1. FDNY Photo Exhibition at NYC Fire Museum
REMINDER: On Thursday, November 11th from 6-9pm the New York City Fire Museum will host a reception for selections from "On the Job," a photographic exhibition by Lilli Albin. This exhibit focuses on the areas within New York City's firehouses. Admission: FREE. The New York City Fire Museum is located in a 1904 firehouse at 278 Spring Street (between Hudson & Varick Streets). It is the official museum of the FDNY and houses over 10,000 artifacts from New York City's rich heritage of firefighting. For more info call 212-691-1303 ext. 17.
2. Fight for Air Climb FF Challenge 2010
On Sunday, November 21st, 9am, at 200 Liberty Street in Manhattan, Firefighters will climb 40 stories with partial gear. Hosted by the American Lung Association, with support of Friends of Firefighters, the climb supports research, advocacy and education to study the effects of asthma, lung cancer and other lung diseases that disproportionately affect Firefighters. Registration: $25. Fundraising minimum: $250. For more info, including registration, go to www.lungusa.org or call Chuck Sawyer, 212-889-3370 ext. 13.
3. NEW DEADLINE: 12/01/10—FF/SSGT Chris Engeldrum (L-61)Memorial Fundraiser
REMINDER: For the past 5 years E-66/L-61 has been running a FH/Family Trip to Arlington National Cemetery on Chris Engeldrum's birthday. However, funding has now run out and an annual raffle has been started to build up the Trip fund again. Raffle tickets: $25. Make checks payable to E66/L61. Participants not only help raise funds to visit Chris but also have a chance of winning a cash prize. 1st prize- $10,000, 2nd prize- $5,000, 3rd prize- $2,500 (**Prize amounts may vary depending on the number of tickets sold**). Drawing to be held December 1st. For more info, including buying tickets, call FF Mark Klinger (L-61) (845) 553-5298 or Joe Diodato 347-860-5956.
4. FDNY Anchor Club Annual Christmas Party at Coler-Goldwater Hospital
On Saturday, December 4th, 10:30am, the FDNY Anchor Club will host their annual Coler-Goldwater Hospital Christmas Party at the South end of Roosevelt Island. Volunteers will be needed to assist the residents to and from the auditorium. Food, refreshments and entertainment will be provided. For more info call Anchor Club President Bill Greco 718-863-8088 or 917-575-1012.
Stephen J. Cassidy
Joseph A. Miccio