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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Retired NYPD Detective Gerard (Gerry) Ahearn has died of World Trade Center-related colon cancer. He worked in the DEA Intelligence Division and retired out of the 71 Squad in 2008. His funeral Mass will be said on Friday, October 28, 2016 at 9:45am at Good Shepherd Roman Catholic Church in Holbrook, NY. Good Shepherd Roman Catholic Church 1370 Grundy Avenue Holbrook, NY 11741 631-588-7689Find out more »
On Friday, October 28, 2016 at 11:00am, a memorial Mass will be held in honor of retired Fire Marshal Greg Morales at Our Lady of Angels Church in the Bronx. Fire Marshal Morales died of World Trade Center-related cancer this summer. A coalition will follow at the quarters of E-48/L-56. Our Lady of Angels 2860 Sedgwick Avenue Bronx, NY E-48/L-56 2417 Webster Avenue Bronx, NY 10458Find out more »
Free to Breathe — a charity that works to double the lung cancer survival rate by 2022 — will hold a Free to Breathe 5-K Run/Walk on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at Cadman Plaza Park's North Lawn in Brooklyn. Registration begins at 9:30am. Runners begin at 11:00am. The walk will start at 11:05am. A kiddie walk will be held at 10:55am. The event is untimed and family-friendly. Wheelchairs and strollers are welcome. The route will begin heading south on the park…Find out more »
PurpleStride NJ, a Run/Walk to support pancreatic cancer research, will take place on Saturday, November 13, 2016 in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park. Onsite registration will be held at 8:00am, the opening ceremony at 9:15am, and the Run begins at 10:00am. PurpleStride New York City supports the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network in their fight against pancreatic cancer, a devastating illness that many recovery workers are coping with. Fees are as follows. Pancreatic cancer survivors run free. Timed adults pay $30.00 in advance…Find out more »