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.
In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which May 15 falls, as National Police Week. Established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1962, National Police Week pays special recognition to those law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others. This year, Police Week will run from Sunday, May 15, 2016 through Saturday, May 21, 2016. Please note that…Find out more »
Celebrate EMS Week this week by running in the 2016 EMS Appreciation Week Virtual 5-K or 10-K organized by the Virtual Running Club, which supports the National EMS Memorial Foundation. EMS providers and their friends, family and supporters can complete the race wherever and whenever it is best for them. People can run or walk alone, outdoors, in a group, on a treadmill or with friends. There are flexible registration options starting at $15.00. A full registration includes a medal and…Find out more »
On Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 8:00am to 11:00am, Fire Station 6 will host a pancake breakfast to raise funds for Sedona’s 9/11 Memorial Plaza. For more information, visit www.SedonaFD911Memorial.org. Sedona FD 9/11 Memorial 2860 Southwest Drive Sedona, AZ 86336 Fire Station 6 2675 SR 179 Sedona, AZFind out more »
The Brooke Jackman Foundation’s 11th annual Race for Literacy will be held on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School in Oyster Bay, New York. This is a family event, with fun activities for all ages. Entry fees for the 5-K Run/Walk are as follows: $20.00 for those adults who register by May 13, 2016; $25.00 for adults registering on the day of the Race; $10.00 for students under age 18. The 1/4-mile Kids’ Fun Run for Future Olympians (8 and under)…Find out more »
The 28th annual Police Week Candlelight Vigil for fallen officers will be held on Friday, May 13, 2016 at 8:00pm on the National Mall between 4th and 7th Streets. If you cannot attend, you can watch the Vigil live by clicking here. National Mall between 4th and 7th Streets Washington, D.C.Find out more »
Book events with Judith Dupré, author “One World Trade Center: A Biography of the Building” Tallahassee
Judith Dupré, author of the new book, One World Trade Center: A Biography of the Building, will host three public events at Hearth and Soul bookshop in Tallahassee. 11:00am to 2:00pm Friday, May 13, 2016 – Book signing and brief talk 5:30pm to 7:30pm Friday, May 13, 2016 – Book signing with beer, wine and light refreshments 11:00am to 3:00pm Saturday, May 14, 2016 – Book signing with tea and shortbread Hearth and Soul 1410 Market St. Tallahassee, FLFind out more »