1. 44th Anniversary Of 23rd Street Fire
On Sunday, October 17th at 12 noon, there will be a commemoration of the 44th Anniversary of the 23rd Street Fire, at which twelve members of the Department made the Supreme Sacrifice on October 17, 1966. The ceremony will take place at the location of the fire, 4 East 23rd Street (corner of Broadway). All off-duty members and their families are invited to attend. Members are requested to attend in dress uniform.
2. Captain Vinny Giammona Memorial (5K) Fun Run
On Sunday, October 17th, at St. Francis Prep, 6100 Francis Lewis Boulevard Fresh Meadows, NY 11365. At 9:15am there will be a 50 yard pee-wee race. 5K Race begins at 9:30am. Advance Registration: $15 per runner (guaranteed T-shirt), Day of Race Registration: $20 per runner. Children under 10 years of age are FREE. Awards and party to follow, includes food, beverages, and entertainment. All proceeds benefit the Vinny Giammona Scholarship Fund. For info: 718-423-8810 x 324.
3. Fire Family Transport Foundation Fundraiser
On Saturday, October 23rd, from 2pm-closing at Cort Club located at 2648 Gerritsen Ave (c/o Devon Ave.) in Brooklyn. Proceeds will help with the restoration of their 1946 mack pumper to be used as a funeral caission for non line-of-duty deaths. For more info call Buddy Ducalo 917-842-6110 or Jim McCarthy 914-643-6585.
4. FDNY Steuben Association Oktoberfest Dance 2010
On Saturday, November 13th, 7:30pm, at Plattdeutsche Park Restaurant, 1132 Hempstead Turnpike, Franklin Square, NY. Tickets: $65 per person in advance. Tickets include beverages, door prizes, and raffles. For more info, including tickets, contact FM Carl Haussler, 718-835-9050 before October 28th.
Stephen J. Cassidy
Joseph A. Miccio