June 14, 2013
The ninth annual Leonard W. Hatton Memorial Golf Classic will be held on Friday, June 14, 2013. The event is dedicated to New York FBI Special Agent Leonard W. Hatton, who gave his life while rescuing others at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
All proceeds will be donated to the Burchette, Conners, Ellington, Hereford, Lynch Memorial College Scholarship Fund. The fund, a 501 (c) 3 organization, provides college scholarships to the children of deceased FBI special agents.
The Hatton Classic will be held in Colts Neck, New Jersey at Pebble Creek Golf Club.
Sign up today to play, come to the BBQ, or become a sponsor by completing the registration form here and mailing it with your check to the Hatton Memorial Classic address below.
Hatton Memorial Classic, P.O.
New York, NY 10008
Pebble Creek Golf Club
40 Route 537 East
Colts Neck, NJ 07722
The 12th annual Christopher A. Santora Educational Scholarship Dinner Dance will be held on Friday, June 14, 2013 from 7:00pm to 12:00am at Riccardo’s by the Bridge in Astoria.
Battalion Chief Jack Joyce and Battalion Chief Richard Salem will be honored as Men of the Year.
Tickets are $75.00 and support the many scholarships given in Christopher’s name annually. For more details, or to buy tickets, please click here.
FF Christopher Santora was a popular teacher and history buff who believed passionately in education. Scholarships that bear his name go to the winners of an annual essay contest. He was 23 and had been an FDNY fireman (his lifelong dream, following in his father’s footsteps) only 2 months on September 11, 2001.
Riccardo’s by the Bridge
2101 24th Avenue
Astoria, NY 11102
June 15, 2013
The second annual Friends of Firefighters Dodgeball Tournament will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2013, from 12:00pm-4:00pm.
This is a family-friendly event. In addition to the dodgeball, there will be a BBQ, kids’ activities, beer and music.
For spectators, tickets are $50.00 per adult. Children are free with a paying adult. RSVP by paying in advance – there will be no tickets. All funds raised help Friends of Firefighters provide services.
Players need to be in teams of 6 people. The cost to play is $300.00 per team. Creative uniforms are encouraged. Teams need to register at by June 7, 2013. To register, fill out the form found here and return it with full payment.
200 Willoughby Avenue
Friends of Firefighters
199 Van Brunt Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11231
June 16, 2013
The 12th annual Deputy Chief Ray Downey Forever Running Memorial 5-K Run/Walk will be held on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 16, 2013. The 5-K run, 5-K walk takes place at 10:00am and the Kids’ Fun Run will begin at 9:30am.
Online registration is available here. You may also register via a form, which is available here. Pre-registration should be done by June 13, 2013 and is strongly encouraged. The registration fee for the 5-K is $20.00 for an adult; $15.00 for children (K-12) in advance. Fees on run day are $25.00 per person. The Kids’ Fun Run is free. The fee for the barbeque only is $20.00 in advance; $25.00 on the day.
Some sponsorships are still available. To become a sponsor, please e-mail email@example.com. Full details about the race are available here.
Deputy Chief Ray Downey, one of the most decorated officers in FDNY history, and an expert in building collapse, was killed in the line of duty on September 11, 2001 while commanding the FDNY Special Operations Command. The charity in his name supports a number of worthy causes.
The course is fast and flat, and follows D.C. Raymond M. Downey Memorial Road. The course is USATF-certified and sanctioned.
Deer Park Knights of Columbus
759 Long Island Ave.
Deer Park, NY
D.C. Raymond Downey Scholarship Charity Fund
June 17, 2013
The Carl Vincent Bini Golf Outing will be held on Monday, June 17, 2013 at the South Shore Golf Course on Staten Island. Registration begins at at 11:00am with a shotgun start at 1:00pm.
Dinner and raffles will be at 6:30pm at the Grand Oaks Country Club.
The fee to golf is $200.00, which includes dinner. The fee for the dinner only is $100.00. Please click here for details. To become a sponsor for this event, or to purchase tickets, please call Mas DiDonna at 718-412-1851 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
South Shore Golf Course/Grand Oaks Country Club
200 Huguenot Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10312
June 20, 2013
Save the date! A Caring Hand’s annual Benefit will be held at the Central Park Boathouse on Thursday, June 20, 2013.
Details are coming soon. Please click here for more information.
A Caring Hand, The Billy Esposito Foundation
P.O. Box 1232
New York, NY 10276
The Loeb Boathouse Central Park
East 72nd Street and Park Drive North
New York, NY