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.
William T. Wallace, a highly decorated retired deputy chief with the NYPD, died on October 10, 2016 at the age of 71. Chief Wallace’s funeral Mass will take place on Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 10:15am at St. Charles R.C. Church in Staten Island. In lieu of flowers, donations to either St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center would be appreciated. Casey-McCallum-Rice Funeral Home 30 Nelson Avenue Staten Island, NY 10308 St. Charles R.C. Church 644 Clawson Street…Find out more »
The Brooke Jackman Foundation 15th annual benefit will be held on Thursday, October 13, 2016, from 7:00pm to 10:00pm. The evening will, as ever feature delicious cocktails and tasting stations, silent and live auctions, guests from the Brooke Jackman Foundation’s programs, and a special tribute to the loyal friends of the Foundation. The Brooke Jackman Foundation’s mission is to enhance the literacy and self-esteem of disadvantaged children. Thanks to you, the Foundation impacts the lives of 10,000 children annually. Thanks…Find out more »
Join the Keane Foundation for their eighth annual Cove Side Carnival from Friday, October 14, 2016 to Sunday, October 16, 2016. As always, there will be food, fun, games and entertainment. A variety of both thrill rides and kiddie rides will be available. For the adults, there’s also an Oktoberfest beer and wine garden. Operating hours are Friday, 5:00pm to 10:00pm; Saturday, 12:00pm to 10:00pm and Sunday 12:00pm to 6:00pm. Live entertainment Friday and Saturday from 7:00pm to 10:00pm by…Find out more »
The 13th annual Hold the Door Day will take place on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Fort Lee, NJ. Hold the Door Day is a free event for people learning to grow through loss or adversity. Through hands-on activities, expert speakers, and professionally designed workshops, you will learn practical skills to help you prepare for, live with, and grow through loss and adversity. Scheduled 2016 activities include developing the necessary life-skills to growth through loss and…Find out more »
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) will hold Run for the Badge, a 5-K run/walk to support law enforcement officers, on Saturday, October 15, 2016 beginning at 9:00am. Participants are not required to raise funds, but organizers hope to raise $123,000 -- $1,000 for each law enforcement officer killed last year. To register, please click here. Full details about the event are available here. National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial E Street NW (between 4th and 5th) Washington, DC 20004…Find out more »
Join the Fordham Rams as they play Yale in their first annual Salute to Heroes Day at 1:00pm on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Jack Coffey Field in the Bronx. Pre-game festivities will include a performance by the NYPD Emerald Society Pipes & Drums, the Presentation of Colors by the NYPD, FDNY and Fordham Army ROTC, the National Anthem performed by a member of the NYPD, and more. Inflatables and games for the entire family will also be available. Free admission…Find out more »