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Support the Friendship Scholarship Fund, have a boat ride on the Potomac River and enjoy a baseball game at Nationals Park on a beautiful spring day! What could be better? Saturday, May 11, 2013 is Friendship Day at the Nationals!
The Friendship Veterans Fire Engine Association provides scholarships for those studying fire science in pursuit of a career in firefighting. We provide financial help to TC Williams High School graduates, active Alexandria Fire Department firefighters, and students in the fire science program at Northern Virginia Community College. We are expanding our efforts so we can help more firefighters and your support will make this possible.
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Special Reception. At 1 p.m. Virture Feed and Grain (106 S Union St, Alexandria 22314) is hosting a special reception exclusively for our ticketholders! Frank Howard has agreed to come by and get us in the mood for a great game.
Tickets & Parking. When you make your purchase on line, we will send you a ticket by e-mail. Print that ticket and bring it with you on game day. Since you will need your parking voucher before you park, please drive by Virtue Feed and Grain on Wales Alley (between 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.), present your ticket and we will give you an envelope with your boat tickets, your Nationals game tickets and free parking voucher.
The Boat Trip (to the game and back). We will be traveling on the Miss Mallory operated by the Potomac Riverboat Company. You will board from the dock adjacent to 1 Cameron Street, Alexandria, VA 22314.
Boarding the boat begins at 2:45 p.m. and the boat will leave the dock promptly at 3 p.m. Once you purchase your ticket(s) you and those in your party must arrive and board on time; departure cannot be delayed. If you miss the boat, you are out of luck; no other accommodation can be made and there can be no refund of monies paid.
Cruise time is roughly 30 to 35 minutes.
The Game. We will be playing the Chicago Cubs…game time is 4:05 p.m.
On the return trip, the boat will depart 20 minutes after the last pitch.
Space is limited at each location. For redemption present pass to Lot Manager.
Free parking vouchers are valid ONLY at the following lots (you will need a parking voucher to take advantage of this):
Port of Alexandria, 210 The Strand, Alexandria, VA 22314
Altman’s Parking, 300 North Lee Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
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Friendship Veterans Fire Engine Association
The Friendship Veterans Fire Engine Association assists in the preservation of the historic fire engine house on Alfred Street in Alexandria, Virginia; supports the Alexandria Fire Department; and provides scholarships, and other benevolent and philanthropic services to the Alexandria Community. The Association promotes civic involvement, honors the legacy of its 18th-century founders--dedicated citizen firefighters--and values the contributions of our present-day first responders.