April 26, 2013
There will be a screening of the documentary Heroes behind the Badge on Friday, April 26, 2013 at 7:30pm at the Christian Cultural Center in Brooklyn. The doors will open at 6:30pm.
Tickets are $20.00 for adults and $10.00 for children under 12 years old. All proceeds go to the Metro NY branch of Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) and the National Law Enforcement Memorial Fund. Tickets can be purchased here.
The film Heroes behind the Badge tells the stories of law enforcement officers in the line of fire — some who survived and some who did not.
For more details, please call 917-673-0647 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Christian Cultural Center
12020 Flatlands Avenue
April 14, 2013 – April 18, 2013
The 8th Annual Fire Service Survivors’ Conference will take place from Sunday, April 14, 2013 to Thursday, April 18, 2013 at the Embassy Suites North in Phoenix, Arizona.
Survivors will attend workshops on a variety of topics related to grief, wellness, self-care, practical skills, and leisure. They will spend time getting to know one another in small groups, during meals, sitting around the pool, and at an evening reception.The conference is open to adult survivors of firefighters who have been honored at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Emmitsburg, Maryland. Spouses, significant others, parents, siblings, and adult children are invited to attend. Workshops, lodging, and some transportation costs are provided through a grant from the Department of Justice.If you are interested in attending the 2013 conference or need more information, please contact Linda Hurley at email@example.com or 301-447-7693. To register online, please click here.
Embassy Suites Phoenix North
2577 West Greenway Road
Phoenix, Arizona 85023-4222
April 13, 2013
The 2013 Lt. John Bellew Memorial 5-K and Kids’ Fun Run will be held at 10:00am on Saturday, April 13, 2013 in Pearl River, NY. Please click here to register for the run.
John Bellew was one of the FDNY firefighters killed in the line of duty on Black Sunday – January 23, 2005.
The cost to participate is $25.00 for the 5-K Run – $12.00 for Kids’ Fun Run. Funds raised will go to the John Bellew Memorial Fund, which pays for scholarships to children of deceased members of the NYPD and FDNY. Please register by11:59pm on Thursday, April 11, 2013.
More details will be available soon.
Pearl River Hook & Ladder
58 East Central Avenue
Pearl River, NY
February 5, 2013
NYPD Sgt. Patrick Divers died of a heart attack while on duty on February 1, 2013. His wake will be on Tuesday, February 5, 2013 from 2:00pm to 4:30 pm and from 7:00pm to 9:30pm at Kenneth-Chapey & Sons Funeral Home in Bethpage.
Kenneth-Chapey & Sons Funeral Home
20 Hicksville Road
Bethpage, NY 11714-3411
The funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 10:45am at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church in Ozone Park.
Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church
101-41 91st Street
Ozone Park, New York 11416
Sgt. Divers will be buried at St. Charles Cemetery on Wellwood Avenue in Farmingdale.
January 23, 2013
On Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 11:00am, Engine 290/Ladder 103 will have a Memorial Mass honoring the memory of Firefighter Richard Sclafani of Ladder 103, who gave his life on January 2005, the day known as Black Sunday.
St. John’s Church
479 New Jersey Avenue
January 19, 2013
The 8th annual benefit to honour Staff Sgt. James D. McNaughton will be held on Saturday, January 19, 2013 from 1:00pm–8:00pm at Mulcahy’s Pub in Wantagh.
There will be food, drink specials, live music from the Nerds, giveaways and raffles, all to benefit the James McNaughton Foundation and help wounded warriors and those devastated by Hurricane Sandy. Admission is $20.00.
James “Jimmy” McNaughton, 27, was the first NYPD officer to give his life for his country while serving as a soldier in Iraq. He was shot by a sniper on August 2, 2005.
For more details about the event, please call Vinny at 631-745-3813 or click here.
Mulcahy’s Pub & Music Hall
3232 Railroad Avenue (next to the LIRR station)
Wantagh, NY 11793