Nov
28
6:00 PM18:00

Firehouse Kitchen Talk: "Moving Up the Ladder With A Higher Education Degree"

 Given the strong turnout at July's Firehouse Kitchen Talk, "Moving Up The Ladder With A Higher Education Degree," we're happy to announce that we'll be hosting a repeat presentation for those who missed it. If you’re an active FDNY firefighter considering going back to school and pursuing a college degree, come out to the firehouse on Wednesday, November 28th, 6-9PM for a firefighter-prepared dinner followed by an incredibly valuable presentation from Fire Marshal Matt Donnelly, UFA Fire Marshal Rep Steven Tagliani, and Chuck Frank, Director of Emergency Management and Business Continuity at Metropolitan College of New York, all of whom will be speaking to the application and admissions process for degree completion programs. FREE for FDNY firefighters. (If you're on the fence about moving forward with a degree,  click here  to read an encouraging article written by Matt for WNYF Magazine.)

Given the strong turnout at July's Firehouse Kitchen Talk, "Moving Up The Ladder With A Higher Education Degree," we're happy to announce that we'll be hosting a repeat presentation for those who missed it. If you’re an active FDNY firefighter considering going back to school and pursuing a college degree, come out to the firehouse on Wednesday, November 28th, 6-9PM for a firefighter-prepared dinner followed by an incredibly valuable presentation from Fire Marshal Matt Donnelly, UFA Fire Marshal Rep Steven Tagliani, and Chuck Frank, Director of Emergency Management and Business Continuity at Metropolitan College of New York, all of whom will be speaking to the application and admissions process for degree completion programs. FREE for FDNY firefighters. (If you're on the fence about moving forward with a degree, click here to read an encouraging article written by Matt for WNYF Magazine.)

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Nov
7
7:00 PM19:00

Evening Qigong Class with Retired FDNY Firefighter and Certified Qigong Instructor Jonathan Henderson

 Join retired FDNY firefighter and certified qigong instructor  Jonathan Henderson  for a 90-minute qigong class and presentation. Qigong is a form of gentle movement and still meditation that uses breath and the mind to work with energy in the body. Jonathan will also be sharing his inspirational story of healing from his 9/11-related illnesses, anger issues and use of prescription medications. This event is FREE of charge and open to the public, so spread the word!  Please note childcare will be available upstairs.  RSVP to Marlo at  info@friendsoffirefighters.org  if you plan on attending, and let us know if you'll be coming with your child(ren).

Join retired FDNY firefighter and certified qigong instructor Jonathan Henderson for a 90-minute qigong class and presentation. Qigong is a form of gentle movement and still meditation that uses breath and the mind to work with energy in the body. Jonathan will also be sharing his inspirational story of healing from his 9/11-related illnesses, anger issues and use of prescription medications. This event is FREE of charge and open to the public, so spread the word!

Please note childcare will be available upstairs.

RSVP to Marlo at info@friendsoffirefighters.org if you plan on attending, and let us know if you'll be coming with your child(ren).

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Oct
24
6:00 PM18:00

Firehouse Kitchen Talk: "Firefighting on Film" with Retired FDNY Firefighter and Author Paul Hashagen

 Firefighters have filled screens large and small, from  The Three Stooges  and  The Little Rascals , to  The Towering Inferno  and  Backdraft.  Pulitzer Prize-winning photos of firefighters risking their lives have long graced the pages of major national newspapers, magazines and books.   On Wednesday, October 24th, 6-9 PM, we invite you to join us for "Firefighting on Film," a Firehouse Kitchen Talk presentation given by retired FDNY firefighter and author Paul Hashagen. Explore the public’s fascination with fires and firefighting from the earliest days of photography, to Thomas Edison’s first moving pictures and the advent of major motion pictures and television, to today’s social media channels and the 24-hour news cycle. Dinner will be served at 6 o’clock. Open to active and retired FDNY firefighters. FREE.

Firefighters have filled screens large and small, from The Three Stooges and The Little Rascals, to The Towering Inferno and Backdraft. Pulitzer Prize-winning photos of firefighters risking their lives have long graced the pages of major national newspapers, magazines and books. On Wednesday, October 24th, 6-9 PM, we invite you to join us for "Firefighting on Film," a Firehouse Kitchen Talk presentation given by retired FDNY firefighter and author Paul Hashagen. Explore the public’s fascination with fires and firefighting from the earliest days of photography, to Thomas Edison’s first moving pictures and the advent of major motion pictures and television, to today’s social media channels and the 24-hour news cycle. Dinner will be served at 6 o’clock. Open to active and retired FDNY firefighters. FREE.

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