1. Bravest Scholarship Fund Super Bowl Raffle-Deadline
The deadline to purchase Super Bowl raffle tickets benefiting the Bravest Scholarship Fund has been extended to December 14th. Tickets: $100. Tickets are available by calling (212) 293-9300. The drawing will be held on December 15th. The Bravest Scholarship Fund provides $10,000 college scholarships to every dependent child of every Firefighter and Fire Officer who dies line of duty and non-line of duty. For more info go to www.UFOA.org and select the Important Announcements link. Forward all Super Bowl raffle tickets to the Bravest Scholarship Fund, 225 Broadway, Suite 401, New York, NY 10007.
2. John Jay College Tuition Reimbursement
As per Dept. Order #90 any FDNY member who was enrolled in the Fall 2010 semester at John Jay College should have completed the Notification of Registration form JJ-1 (available on the FDNY Intranet) to be eligible for consideration of tuition reimbursement. Members who filed form JJ-1 are required to submit the request for reimbursement form JJ-2 at the conclusion of the Fall 2010 semester. The form and a copy of their transcript and proof of payment shall be forwarded to the FDNY College Advisor. The required documentation must be received by January 14, 2011. No reimbursement requests will be accepted after this date.
3. NYS Honorary Fire Chiefs Scholarship
REMINDER: The NYS Honorary Fire Chiefs will be granting two $2,500 scholarships to active members of the UFA who will be enrolled in college level classes in the 2011-2012 school year. To be eligible, please list your current college standing and number of credits earned, as well as the name of the school you are / will be attending and your major. Please include a three paragraph essay on your plans once you have completed your degree. Also please describe why you should be considered for this scholarship: i.e., your contributions to the FDNY and/or your community. Completed information must be submitted in an envelope clearly labeled NYS Honorary Fire Chiefs Scholarship to Joseph Miccio, UFA Recording Secretary, at 204 E. 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010, by January 15, 2011. Note: Those who have already been awarded any other FDNY scholarship for the 2011-2012 school year will not be eligible.
4. FDNY Track Club Meeting for 2011 NYC World Police Fire Games
On Thursday, January 20, 2011, the FDNY Track Club will be meeting to plan for the running event at the upcoming 2011 World Police Fire Games in New York City. The meeting will be held in the New Cafeteria at Fire Academy. Topics will include events, training and uniforms. For more information, please contact Denis Sweeney (E81) at email@example.com.
Stephen J. Cassidy
Joseph A. Miccio