65-2 #41 July 26, 2006

Upcoming Events

1. UFA Scholarship Applications - Available 8/15
Applications and information pertaining to the UFA Scholarship Fund will be available August 15th on the UFA Website, www.ufanyc.org.

2. Splish Splash Water Park Discount Tickets Available
Long Island's Waterpark located at Exit 72 West, Long Island Expressway, Riverhead, NY (631) 727-3600, www.splishsplashlongisland.com. 18 water slides, wavepool, lazy river, kiddie area and more! General admission price is $25.00 (you save $5.99), Under 48" and Seniors admission price is $19.00 (you save $3.99). Children 3 and under are free. For further info, please contact Amy Sullivan at 212-683-4832. Tickets must be purchased at UFA offices. Any unused tickets that are purchased thru the UFA can be refunded if tickets are returned by September 6th.

3. Firefighter Thomas Hetzel Fundraiser Event
Saturday July 29th at 6 PM at Plattduetsche Park Restaurant in Franklin Square, NY . Money raised benefits the Thomas Hetzel Endowment Memorial Award in German Studies at Hofstra University . Admission is free. For more info call Ladder Company 13 at 212-570-4222.

4. 6th Annual FDNY Night at Keyspan Park
Fri. August 4th beginning at 630 PM. Brooklyn Cyclones vs. Valley Cats at 7PM . Tickets $15 Grandstand, $10 Bleacher. Price increase benefits UFA Scholarship Fund. Post Game firework show. For more info contact Fire Marshal Bob Cashman 718-999-0740.

5. FDNY Baseball Needs Players
The FDNY baseball team is in need of players to assist them in their playoff push beginning on July 30th and lasting into the 1st week of August. Due to time restrictions, no tryouts are being conducted. Only players who have baseball experience are asked to sign up. A spot on the teams roster for Puerto Rico will be provided to those who can assist. For more info visit www.nyfiredup.com.

6. 5th Annual Chief Barbara Night with the Staten Island Yankees
Sat August 5 at 7:10 pm at the Richmond County Ballpark. Call (718) 720-9200 for advanced ticket sales. Tickets are sold on a first come, first served basis, ask to sit in the "Chief Barbara Section." All members and their families are invited to attend.

7. 5th Annual Lt. Steve Harrell "Hangdown Jam"
Sun August 13th, 12-6 PM at Nansen's Park, 3465 Victory Blvd. Staten Island . 5 live bands, children's activities, rides and special guest Maria Milito of Q104.3 FM. Adults $35, children ages 6 -14 $10, under 6 free. Proceeds benefit Harrell Family, Thomas Elsasser Funds, Fire Family Transport Foundation and Dominick Laforgia Fund. Rain or shine. For info call Kevin Kelly 917-533-4500.

8. Steuben Boat Ride
Wed August 16th the Annual Boat Ride for Firefighters, Nurses and Friends will leave Pier 83 at west 42nd Street in Manhattan aboard Circle Line Tours. Boarding at 730 PM. Cost is $35 in advance $40 at the door and includes DJ, drinks and dancing (food service available). For tickets and more info contact Bill Rohr at 631-689-3588 or John Rohr at 718-845-0338.

9. 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.

10. 9/11 Family Liaisons Luncheon
Fri. September 8th for all 9/11 family liaisons, CSU Peers, Bag Pipe Members, Ceremonial Unit members after 9/11. Taking place at Sequoia Restaurant in the South Street Seaport at 11:30 AM. Firehouse members are asked to contact all retired members from your company that helped out. For info contact Phil Duncan-FDNY-CSU-917-468-5151.

Fraternally,

Stephen J. Cassidy
President

Joseph A. Miccio
Recording Secretary