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 »
Wethersfield, CT has lit Christmas Eve luminarias for 39 years. Again this year, the Keane Foundation is selling luminaria kits to make it easy to participate in this beautiful tradition. Kits include a 14-hour candle, special bag, and instructions. Each kit is $1.50. All funds raised will support the Keane Foundation 9/11 Memorial Sports Center, which honors Richard “Dick” Keane, who was killed in the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001 in Tower 1 of the World Trade Center. Kits…Find out more »
There will be a bone marrow drive for Owen Hogan at Friends of Firefighters on Friday, November 22, 2013, from 800am-5:00pm. 2-year-old Owen Hogan, son of FDNY firefighter Tim Hogan of Engine 216, has aplastic anemia, a bone marrow disorder in which bone marrow stops producing blood cells. Owen has stopped responding to treatments. The next step is a bone marrow transplant, but first, a bone marrow match must be identified. Read Owen’s full story here. For anyone between 18-55…Find out more »
The 31st annual Battle of the Bravest Boxing night will be held on Saturday, November 22, 2013 at 7:00pm at Madison Square Garden. Please arrive early for security purposes. As always, funds raised from this year’s FDNY vs. NYPD event will benefit worthy causes. The FDNY is building an adapted house for USMC Corporal Kevin Vaughn, who lost one leg and the use of the other while serving in Afghanistan. The NYPD will donate to the Atlas Cops & Kids…Find out more »
Those who would like to attend the commissioning of the USS Somerset need to submit name, address and phone number to Janet Vatavuk at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 814-467-5137 by Saturday, November 23, 2013. The Navy will then send an invitation to those who have made an RSVP. After receiving a Naval invitation, attendees will need to RSVP to the Navy to receive a ticket. Tickets are free. Without a ticket, no one will have access to the dock or to the commissioning ceremony. Tickets are required for…Find out more »
The Michael J. Armstrong Memorial Foundation will host Posse’s Fall Gathering on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 8:00pm at the Park Avenue Tavern. The night of fun and remembrance will include a top-shelf open bar, hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction and a raffle. Details will be available soon. All proceeds benefit the Michael J. Armstrong Memorial Foundation, which helps young people with scholarships, tutoring and in other ways. Since its inception in 2002, The Michael J. Armstrong Memorial Foundation has…Find out more »