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
A cancer diagnosis can lead to out-of-pocket expenses. If you or a loved one is impacted by melanoma, join Frankly Speaking about Cancer on Tuesday, August 18,2015 at 6:30pm ET for Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Melanoma, Managing Out-of-Pocket Costs a free webinar to discuss best ways to understand, prepare for and manage these expenses. There will be a chance for participants to ask questions of the speakers during the webinar. While this webinar is targeted toward people impacted by melanoma, all…Find out more »
Join Frankly Speaking about Cancer: Coping with Metastatic Cancer on Thursday, August 13, 2015, at 6:30pm ET for a discussion with Felice Apolinsky, LCSW, and J. Dawson Wells, mindful meditation facilitator, both from Gilda’s Club in Nashville; and patient representative Robert Wolf. Their discussion will cover common concerns that people diagnosed with metastatic cancer face in everyday life, as well as offering resources and tips to help manage these concerns. After the presentation there will be a Q& A session. Click here to…Find out more »
On Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 1:00pm Eastern Time, the Mayo Clinic will host an interactive webinar on hilar cholangiocarcinoma (cancer of the bile ducts). Bile duct cancer, a very rare disease, has been showing up among recovery workers at the World Trade Center. Julie Heimbach, MD, of the Mayo Clinic’s Liver Transplant Program, and Sumera Rizvi, MBBS, Gastroenterology and Hematology Fellow, will discuss hilar cholangiocarcinoma symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options, including liver transplantation. A live Q&A session will follow…Find out more »
Support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society on Saturday, August 29, 2015 by Shopping for a Cause at Macy’s. Blood cancers are one of the most common cancers among World Trade Center recovery workers, so you can shop to help those sickened by the debris from the terrorist attacks. Macy’s is partnering with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society by offering 30% off to shoppers who purchase a $5.00 shopping pass for Saturday, August 29, 2015. Plus, you’ll get a chance to win…Find out more »
A bone marrow drive for FF Jimmy Martinez will take place on Sunday, June 14, 2015 from 8:00am to 2:00pm at Our Lady Queen of Peace R.C. Church in Staten Island. Martinez, who responded to the terrorist attacks of 9/11 was diagnosed in 2013 with multiple myeloma from his time at the recovery. He is a 24-year veteran of the FDNY. His family has held more than 20 bone marrow drives, which have helped other people, but no match for…Find out more »
The 2015 Jimmy Straine Invitational will be held on Monday, June 8, 2015 at the New Jersey National Golf Club in Basking Ridge, NJ. The day will begin with registration and lunch on the terrace at 11:30am. Please find your cart by 12:45pm for the 1:00pm shotgun start. Golf will be played in scramble format. Cocktails and silent auction begin at 6:00pm with dinner at 7:00pm with raffles and awards. The fee for golf and dinner is $275.00. The fee…Find out more »