1. Community Mayors Inc. at the Bronx Zoo
REMINDER: On Thursday, October 7th volunteers are needed at the Bronx Zoo by 8:30am. Volunteers should park between Southern Blvd. & Grote St. (btwn. 183rd & 182nd St.). For more info go to www.communitymayors.org.
2. FDNY Hockey Team Tryouts
REMINDER: On Oct 7, 14, 21, and 28 from 11am-1pm at the Aviator Hockey Rink at Floyd Bennett Field. For more info call Bill Kammerer, 516-897-0449.
3. Fundraiser for Brendan Marrocco
On Saturday, October 9th from 1-5pm at Hillside Swim Club located at 151 Signs Road, S.I. a fundraiser will be held. Brendan Morrocco is a 23 year old soldier who lost all 4 limbs in a bomb attack in Iraq. In conjunction with the Siller Foundation and Building Homes for Heroes, all proceeds will be used to build a smart house for Brendan. Tickets: $50, includes food, cooked and donated by Staten Island FH's, beverages, DJ, 50/50, raffles and more. To purchase tickets in advance call BC John LaBabera 718-986-4587.
4. FF Mike Kurys (L-50) Fundraiser Event
REMINDER: On Thursday, October 14th from 6-10pm at Villa Barone located at 737 Throgs Neck Expressway. Recently, Mike suffered a terrible accident and is now paralyzed from the chest down. Unfortunately Mike's accident has left him with massive amounts of medical bills. Donations: $50 includes food, beverages, entertainment, raffles and more. Donations benefit Mike Kurys. Donations can be sent to: All Hands for Mike E89L50 2926 Bruckner Blvd., Bronx NY 10465. Checks can be made to: Thomas R. Elsasser Fund. For more info contact E-89/L-50 718-430-0289, Mike Coyle 914-263-1868, AJ Smart 516-749-4213, Tommy Cozzi 347-267-7285 or Joe Eduardo 917-576-2120.
5. 4th Annual Firefighter Cook-Off & Fundraiser
On Wednesday, October 20th from 6-9pm at the NYC Fire Museum located at 278 Spring Street. Tickets: $50 for FF's, $60 in advance (non-FF's), $75 at the door. All are welcome to join for a fun-filled night that includes FH chow from FDNY chefs, beverages, 50/50, raffle and great door prizes. Proceeds go toward creating a new Marine exhibit. For more info call Linda Burke, 212-691-1303 ext. 15.
6. BC Jack Fanning Memorial Foundation
On Friday, October 22nd, 7pm, the Jack Fanning Memorial Foundation will hold its 7th Annual Angels for Autism Dinner Dance at the North Hills Country Club in Manhasset. The BC Jack Fanning Memorial Foundation, "Angels For Autism," offers hope to families with autistic children. Tickets: $125 per person. A raffle will also be held. For more info contact, Eileen Vogel, 516-489-8773 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. All contributions are tax deductible.
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