Info Fax #29 July 30, 2010

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1. 32nd Anniversary of The Waldbaum's Fire
REMINDER: On Monday, August 2nd at 10:30am, E-276/L-156, E-254/L-153, B-33 and B-42 will hold a memorial mass commemorating the 32nd anniversary of the Waldbaum's Fire at St. Brendan's Church located at 1202 Avenue O, Brooklyn, 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.


2. FDNY Fire Family Transport Foundation
On Sunday, August 8th from 1-5pm at the O'Carroll's Recovery Room in Mineola, NY. Tickets: $35 includes food, beverages, live music and raffles. For more info contact Frank Ancona, 718-986-9822.


3. FF John McNamara (E-234) Plaque Dedication
On Monday, August 9th at 11am, a Plaque Dedication will be held honoring the memory of Firefighter John F. McNamara, E-234 who died on August 9, 2009. The dedication will take place in the quarters of E-234/L-123, located at 1352 St. Johns Place, Brooklyn, 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.


4. Paul Warhola (E-221) Plaque Dedication
On Friday, August 13th at 10am, a Plaque Dedication will be held honoring the memory of Firefighter Paul Warhola, E-221 who made the supreme sacrifice on August 14, 2009. The dedication will take place in the quarters of E-221/L-104, 161 South 2nd Street, Brooklyn, 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. 1st Annual Paul Warhola Memorial Fishing Trip
REMINDER: On Monday, August 16th from 10am-4pm at Captree Boat Basin on boat Eddy B III. Tickets: $100 per person includes food, beverages, bait, and fishing rod. Space is limited to the first 140 people. In order to reserve your spot you must prepay. Make checks payable to "Paul Warhola Memorial Fund". Deliver checks to E-221/L-104 at 161 South 2nd Street B'klyn, NY 11211. For more info call E-221, 718-965-8221.


6. Big Brother / Big Sister Volunteers
The Big Brother Big Sister-FDNY Partnership Program is seeking volunteers to be Big Brothers and Big Sisters to children who lost an FDNY parent in the line of duty. Both male and female volunteers on Long Island and in New Jersey. Anyone age 21 + who is affiliated with the FDNY is eligible to be a mentor (i.e. active duty or retired firefighters, EMS employees, female family members, or civilian FDNY employees). For more information please contact Kim Ahearn at the FDNY CSU at (212) 570-1693 ext 314 or ahearnk@fdny.nyc.gov.


Fraternally,

Stephen J. Cassidy
President

Joseph A. Miccio
Recording Secretary