NYC Firefighter Featured In 'Nation's Bravest: Firefighters Unite' Calendar

HealthSeptember 11, 2001 AttacksPhiladelphia (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)TampaBrooklyn (New York City)International Association of Fire Fighters

Debuting in August 2011 is the first ever national firefighter calendar, Nation's Bravest: Firefighters Unite.

This charitable calendar brings together 12 different cities and their respective fire departments/firefighter unions, who are each actively involved. The calendar benefits twelve separate charities in Charlotte, Chicago, Las Vegas, Minneapolis, New Orleans, New York, Philadelphia, San Antonio, San Francisco, Seattle, St. Louis and Tampa.

Mr. New York Philip Sylvester of Brooklyn stopped by the studio to talk about being featured in the calendar. He is a New York City firefighter and member of the Uniformed Firefighters Association IAFF Local 94.

He represents the month of September to acknowledge those lost during 9/11. He chose the Wounded Warrior Project, which serves to honor and empower wounded warriors.

For more information, visit www.nationsbravest.com.

Thursday, August 18th @ Greenhouse (150 Varick Street), 8pm - 11pmMeet all the featured firefighters and get your copy signed! Visit NationsBravest.com to purchase advance tickets $25 or $35 at the door. All guests receive a calendar.

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