1. FF Harry S. Ford Memorial Blood Drive & Bone Marrow Testing
On Thursday, September 16th from 3:30 - 9pm at Knights of Columbus Hall located at 970 W. Beech Street, Long Beach there will be a memorial blood drive and bone marrow testing. Eligibility criteria: ID with signature or photo, minimum weight of 110 lbs., age 16-75, eat well & drink fluids, no tattoos for past 12 months. To schedule an appointment call Legislator Ford, 516-571-6204.
2. 5th Annual FDNY Emerald Society Pipes & Drums Pitch & Putt Golf Outing
On Thursday, September 23rd at 10am at Riis Park. Golf & BBQ: $65 per person. BBQ only: $50 per person. Checks should be made payable to: FDNY Emerald Society Pipes and Drums. For more info contact: Billy Woods 917-608-8370, John Xuereb 917-837-6092 or E-245/L-61 718-965-8245.
3. Lt. Carpluk / FF Reilly Memorial (5k) Run-Date Change
The 3rd Annual Lt. Carpluk / FF Reilly brothers in battle 5k memorial run has been changed from Friday, September 24 to Saturday, October 2nd at Orchard Beach Park, Bronx, NYhttp://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/orchardbeach. The online Registration fee will be $35 or $40 to register at the race. Registration will be at 10am with the race starting at 11am, with food and beverages to follow. For further information, contact E-75/L-33 at 718-430-0275 or E-42 at 718-430-0242. Proceeds will help support the respective scholarship funds.
4. FDNY v. NYPD Baseball in Staten Island
On Friday, October 8th at 7pm the FDNY will take on the NYPD at the Richmond County Bank Ball Park, home of the Staten Island Yankees. Admission: FREE! For more info call Scott Miller, 917-225-7872.
5. 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.
Stephen J. Cassidy
Joseph A. Miccio