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.
Concepts of Independence, an organization devoted to helping people with disabilities to live independently, will present this year’s Abe Zelmanowitz Humanitarian Award to two FDNY firefighters, Lawrence Hollingsworth, a 10-year FDNY veteran, and Damion Waite, who has 9 years on the job, for their rescue of three people, one pf whom was in a wheelchair, in January 2014. The Abe Zelmanowitz Humanitarian Award honors the courage and self-sacrifice of Abe Zelmanowitz, who, during the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2014,…Find out more »
The annual Brooke Jackman Foundation Gala will take place at 6:30pm on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at the Mandarin Oriental in Manhattan. There will be fabulous food from notable New York restaurants, a cocktail reception and silent and live auctions. Ticket prices begin at $250.00. To order tickets or to become a sponsor, please click here. All proceeds will help the Brooke Jackman Foundation with its literacy programs for New York area children. Avid reader Brooke Alexandra Jackman was 23…Find out more »
Seminar – An Examination of Suicide Attacks in the United States: Comparing al Qaeda and Affiliated Movements and Far-Right Suicide and Non-Suicide Incidents and Perpetrators
The next Friday seminar on terrorism at John Jay College will be held on Friday, October 31, 2014 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm. The speaker will be Professor Josh Freilich, who will discuss the topic “An Examination of Suicide Attacks in the United States: Comparing al Qaeda and Affiliated Movements and Far-Right Suicide and Non-Suicide Incidents and Perpetrators.” Freilich is a professor of criminal justice at John Jay College. He is the creator and co-director of the United States Extremist Crime…Find out more »
Detective Louis Fernandez of Emergency Service Squad 6 and the Squad’s union delegate is suffering from cancer contracted through his work on the rescue and recovery from 9/11. Louis is 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 loves the NYPD and especially the Emergency Service Unit. He’s a devoted husband to a wonderful woman, and a proud father to two…Find out more »
The 7th annual Voices of September 11th Always Remember Gala will take place on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at Gustavino’s in NYC. The cocktail reception and silent auction will be held at 6:00pm with dinner to follow at 7:00pm followed by a dessert reception. The keynote conversation speakers will be The Honorable Thomas H. Kean and Senator Joseph I. Lieberman. Broadway singer Carolee Carmello will entertain. Business attire is requested. Ticket prices start at $250.00. A variety of sponsorships are…Find out more »
The annual Firefighter Fire Museum Cook-Off will take place on Thursday, November 6, 2014 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at New York’s Fire Museum on Spring Street. Sample dishes cooked by firefighters from firehouses around the city as they compete for the title “Best FDNY Chef” and enjoy wine or beer from an open bar. There are chances to win fabulous raffle prizes as well. The judges for the evening include Ted Allen of Chopped; Firefighter Keith Young, who won Throwdown!…Find out more »