1. Tribute WTC Visitor Center Volunteers
If you are an active or retired Firefighter, join the other FDNY members who are volunteering at the Tribute WTC Visitor Center, which is located next door to E-10/L-10 at the WTC. The Tribute Visitor Center is asking for your help by serving as a walking tour volunteer guide. The volunteers share their experiences related to September 11, 2001 and educate visitors from all over the world through walking tours around Ground Zero, and also informal talks in the galleries. Needs are as follows: attend one training weekend, strong public speaking skills, and 3 to 8 volunteer hours per month and more. To learn more about volunteering, contact Tracy Grosner at 212-422-3520 ext. 112 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. FDNY Anchor Club Pizza Party at Rosary Hill Nursing Home
On Thursday, May 6th, 11:30am to 3pm, the FDNY Anchor Club will host a pizza party for the residents and staff at the Rosary Hill Nursing Home located at 600 Linda Avenue, Hawthorne, NY 10532. All FDNY members and their families are invited to participate. For more info call Bill Greco (E-68), 917-575-1012.
3. 9th Annual Haskell Brothers Memorial Dinner Dance
REMINDER: On Thursday, May 27th at 6pm at the Lido Beach Golf Club, 255 Lido Beach Boulevard a cocktail hour will begin followed by dinner at 7pm. Dinner: $90. Make checks payable to: Haskell Brothers Memorial Golf. Mail checks to: Maureen Haskell 2572 Neptune Ave. Seaford, NY 11783. Proceeds will benefit the NYC Firefighter Brotherhood Foundation & Hope for Warriors.
4. NYS Honorary Fire Chiefs & NYS Professional FF's Ted Green Memorial College Scholarship
Applications for the NYS Honorary Fire Chiefs and NYS Professional Firefighter's 2010 Ted Green Memorial College Scholarships are now available. The scholarship is open to H.S. seniors & recent H.S. graduates who will not have completed more than one year of college by September 2010. Applicants must be a child of an active uniformed union member of the NYS Professional Firefighter's Association and have taken the SAT or ACT no later than January 2010. Deadline: June 3, 2010. For more info, including applications, visit the NYSPFFA website, www.nyspffa.org or call Jacqueline Merveil, FDNY Registrar, 718-281-8465.
5. FDNY Night at Citi Field
On Friday, June 25th, 7:10 pm, at Citi Field watch the NY Mets vs. Minnesota Twins. Discounted tickets are available from $20 to $51. Go to www.mets.com/fdny.
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