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 seventh annual Brooklyn Wall of Remembrance Heroes’ Night will be held at the Brooklyn Wall of Remembrance and MCU Park on Friday, August 14, 2015. The evening begins with a prayer service at the Wall at 6:00pm. Following the service at 6:30pm will be the National Anthem, presentation of colors and first pitch. Game time is 7:00pm. Special guests will included Lance Corporal Matias Ferreira, who was wounded in Afghanistan. He is a member of the Wounded Warrior Amputee…Find out more »
On Friday, August 14, 2015, the Kennedy Space Center’s Fire Station 1 will install a one-ton beam from the World Trade Center in front of their firehouse as a memorial to the victims of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. KSC Fire Rescue’s current 9/11 memorial is a plaque, a pair of concrete replicas of the Twin Towers and a flagpole. The beam will lie across the concrete replicas. The beam will begin its journey from New York City…Find out more »
Join Frankly Speaking about Cancer: Coping with Metastatic Cancer on Thursday, August 13, 2015, at 6:30pm ET for a discussion with Felice Apolinsky, LCSW, and J. Dawson Wells, mindful meditation facilitator, both from Gilda’s Club in Nashville; and patient representative Robert Wolf. Their discussion will cover common concerns that people diagnosed with metastatic cancer face in everyday life, as well as offering resources and tips to help manage these concerns. After the presentation there will be a Q& A session. Click here to…Find out more »
On Thursday, August 13, 2015 at 1:00pm ET, the Mayo Clinic will host an interactive webinar entitled, Adult Brain Tumors: From Diagnosis to Recovery. A number of World Trade Center recovery workers have been afflicted with brain cancer due to their work at the site. In this live, interactive webinar, Mayo Clinic neurosurgeon Ian Parney, MD, PhD, and neurologist Alyx Porter, MD, will discuss the diagnosis, management, treatment and recovery associated with adult brain tumors. Topics will include management and treatment options, such…Find out more »
The FDNY 343 Ride will be riding to honor the 343 FDNY firefighters who were killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 and to raise money for wounded warriors. To support the ride, the organizers, FDNY firefighters from Engine 50, Ladder 19 and Battalion 26 are once again holding a raffle. Tickets for the raffle are $10.00 each. 1st Prize is a 2015 Chevy Camaro 2nd Prize is six tickets to a 2016 Penn State home game with…Find out more »
George Sleigh, a survivor of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, will speak to the West Side Democrats at their meeting at 7:00pm on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at the Western Cuyahoga Lodge 25 in Westlake, OH. Sleigh, an English-born naval architect, was on the 91st floor of the North Tower when hijackers flew AA Flight 11 into the building on the floor above him. Attendees may bring a snack to share, while beverages…Find out more »