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.
Twelve educational awards worth $500.00 each are available through the New York Firefighters’ Burn Center Foundation in the honor and memory of FF Michael Kiefer, who was killed in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. These grants are awarded for firefighter education — academic, technical or a personal interest course. Eligibility is restricted to members of the uniformed firefighting force, of all ranks from probationary Firefighters to Chief Officers, including Fire Marshals and Supervising Fire Marshals, Marine Engineers,…Find out more »
The 2015 John & Sylvia Resta Memorial Fundraiser, which is usually in May, will be held in September. Details will be available soon here.Find out more »
The La Jolla Playhouse in San Diego is holding the world premiere of Come from Away, a new musical about the people of Gander, Nova Scotia hosting more than 6,000 stranded airline passengers on September 11, 2001 after US airspace was closed after the terrorist attacks. Gander is a small town of 10,000. The show will run from May 29, 2015 to July 12, 2015. Tickets are available here.Find out more »
On Friday, May 29, 2015 at 11:00am, in quarters at Engine 75/Ladder 33, a plaque dedication will be held to honor the memory of Lieutenant John J. Halpin of Ladder 33, who died of World Trade Center illness on May 29, 2014. Off-duty members and their families are invited to attend. Members are requested to attend in dress uniform. Engine 75/Ladder 33 2175 Walton Avenue Bronx, NYFind out more »
The third annual Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation Seminar will be held on Friday, May 29, 2015, from 6:00pm-10:00pm and on Saturday May 30, 2015 from 8:00am to 5:00pm at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Hauppauge, NY. The fee to attend the two-day event is $150. All proceeds from the seminar go to the Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation. More details can be found online at the Foundation’s website. Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo worked the recovery effort at the…Find out more »
The FDNY Rumblers, a group of motorcycle-riding firefighters from South Bronx firehouses, will ride the Lone Star Rumble, more than 3,500 miles, starting on June 23, 2015 and ending on July 3, 2015. The ride’s purpose is to raise funds for Hope for the Warriors®. This is the third annual ride. Each rider has pledged to raise at least $2,000.00 for Hope for the Warriors. Send the FDNY Rumblers on their way with the Lone Star Rumble Kick-Off Party at…Find out more »