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 Lt. Joe Gullickson Memorial Picnic will take place on Saturday, June 25, 2016 from 12:00 noon to 6:00pm at Staten Island’s Nansen Park. The picnic will be held rain or shine. The admission fee is $40.00 per adult, $10.00 each for children aged 6-14, and free for children 5 and under. Funds raised will support The Maverick Foundation’s scholarships. The Foundation has awarded approximately $276,240, as of June 2014 in total scholarships. They currently provide scholarship opportunities to Moore Catholic High…Find out more »
The Friends of Flight 93 National Memorial are hosting the second annual Walk 93 on Saturday, June 25, 2016. Money raised from the walk will replace trees in the Memorial Groves that have been damaged. The walk will be held rain or shine and is not a timed race. Participants will tour the new visitor center privately at 8:00am. At 9:00am, walkers will take a reflective walk along the 2.28-mile Allee Walkway, Wetlands Bridge and Western Overlook Trail. Register online…Find out more »
On Friday, June 24, 2016, at 10:00pm the Carl V. Bini Foundation will host Rock for a Brand New Day. Funds raised from this benefit will help for Carl’s House, a free substance abuse referral center offering program placement, education and resources to those who seek it. There is a $10.00 cover charge. Bands playing are The Lads; Light up the Sky – Van Halen Tribute; Nothin’ to Lose – KISS Alive Tribute; Illegally Blind and Another Piece of Meat- Scorpions Tribute.…Find out more »
This summer, NY’s blood supply is critically low and the demand is high. The Stephen P. Driscoll Lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police and FDNY firefighters in Putnam County are holding the Putnam Start of the Summer Blood Drive at the Daniel O’Brien VFW Hall in Carmel on Friday, June 24, 2016 from 2:00pm-8:00pm. For more information, please call Paul DeLeo at 347-408-6052, or Denis Hanrahan at 845-225-3048. Daniel O’Brien VFW Hall 32 Gleneida Avenue (Route 52) Carmel, NY 10512Find out more »
The fifteenth annual Robert Peraza Memorial Golf Open — the Gringo Open — will be held on Friday, June 24, 2016 at the Dunwoodie Country Club in Yonkers, NY with the shotgun start at 1:00pm. To register for the outing, please click here. The fee for golf, lunch and dinner is $200.00. The fee for golf only is $125.00. The fee for meals only is $100.00. All proceeds will benefit the Robert David Peraza Annual Scholarship at St. Bonaventure University,…Find out more »
Joseph Patrick Murphy died on June 19, 2016. He was 56 and retired from the FDNY’s Ladder 156. He served as chairman of the FDNY Pipes & Drums. His funeral will take place on Friday, June 24, 2016 at 9:00am at Marine Park Funeral Home in Brookly. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for him at 10:00am at Brooklyn’s Good Shepherd R.C. Church. He will be buried at Calverton National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be…Find out more »