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.
Richmond University Medical Center and Staten Island University Hospital will jointly host a blood drive at Staten Island’s Borough Hall on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 9:30am to 3:30pm to benefit Staten Islanders. No appointment is needed – just stop by. This winter caused many blood drives to be cancelled and there is currently a shortage of blood. For more information, please call 718-816-2136. Borough Hall, Room 122 10 Richmond Terrace (please enter on Stuyvesant Place) Staten Island, NY 10301Find out more »
Those who wish to attend the Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014 are being asked to follow certain safety rules this year. Spectators entering viewing areas may be asked to pass through security checkpoints. Those already inside viewing areas may be asked to open their bags by police or security personnel. Spectators are strongly discouraged from carrying many items, including: – Backpacks, suitcases and rolling bags and all coolers – Glass containers – Cans – Any container capable of carrying more…Find out more »
Give blood in remembrance of the Boston Marathon bombing and shootout victims on Saturday, April 19, 2014 from 9:00am to 3:00pm in Watertown, MA. Transit Police Officer Richard “Dic” Donohue survived his catastrophic injury in the shootout with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects one year ago because of donated blood. Make sure that blood is always available by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS (733-2767) or visiting www.redcrossblood.org and making an appointment. Watertown High School 50 Columbia Street Watertown, MAFind out more »
The 19th anniversary of the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Building in Oklahoma City will be held at the Outdoor Symbolic Memorial at the Oklahoma City National Memorial at 8:55am on Saturday, April 19, 2014. The service will feature 168 moments of silence, one for each of the victims, and the reading of the names. Music and an update on the new enhancements to the Memorial and Museum will also be part of the event. For more information, please call…Find out more »
On Friday, April 18, 2014 at 9:15pm, there will be fireworks at the Liberty Island Federal Anchorage. These fireworks will be audible in Lower Manhattan. Please warn Lower Manhattan residents and workers who may find the sound to be a distressing reminder of the terrorist attacks.Find out more »
The third annual Bowling for a Cure for Prostate Cancer will be held on Friday, April 18, 2014 at 7:00pm at the AMF Wantagh Lanes. Prostate cancer has recently been added to the list of WTC-related health conditions covered by the World Trade Center Health Program. Prostate cancer is extremely common among recovery workers who worked at the site after the terrorist attacks. A $15.00 donation will provide 2 hours of bowling and shoes. There will also be raffle prizes. All proceeds of the…Find out more »