May 19, 2013
The NYPD Running Club will present the 12th annual NYPD Memorial 5-K Run on Sunday, May 19, 2013. The prayer service begins at 9:30am and the run at 10:13am. The run begins at the corner of Liberty Street & West Street, New York. Runners may order a personalized bib to wear to honor a specific fallen officer, or you will be assigned an fallen officer at random. Bib details can be found here. Details about the fallen officers can be found here.
Each year on the Sunday following National Peace Officers’ Memorial Day on May 15, the NYPD Running Club is honored to bring together Law Enforcement Officers and the community, to pay tribute to more than 750 NYPD Officers who have died in the line of duty. In a continued effort to honor their fallen comrades runners and spectators gather for a short prayer at the NYC Police Memorial Wall in Battery Park City, followed by a 5-K Run/Walk, a Children’s Fun Run, and a free barbeque for all participants.
The fee to run for an adult is $25.00 before May 12, 2013; $30.00 after the 12th. For those under 16, the fee to run is $15.00 before May 12, 2013; $20.00 after the 12th. To attend the barbeque only (non-runner) is $10.00.
Online registration will be available here. General information about the run is available here.
May 16, 2013
Join the New York Police & Fire Widows’ & Children’s Benefit Fund on Thursday, May 16, 2013, from 6:30pm to 9:30pm and answer the call over cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and raffles. There will be a great silent auction and gift bags.
Ticket prices start at $150.00. There is a discount for FDNY, NYPD and PAPD, who pay $100.00. To order a ticket, please click here.
If you’d like to donate a raffle or silent auction prize, please contact Arielle Lenza Di Ciollo at Arielle.email@example.com or 646-728-4425.
363 West 16th Street
New York, NY
New York Police & Fire Widows’ & Children’s Benefit Fund
767 Fifth Avenue; 2614-B
New York, New York 10153
May 10, 2013
The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation and the Gary Sinise Foundation invite all of Tampa to assist them in raising money to build triple amputee USMC Sergeant Mike Nicholson a “smart home” in Tampa. On July 6, 2011 Michael was on combat foot patrol in Afghanistan when he was injured by an IED, resulting in him losing both of his legs and his left arm. He also sustained a traumatic brain injury in the explosion.
Proceeds from the May 10, 2013 Lt. Dan Band Benefit Concert at Curtis Hixon Park will go towards Mike’s home.
Concert – 7:00pm; gates open at 6:00pm.
Ticket prices are: $35.00 for general admission and$75.00 for VIP tickets. Children under 5 are admitted free. To purchase tickets, please click here.
Curtis Hixon Park
600 North Ashley Drive
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