Category Archives: Family Foundation Events

30K runners finish annual Tunnel to Towers charity run from Brooklyn to World Trade Center

Reuven Blau  New York Daily News The annual Tunnel to Towers charity run carried an even more somber tone Sunday after the deaths last week of three retired FDNY firefighters who toiled at Ground Zero after 9/11 [sic – more somber for the press, not to the 9/11 community, that has lost recovery workers continuously]. An […]

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13th Annual DeConto 5K

Enterprise staff The 13th Annual Captain Gerald F. DeConto, USN Scholarship Fund 5K Run and Walk takes place Sunday, September 21. Capt. DeConto, USN, was killed at the age of 44 in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the Pentagon. A scholarship fund has been set up in his memory to honor him and […]

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Give Back: 7 Foundations Honoring Victims of September 11 

(L-R): Michael Lynch, Betty Ong, Shelley Marshall(Michael Lynch Memorial Foundation/ Betty Ann Ong Foundation/ The Family of Shelley Marshall)

By Lindsay Lowe Parade The Betty Ann Ong Foundation Ong was a flight attendant on Flight 11, and the information she conveyed to the American Airlines ground crew during the hijacking helped investigators identify the terrorists on board. The foundation established in her name helps children learn about healthy eating, exercise, and overcoming the challenges […]

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