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 16th International Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Conference will be held from Friday, September 27, 2013 to Sunday, September 29, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The event is sponsored by ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc. Details are available here.Find out more »
President Uhuru Kenyatta declared three days of national mourning for the victims of the terrorist attacks at the Westgate mall in Nairobi starting Wednesday, September 25, 2013. We grieve for the dead and their families and pray for them, the survivors and rescuers.Find out more »
This year’s Tommy Bowden Memorial Golf Outing will take place on Friday, September 27, 2013 at the Black Bear Golf Club in Franklin, NJ (part of the Crystal Springs Golf Resort). The day begins with a Continental breakfast at 7:30am with a shotgun start at 9:00am. Golf will be played in a four-person best ball format. The fee to golf is $150.00 per person; $600.00 per foursome. To attend only the lunch is $60.00. All proceeds benefit the Thomas H.…Find out more »
The annual Angie Houtz Memorial Golf Tournament will take place at Potomac Ridge Golf Club in Waldorf, Maryland on Friday, September 27, 2013 at 1:00pm. The fee to golf is $125.00 per golfer, or $480.00 for a foursome. The price includes golf, food, & drinks. Sponsorship opportunities are also available beginning at $100.00. All proceeds will benefit the Angie Houtz Memorial Fund. Angela “Angie” Houtz was 27 and working in the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. To register for the tournament…Find out more »