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.
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 »
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 »
The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation and the Gary Sinise Foundation are co-sponsoring a Lt. Dan Band benefit concert on Saturday, August 3, 2013 at 7:00pm to raise funds to build US Navy EOD Taylor Morris a “smart home” to accommodate his injuries. Cedar Falls resident Morris, a U.S. Navy explosive ordnance disposal expert, lost both legs, his right hand and most of his left arm in May 2012 while serving in Afghanistan. Tickets for the concert at GatewayPark…Find out more »
On August 9, 2013, four members of the FDNY – John Finnerty, Kevin McEntyre, Jason Puser and Chris Walsh – will begin a 15-day motorcycle ride across the USA to raise funds for Hope for the Warriors. The FDNY Southern Rumble riders will travel more than 5,300 miles, stop in 15 different cities, and visit patients at two military medical centers. A fundraising party will be held at 7:00pm on Saturday, August 3, 2013 at the Bourbon Street Bar & Grille in Monroe. Food, drink specials, door prizes and…Find out more »
The FDNY Triathlon Team will compete with the Boston Fire Department & EMS at the Boston Sprint Triathlon on Sunday, August 4, 2013. This special event will showcase the bonds between the two departments and allow the FDNY to show their support for Boston in light of the recent Boston Marathon bombing. For more informtion, please contact: FF Eddie Vega at either 917-361-7636 or Eddie@fdnytri.com or Lt. David Kruysman at Davidk@fdnytri.com.Find out more »
The twelfth Morty Frank Memorial Golf Outing will take place at the Fresh Meadow Country Club in Lake Success on Monday, August 5, 2013. Brunch begins at 10:30am, followed by the shotgun start at 12:30pm. Cocktails and dinner will begin at 5:30pm after the day’s golf . The fee for the full day – golf, cart, greens fees, drinks and dinner – is $500.00. The fee for drinks and dinner only is $150.00. For more information, please contact Richard Smith at 917-535-2733 or firstname.lastname@example.org.…Find out more »