65-2 #58 September 21, 2006

Sports Events & Opportunities

1. N.Y. Sports Club $39/Month Memberships for FDNY!!!
FDNY "GET FIT" PROGRAM: The FDNY Health & Fitness Unit and New York Sports Club have a great membership offer for FDNY members and their spouses or life partners. The regular Passport Membership is over $70.00 per month and entitles you to use any of the over 100 clubs throughout the NYC area. This special offer is $39.00 per month, with a one time processing fee of $49.00. The processing/conversion fee is only $39 for FFs who are already NYSC members if their initial year commitment has passed. This offer is only available by phone. For info call the NYSC at 1-800-611-9833, ask for Kristen.

2. FDNY Hockey Team Tryouts
From 11:00 am - 1:00 pm at the Freeport Recreation Center , 130 E. Merrick Rd , Freeport , NY on the following dates: Thursdays, Sept 28th, October 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th. For more info call Bill Kammerer at 516-897-0449 or go to http://www.fdnyhockey.com/index206.htm

3. Thomas Elsasser One Pitch Tournament
Wed, Oct. 4, 10am, Cunningham Park , Fresh Meadows, 73rd Ave & Francis Lewis Blvd , Queens . E-221/L-104 host annual tournament for the Thomas Elsasser Fund for non-line of duty deaths to benefit widows and children. For info call Ken Butler or Rich Sweeney at E-221/L-104 at 718-965-8221.

4. FDNY Volleyball Recruiting for Australia Competition
Going to Australia in March for the World Police & Fire Games and looking for new players. Previously represented the FDNY proudly in Barcelona , Stockholm , Indianapolis & Quebec City . The teams travel to participate in regional, national and international tournaments and also play in local leagues with both the 'A' and 'B' teams throughout the year. Some previous volleyball experience is required. Practices will begin taking place Tuesday nights in early October at Queens College Gym. Contact Mike Ward L-135, 718-476-6286 or 516-650-9519 if you would like to join.

5. Bus for NYC Marathon Participants
Any member running in this year's Marathon on Sun, Nov 5 who would like to use the FDNY's bus are asked to call the Health & Fitness Unit at 212-360-4451 to reserve a seat. A limited number of seats are available to all the runners and their families. The bus will be leaving from Park Central Hotel, 57th St & Park Ave at 6:30am.


Stephen J. Cassidy

Joseph A. Miccio
Recording Secretary