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.
Lung cancer is killing many World Trade Center recovery workers and survivors. Support the American Lung Association and raise funds to fight lung cancer by climbing One Penn Plaza on Saturday, March 1, 2014. The Fight for Air Climb is a “vertical marathon”. Participants can choose to race, run, or walk. Racers & runners will climb first, followed by walkers. The last participants will be firefighters climbing in full gear in honor of the FDNY firefighters who responded to the…Find out more »
The FDNY Fire Family Transport Foundation will host their second annual dinner fundraiser at Russo’s on the Bay in Howard Beach on Friday, February 28, 2014. The cocktail hour will begin at 7:00pm, followed by dinner. $100.00 per person includes dinner, DJ and open bar. Journal advertising opportunities are available. To purchase tickets or for more information on journal ads, please contact Richard Cannon at 917-577-1173, Daniel Prince at 718-496-3893, Gene Stolowski at 845-825-4114 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The FDNY Fire…Find out more »
John Jay’s next seminar will be held on Friday, February 28, 2014 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm in room 630 of Haaran Hall at John Jay College. The speaker will be Randall Law, Associate Professor of History at Birmingham-Southern College in Birmingham, Alabama. The title of his talk is “Terrorism in South Russia from the Chechen Wars to the Olympics.” Law is the author of Terrorism: A History (2009), which the Naval War College Review called it “the quintessential work on…Find out more »
The 2014 Face Off for Ace benefit for the Ace Bailey Children’s Foundation will be held on Thursday, February 27, 2014 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge, MA. The cocktail hour begins at 6:00pm; dinner will begin at 7:30pm. Tickets are $150.00. Cocktail attire is requested. RSVP by February 19, 2014. Please visit their website for details or contact Barbara at 401-270-6420 or Barbara@acebailey.org. Hockey legend Garnet “Ace” Bailey was a passenger on United Flight 175 when it was…Find out more »
Joe Torrillo, retired FDNY, will share his September 11th survival story, which he calls “Buried Alive with the Will to Survive” at 2:00pm on February 26, 2014 at Marshalltown Community College. The talk is open to the public. The fee to attend is $39.00. To purchase tickets, please call 641-752-4645 or email email@example.com. Dejardin Hall, Room 808 Marshalltown Community College 3700 South Center Street Marshalltown, IAFind out more »
A Catholic Mass will be celebrated at St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church in Lower Manhattan at 10:30am on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 in memory of those killed in the 1993 terrorist bombing of the World Trade Center. Following the Mass, a moment of silence will be held at 12:18pm near the victims’ names on the North Tower’s Memorial Pool. The names of the victims — John DiGiovanni, Robert Kirkpatrick, Stephen Knapp, William Macko, Wilfredo Mercado, Monica Smith and her unborn…Find out more »