1. 8th Annual Michael Kiefer (L-132) Walk-Run
REMINDER: On Saturday, June 12th at 11am on the Long Beach Boardwalk at Michael Kiefer's Memorial bench located between Lincoln & Monroe Blvd. Donations for walk/run participants: $10. However, non-participants can make any donations and/or contribute by purchasing commemorative T-shirts. Donations can be made at the start of the race or mailed to Kiefer Family, 714 Pine Street, FDNY FF Michael Kiefer Street, Franklin Square, NY 11010. Make checks payable to: FDNY FF Michael Kiefer Fund. All proceeds benefit the NY Firefighters Burn Center Foundation and Hope for Warriors.
2. John Jay College Reimbursement-Spring 2010 Semester
All members who were registered in the John Jay College reimbursement program for the spring 2010 semester are required to fill out the John Jay College reimbursement request form (JJ2). The form can be located on the Intranet Forms section. The form and a copy of their transcript and proof of payment shall be forwarded to the FDNY College Advisor. The form and required documentation must be received by June 15th, 2010. No reimbursement requests will be accepted by the FDNY College Advisor after this date.
3. 125th Anniversary Celebration for L-105
On Tuesday, June 15th, at 11am, Ladder Company 105 will be celebrating its 125th year of service. An anniversary ceremony will be held in quarters located at 494 Dean Street, Brooklyn, NY. All off-duty members and their families are invited to attend. Members are requested to attend in dress uniform.
4. FF Jacques Paultre (E-50) Plaque Dedication
On Saturday, June 26th at 11am, a Plaque Dedication will be held honoring the memory of Firefighter Jacques W. Paultre, E-50, who died on June 24, 2008. The dedication will take place in the quarters E-50/L-19, located at 1155 Washington Avenue, Bronx, NY. All off-duty members and their families are invited to attend as a mark of respect to the deceased. Members are requested to attend in dress uniform.
5. 9th Annual "Forever Running" Memorial Run
On Friday, June 30th to keep the memory of Chief Downey and all the victims of September 11th alive, the DC Raymond M. Downey 9th Annual Father's Day "Forever Running" Memorial 5K Run/Walk and Quarter-Mile Kids Fun Run will be held. The 5K run will take place at 10am and the Kids Fun Run at 9:30am in Deer Park, Long Island. Pre-registration fee for 5K: $20, for children grades K-12, $13. Kids Fun Run is free. Special awards, raffle prizes, carnival entertainment, and a family barbecue will follow the run. All proceeds benefit the DC Raymond Downey Scholarship Charity Fund. For race applications, log onto www.chiefraydowney.com or www.active.com. For additional info, contact BC Joe Downey, 631-877-0310 or BC Chuck Downey, 631-413-4653.
Stephen J. Cassidy
Joseph A. Miccio