1. 2010 UFA Scholarship Fund Application-Available NOW!!!
Applicants must currently be enrolled in college, trade or vocational school. This scholarship is for dependent children of active, retired or deceased Firefighters, Fire Marshals or Marine Wipers who are full-time students up to & including age 23 for undergraduate education. Dependent children, spouses of LOD deceased UFA members, & dependent children of non-LOD deceased UFA members are eligible to receive scholarships for undergraduate but must still fill out an application & provide proof of enrollment. Applications are now available. Go HERE for the 2010 UFA Scholarship Fund Application Guidelines. Deadline: October 12th. Note: Separate applications for active, deceased and retired members are now available.
2. 2nd Annual Mayor's Cup FDNY/NYPD Soccer Game
REMINDER: On Saturday, August 28th at the Red Bull Arena in Harrison, NJ at 7:30pm the NYPD will take on the FDNY immediately following the NY Red Bulls vs. San Jose Earthquake match. Tickets: $20. Half of the proceeds go to the FF Sergio Villanueva Soccer Foundation. To order your tickets call 877-RBSOCCER and mention the Mayor's Cup. Get your tickets now and watch two great soccer matches in one evening!
3. 8th Annual BC Matthew Ryan Memorial Golf Outing
On Tuesday, September 14th the 8th Annual BC Matthew Ryan Memorial Golf Outing will be held, at the Holbrook Country Club, Holbrook, Long Island, NY. Sign-In: 9am, Shotgun Start: 10 am. The cost of $165 per golfer includes event shirt, green fees, golf cart, breakfast, lunch, dinner, and beverages. For more info, contact Richard Staines (516) 795-2133, Brendan Ryan (718) 833-3967 or Steve Wall (516) 536-0910.
4. Lt. John Martinson (E-249) Memorial Picnic
On Saturday, September 18th (Rain or Shine) from 12-6pm at the Hillside Swim Club, located at 151 Signs Rd., Staten Island the Lt. John Martinson Memorial Picnic will be held. Tickets: $50 for adults, $20 for children 13-20 yrs old, kids 12 and under FREE. Picnic includes live music, rides, and games. For more info, including buying tickets, go to www.ltniceguy.com or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets will also be available at the door. To buy tickets in advance mail: Lt. John Martinson Memorial Foundation, C/O Steven Martinson, PO Box: 80452, Staten Island, NY 10308. Proceeds benefit the Firefighters Family Transport Foundation.
5. Wounded Warriors Thank FDNY Members
The Wounded Warriors were in awe of the support they received from the FDNY members for the July 22nd Wounded Warrior Soldier Ride and convey their thanks to the 37 FH's that cooked, the organizers, the borough commands and all the companies that lined the street and cheered. Additionally, the combined help of the communities and FH's that donated many different resources made the event a great success.
Stephen J. Cassidy
Joseph A. Miccio