9/11 Tribute Center programs are offered throughout the year. Lectures, educational workshops and support programs are available to unite family members who lost loved ones, survivors, Lower Manhattan residents, rescue and recovery workers and volunteers who assisted in the aftermath of 9/11. Visit tributewtc.org for a schedule of upcoming programs and events.
A new exhibit entitled Better Angels: Firefighters of 9/11 that is on display at the Wood Museum of Springfield History features portraits of the 343 FDNY firefighters who were killed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The paintings, which are on display at the Wood Museum of Springfield History, were painted by Dawn Howkinson Siebel of Massachusetts. The exhibit will remain at the museum through July 10, 2016. To learn more, please click here. Wood Museum of Springfield History hours Closed Monday…Find out more »
Liberty Park will open to the public at 11:45am on Wednesday, June 29, 2016. The new park is situated on top of the World Trade Center Vehicle Security Center on Liberty Street and overlooks the World Trade Center Memorial. It will ultimately connect to Brookfield Place (formerly the World Financial Center) via the Liberty Street pedestrian bridge. Among its trees is a sapling from the Anne Frank chestnut tree in Amsterdam. Other features include a “living wall” of plants and…Find out more »
Laughter Saves Lives comedy show to benefit the FDNY Fire Transport Foundation and Friends of Firefighters
Laughter Saves Lives will present a comedy show to benefit the FDNY Fire Transport Foundation and Friends of Firefighters at Manhattan’s Gotham Comedy Club on Wednesday, June 29, 2016. Doors will open at 7:00pm, and the show begins at 7:30pm. There is a $20.00 cover charge and a two-drink minimum. The comics will be announced nearer to the time of the event. For more information, please contact John at 516-972-9943 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Diane at 516-695-4703 or Dianes@laughtersaveslives.org. The FDNY…Find out more »
A ceremony will be held on Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 12:00pm to rename FDNY High School in Brooklyn the Captain Vernon A. Richard High School for Public Safety. The ceremony will take approximately one hour in the school’s auditorium. Captain Vernon A. Richard was 53 and a 24-year FDNY veteran when he was killed responding with Ladder 7 to the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. A devoted family man and talented athlete, Captain Richard will also be…Find out more »
The 13th annual Eddie Open Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, July 1, 2016. Please save the date. Details will be on the With Eddie’s Help website.Find out more »
The annual G.R.A.C.E. Tribute 5-K Run in Glen Rock, NJ will be held this year on Monday, July 4, 2016. At 8:30am, the 2-K Junior Run will be held, with the 5-K Tribute Run beginning at 9:00am. G.R.A.C.E. (Glen Rock Assistance Council & Endowment) was established shortly after the terrorist attacks of 9/11 to assist family members of those murdered in the attacks. G.R.A.C.E. also built the September 11th Memorial in Veterans’ Park. The fee to run either race is $25.00 plus a…Find out more »