51st Street, East of 5th Avenue at 9:45am.


Stephen J. Cassidy

Joseph A. Miccio
Recording Secretary