April 28, 2013
In light of the Boston Marathon bombing, security details for the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon may change. For the latest status of the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon, please click here.
The thirteenth annual Oklahoma City Marathon honoring the 168 people killed in the terrorist attack of April 15, 1995, which will be held on Sunday, April 28, 2013.
You can register here. Prices go up at intervals until race day.
April 20, 2013
Cheryl McGuinness, the widow of American Airlines pilot Tom McGuinness, who was captain of American Airlines Flight 11 when it was hijacked by terrorists on September 11, 2001, will speak at the “Beauty Beyond the Ashes” conference in Charlotte, NC on Saturday, April 20, 2013.
The talk will be held at the Calvary Church in Charlotte between 8:30am-12:30pm on Saturday, April 20, 2013. Coffee and light breakfast will be served beginning at 7:30am.
The cost to attend is $15.00 for adults; $10.00 ages 10-18. To register, please call 704-543-1200 or click here.
To learn more, please visit McGuinness’s website here.
5801 Pineville-Matthews Road (at the corner of Rea Road and Highway 51)
April 19, 2013
NYS Office of Emergency Management and New Paltz present the 10th Annual IDMH Training - Radiological Readiness: Preparing for Dirty Bombs, Nuclear Disasters, and Other Radiation Emergencies
This event will provide training and planning opportunities to strengthen our community’s preparedness for catastrophic radiological events by presenting new information and recommendations that can be incorporated into planning procedures for multiple organizations that will need to collaborate in any response. Presentations and discussions will provide attendees with up-to-date information and recommendations from current research as well as professional training in practices critical to radiological disaster response. Reviewing the diverse consequences of different types of radiological disasters will enable the whole community to become better prepared for future nuclear accidents or terrorist attacks involving radiation exposure and/or contamination.
Topics covered will include:
- From Radiological Incidents to Nuclear Calamities: Social, Behavioral, and Risk Communication Issues in Radiation Emergencies with Steven Becker, Ph.D.
- New York State Response to Radiological Catastrophes with Jerome Hauer, Ph.D., Commissioner, New York State Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Services, as well as speakers from the New York State Department of Health, Mental Health, and American Red Cross
- Risk Messaging and Crisis Communication
- Lessons from Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Accident
- Assisting Children in the Aftermath of Catastrophic Events
- Medical Aspects of Radiological Response
- Understanding Post-Blast Human Behavior: Disaster Mental Health Overview
For full program details, please click here.
Registration form and instructions can be found here.
The brochure can be found here.
Registration Fees (includes parking, gourmet box lunch, beverages, and educational materials):
- Early Registration (through February 28) $55.00
- Regular Registration (March 1 – April 12) $85.00
- On-Site Registration (April 19) $100.00
- New Paltz Staff, Faculty and Students* $35.00 (must pre-register by April 1)
- Non-New Paltz Students $35.00 (must pre-register by April 1)
*Students, faculty, and staff can also apply for a scholarship by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org before February 28, 2013.
Any organizations interested in sponsoring or tabling at this event may email email@example.com for more information.
October 12, 2012
For family members of those killed in the October 12, 2002 Bali bombing — Information about the tenth anniversary ceremonies can be found here. Services are currently being planned for Bali and for Canberra. Registration is mandatory to attend either service. Registration details can be found on the link above.
The Austalian government is offering an assistance package for Australian families of those killed and Australians seriously injured in the terrorist attack to attend the services in Canberra and Bali, should they wish to. Australians who provided direct support to victims on the evening of 12 October 2002 and representatives from sporting clubs that lost members may also be eligible for assistance. The assistance package will help cover the costs of airfares, accommodation, living expenses and ground transport, similar to that provided for the first anniversary. For more details about the assistance package, please click here.
If any Bali family member, survivor or rescue worker would like to communicate with a counterpart from the September 11th attacks, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 10, 2012
Our friends at Voices of September 11th will host their annual Information Forum on Monday, September 10, 2012 from 10:00am to 4:00pm at the Marriott Downtown Hotel on West and Albany Streets just southwest of the World Trade Center site.
11:00am – 12:00pm Roundtable Meetings
1:30pm – 2:30pm Speakers
2:45pm – 3:45pm Speakers
Exhibits can be viewed any time from 10:00am – 6:00pm
9/11 Memorial Exhibits
SeattleArt Project Exhibit
Always Remember Commemorative Book Exhibit
To reserve a spot for the forum, please call Debbie Westfal at 203-966-3911 or e-mail her at email@example.com.
New York Marriott Downtown Hotel
85 West Street (at Albany Street)
New York, NY
Voices of September 11th
161 Cherry Street
New Canaan, CT 06840
September 8, 2012
At 8:00pm on Saturday, September 8, 2012, Cambridge Police Lieutenant Pauline Wells will host A Tribute to the Heroes of 9/11 at Boston’s Wilbur Theatre.
The special guest musicians will be the legendary New York City Police Pipes and Drums. The Boston Police Gaelic Column of Pipes and Drums and some of the members of Ireland’s group DEVRI will also perform.
Tickets are available for the concert, which is a charity concert benefitting the Massachusetts Fallen Heroes of Iraq and Afghanistan Memorial (www.massfallenheroes.org). For tickets, please visit www.thewilburtheate.com or call Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000.
For additional concert information, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
246 Tremont Street