1. FDNY Night at Citi Field
REMINDER: 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.
2. FF Jacques Paultre (E-50) Plaque Dedication
REMINDER: 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.
3. 10th Annual FDNY Night
REMINDER: Friday, July 23rd at 7pm, the Brooklyn Cyclones will play the Staten Island Yankees at MCU (KeySpan) Park, 1904 Surf Ave. Tickets range from $10 to $15. Tickets are being sold online at www.brooklyncyclones.com. Go to Tickets, then Ticket Discounts & Specials, click on Promotional Codes, enter FDNY. There will be pre-game activities beginning at 6:30pm. Proceeds go to the UFA Scholarship Fund if you buy your ticket online. For groups of 20 or more contact Fire Marshal Bob Cashman, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
4. Splish Splash Water Park Discount Tickets Available
Long Island's Waterpark located at Exit 72 West, Long Island Expressway, Riverhead, NY (631) 727-3600, www.splishsplashlongisland.com. 18 water slides, wavepool, lazy river, kiddie area and more! General admission price is $30, Under 48" and Seniors admission price is $24. Children 3 and under are free. For further info, please contact Amy Sullivan at 212-683-4832. Tickets must be purchased at UFA offices. Any unused tickets that are purchased thru the UFA can be refunded if tickets are returned by September 6th.
5. SBF Benefits for College Students
In order to receive SBF benefits, parents of children attending college need to provide the Security Benefit Fund (SBF) with the following: 1. A letter EACH SEMESTER from the school registrar, ON SCHOOL LETTERHEAD, listing the student's name and acknowledging he/she is taking 12 or more credits. 2. A copy of a paid tuition bill from the college for each semester. These items are necessary for the SBF to provide the proper benefits to the children of firefighters. All info should be mailed to: Security Benefit Fund, 204 East 23rd Street, 3rd floor, New York, NY 10010 or faxed to 212-683-0693, or emailed to email@example.com. If you have questions, you may call SBF 212-683-4723.
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