ROBIN WEINER/MEDIALINK / MEDIALINK
August 24, 2002
During a bon voyage event for Team Dennis Conner/Stars & Stripes prior to their departure for The Americas Cup in New Zealand, New York City Firefighters present Brian Duperreault, right center, chairman and CEO of ACE Limited, and Dennis Conner, left center, with FDNY sweatshirts, Saturday, August 24, 2002 in Newport, Rhode Island. The ACE Group of Companies will provide funding for 20 New York City Firefighters and their guests to travel to New Zealand and compete in the World Firefighters Games inOctober 2002. While in New Zealand, the firefighters will also be guests of ACE and Team Dennis Conner/Stars & Stripes during the Louis Vuitton Challenger Series.