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 »
Public comments wanted on adding prostate cancer to covered conditions under the WTC Health Program Because of the recent publication of more medical studies that showed an increased risk of prostate cancer among recovery workers who worked at the former World Trade Center site after the terrorist attack, Dr. John Howard, of the World Trade Center Health Registry, has proposed adding prostate cancer to the list of covered conditions under the Zadroga Act. The public will be able to comment…Find out more »
Submit a photo of One World Trade Center to the Port Authority and you could win a trip for 3 to the top of the building. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is sponsoring a photo competition for amateur photaographers over the age of 18. Photos can be submitted via the Port Authority Facebook page or via Twitter hashtag #OneWTCBestPhotos. Submission deadline is August 25, 2013. Tours of the building must be taken before December 31, 2013.…Find out more »
On Thursday, August 1, 2013 from 6:00pm – 9:00pm, the Riverwalk Bar & Grill on Roosevelt Island will host a happy hour fundraiser. There will be food, an open bar with signature cocktails and raffles. The cost to attend is $50.00 per person in advance or $60.00 at the door. A portion of the proceeds will support Friends of Firefighters. Friends of Firefighters addresses the physical, mental health, and wellness needs of New York City’s firefighters (retired and active) and their…Find out more »