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 Institute for Disaster Mental Health will hold their 12th annual conference on Friday, April 17, 2015 in New Paltz, NY.This year’s topic will be Preparing for the Health and Mental Health Consequences of Climate Change. While the 11th conference last year concerned the importance of communications in disaster preparedness and response, several presenters also emphasized the need to prepare for the diverse threats presented by climate change. Climate change can include economic changes, increasing heat waves, inland and coastal…Find out more »
Metro New York Concerns of Police Survivors (COPS) Chapter presents their third annual fundraiser on Thursday, April 16, 2015 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm at Mulcahy’s of Wantagh. The evening will feature live music from blue line bands, a cash bar, lots of good food and raffles. Admission is $20.00, which benefits Metro New York Concerns of Police Survivors. Metro New York Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) assist in the rebuilding of the lives of surviving families and affected co-workers of…Find out more »
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society will hold a webinar/teleconference entitled Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma: Update on Slow-Growing Lymphomas on Thursday, April 16, 2015, from 1:00pm to 2:30pm, Eastern Standard Time. The speaker will be Owen A. O’Connor, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine and Experimental Therapeutics and director of the Center for Lymphoid Malignancies at Columbia University Medical Center. Topics Dr. O’Connor will cover include the subtypes of non-Hodgkin lymphoma; current and emerging therapies for slow-growing lymphomas; how to monitor slow-growing lymphomas; side effect…Find out more »
At 2:49pm on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, there will be a moment of silent tribute to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing. 2:49pm is the time the first bomb exploded near the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon. All of Boston will observe the moment of silence. Please join them.Find out more »
At 11:00am on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, a bipartisan group of Senate and House lawmakers will be joined by labor leaders, advocates, and 9/11 first responders and survivors to announce introduction of legislation renewing and extending the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation programs set to expire this Congress. After nearly a decade-long fight to stand by those who answered the call of duty on September 11th, Congress finally fulfilled its moral obligation in late 2010 and provided 9/11 rescue and recovery…Find out more »
The Peter C. Alderman Foundation Annual Benefit Gala will be held on Monday, April 13, 2015 at 6:30pm at the St. Regis in New York City. Cocktails will be followed by dinner and an inspirational program Individual tickets cost $500 each. Silver, gold and platinum tables are available. To learn more or to RSVP, please visit the Peter C. Alderman Foundation website or Facebook page. Peter C. Alderman was 25 when he was murdered at the Risk Waters conference at…Find out more »