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 Leukemia & Lymphoma Foundation’s Long Island Chapter will host the Leukemia Cup Regatta at the Sayville Yacht Club on Saturday, August 17, 2013. There will be an exciting weekend of sailing and fun to support a cure for this terrible disease that is striking so many recovery workers, local residents and survivors of the terrorist attacks. For more information, and a complete list of the events, please click here. Sayville Yacht Club 123 Boylan Lane Blue Point, NY 11715Find out more »
Hearings in Guantanamo will be held on Monday, August 19, 2013 – Friday, August 23, 2013. The next hearings are scheduled for – Monday, September 16, 2013 – Friday, September 20, 2013 and Monday, October 21, 2013 – Friday, October 25, 2013. The October dates are subject to change.Find out more »
In the evenings of August 19 through August 23, 2013, new palm trees will replace the old ones in the Winter Garden, as the old ones have grown too tall for the space and at 10 years old, have reached the end of their life span. Eight of the 16 trees have been been removed already. The old trees will be chopped and used as mulch in local hospital gardens.Find out more »