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.
The Shirley Fiterman Art Center at Borough of Manhattan Community College in Lower Manhattan is hosting Top of the World, an exhibit on the rebuilding of the World Trade Center after the terrorist attacks. The exhibit opened on November 12, 2013 (coinciding with the opening of 4 WTC) and is ongoing. Top of the World consists of photographs and works by more than a dozen artists that document the rebuilding efforts. Photos were taken at the site, many from inside the…Find out more »
CBS RADIO New York will present The Road to 48 Firehouse Cook-Off contest to find out which firehouse in the tri-state area makes the best chili. Firefighters: Please send CBS Radio an email to one of the following email addresses with the following information: first and last name; phone number; firehouse number, location and jurisdiction and a contact phone number. Cookoff@wfan.com Cookoff@wins.com Cookoff@wcbs880.com Cookoff@fresh1027.com Cookoff@923now.com Cookoff@wcbsfm.com The deadline is Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 10:00am. Twelve firehouses will be randomly selected to…Find out more »
The annual Monsignor Merrit E. Yeager Memorial Mass for deceased members of the FDNY Holy Name Society from Brooklyn and Queens will be held on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 10:30am at Resurrection Church in Brooklyn. After the Mass, a collation will take place at the Argonne VFW Post across the street at 2414 Gerritsen Ave. All are invited to attend. Resurrection Church 2331 Gerritsen Avenue (between Avenue V and Whitney Avenue) Brooklyn, NYFind out more »
The Tewksbury 9/11 Memorial Committee will hold a Texas Hold ‘em Night from 6:00pm to 10:00pm on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at Tewksbury Country Club. Funds raised will go towards maintenance and improvements to the Tewksbury 9/11 Memorial. Maintenance for the Memorial costs between $3,500 and $5,000 annually. This year, necessary repairs include electrical work and damage to the seam where marble and concrete meet. Tewksbury lost two residents, Peter Gay and Peter Hashem, in the terrorist attacks of September…Find out more »
Join the Carl V. Bini Memorial Fund on Thursday, November 14, 2013 from 8:00pm until at least 11:00pm at Above Rooftop at the Hilton Garden Inn on Staten Island for an evening benefitting Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts. A general admission ticket is $100.00 and includes an open bar and a variety of small plates. Online tickets are gone, but tickets will be available at the door. For details, please contact 718-490-5023 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The Carl V. Bini Memorial Fund would…Find out more »
Celebrate Paddy Brown and help our U.S. vets adapt to the fire service by attending a benefit on Saturday, November 16, 2013, from 1:00pm to 5:00pm at Eleanor Rigby’s Bar & Restaurant in Mineola. The fee to attend is $50.00 cash per person at the door. All proceeds will benefit Leadership under Fire/The Paddy Brown Program. Mirroring Paddy’s transition from combat in Vietnam with the Marine Corps to the FDNY, Leadership under Fire (run by another Marine Corps combat veteran and…Find out more »