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 NYPD Emerald Society will host Together as One for One — a benefit to assist the family of PO Richard Donohue with medical bills – on Friday, May 24, 2013 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm at Legends NYC.
Police Officer Richard Donohue was the officer wounded in the shootout with the bombers after the Boston Marathon bombing. He was critically wounded, lost a great deal of blood and was near death when he arrived at the hospital. In his own words, “I am now awake, moving around, talking and telling jokes…much to my wife’s dismay.” Officer Donohue’s recovery will be long and expensive.
Tickets are $70.00, which include a full open bar, buffet dinner, celebrity appearances, prizes, etc.
DUE TO WEATHER, THE HASKELL BROTHERS GOLF OUTING HAS BEEN POSTPONED. THE NEW DATE IS FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2013.
The annual golf outing honoring the Haskell brothers — Thomas and Timothy, both of whom made the supreme sacrifice at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 will be held on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at the Lido Beach Golf Club.
FF Timothy Haskell, 34 and BC Thomas Haskell, 37, both were killed in the terrorist attacks. The golf outing in their honor raises money to help wounded warriors through Homes for Our Troops.
Lido Beach Golf Course
255 Lido Blvd.
Lido Beach, NY 11561-5092
A Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) was drawn up for The World Trade Center Campus Security Plan on April 8, 2013. Following that, a public hearing on the DEIS was held on April 23. Catherine McVay Hughes, chair of Community Board 1 testified at that hearing and drew attention to the need for additional information regarding provisions for future storms and potential flooding; she also requested an extension of air quality monitoring; asked where the Downtown PATH greenmarket would be relocated; and also requested further review of the impact of continued construction vehicle access to the World Trade Center Campus during the completion of the Master Plan. Her full statement can be read here.
The public were invited to submit written comments on the DEIS to the Lead Agency by 5:00pm on May 8 (30 days after the Notice of Completion was issued). That deadline has now been extended to 5:00pm on Wednesday, May 22, 2013. Comments should be sent to: Assistant Commissioner David Kelly, Conterterrorism Division, NYC Police Department, One Police Plaza, New York, NY 10038. For further information call 646-610-4557 or email email@example.com.
To read the DEIS, please click here or go to: Office of Environmental Coordination,
100 Gold Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10038.
The Department of Defense team who will prosecute the KSM are proposing to meet with Boston families of September 11th victims on Monday, May 20, 2013 at 9:30am to discuss the military commission trial at Guantanamo Bay.
If you can attend, please e-mail Karen Loftus, the director of the Victim Witness & VFM CCTV programs at firstname.lastname@example.org. Kindly reply by April 27, 2013 so they know how many to expect.