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 6th annual Keane Foundation Cove Side Carnival will take place from Friday, October 17, 2014 to Sunday, October 19, 2014 in Wethersfield’s Cove Park. Carnival hours are Friday 5:00pm to 10:00pm; Saturday 12:00pm to 10:00pm and Sunday 12:00pm to 6:00pm. There will be thrill rides and rides for children, old-fashioned games, great food (including the popular funnel cake), live music and Oktoberfest in the beer & wine garden. As ever, admission and parking are free, a gift to the…Find out more »
This year’s Mike Andrews Memorial Open will be held on Friday, October 17, 2014, beginning at 11:00am at the Brooklawn Country Club in Fairfield CT. The fee to golf is $400.00 per player. To attend only the dinner costs $100.00. To register, please click here. All funds raised will benefit the Michael R. Andrews ’89 Scholarship, which provides financial assistance for deserving Fairfield University (Mike’s alma mater) students so they can enjoy everything the school has to offer. Michael Rourke Andrews,…Find out more »
The THYCA Annual Meeting and the 17th International Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Conference will be held from Friday, October 17, 2014 to Sunday, October 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. Learn about the latest research, advances in treatment and follow-up, plus issues for survivors and caregivers, and coping skills for well-being in more than 100 sessions. This conference is for everyone whose life has been touched by thyroid cancer—people being tested, those newly diagnosed, long-term survivors, people with advanced disease, caregivers, and…Find out more »
On Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 7:00pm, Friends of Firefighters will host their 7th annual Fall Gala at Pioneer Works in Brooklyn. Price of admission: Class As $75.00. General admission $100.00 ($150 after October 2, 2014). Dinner will be cooked by FDNY members. In addition to dinner, the evening will feature beer and wine, a 50/50 raffle, an auction, live music and a performance from the FDNY Emerald Society Pipes & Drums For additional information, please click here. Pioneer Works…Find out more »
The Icla Da Silva Foundation is hosting a bone marrow drive on Thursday, October 16, 2014, from 9:00am to 6:00pm at the Star Career Academy in Clifton, NJ. A simple cheek swab puts you in the database to see if you can save a life. Bone marrow transplants are the last hope for many September 11th survivors and recovery workers with cancer. To learn more, call Kristel Rodriguez at 888-638-2870 or click here. Star Career Academy 1231 Main Avenue Clifton,…Find out more »
On Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 11:00am, a plaque dedication ceremony will be held honoring the memory of Firefighter John W. Monteverde, who was killed by a drunk driver on October 11, 2013. FF Monteverde had a 31-year career with the FDNY, including long service at the recovery operation at the site of the World Trade Center after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The dedication will take place in the quarters of E-22/L-13. Engine 22/Ladder 13 159 East…Find out more »