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.

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2,000-mile hike for the Brent Woodall Foundation

March 15, 2014 - June 30, 2014
Appalachian Trail

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

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Exhibit – Dear Boston: Messages from the Marathon Memorial

April 8, 2014 - May 11, 2014
Boston Public Library,
700 Boylston Street
Boston, MA United States

Many mementoes and letters shared in the impromptu memorials after the Boston Marathon bombing will be on display as an exhibit called Dear Boston: Messages from the Marathon Memorial.  The exhibit will be on display at the Boston Public Library until Sunday, May 11, 2014. Running shoes, stuffed toys, signs, banners and other mementoes from

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Boston offering counseling for Boston Marathon bombing anniversary

April 8, 2014 - April 29, 2014
Boston & Boston area,

Zeninjor Enwemeka, Boston.com The Boston Public Health Commission is offering a series of counseling sessions with trained clinicians to help people cope with the upcoming anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings. “We understand that the anniversary may trigger a lot of emotions for anyone impacted by last year’s attack, and we want to make sure

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Deadline for FF Michael Kiefer Educational Grant Awards

April 15, 2014 - June 15, 2014

Twelve (12) Educational Awards worth $500.00 each are available through the New York Firefighter's Burn Center Foundation. The grants honor FF Michael V. Kiefer, who made the supreme sacrifice during the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 These grants shall be awarded for various types of schooling, be it academic, technical or a personal interest

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Comfort dogs available to the people of Boston

April 17, 2014 - April 21, 2014
First Lutheran Church of Boston & Hynes Convention Center,
Boston, MA United States

Therapy dogs from Massachusetts, Newtown, Connecticut and Chicago will be available to help Marathon-goers and the people of Boston at the First Lutheran Church of Boston and the Hynes Convention Center. Some of the dogs are the same ones who came after the bombing last year. First Lutheran Church of Boston dog visiting hours Thursday,

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COPS Shoe Drive

March 31, 2014 @ 8:00 am - April 30, 2014 @ 5:00 pm

From now through April 30, 2014, the Metro New York Chapter Concerns of Police Survivors (COPS) are collecting gently-worn shoes in good condition in any style and size. The shoes that we no longer want or wear are creating sustainable economic means in other countries. Recipients of these shoes are eternally appreciative and incredibly resourceful

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9:30 am

Ceremony of Remembrance for MIT Police Officer Sean Collier

April 18, 2014 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 pm
MIT North Court,
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA United States

A ceremony honoring MIT Police Officer Sean Collier will take place on Friday, April 18, 2014 at 9:30am at MIT’s North Court. The ceremony is open to the Institute community. Officer Collier was killed on April 18, 2013 in a shootout with the alleged Boston Marathon bombers. The ceremony will include music and remarks from members

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9:45 am

Funeral for NYPD Detective Thomas McGuckin (ret.)

April 18, 2014 @ 9:45 am - 11:00 am
Maria Regina RC Church,
3945 Jerusalem Ave.
Seaford, United States

The funeral for Detective Thomas McGuckin, who retired from the NYPD-FBI Bank Robbery Task Force, will be held at 9:45am on Friday, April 18, 2014, at Maria Regina Roman Catholic Church in Seaford. Maria Regina RC Church 3945 Jerusalem Ave. Seaford, NY 11783

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6:00 pm

World Trade Center survivor to speak at free dinner for first responders

April 18, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Evangelical Free Bible Church,
431 Carbondale Road
Clarks Summit, PA United States

On Good Friday, Friday, April 18, 2014, at 6:00pm, the Evangelical Free Bible Church will host a free thank-you dinner at the church for first responders and their spouses. The dinner speaker will be World Trade Center survivor FF John Picarello (retired from the FDNY), who will speak about his experiences during and after the

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7:00 pm

Bowling for a Cure for Prostate Cancer

April 18, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
AMF Wantagh Lanes,
1300 Wantagh Avenue
Wantagh, NY United States

The third annual Bowling for a Cure for Prostate Cancer will be held on Friday, April 18, 2014 at 7:00pm at the AMF Wantagh Lanes. Prostate cancer has recently been added to the list of WTC-related health conditions covered by the World Trade Center Health Program. Prostate cancer is extremely common among recovery workers who worked at the

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9:15 pm

Fireworks will be audible in Lower Manhattan

April 18, 2014 @ 9:15 pm - 9:45 pm

On Friday, April 18, 2014 at 9:15pm, there will be fireworks at the Liberty Island Federal Anchorage. These fireworks will be audible in Lower Manhattan. Please warn Lower Manhattan residents and workers who may find the sound to be a distressing reminder of the terrorist attacks.

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