65-2 #28 May 23, 2006

Upcoming Events / Reminders

  1. Fleet Week
    The Commander of the Navy Region Northeast has extended an invitation to all members of the Fire Department to tour the Navy ships, which are participating in Fleet Week 2006.  Unescorted public visits for members and their families will be conducted between the hours of 8:30 am and 10:30 am on Thursday, May 25th through Tuesday, May 30th at Pier 88 in Manhattan and the Stapleton Pier in Staten Island.  Any member interested in attending should arrive as early as possible to ensure enough time to complete the tour.  Members must present a valid Department I.D. card.  Due to security and space constraints, members are discouraged from bringing large bags, backpacks and strollers.

  2. Intrepid Tug-O-War Contest
    The FDNY Health and Fitness Unit is looking for 10 members to field a Tug-O-War Team to compete against the NYPD and the US Armed Forces Teams, Saturday, May 27, 2006 on the USS Intrepid.  If interested, please call Lt. Michael Cacciola at the Health and Fitness Unit at 212-360-4451.

  3. Paddy Skeehill’s All-Stars Softball Tourney
    Sat. June 3rd the 11th and final tourney in memory of FF Paddy Skeehill E40 / L35 taking place at Van Cortlandt Parade Grounds (25th Street and Broadway) beginning at 9 AM.  Post tournament reception held at Gaelic Park (240th and Byway).  Entry fee is $250 per team.  Deadline is 5/27/06.  For more info call 718-543-8854.

  4. FDNY Baseball vs NYPD Baseball
    Saturday June 17 at Keyspan Park Coney Island 7PM  $10.00 admission benefits the Thomas Elsasser Fund.  Contact Scott Miller E263 or 917 225 7872  Purchase on website at www.nyfiredup.com.

  5. 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 718-999-0470