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 Lil’ Bravest Golf Outing will be held on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at The Fairways of Dunwoodie in Yonkers. Breakfast and registration will start at 9:00am with tee time of 10:00am. The fee to golf is $150.00 per golfer. All proceeds will benefit the Lil’ Bravest Fund, a charity set up by FDNY firefighters of Engine 84, Ladder 34 to honor two members of their house who died in 2010. The Lil’ Bravest Fund helps sick children. There will…Find out more »
The 12th annual Jay Corcoran Memorial Scholarship Foundation Golf Outing will take place on Friday, September 20, 2013 at the Easton Country Club in South Easton, Massachusetts. The day’s events begin at 11:30am with registration. The shotgun start will be held at 1:00pm. Play will be Florida-style scramble. Cocktails begin at 6:00pm with a steak dinner at 6:30pm. The fee to golf is $150.00 per person. The fee for dinner only is $40.00. Some sponsorships are still available. Please register here. For further…Find out more »
The John Jay Center on Terrorism’s fall 2013 Friday Seminar Series will begin on Friday, September 20, 2013, from 3:00pm to 5:00pm with a lecture entitled State Terrorism and the Dynamics of Political Violence by Martin Miller, a professor of history and Slavic and Eurasian studies at Duke University and author of The Foundations of Modern Terrorism: State, Society and the Dynamics of Political Violence. Miller offers a historical perspective beyond common notions of terrorism to include both government-sponsored violence and insurgencies,…Find out more »
The Urban Public Safety Alliance of Boston invites members of all public safety agencies that were involved with the Marathon bombing to join them for an evening to remember the fallen and to honor the work of the MIT Police, MBTA Police, Boston Police Department, Massachusetts State Police, Boston EMS, Boston Fire, Watertown Police, Cambridge Police, FBI, ATF, National Guard, Park Rangers, NEMLEC, METROLEC and all other agencies who worked and sacrificed during that terrible time. The event will take…Find out more »