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Press Releases / 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SEPTEMBER 14, 2012

***MEDIA ADVISORY***

FDNY EMERALD SOCIETY PIPES AND DRUMS CELEBRATES 50TH ANNIVERSARY

The FDNY Emerald Society Pipes and Drums will celebrate their 50th Anniversary on Saturday, September 15, at 6:30 p.m., at Citi Field in Queens. Current, former and founding members of the band will be in attendance.

The FDNY Emerald Society Pipes and Drums performs at every FDNY funeral and plaque dedication; leads the FDNY in the St. Patrick's Day Parade; and performs at hundreds of additional FDNY events every year.

In addition, to celebrate the 50th Anniversary, the Empire State Building will be illuminated in green and white, starting at sunset. For more information on the Empire State Building and the Lighting Partners program, visit www.esbnyc.com.

For more information on the FDNY Pipes and Drums, please visit www.FDNYPipesandDrums.net

Who:

Commissioner Salvatore J, Cassano; FDNY Chief of Department Edward S. Kilduff; Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum President Susan Marenoff-Zausner; FDNY Chaplain John Delendick; members of the FDNY Marine Operations

Where:

Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, Pier 86, West 46th St. and 12th Ave., Manhattan

When:

Saturday, July 14 - 11 a.m.

***Photo Op***

Press Contact: Francis X. Gribbon & Frank Dwyer, (FDNY) (718) 999-2056

http://www.nyc.gov/fdny

 

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