The Nassau County
Firemen’s Association is holding their 111th Annual
Meeting and Installation of Officers on Wednesday, June 4, 2014
at the Fox Hollow Inn, at 7725 Jericho Turnpike, Woodbury.
Cocktails start at 7 PM.
The incoming President will be Otto R. Kohlmier Jr. of the
Hewlett Fire Department. He joined the Hewlett F.D. in 1970 and
was assigned to Engine Company #2. Otto was President of the
Hewlett Exempt and Benevolent Association from 1994-2006, Chief
of Department 2007-2009, President of the Department 2011-2013
and President of the Fire Chiefs Council of Nassau County in
2013. He retired from NCPD after 29 ½ years in 2002 to run his
family business, Otto Kohlmier & Sons Home Improvements. He is
married to Donna for 35 years and has four sons, Chad, Bryan
(Jennie), Robert (Alessandra), William (Katie) and 2
grandchildren Luke and Genevieve.
The outgoing President is be Richard A Messina, a member
since 1965 of the
Bellmore Fire Department,
serving as Chief from 1979-1980. Presently, he serves as Past
President of the New York State Association of Fire Chiefs,
Secretary of the Fire Chiefs Council of Nassau County, and on
the board of directors of the New York State Division of the
Firefighters Cancer Support Network. Rich is also a Past
President of the Executive Council of Firematic Organizations of
Nassau County. Retired from NCPD in 2008, married to his wife
Geri for 34 years with three daughters Andrea, Dawn, Ryan and
one son Anthony John Messina II. With two grandchildren Derille
Tickets to the meeting are available for a donation of $75.00
per person that include an Open Bar throughout the evening, Hors
D’oeuvres during the cocktail hour, and a sit down dinner with
your choice of Roast Beef, Chicken or Salmon dinner and dessert.
There is limited seating available, and tickets will be sold on
a first come – first serve basis.
I hope you can
join with us this evening to honor our incoming and outgoing
Richard A Messina and Lee Tucholski
Installation Meeting Co