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 »
The Brent Woodall Foundation’s 9th annual Walkabout for Autism or Woodall Kids 3-K Dash will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2013 in Andy Brown Park in Coppell, Texas. Registration begins at 8:30am; warm-up with Velocity Sports is at 9:15am; the walk and dash are at 9:30am, and activities continue until 1:00pm. Please register here or download the registration form and turn it in to the Brent Woodall Foundation office. Advance adult registration is $20.00 per person; advance youth registration…Find out more »
The second annual OMG Cancer Summit will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2013, at 9:00am at NY Law School. For details and to register, please click here. New York Law School 185 West Broadway New York, NYFind out more »
The Battery Park City Block Party will be held on September 28, 2013 from 11:30am – 4:00pm. The festivities will feature live music, kids’ rides, community and vendor tables, participating restaurants, wine tastings, boat rides and more. It will take place on the Esplanade by the North Cove boat marina. Help is needed to make the event a success, and everyone is welcome to participate: To assist as a volunteer before the event to distribute flyers, or on the day of the…Find out more »