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Lt. John Martinson Memorial Picnic & bone marrow drive

September 20, 2014 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The annual Lt. John Martinson Memorial Picnic will be held on Saturday, September 20, 2014 from noon to 6:00pm at the Hillside Swim Club in Staten Island.

There will be live music, a barbecue, rides and games, a Chinese auction and a 50/50. All proceeds benefit the Lt. John Martinson Memorial Foundation.

There will also be a bone marrow drive for FF Jimmy Martinez, who desperately needs a marrow match to treat his World Trade Center-related multiple myeloma.

The ticket price for adults is $50.00; for students aged 13-20, $20.00. Children under 12 enter free. For tickets, please visit the charity’s website. Tickets will also be available at the door.

Lt. John Martinson, “Johnny Nice Guy”, gave his life fighting a fire in a high-rise apartment on January 3, 2008, after a long FDNY and NYPD career that included serving during the recovery efforts at the World Trade Center.

Hillside Swim Club
151 Signs Road
Staten Island, NY

Lt. John Martinson Memorial Foundation
244 Winchester Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10312


September 20, 2014
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Hillside Swim Club
151 Signs Road
Staten Island, NY United States