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.
In the spring of 2014, Chris Waltenburg is hiking the Appalachian Trail (at the age of 60) to support the Brent Woodall Foundation for Exceptional Children. The hike will cover more than 2,000 miles and will raise more than $10,000 for autistic children. You can learn about the details of Chris’s hike here, follow his journey here and learn about Brent Woodall and the foundation in his name here.Find out more »
The thirteenth annual Keith McHeffey 3-Mile Fun Run will be held on Saturday, March 15, 2014. Race time will be 11:00am. The registration fee is $35.00 per runner. Runners who wish to receive a racing number and official running time may register online until February 23, 2014. After that day, runners may still register, but will not receive a racing number and official running time. To register, please click here. Those who do not pre-register will still be able to participate…Find out more »
From Wednesday, March 19, 2014 to Saturday, April 5, 2014, five FDNY firefighters from Engine 9/Ladder 6 will ride their bicycles 1,400 miles in 18 days from the former World Trade Center to the Pentagon Memorial in Arlington, VA to the National Navy SEAL Museum in Florida. They are bringing the Museum a piece of steel from the World Trade Center, and riding to honor the military in general and Navy SEALs in particular for all their sacrifices. As the…Find out more »
James H. Stines, FDNY (retired) of 35 Engine died on Monday, March 17, 2014, after a long battle with World Trade Center-related pancreatic cancer. Visiting will be held on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 from 2:00pm-4:00pm and 7:00pm-9:00pm at the Moritz Funeral Home in Tappan, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations to UFA Widow’s and Children’s Fund are requested. Moritz Funeral Home 98 Route 303 South Tappan, NY 10983 845-359-0890Find out more »
On Thursday, March 20, 2014, if you dine at a participating Outback Steakhouse, 15% of your pre-tax check will be donated to the New York Police and Fire Widows’ and Children’s Benefit Fund if you present the special flyer, which can be found here. Sixteen Outback locations in NYC and the surrounding area are participating, including restaurants in Bayside, Brooklyn, Chelsea, Commack, East Setauket, Holbrook, Huntington, Island Park, Lindenhurst, Merrick, Palisades, Queens Place, Staten Island, Westbury, White Plains and Yonkers. The…Find out more »
James H. Stines, retired from Engine 35 of the FDNY, died on Monday, March 17, 2014, after a long battle with World Trade Center-related pancreatic cancer. He is survived by his loving wife Tricia, his daughter Kristina, mother Frances, five siblings, three nephews and two nieces. A Funeral Mass will be held Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 10:30am at the Transfiguration Church in Maspeth. Burial will follow at St. John’s Cemetery in Middle Village. In lieu of flowers, donations to UFA Widow’s and…Find out more »