65-2 #45 August 15, 2006

Upcoming Events & Benefits

1. FF John Esposito & FF Frank Walter Scholarship Fund
Sat. August 19th, 3rd Annual picnic, Nansen Park, 3465 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm. $35 Adults; $10 children 7-14; Children 6 and under free. Includes all-day BBQ, unlimited beverages, DJ, games and prizes. For info contact Melissa Esposito at (917) 667-7160 or e-mail at: MemorialPicnic@aol.com or through the Internet at www.MemorialPicnic.com.

2. Six Flags Great Adventure Hero Appreciation Day & Beach Boys Concert
Sun. August 27, 8:30 am - 10:00 pm, Great Adventure hosts Hero Appreciation Day. Tickets $30 (half-off the regular admission) for all FDNY employees with FDNY ID and their families. Admission includes Beach Boys Concert at 7:00 pm. From 8:30 am – 10:00 am the park will only be open to FDNY families. To order tickets, log on to www.sixflags.com/greatadventure promotion code: HERO (an E-ticket will be immediately issued), or by phone: 1-732-303-TIXX Monmouth tickets (a FedEx fee will be added). For more info call 1-800-919-6927.

3. FDNY Day at Shea
Sunday August 20th @ 1:10 PM. New York Mets vs. Colorado Rockies. Discount tickets are available to Firefighters, friends and family through the online Group Ticket Window. Available seats in Upper Level, Reserved, or Mezzanine Box. Children under 12 can participate in the Dynamets Dash around the bases after the game. For tix visit www.nymets.com, click on "Group Tickets," and then "Group Ticket window. Sign-in ID is "FIRE" and Password is "METS," all are in caps. Contact Emily Hetzner at 718-559-3037 with any questions.

4. FF John P. Hannon L-17 Memorial 5K Fun Run
Fri September 29th 11:00 am sharp, Orchard Beach, Bronx. Rain or shine. For more info call Tom Gayer L17, 718-430-0260 or Pete Hannon E 95, 212-570-4295.

5. UFA Scholarship Applications - Available 8/15
Applications and information pertaining to the UFA Scholarship Fund are available on the UFAWebsite, www.ufanyc.org/pdf_files/sfundapp2006.pdf.

Fraternally,

Stephen J. Cassidy
President

Joseph A. Miccio
Recording Secretary