FASNY-Northwell Health Volunteer Firefighter Cancer Study

FASNY-Northwell Health Volunteer Firefighter Cancer Study

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FASNY-Northwell Health Volunteer Firefighter Cancer Study Deadline to Participate in the Statewide Cancer Study is April 30, 2019. How to Participate Download the Form The Firemen’s Association of the State of New York is currently sponsoring a first-of-its-kind study of cancer in the volunteer fire service. To make the study scientifically valid, we need data from at least 50,000 current and former volunteer firefighters. Once completed, the study will assist the medical community to design effective cancer prevention, treatment and screening programs for volunteer firefighters. A team of researchers from Northwell Health is conducting the study for FASNY and they need your help. The release that you can download, print and return to an authorized representative of your department allows the department to send some basic information to the cancer study team. The information…
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Believe 271 Walk & Run

Believe 271 Walk & Run

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2019 Believe 271 Walk & Run Registration will open on April 1, 2019. Come and participate in the 5th annual Believe 271 5K Run/Walk. With your help and support of this race we will be able to help more Firemen and Ladies Auxiliary members with life threatening disease, such as Cancer. This year this event will be on July 27, 2019 at 9am. Thank you for your support and participation.
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5th Annual Red Knights Motorcycle Ride

5th Annual Red Knights Motorcycle Ride

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5th Annual Red Knights Motorcycle Ride to support Believe 271 Foundation The date is confirmed for our 5th Annual Firefighters Ride to benefit the Believe 271 Foundation. We are all set for June 1st. The ride route is slightly changing this year and we will start at Utica Harley Davidson and end at Westmoreland Fire Department for the chicken BBQ and raffle drawings. More info to come and this year we will be offering online registration and early registration at the Harley Davidson Bike Blessing. Check out the Red Knights page to signup online. One of the largest rides in NYS....With a great BBQ to follow.
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Believe 271 Foundation Bingo Night

Believe 271 Foundation Bingo Night

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Believe 271 Bingo Night - Willowvale Fire Co. Inc. We are pleased to announce that we have planned a Believe 271 Bingo Night! The event will take place on Saturday, April 13th, 2019 at Willowvale Fire Co. Inc. - 3459 Oneida Street, Chadwicks, NY 13319. Doors open at 3PM and bingo begins at 5PM. 19 games with door prizes after each game. Prize money will be doubled for all regular games. Proceeds to benefit Believe 271. Due to NYS law must be 18 or older to play.
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Believe 271 Foundation Family Night

Believe 271 Foundation Family Night

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Believe 271 Foundation Family Night - Mohawk Valley Diamond Dawgs Game We are pleased to announce that we have planned a Believe 271 Foundation Family Night at the Mohawk Valley Diamond Dawgs vs. Utica Blue Sox game. As the date gets closer we’ll share more information. We want this to be a family night at the park for firefighters in Oneida and Herkimer Counties. The event will take place on Wednesday, July 17th, 2019 at Veterans Memorial Park - Little Falls, N.Y.
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Save The Date – 6th Annual Believe 271 Golf Tournament

Save The Date – 6th Annual Believe 271 Golf Tournament

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6th Annual Believe 271 Golf Tournament at Skenandoa Golf Course We are pleased to announce that we’ve secured the Skenandoa Golf Course once again for our annual tournament. The event will take place on Sunday, August 4, 2019. Registration opens at 8:30am. Shotgun Start at 10:00am. Please register early. Applications can be found on our website beginning in April.
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2019 CNY Memorial Stair Climb

2019 CNY Memorial Stair Climb

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2019 CNY Memorial Stair Climb First and foremost, this event is focused on remembering those emergency responders who made the ultimate sacrifice on 9/11/01 during the terrorist attacks of the World Trade Center Twin Towers. While the situation was one no responder is ever prepared for, those first and subsequent responders faithfully performed their duties sacrificing their own lives which ultimately saved thousands of civilians prior to the collapse. Are you ready for 2019??? As a previous years climber, you are being invited to register before the climb officially opens for new climbers and ALL Volunteers on April 1st (and its expected to sell out in minutes).  Registration will open for you on March 30th at 9 am but you will need a code.  When you click on the link, you…
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5th Annual Believe 271 Foundation & OCVFA Golf Tournament Announced

5th Annual Believe 271 Foundation & OCVFA Golf Tournament Announced

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We are pleased to announce that we’ve secured the Skenandoa Golf Course once again for our annual tournament. The event will take place on Sunday, August 5, 2018. Registration opens at 8:30am, Fire Siren Start at 10:00am, and a buffet dinner to follow. Entry fee is: $85.00 which includes the SKINS. Cost includes: gift, golf, lunch at turn, prizes and dinner. This tournament has closed out early the last three years. Please register early. Applications can be found on our web beginning in April.  
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St. Patrick’s Day….Are You Ready?

St. Patrick’s Day….Are You Ready?

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We are Back! Vice President Brian Palmer is once again the Chairman for our participation in the March 17, 2018 Utica St. Patrick’s Day Parade! He is challenging each fire Department in Herkimer and Oneida County to be a part of the largest group in the parade. While it may not be for a World Record for participation, we want our volunteer firefighters, their families, their relatives, and our Cancer families to be a part of our Believe Group. We are pushing for 400...which will be the most since we started! We will also be coming out with a new design long sleeve T shirt, regular T shirt and sweatshirts in adult and child sizes. These will be offered at cost. These designs should be mailed to every fire Department within…
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Thank You Matt and Lisa Wilsey & NYS Tool Company

Thank You Matt and Lisa Wilsey & NYS Tool Company

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On December 8, New York State Tool Company hosted their Holiday Dinner event at Valentino’s in Washington Mills, NY. At this event Cathy Jenkins, office manager, along with Matt and Lisa Wilsey presented Brian and Sarah McQueen with a $5,000 donation to the Believe 271 Foundation. This award came from a fund raiser held at the business this year. The members of the Believe 271 Foundation thanks the Wilsey’s along with the dedicated employees at New York State Tool. Donations such as this will assure us that no one will ever fight Cancer and life-threatening illnesses again.
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