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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Retired FF. Patrick Finegan (formerly of Engine 69) is currently a patient at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City being treated for World Trade Center related cancer. He needs regular blood and platelet transfusions. Donations of blood or platelets would be greatly appreciated. To benefit Patrick, all donations must be made in the Blood Donor Room of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and designated for him. Any donated blood or platelets not used by Pat will be released for use…Find out more »
Detective Louis Fernandez of Emergency Service Squad 6 and the Squad’s union delegate is suffering from cancer contracted through his work on the rescue and recovery from 9/11. Louis is described by his colleagues as “a personality bigger than life itself” and “the kind of guy who would drop everything and run to a friend’s aid.” He loves the NYPD and especially the Emergency Service Unit. He’s a devoted husband to a wonderful woman, and a proud father to two…Find out more »
At 6:30pm on Thursday, November 6, 2014, Engine 233/Ladder 176 will present A Night for Greg, a fundraiser for FF Greg Chevalley, at Mulcahy’s Pub in Wantagh. A $60.00 donation at the door will include open bar and buffet food. Music, auctions and raffles will all be available. Greg is a 16-year veteran of the FDNY and a well-respected member of Ladder 176. He has been diagnosed with a rare form of stage 4 lung cancer. Greg’s work at the…Find out more »
The second annual Harvest Dinner to benefit Be the Hero for a Hero will take place on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at the Warwick Valley Country Club. Be the Hero for a Hero was founded to find a bone marrow match for Firefighter Roy Chelsen, who suffered from site-related multiple myeloma, from which he died in January 2011. Now his widow continues to raise awareness for the need for bone marrow and stem cell transplants with the foundation. Details about…Find out more »