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.
A meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm in Hollidaysburg to help determine the best route for the northern leg of the September 11th National Memorial Trail. Local residents, business leaders, elected officials, and anyone with historical or cultural knowledge of the area are welcome to attend. The 300-mile segment of the September 11th National Memorial Trail will extend from the Delaware River to the Flight 93 Memorial and then to the Great Allegheny…Find out more »
Detective Louis Fernandez of the NYPD’s elite ESU unit died of World Trade Center-related cancer of October 16, 2014. He was 46. His wake will be held on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 from 2:00pm – 4:00pm and from 7:00pm – 9:00pm at the Flinch & Bruns Funeral Home in Lynbrook. His funeral will take place on Wednesday, October 23, 2014 at 10:45am at Holy Name of Mary Church in Valley Stream, NY. Flinch & Bruns Funeral Home 34 Hempstead Avenue…Find out more »
On Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 1:00pm, come run to defeat blood cancers, which are the most common cancers suffered from by recovery workers who worked at the World Trade Center. The run will begin at Islip Town Hall, at the corner of South Bay Avenue and Montauk Highway. Runners will proceed to Islip Town Beach, then back to the Islip Town Hall area. The course is straight and flat. Adults pay $30.00 by pre-registration or $40.00 on the day…Find out more »
The ninth annual Ken Waldie Memorial Celebration will be held on Saturday, October 18, 2014 from 6:00pm – midnight at the Jugo-Slav Club in Bethel Park, PA. There will be a cash bar. Lots of finger food will be provided. Casual dress and ’70s tunes are required. $30.00 per person. Funds raised support the Ken Waldie Memorial Scholarship Fund The Ken Waldie Memorial Scholarship is the largest scholarship given to a BPHS student. Kenneth E. Waldie, 46, was a passenger aboard American…Find out more »
On Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 12:00 noon, His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America will preside over the Ground Blessing ceremony for the St. Nicholas National Shrine at the World Trade Center. The ceremony will include a combined prayer service of blessing of the site (aghiasmos), a doxology (a service of thanksgiving) and a memorial service for the victims of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Tiny Greek Orthodox Church of Saint Nicholas, which dated from 1916, was completely…Find out more »
The annual FF Joseph Maffeo Casino Night will be held on Friday, October 17, 2014, from 7:30pm to 11:30pm at Nicotra’s Ballroom at the Hilton Garden Inn on Staten Island. Craps, blackjack, let it ride, roulette, a Texas hold ‘em tournament, a money wheel and more! Tickets are $150.00. Admission includes $50.00 worth of chips for all the casino games, a buffet dinner and open bar. 50/50 tickets cost $100.00, with the chance to win up to $15,000. Proceeds from…Find out more »