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.
The Madeline Amy Sweeney Award for Civilian Bravery is presented every September 11th to a Massachusetts resident who demonstrates exceptional bravery without regard for personal safety in honor of Flight Attendant Madeline Amy Sweeney. Madeline Amy Sweeney was working aboard American Airlines Flight 11 on September 11, 2001. She made contact with airline personnel on the ground and provided them with information about the terrorists that enabled the investigation to begin. She was 35. Anyone can make a nomination by visiting…Find out more »
If you will be in Boston on September 11, 2013, are a September 11th family member and would like to read names at this year’s commemoration ceremony, please send your name and contact information to Danielle Lemack at firstname.lastname@example.org by August 1, 2013. Children are welcome to participate. If your loved one’s photo is not included in the video montage shown annually at the Boston ceremony, please email Danielle as soon as possible.Find out more »
ONLY 1 DAY LEFT!! The deadline to register for a September 11th Victims’ Compensation Fund (Zadroga) claim for KNOWN symptoms, diagnoses and disabilities is OCTOBER 3, 2013. The deadline to register for a September 11th Victims’ Compensation Fund claim for any NEW symptoms & diagnoses is October 2016. There are THREE steps involved in making a claim: 1. You must register (this is easy). 2. You must establish eligibility and receive your claim number. 3. You must apply for compensation. The process is complex — 80% of claimants are…Find out more »
The 2013 G.R.A.C.E. 9/11 Tribute Run will be held on Wednesday, July 4, 2013 in honor of the victims of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 from Glen Rock. There is also a 2-K Junior Run for kids 10 and under (parents are welcome to run with their children). Registration for the 2013 911 Tribute Run is strictly limited to 600 entrants. The first 500 participants to register will receive a T-shirt. Registration: 7:30am-8:45am; Pre-Registration: Ends on June 30,…Find out more »
The 12th annual 3256 Foundation Golf Outing for Sgt. Michael S. Curtin will be held on Monday, July 8, 2013 at the Woods at Cherry Creek Golf Course in Riverhead, NY. Sgt. Michael Curtin was a sergeant major in the US Marine Corps and a sergeant in Truck 2 of the NYPD’s elite Emergency Services Unit. He was a devoted family man to his wife and 3 daughters. He was 45. Cherry Creek Golf Course 900 Reeves Avenue Riverhead, NY…Find out more »
The wake for Captain Peter J. Casey will be held on Monday, July 8, 2013 from 2:00pm-4:30pm and from 7:00pm-9:00pm at the McManus Funeral Home in Brooklyn. Captain Casey died of WTC-related multiple myeloma on July 3, 2013 at the age of 67. Peter retired as an FDNY Captain after 33 years of dedicated service. He was also a Vietnam veteran with the U.S. Marine Corps. and an active member of the Knights of Columbus. A funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday,…Find out more »