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Press Releases / 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NOVEMBER 21, 2013

***MEDIA ADVISORY***

FDNY COMMISSIONER SALVATORE J. CASSANO TO APPOINT REVEREND V. SIMPSON TURNER JR. AS FDNY CHAPLAIN

Fire Commissioner Salvatore J. Cassano will appoint the Reverend V. Simpson Turner Jr. as FDNY Chaplain at FDNY Headquarters in Brooklyn on Friday, November 22, 2013 at 11 a.m. Reverend Turner currently serves as pastor of the parish of Mount Carmel Baptist Church in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. He previously served as chaplain for the New York City Department of Corrections and Sheriff’s Office. Reverend Turner joins a diverse group of six clergy who offer spiritual support to all members of the New York City Fire Department.

WHO:

Fire Commissioner Salvatore J. Cassano; Chief of Department Edward Kilduff; FDNY Chaplain Monsignor John Delendick; and many other FDNY officials, firefighters and their families.

WHERE:

FDNY Headquarters – 9 MetroTech Center, Brooklyn.

WHEN:

Friday, November 22 – 11 a.m.

**PHOTO OP**

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

http://www.nyc.gov/fdny

 

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