Branch's Events

NYC American Lung Association Event

Description: American Lung Association's Fight for Air Climb - New York City. Climb to the top of One Penn Plaza (55 flights, 1,210 stairs). The funds raised will help provide patient education and support important research and advocacy efforts for healthy air and to fight lung disease.

Event Leader: Mouhamed Halwani, LT,, HSO

When: April 6th, 2019

Where: One Penn Plaza New York, NY


Tasks: Stair climbing

Attire: Athletic gear with PHS identification

Point(s) of Contact: If you are interested in this event and/or have any questions, please contact LT Moe Halwani – provide your full name/rank, PHS number, and PHS category). As noted above, registration for the event is done via the website link.

NYCOA's PACE committee is seeking 13 officers to assist in reaching out to 300 schools in the greater New York area in an effort to conduct community outreach opportunities involving drug prevention awareness campaign at local schools.

· What: Opioid Abuse Outreach Initial Contact

· When: No later than January 31st

· Where: Remotely

· Time: On your own time

· Tasks: Volunteers will be provided with approximately 15 schools to send a pre-generated e-mail along with a pre-generated letter introducing the school to U.S. PHS & the PACE subcommittee. This is done in an effort to setup future outreach events at local schools. A brief WebEx will be held once the list of volunteers has been finalized to further discuss. Volunteer will act as the point of contact for the school they reach out to.

Please email your name and contact information if you have any questions or are interested in volunteering.

Contact: LT Mouhamed Halwani Mouhamed.Halwani@FDA.HHS.GOV or Cell 718-864-6218

The Bergen Volunteer Center annually hosts Family Volunteer Day in the spring to bring families together for a good cause.

What is Family Volunteer Day?

Families of all shapes, sizes, and all ages will work together to strengthen family relationships and teach kids such values as kindness, empathy and respect for others. More importantly, it teaches them that happiness is not dependent on what we have. Families can give their time and talent to those in need and show kids that you as a family value community service.

Registration will open soon, please stand by for the update.

• What: Family Volunteer Day

• When: Sunday, May 19, 2019

• Time: 11:00 am-4:00 pm

• Where: MEVO Fresh Roots Farm, 200 Campgaw Rd, Mahwah, NJ 07430.

• Attire: USPHS Tee Shirt

Individuals 12 and older pay $10, Ages 4-11 pay $5, 3 and under are free. Registration fee includes, lunch (deli sandwiches/wraps, pasta salads, chips/pretzels) and refreshments. Please note there is no refund due to weather cancellations. Students can receive credit towards their service hours for volunteering at Family Volunteer Day. Just bring along any paperwork that needs to be signed and it will signed off at the end of the event. ​

Please contact LCDR Tunesia Mitchell at, after you have registered for the event (stand by for update). Please be sure to include number of family members attending, your rank, full name, PHS number, and category. Please respond by Friday, May 9, 2019.

Greater New York Commissioned Officers Association of the United States Public Health Service