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.
BC Michael Fahy was killed in the line of duty on September 27, 2016 when a drug lab in the Bronx exploded. He is the highest ranking FDNY fire official to die in the line of duty since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Chief Fahy joined the FDNY in 1999, was promoted to lieutenant in 2004, captain in 2007 and became Battalion 19’s chief in 2012. He was 44, married and the father of three young children. Chief…Find out more »
The annual fundraiser for the Honor Elizabeth Wainio Communications Scholarship at Towson University will be held on Saturday, October 1, 2016 from 2:00pm to 6:00pm at the Ropewalk Seafood Company in Baltimore. As always, there will be an open bar, a silent auction, and hors d'oeuvres, with stories and remembrances of Lizz. Honor Elizabeth Wainio, better known to her friends as Lizz, loved her time at Towson and became a district manager for Discovery Channel Stores, a job she loved.…Find out more »
Engine 221 and Ladder 104 will host the annual Elsasser One Pitch Tournament on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 9:30am at Cunningham Park in Queens. The cost to play is $300.00 per team. Food, soda, water and Gatorade will be served. All proceeds will fund the Elsasser Fund’s mission of helping the families of deceased FDNY firefighters and fire officers who died non-line of duty. Please send checks (via post office only) to E-221/L-104. Engine 221/Ladder 104 161 South 2nd…Find out more »
As our community knows, the sound of a bell holds special significance for firefighters. The four fives ring for a firefighter who has made the supreme sacrifice. For the sixth year, on the weekend of October 8-9, 2016, bells will ring from coast to coast as a grateful nation pauses on Sunday, October 9, 2016 to honor those firefighters who died in the line of duty in 2015 and previous years. Fire departments and their places of worship are asked…Find out more »
The annual Back in the Day with Mike doo wop fundraiser for the FF Michael Kiefer Memorial Fund will be held on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at the Plattdeutsch Biergarten in Floral Park. Admission costs $40.00 in advance, which includes 10 raffle tickets. Admission on the day costs $50.00. Youth aged 6 to 20 pay $20.00; children under 6 enter free. Adult tickets include 1 liter of beer and a meal ticket. Funds raised benefit causes dear to Michael’s heart…Find out more »
Kansas State University and the Bipartisan Policy Center will present a panel discussion entitled, Bio/Agro-Defense Policy – America’s Food Supply, Health and Economy at Risk on Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 10:00am at the Bipartisan Policy Center in Washington, D.C. Panelists scheduled to appear are Tom Daschle, Gen. Richard Myers, Mike Rogers, Tammy Beckham, Asha George, and Robert Kadlec. To register, please click here. Bipartisan Policy Center 1225 Eye Street NW Suite 1000 Washington, D.C. 20005Find out more »