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
FDNY Lt. Mike Vecsi (E-220/L-122) has been diagnosed with World Trade Center-related lung cancer. His condition prevents him from lifting his handicapped daughter into his van, so some of his co-workers are raising funds to get the family a vehicle with a lift. The fundraiser will be held from 7:00pm to 11:00pm on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at LiGreci’s Staaten in Staten Island. Tickets are $80.00. For more information, please call John Tuohy at 917-417-7782, Brian Gill at 917-916-2900 or…Find out more »
The third annual FF Billy Quick Memorial Volleyball Tournament will be held on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at the Beach in Long Beach, NY. Registration begins at 8:00am. The cost to participate is $35.00 per person if pre-registered; $40.00 per person on the day of the tournament. To be considered pre-registered, your check must be received by the organizers before May 31, 2014. FF Billy Quick died of World Trade Center-related illnesses, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) in January,…Find out more »
FF Jimmy Martinez of the FDNY needs a stem cell transplant. His World Trade Center-related multiple myeloma has outlasted 5 rounds of chemotherapy. There will be a bone marrow donor drive for FF Martinez at Hopkins Hall of Our Lady Queen of Peace Roman Catholic Church on Staten Island on Sunday, June 8, 2014 from 8:00am to 2:00pm. Potential donors need a 5-minute visit, involving a cheek swab to see if they match someone in need of a transplant. The…Find out more »
On Saturday, May 17, 2014, at 7:00pm, Laughter Saves Lives and the Johnny Mac Foundation will present a night of stand-up comedy at St. Margaret’s Parish Hall in Middle Village to help “FF Blaise” of FDNY Ladder 122. Doors open at 7:00pm and the show starts at 8:00pm. There will be raffle prizes and a 50/50. Ticket price is $25.00. Bring your own food and drink. Featured comedians will include Rob Falcone, John Larocchia and Veronica Moseley. Blaise was a…Find out more »
As part of Police Week, the 26th annual Candlelight Vigil at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial will be held at 8:00pm EDT on Tuesday, May 13, 2014. This year, the names of 286 law enforcement officers will be added to the Memorial. A live webcast of the Candlelight Vigil is available by registering here. Please take a moment to honor the 900,000 law enforcement officers who put their lives on the line every day for the safety and protection…Find out more »
On Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 2:00pm ET, there will be a free webinar on Reversing Trauma’s Effects on Your Brain. This webinar will cover what you can do to reverse the changes related to PTSD. Knowing the science behind PTSD helps you reclaim control and heal. At the end of the webinar, participants will be able to ask questions and get answers. Do you know what you’d like to ask right now? Post it on the Heal My PTSD Facebook…Find out more »