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 September 11th Victim Compensation Fund is approaching an important deadline. This deadline applies to individuals who were diagnosed with a 9/11-related eligible cancer other than prostate cancer on or before October 12, 2012 and who have not already registered or filed a VCF claim. Claimants diagnosed on or before October 12, 2012 with one of the cancers added to the list of eligible conditions on that date must register with the Fund by October 12, 2014*. Registration preserves your right to file a claim…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 »
To mark the anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the city of Rancho Santa Margarita, California will hold an essay contest for schoolchildren. Essays will be accepted from elementary, middle and high school students until Sunday, August 10, 2014. This year’s essay theme is “What Patriotism Means to Me.” This is the second annual essay contest, which aims both to help students maintain their academic skills over the summer vacation and to teach them why it is…Find out more »
The 11th annual Robin Kaplan Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 & Thursday, August 7, 2014 at Lake of Isles North Course at Foxwoods Resort & Casino in North Stonington, CT. Details are available here. Lake of Isles North Course 1 Clubhouse Dr. North Stonington, CT 06359Find out more »
New York State would like to ensure you preserve your right to workers’ compensation if you participated in the rescue, recovery and clean-up of the World Trade Center through September 12, 2002. File a WTC-12 form with the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board by 9/11/14. This preserves your right to future benefits, should you ever need them. Most people are eligible. You should file a WTC-12 form whether you were injured or not and whether you were employed or volunteered.…Find out more »
On August 7, 1974, French tightrope walker Philippe Petit walked between the towers of the World Trade Center on a tightrope. See a clip here. Learn more about Petit and his documentary film Man on Wire here.Find out more »