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.
The Guns ‘n Hoses Law Enforcement vs. Firefighters Poker Challenge is a series of poker tournaments pitting law enforcement officers against firefighters to benefit the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. The New York City tournament will be played on Sunday, March 1, 2015 from 2:00pm to 8:00pm at Gotham Hall. Participants in the Poker Challenge include firefighters and law enforcement officers at the city, county, state and federal level and their families, friends…Find out more »
Engine 216, Ladder 108, and Battalion 35 are joining Laughter Saves Lives to host a comedy show at the Holbrook Fire Department on Saturday, February 28, 2015 from 7:00pm to 11:00pm. Tickets cost $35.00 per person. Funds raised by the show will benefit the family of FF Anthony Difilippo of Ladder 108 as his wife Christine fights a cancer reoccurrence. To purchase tickets, please call Matt Regis at 917-548-2402. Holbrook Fire Department 390 Terry Boulevard Holbrook, NY 11741Find out more »
The third annual dinner fundraiser for the FDNY Fire Family Transport Foundation will take place on Saturday, February 27, 2015 at Russo’s on the Bay in Queens. The cocktail hour begins at 7:00pm with dinner following. Tickets cost $100.00 per person and are available by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Tables seat 14 and can be shared. The FDNY Fire Family Transport Foundation began with one van in 1993 and started taking sick and injured firefighters to and from medical appointments and fire…Find out more »
The Center on National Security at Fordham Law and the Cardozo Law Institute in Holocaust and Human Rights will present a panel discussion entitled Liberty and Security Today – A New Normal? on Thursday, February 26, 2015 from 7:00pm to 8:30pm at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. The panelists will be Jameel Jaffer of the ACLU; Deborah Pearlstein of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and Scott Shane of the New York Times. Karen Greenberg of the Center…Find out more »
Charles “Charley” Metcalf, survivor of the September 11th terrorist attack on the Pentagon, will deliver the keynote address at the 44th annual Frank Church Symposium at Idaho State University’s Stephens Performing Arts Center. This year’s symposium theme is Cross-Cultural Expression in a Transforming World. Metcalf’s talk is entitled Cross-Cultural Expression from a National Security Communication Perspective. The annual symposium is held to honor of Idaho Sen. Frank Church, who was the chairman of the U.S. Committee on Foreign Relations during…Find out more »
The 14th annual Face Off for Ace benefit for the Ace Bailey Children’s Foundation will be held on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge, MA. The silent auction and reception will begin at 6:00pm. Dinner hour will be 7:30pm. This year’s guest speaker will be retired New York Ranger Adam Graves. Tickets cost $150.00 and can be purchased online at the Foundation’s website. (See the button on the right of the screen.) For more information,…Find out more »