‘Bravest And Finest’ April 10
Tickets are still available for Rockaway’s annual Bravest & Finest Awards Luncheon set for Thursday, April 10, at 12:30 p.m. at The Beach Club, 129 Beach 116 Street in Rockaway Park. This is an occasion to say "thank you" to those who serve the Rockaways in an exemplary way, according to Liz Sulik, the executive director of the Rockaway Chamber of Commerce.
The Bravest & Finest Luncheon is a program of the Chamber of Commerce of the Rockaways, Inc. and is sponsored by Allstate. The purpose of the luncheon is to honor those members of Battalion 47 of the NYC Fire Department and EMS and the NYC Police Department (100, 101 and Transit District 23) who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to serve the Rockaway community.
Those who have been named as Bravest & Finest Award honorees this year are: NYPD 100 Precinct’s Police Officer Michael Sykora, 101 Precinct’s Police Officer Christopher Jordan, Transit 23’s Captain Brendan Keeney, Ret., Lt. Kevin Kelly of Engine Co. 264, Lt. Robert Bradley of Ladder Co. 121, Captain Keith Fairchild of Engine Co. 266, Firefighter William McAuley of Engine Co. 268, Firefighter Salvatore Thompson, Engine Co. 265 and EMT D. Vincent Occhipinti of the NYFD EMS Rockaway Station.
Admission is $35.00 per person. Please make your reservation today! Call the Chamber of Commerce office at 718-634-1300 or fax your RSVP to 718-634-9623. Tickets can also be purchased at West End Realty, 209 Beach 116th Street, Rockaway Park (634-4600) or Allstate Insurance, 112-30 Beach Channel Drive, Rocakway Park (945-1900).