17TH ANNUAL "FOREVER RUNNING" MEMORIAL RUN
To keep the memory of DC Raymond M. Downey and all the victims of September 11th alive, the annual "Forever Running" Memorial 5K Run/Walk and 1/4 mile Kids Fun Run will be held on Father's Day, June 17th, 2018 in Deer Park, Long Island. The 5K run begins at 9:30 am and the Kids Fun Run at 9:00 am. Pre-registration fee for 5K run is $25, for students grades K-12, $22. Kids Fun Run is free. Special awards, raffle prizes, carnival entertainment and a family barbecue will follow the run. All proceeds benefit the DC Raymond M. Downey Scholarship Charity Fund. For race applications and information, log onto (events) or . For more information, call BC Joe Downey, 631-877-0310 or BC Chuck Downey, 631-413-4653.
SUPPORT FRIENDS OF FIREFIGHTERS AT STATEN ISLAND YANKEES FDNY NIGHT
On Sunday, June 24th, show your love and appreciation for the FDNY with a day at Richmond County Bank Ballpark on Staten Island. For each ticket sold via this link to the 4:00PM game against the Tri-City Valleycats, $5 will be donated to Friends of Firefighters. Come out to support a great cause while enjoying an exciting baseball game with the most gorgeous views of the Manhattan skyline. Everyone who purchases FDNY Night tickets via the Friends of Firefighters link will be automatically entered to win a FREE ticket to their Fall Gala on November 15th at Pioneer Works. Deadline to order tickets is June 23rd at 11:59PM EST. For more information, contact Marlo at 718-643-0980 or email .
SSG CHRIS ENGELDRUM FDNY VFW POST 12033
The SSG Chris Engeldrum FDNY VFW Post 12033 will be holding its monthly meeting on Thursday, June 28th. The meeting location is: The Redwood Club, . The meeting will begin at 8:00 pm. All Military Veterans who have served overseas during time of war are eligible to join. For additional information, see the Post website at .
FDNY VS. LONDON METRO PD IN CHARITY BOXING EVENT
On Friday, July 13, 2018, the FDNY Bravest Boxing team will take on the London Metro Police Boxing team for the Transatlantic Championship. The third annual "Thrilla in Camilla" will be held outdoors and under the stars at St. Camillus Church, . There are 12 exciting bouts scheduled. Doors open at 6 PM and first bout is at 7 PM sharp. Proceeds from this event benefit Building Homes for Heroes. This organization builds mortgage free, handicap accessible homes for our veterans returning home with severe injuries. General admission tickets are $25, Ringside $50. Visit www.FDNYBoxing.com for more information and to buy tickets.