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 New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center multiple myeloma support group will present a discussion entitled, What’s New in Multiple Myeloma? at their meeting on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 2:00pm. The group offers education and information sharing for multiple myeloma patients and caregivers on the second Wednesday of each month. What’s New in Multiple Myeloma? will present updates from the 2014 ASH Meeting presented by Suzanne Lentzsch, M.D., Ph. D. The program is free, but registration in advance is…Find out more »
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.Find out more »
FDNY Lt. Jon Sezak is currently a patient at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, being treated for a World Trade Center-related blood disorder. His illness requires regular blood and platelet transfusions. In order for Lt. Sezak to receive them, all designated blood donations must be made in the Blood Donor Room at Memorial Sloan Kettering, which is open Friday through Monday from 8:30am to 3:00pm and on Tuesday through Thursday from 8:30am to 7:00pm. The Blood Donor Room is located…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 »
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 »