Aug1

Bungalow Bar - Annual Steve Belson Memorial Swim and Music Festival

377 Beach 92nd Street, Rockaway Beach, NY

Hi All For 14 years we have been honoring our brother Steve with a memorial swim and music festival Steve was Mr. Ladder 24. He was doing his job on Sept. 11, 2001 when the World Trade Center fell on him, 342 other firefighters and a couple of thousand more. In his honor we swim a 1/2 mile in the morning (or watch) at 10am on Bell's Beach, Beach 92nd St on the ocean in Rockaway. The music starts at 7pm at the Bungalow Bar, Beach 92nd St. on the Bayside (behind McDonald's). Music acts include The Squid Trio, The Lustre Kings, Bill Kirchen~ the Master of the Telecaster with special guests John Tichy and Thirsty Dave!! There will be others Over the years we have awarded lifeguards attending college $1,000 in Steve's Memory. We have given about $115,000 so far. Join us on August 1 in the morning (free) or the evening ($20 donation). Any other donations can be written to the Steve Belson Memorial Scholarship Fund College Incentive Award Applications will be available soon at Belson Memorial blogpost and at lifeguard shacks on the pennensula. My contact are like Oscar Madison's Shoe Box! So please share this. It's a great cause and a better time. Send donations care of Sean Kellar 522 Beach 140th St Belle Harbor NY 11694 Please spread the word.

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