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 »
The third annual FDNY 343 Ride will take place on Monday, September 15, 2013 and Tuesday, September 16, 2013. More than 100 cyclists are expected for the 135-mile journey from the World Trade Center site to Montauk Point Lighthouse on Long Island. The FDNY 343 Ride was founded in September 2011 to honor the 343 FDNY firefighters killed in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. The tradition continues to raise funds for military veterans wounded since that day. The…Find out more »
Engine 167 and Ladder 87 will host a memorial golf outing in honor of Lt. Martin Fullam and FF Carl Capobianco, both of whom died of World Trade Center-related illnesses. The memorial outing will be held at La Tourette Golf Course on Staten Island on Monday, September 16, 2013. The fee to golf is $165.00 per golfer, which includes continental breakfast, golf, cart, lunch at the turn, a 2-hour BBQ, beer, soda and a golf shirt. There will be contests,…Find out more »
The 11th Annual Gregory T. Spagnoletti Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, September 16, 2013 at Trump National Golf Club in Hudson Valley, New York with a 9:00am shotgun start. Registration and breakfast begin at 7:30am. Golf will be played in scramble format. A cocktail reception, lunch, awards, raffles and auction will take place immediately following the morning’s golf. The fee to golf is $300.00. The fee to attend the lunch only is $75.00. Please register online via credit…Find out more »
There will be a free Cancer Survivorship Series at 6:30pm on three Tuesdays in September — Tuesday, September 10, 17 and 24, 2013 — in West Orange, NJ. Registration is required; please call 973-322-2671. Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC 760 Northfield Avenue West Orange, NJFind out more »