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.
From now until January 1, 2015, Barnes & Noble in Tribeca is making the Brooke Jackman Foundation is the beneficiary of its Bookfair. Shop at Barnes & Noble Tribeca from December 17, 2014 through the end of the year and mention the Brooke Jackman Foundation at the cash register. Or you can order online and still benefit the Foundation by visiting their Bookfair page. Through January 1, 2015, Barnes & Noble Tribeca customers are also encouraged to buy a book at…Find out more »
Visit the spectacular Christmas lights on 84th Street between 11th & 12th Avenues in Dyker Heights between Friday, December 19, 2014 and Tuesday, December 23, 2014 and help the severely disabled son of a September 11th recovery worker by doing so. Traditionally visitors to the display leave a donation. Funds donated go to a different worthy cause each year. This year, all donations collected between December 19 and December 23 will be donated to Rally for Rocco. Rocco Morabito was born…Find out more »
Firefighters from Putnam County are holding a blood drive to replenish blood that is gravely needed during the holiday season. The drive takes place on Friday, December 26, 2014 from 2:00pm to 8:00pm at Daniel O’Brien VFW Hall in Carmel, NY. For more information, please call Jim McGowan at 917-886-6948 or Denis Hanrahan at 845-225-3048. Daniel O’Brien VFW Hall 32 Gleneida Avenue (Rt. 52) Carmel, NYFind out more »
The Jeff Coombs Memorial Foundation and Mass Fallen Heroes will host their eighth annual party for the families of service members from 5:30pm to 8:30pm on Friday, January 9, 2015 at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro. The evening’s events will include activities for children, teens and adults — a buffet dinner, music, games, crafts, gifts, appearances by professional athletes, clowns and other surprises. RSVP by contacting Christie by Saturday, December 20, 2014 by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 781-982-1608. In your email…Find out more »
The NYFF Burn Camp Benefit will be held on Saturday, January 10, 2014 from 8:00pm to midnight at Rory Dolan’s in Yonkers. A $20.00 suggested donation will admit you. All proceeds will be donated to the New York Firefighters Burn Center Foundation‘s summer camp for kids who have survived fires. Live music will be performed by South County, a rockabilly, country and blues band that modernizes old-time music with guitar, harmonica, banjo, mandolin, musical saw, glockenspiel, penny whistle, washboard and…Find out more »
The annual Vigiano Brothers Bravest & Finest Ski Event will take place from Sunday, January 11, 2015 to Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at Stowe Mountain Lodge in Vermont. Ski in and ski out! The fee per night is $175.00/per person. 90-minute skiing lessons are $49.00. For full details and to pre-register for the event, please visit Stowe’s website or the event Facebook page. Detective Joseph Vigiano, 34, and his older brother FF John Vigiano, 36, both were killed during the terrorist…Find out more »