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 »
September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month. To learn more about events and how you can be involved, please click here. Thyroid cancer is one of the cancers proven to be caused by toxins at the World Trade Center site. The normal rate for men to get thyroid cancer is 4 per 100,000. The rate among recovery workers is many times that rate.Find out more »
American flags bearing the name of all of the victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks will be on display at Omaha’s Memorial Park from Friday, September 6, 2013 to Sunday, September 15, 2013. Each flag will include the person’s name, age, and place where they were killed along with a short biography. Flags of those victims who have a connection to Nebraska connection are placed in a special circle with additional information for the ten Nebraska families who…Find out more »
There will be screenings of Out of the Clear Blue Sky in NYC at the Regal Union Square beginning on Friday, September 6, 2013 at 11:05am, 1:45pm, 4:25pm, 7:00pm, 10:00pm and 12:30am. Click here to learn more. Directed by Danielle Gardner, who lost her brother at Cantor Fitzgerald, the 2012 documentary Out of the Clear Blue Sky tells the story of Cantor’s journey after the attacks — how the company continued doing business after losing 658 employees and their offices…Find out more »
As part of the National Day of Service and Remembrance, Jersey Cares will involve around 1,000 volunteers in more than 25 projects to improve local communities from Saturday, September 7, 2013 to Saturday, September 14, 2013. There will be a special focus on volunteer projects helping active service members, military families and veterans. Volunteers are needed for the following activities: – Painting murals – Assembling picnic tables and benches – Serving hot meals – Socializing with seniors and veterans…Find out more »
The Supreme Court of Bronx County and the Office of the Bronx Borough President invite the public to a Day of Remembrance in honor of the victims of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The ceremony will be held from 12:00 noon to 2:00pm on Friday, September 13, 2013 at Lou Gehrig Plaza. Among the events of the ceremony will be a performance by the All Girl String Orchestra of the Bronx Global Learning Institute for Girls. RSVP to…Find out more »