1. FDNY Bravest FF Joe Schiraldo (E-35) Boxing for Championship
On Thursday, March 29th at 7:30pm at Madison Square Garden (MSG) FDNY Bravest Boxing Team member Joe "Too Sharp" Schiraldo of E-35 is boxing in the finals of the NY Daily New Golden Gloves. A few discounted tickets are still available for FDNY members at www.tinyurl.com/fdnygloves. Promo code: FDNY. All are encouraged to support Joe in his quest to win the 178 lb. novice championship.
2. Colin Flood Bone Marrow Drive
On Saturday, March 31st from 9am to 4pm at Our Lady of Good Counsel School located at 42 Austin Place Staten Island, NY 10304 a bone marrow drive will be held for 6-year old Colin Flood, son of Ret. FF Kevin Flood (E-210). Colin has been diagnosed with Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia and has been undergoing chemotherapy. His best chance of survival lies in receiving a bone marrow transplant. For more info contact Joe Larstanna (L-168) 646-270-9774.
3. FF Martin Hurley (E-65) Plaque Dedication
On Monday, April 2nd at 11am, a plaque dedication will be held honoring the memory of Firefighter Martin A. Hurley (E-65) who died on April 2, 2011. The dedication will take place in the quarters of E-65, located at 33 West 43rd Street, New York, NY. All off-duty members and their families are invited to attend. Members are requested to attend in dress uniform.
4. FDNY/NYPD Hockey Game
On Saturday, April 14th at 1pm at Nassau Coliseum the FDNY will take on the NYPD. This will be preceded by the King of the Ice championship game at 10am. All persons interested in going to the 10am game MUST buy a ticket to the 1pm game to ensure entrance. Tickets are on sale through team members, www.ticketmaster.com, and the coliseum box office. For more info contact Steve Doyle, 917-689-0000.
5. Danny Suhr (E-216) Memorial Football Bowl
On Saturday, April 21st at 1pm at the Kingsbay Field located at 2670 Coyle Street (btwn. Voorhies & Avenue Z) the FDNY Football Team will take on the Brooklyn Mariners. Tickets: $10 at the gate. After-party at The Mariner's Inn from 4pm at 3501 Avenue S. Proceeds will benefit the Danny Suhr Scholarship Fund. For more info contact Steve Orr, (646) 210-4470.
6. NJ Nets Discounted Ticket Offer
Discounted tickets are now available for select NJ Nets basketball games at the Prudential Center in Newark played now through April 23rd. Limited tickets are available. Tickets range from $10 to $195. For more info, including tickets, call Ken Dorsett 201-635-3414 or use the special online offer code: nets at the link http://letsgonets.com/tickets/groupsales/Special_OfferKD.html.
Stephen J. Cassidy
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