Yonkers Fire vs. Yonkers Police Flag Football Game
Saturday, Nov 17, 2012, 6:00pm
100 Shonnard Place, Yonkers
Yonkers Firefighters Battle Yonkers Police on Football Field Saturday at Gorton High School
The first annual Yonkers Fire vs. Yonkers Police Flag Football Game will take place this Saturday, November 17, at 6pm at Gorton High School (100 Shonnard Place, Yonkers) and will be played in memory of Firefighter Antonio Rodriques and Detective James McCabe.
There is a suggested donation of $10 per person (children enter free). Proceeds will be donated to The Ronald McDonald House of New York in FF Rodriques’ and Detective McCabe’s names. Festivities will also include a barbeque and entertainment.
FF Rodriques, a 12 year veteran of the Yonkers Fire Department, passed away in late July following injuries sustained during fire department training. Detective McCabe, who was a 25-year Yonkers Police Department veteran, passed away after a two year battle with cancer.
Ronald McDonald House New York provides a temporary “home-away-from-home” for pediatric cancer patients and their families, coordinating emotional and physical services, psychological care, ministry support, wellness programs, tutors, music, art, transportation, activities for siblings, holiday and birthday parties and camaraderie for parents struggling with their child’s cancer diagnosis.