1. Metropolitan College of New York Information Session
On April 14th at 5:30 pm, the Mayor's Graduate Scholarship Program (MGSP) will coordinate an evening information session with one of the participating schools, Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY). Members will have the opportunity to meet with school representatives to find out about their programs in: MPA: Emergency & Disaster Management, MBA: General Management, MBA: Financial Management, MBA: Media Management, MPA: General Administration. MCNY will also talk about the admissions process, financial aid, general requirements, and scholarship opportunities for these specific programs through their partnership with MGSP. To register call 212-669-4163. Deadline to register is April 9, 2010. A confirmation e-mail with the date, time, and location of the event will be sent directly to the employee once they have registered for the session. More information about other sessions and open house meetings will be posted on the MGSP website, www.nyc.gov/mgsp, in September.
2. FDNY/NYPD Racquetball Tournament
REMINDER: On Saturday, April 24th & Sunday, April 25th, the FDNY/NYPD Racquetball Tournament will be held at Club Fit, 584 North State Road, Briarcliff Manor, NY. Entries must be received by April 16, 2010. For applications and further info, contact Siegy Klammer at 845-803-3969 or Eric Klammer, L-59, 718-430-0243 or Pete Klammer, L-47, 718-430-0247. Proceeds from the event benefit both FDNY/NYPD Charities.
3. Lt. John Bellew Memorial Run
On Saturday, April 17th, at 10am, the Lt. John G. Bellew Memorial 5K run will be held at the Pearl River Volunteer Firehouse, 58 Central Avenue, Pearl River, NY. Registration fee: $25 for adults, $10 for children under 12. Post race party includes food, beverage and entertainment. All proceeds go to the Lt. John G. Bellew Scholarship Fund. To pre-register, visit www.Johnbellew.com or contact FF Dan Coleman, 631-804-7969 or BC John Sullivan, 718-644-4230.
4. No Limit Texas Hold 'Em
On Friday, April 23rd at 7:30pm at The Sports Club Gjoa located at 850 62nd St. (Btwn. 8th & 9th Ave.) Brooklyn, NY. Buy in: $100 includes buffet and beverages. Non-poker players are also invited with $20 donation. You must be 21 and older to enter. Make checks payable to: 9/11 Coalition Fund. Mail to: Engine 219/Ladder 105 494 Dean St., Brooklyn, NY 11217. For more info call 718-965-8219.
5. Save the Date for World Police & Fire Games Night
On Thursday, August 26th, 7:10pm at Citi Field join the NY Mets for the start of the one year countdown to the NYC WPFG. Tickets will be available online soon at www.mets.com/wpfg. Sign-in ID:WPFG. Password:METS. For more info contact Bob Cashman at 718-999-0740.
Stephen J. Cassidy
Joseph A. Miccio