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 »
The Commissioning of the USS Somerset, the Navy ship honoring the crew and passengers of United Flight 93, will take place in Philadelphia on Saturday, March 1, 2014. The public is invited to attend the ceremony by requesting free tickets online. Originally, the deadline to obtain tickets was in November 2013, but some last-minute tickets have become available. To request these tickets, please contact Janet Vatavuk at firstname.lastname@example.org or 814-467-5137. A bus will be leaving Somerset County for Philadelphia on Friday,…Find out more »
Colin Flood, who is 7, has been battling leukemia for the last two years. He is the son of Kevin Flood, a retired firefighter from Engine 210, who served with the FDNY during the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. Colin was first diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia on December 24, 2012. He received chemotherapy and then underwent a bone marrow transfusion. He had been in remission until October 2013, when unfortunately the cancer returned. Colin has…Find out more »
Early registration for the second annual 9/11 Memorial 5-K Run/Walk and Family Day is open now. The event will be held on Sunday, April 27, 2014. All funds raised from the Run/Walk will directly support the 9/11 Memorial & Museum. The 5-K route will take participants through the streets the rescue and recovery workers used when entering and leaving the site of the former World Trade Center. Participants can register now at 911memorial.org/5K. The fee to register early is $35.00…Find out more »
The annual NYPD Emerald Society Dinner Dance will be held on Friday, January 31, 2014 at 7:00pm at Leonard’s of Great Neck. The Irishman of the year will be Chief Michael Shea. Please visit the Emerald Society webpage for details. Leonard’s of Great Neck 555 Northern Blvd. Great Neck, NY 11021 NYPD Emerald Society 141 Dudley Avenue Staten Island, NY 10301Find out more »
The Michael Lynch Memorial Foundation (in honor of FF Michael F. Lynch, Engine 40) will once again award college scholarships to the children of FDNY uniformed Fire Department & EMS victims of September 11, 2001, and to the victims of disasters and fires. Interested applicants should visit their website to review the application guidelines and selection process. A written request for an application may also be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to The Michael Lynch Memorial Foundation, 4362…Find out more »