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 › Sick recovery worker
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 »
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 Brooklyn’s Ladder 176. He has been diagnosed with a rare form of stage 4 lung cancer. Greg’s work at…Find out more »
Detective Louis Fernandez of Emergency Service Squad 6 and the Squad’s union delegate died on October 16, 2014 of cancer contracted through his work on the rescue and recovery from 9/11. Louis was 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 loved the NYPD and especially the Emergency Service Unit. He was a devoted husband to a wonderful woman, and a…Find out more »
The annual Lt. John Martinson Memorial Picnic will be held on Saturday, September 20, 2014 from noon to 6:00pm at the Hillside Swim Club in Staten Island. There will be live music, a barbecue, rides and games, a Chinese auction and a 50/50. All proceeds benefit the Lt. John Martinson Memorial Foundation. There will also be a bone marrow drive for FF Jimmy Martinez, who desperately needs a marrow match to treat his World Trade Center-related multiple myeloma. The ticket…Find out more »
The third annual two-mile Remember Me Run will take place at St. Michael’s Cemetery in Queens on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 3:00pm. The run will be followed by a Memorial Service for the rescue and recovery workers who have died due to their work following the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. The fee to participate is $25.00 for adults. Children aged ten and under run free. Proceeds will benefit the FF Christopher Santora Scholarship Fund, VISIONS/Services for…Find out more »
On Monday, September 8, 2014 at 11:15am, there will be a press conference to announce the introduction of legislation to extend the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act. Survivors of the terrorist attacks, rescue and recovery workers and federal lawmakers who led the fight in Congress to pass the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act will gather at 7 World Trade Center to begin the fight to extend it. The Zadroga bill’s two critical programs providing medical treatment…Find out more »