65-2 #76 December 20, 2006

Upcoming Events

  1. Putnam County Members
    Members of the FDNY will be hosting a Blood Drive Friday, December 29, at the O'Brien VFW Hall, Rt.52 Carmel, NY, from 2:30 till 8:00. Walk-ins welcome. Food and refreshments will be on hand. Any questions please call Paul DeLeo L41, Tom Burke L41 718-430-0290, Paul Zenir L37 718-430-0279, Denis Hanrahan 845-225-3048.

  2. UFA Health & Safety Training Session
    *SAVE THE DATE*
    UFA Health & Safety Officer Bill Romaka is pleased to present members with the following Health & Safety Training Session. Seating is limited, so please RESERVE your seat ASAP. Thursday, January 18th, 2007 at the UFA Building in the 4th Floor Meeting Room starting at 1pm. Rob Brown, RPA-C will be discussing issues important to the health & safety of *all* members of the NYC Fire Department. Some issues he will touch upon include: Cardiac Health, Pulmonary/ Lung Health (asthma, reactive airway, etc.), PTSD/ Counseling/ Job Stress, Respiratory Protection, Heat & Cold Stress, Back Strains and Sprains, Medical Office/ LODI, Personal Protective Equipment, ... among others... Rob Brown is a Physician Assistant and Director of the NY Firefighters Heart and Lung Institute in Syosset, NY. Rob has also been a NYC Firefighter for over 10 years. This event has LIMITED space and will reach capacity, so please RSVP no later than Monday, January 15, 2007. RSVPs can be called in to Christine Early at 212-545-6965 or via email to cearly@ufanyc.org. Funded by a grant from the NYS Department of Labor/ Hazard Abatement Board (Contract # C012181)

  3. 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.

  4. Wanted: Funny Firefighters
    If you think you can carry your firehouse kitchen humor onto a stage please contact Billy "Bingo" Denis (ret L126) at 631-764-3757 or e-mail at nycbillybingo@aol.com.

Fraternally,

Stephen J. Cassidy
President

Joseph A. Miccio
Recording Secretary