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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November 2014

Broadcast – What You Need to Know about Lung Cancer

November 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. As we all know, lung cancer is all too common among World Trade Center recovery workers. Log on to Frankly Speaking about Cancer at 4:00pm on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 to listen to a radio show about dealing with this disease at www.voiceamerica.com. Please call 866-472-5792 with any questions. You can listen after the broadcast by clicking here.

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Harvest Dinner to Benefit Be the Hero for a Hero

November 8 @ 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Warwick Valley Country Club,
Warwick, NY United States

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…

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A Night for Greg – fundraiser for FF Greg Chevalley, who has site-related lung cancer

November 6 @ 6:25 pm - 9:30 pm
Mulcahy's,
Wantagh, NY United States

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…

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NYC Marathon fundraiser for the family of NYPD ESU Det. Louis Fernandez

November 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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…

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September 2014

Lt. John Martinson Memorial Picnic & bone marrow drive

September 20 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hillside Swim Club,
151 Signs Road, Staten Island, NY United States

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…

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Remember Me Run

September 13 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
St. Michael’s Cemetery,
72-02 Astoria Blvd., East Elmshurst, NY United States

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…

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