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.
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 »
On Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 1:00pm Eastern Time, the Mayo Clinic will host an interactive webinar on hilar cholangiocarcinoma (cancer of the bile ducts). Bile duct cancer, a very rare disease, has been showing up among recovery workers at the World Trade Center. Julie Heimbach, MD, of the Mayo Clinic’s Liver Transplant Program, and Sumera Rizvi, MBBS, Gastroenterology and Hematology Fellow, will discuss hilar cholangiocarcinoma symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options, including liver transplantation. A live Q&A session will follow…Find out more »
Support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society on Saturday, August 29, 2015 by Shopping for a Cause at Macy’s. Blood cancers are one of the most common cancers among World Trade Center recovery workers, so you can shop to help those sickened by the debris from the terrorist attacks. Macy’s is partnering with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society by offering 30% off to shoppers who purchase a $5.00 shopping pass for Saturday, August 29, 2015. Plus, you’ll get a chance to win…Find out more »
With Eddie’s Help will present their summer fundraiser at Martell’s Tiki Bar in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ on Friday, August 7, 2015 beginning at 8:00pm. Admission cost is $75.00 per person, which includes a full open bar and barbecue buffet. Proceeds benefit With Eddie’s Help, Inc., which honors Port Authority employee Edward Eddie Strauss, who was murdered by terrorists on September 11, 2001. Please note that this event will be held rain or shine. To learn more, please visit the…Find out more »