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.
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 »
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 »
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 Laughter Saves Lives Foundation Gala will be held on Friday, November 7, 2014 at the Colonial Springs Golf Club in East Farmingdale, NY. Cocktail hour begins at 7:00pm and the dinner and entertainment will start at 8:00pm. Dessert and dancing begin at 9:30pm. This year’s honoree is Nancy Carbone of Friends of Firefighters. Isaacs and Baker will provide the comedy entertainment for the evening. The fee to attend is $65.00. Please visit the website, call Diane at 516-695-4703 or…Find out more »