Info Fax# 38 April 20, 2018

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Friends of Firefighters is participating in Generosity Brooklyn, a multi-charity 5K Run/Walk taking place on Sunday, April 29th, 2018, in Brooklyn's Prospect Park. Bib pick up will be at 7:30 AM with a scheduled start time of 9:00 AM for the run. They will be running and walking in memory of WTC Marine Pilot and Firefighter Tommy Phelan, a longtime FoF supporter and beloved 9/11 rescuer who sadly passed away last month of cancer. Cost of registration is $25 with each participant committing to raising $200 for Friends of Firefighters. After the race, all are welcome to gather at Tommy's favorite watering hole, Farrell's, 215 Prospect Park West, Brooklyn, NY 11215, for a post-race party. Bagels and light refreshments will be served to all runners. Custom Tommy Phelan t-shirts and Friends of Firefighters stadium cups will be sold at the door. Honor Tommy's life and legacy while helping Friends of Firefighters raise vital funds to support the continuation of free counseling and wellness services for active and retired FDNY firefighters and their families. Register today at For additional information or questions, call their office at 718-643-0980 or email

On Monday, June 11th, 2018 at 1100 hours, a WTC Plaque Dedication will be held honoring the memory of Firefighter William J. Gormly, Ladder 174. The dedication will take place in the quarters of Engine 310 and Ladder 174, 5105 Snyder Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11203. All off-duty members and their families are invited to attend. Members are requested to attend in dress uniform.


Gerard Fitzgerald

Robert Eustace
Recording Secretary