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 Martin W. Richard Charitable Foundation, which honors the 8-year-old boy murdered in the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013, is looking for runners to run the New York City Marathon with their Team MR8. Martin Richard was the youngest victim of the 2013 attack. The 102-member team named for him raised more than a million dollars for the Foundation at this year’s Boston Marathon. They have 8 entries from the New York Road Runners for the 2014 New York City…Find out more »
The seventh annual Pan African Peter C. Alderman Conference will be held on July 21-24, 2014 at Mbarara University in Mbarara, Uganda. This year’s theme will be Trauma and Community Mental Health. There are no fees to attend the conference, which is open to all African health professionals working in the area of psychotrauma consequent to armed conflict. To register, please click here. The Peter C. Alderman Foundation promotes mental health by training indigenous health care workers in war-torn countries…Find out more »
Former 9/11 Commission members, including former 9/11 Commission Chairman Thomas H. Kean and former Vice Chairman Lee Hamilton, will join the Bipartisan Policy Center and the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania to host an event at 9:00am on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Washington DC’s Newseum to release a new report on the tenth anniversary of the original 9/11 Commission Report. Registration is required. Please register here. For more information, please click here. The Schedule 9:00am–10:00am Press conference with 9/11 Commissioners 10:00am–…Find out more »
On Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 11:00am, a plaque dedication will be held honoring the memory of Firefighter William Quick, Ladder 134, who died of World Trade Center illness on January 18, 2011, and Firefighter Walter Torres, Engine 328, who died of World Trade Center illness on December 18, 2012. The ceremony will be held at E-328/L-134. All off-duty members and their families are invited to attend. Members are requested to attend in dress uniform. E-328/L-134 16-15 Central Avenue Far…Find out more »
Deadline to apply for Kikkoman Scholarships for family members of Pentagon, Flight 77 and Flight 93 attack victims
The Kikkoman Companies are offering $1,000.00 scholarships for the 2014-2015 academic year to spouses, children and stepchildren of those killed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the Pentagon, American Airlines Flight 77 and United Flight 93. $1,000.00 scholarships are also offered to those seriously injured in the Pentagon that day and to their children, spouses and stepchildren. Please note that the relatives of victims of those killed or injured in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center…Find out more »
There will be a Purple Ribbon 5-K Run/Walk and ½ Mile Fun Run on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 8:00am to raise money to fight pancreatic cancer. Details and registration forms can be found here. All funds raised will benefit the Lustgarten Foundation. Many recovery workers from the World Trade Center recovery operation now suffer from pancreatic and other cancers. Forest Lake Elementary School 3100 Beltagh Avenue Wantagh, NY 11793Find out more »