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.
Past Events › Ceremony
On Saturday, March 1, 2014, at 11:00am EST, watch the USS Somerset Commissioning live here or here. Mary Jo Myers, wife of Air Force General (ret.) Richard Myers former chairman of the Joints Chiefs of Staff, is the USS Somerset’s sponsor. Gen. James F. Amos, Marine Corps Commandant, will give the commissioning ceremony’s keynote address. Captain Thomas L. Dearborn will be the commanding officer of the ship.Find out more »
A Catholic Mass will be celebrated at St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church in Lower Manhattan at 10:30am on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 in memory of those killed in the 1993 terrorist bombing of the World Trade Center. Following the Mass, a moment of silence will be held at 12:18pm near the victims’ names on the North Tower’s Memorial Pool. The names of the victims — John DiGiovanni, Robert Kirkpatrick, Stephen Knapp, William Macko, Wilfredo Mercado, Monica Smith and her unborn…Find out more »
Construction on Sgt. (ret.) Ben Tomlinson’s “smart home” will begin at 1:00pm on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 with a groundbreaking ceremony. Sgt. Tomlinson of the United States Marine Corps was injured in Afghanistan both in 2009 and 2010. The latter injury left him paralyzed from the chest down. The “Building for America’s Bravest” program, a joint project of the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation and Gary Sinese Foundation, is building him a “smart” home so that he can manage…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 email@example.com or 814-467-5137. A bus will be leaving Somerset County for Philadelphia on Friday,…Find out more »
The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation will dedicate the “smart” house of Sgt. Michael Nicholson, USMC on Thursday, January 9, 2014, at 10:00am in Tampa, Florida. Sgt. Nicholson was wounded in Afghanistan on July 6, 2011. He lost both legs and his left arm and suffered a traumatic brain injury. General public parking will be available at Skyview Park, 6203 Martindale Avenue, Tampa. A shuttle will transport attendees to the ceremony. Please do not drive to the house. Stephen…Find out more »
At 10:00am on Saturday, December 7, 2013, Pearl Harbor Day, the city of Boynton Beach, FL will dedicate the town’s memorial to the victims of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 in a ceremony at Veterans Memorial Park. The granite and bronze memorial contains a piece of steel from the former World Trade Center, and shows the Pentagon, the Twin Towers, the field in Pennsylvania and the number 93 in honor of the brave crew and passengers of United…Find out more »