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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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 »
The newest approach to treating advanced or metastatic lung cancer is called immunotherapy, which uses your body’s natural defense system to recognize and fight cancer. This webinar, at 6:30pm on Tuesday, November 4, 2014, will give an overview of immunotherapy, discuss specific treatments that are available for lung cancer, potential treatments that are coming in the future, possible side effects, as well as the psychosocial impact of a cancer diagnosis. After the talk, there will be a Q&A session. The…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 Ladder 176. He has been diagnosed with a rare form of stage 4 lung cancer. Greg’s work at the…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 »
On Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 4:00pm, a plaque dedication will be held honoring the memory of retired Firefighter Michael Mongelli, who died of illness related to his work during the World Trade Center recovery operation on August 12, 2012, The ceremony will take place at the quarters of Engine 225/Ladder 107 & Battalion 39. Engine 225/Ladder 107/Battalion 39 799 Lincoln Avenue Brooklyn, NYFind out more »