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.
Please note that an important deadline for 9/11 first responders who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer is approaching. Men who worked at the site of the World Trade Center, the Fresh Kills landfill, the morgue, or aboard any of the transport vehicles and who were diagnosed with prostate cancer between September 11, 2005 and September 11, 2013, must register their claims with the Victim Compensation Fund before Wednesday, October 14, 2015. The WTC Health Program has linked 62 cancers to toxins found in the rubble…Find out more »
The American Red Cross and 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance have partnered to encourage people across the US to give blood in honor of the victims of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. 9/11 blood drives are being held nationwide from September 7, 2015 to September 13, 2015. Please click here to find a commemorative blood drive in your area. For more information about sponsoring a blood drive, click here or call 800-RED CROSS (800-733-2767). You can learn more about the 9/11…Find out more »
The annual dinner dance /doo wop fundraiser in memory of Firefighter Michael Kiefer will be held on Saturday, October 10, 2015 from 6:00pm to 11:00pm at Plattsdeutsche Park Restaurant in Franklin Square. The event is dedicated to all those who have died of World Trade Center-related illnesses, especially Captain John Graziano and Lt. Keith Loughlin, both FDNY. There will be a buffet dinner, beer, wine & soda, coffee & dessert and lots of great music – all for $100.00 per…Find out more »
The 13th annual Joey Doyle JD’s Football Sunday will take place on Sunday, October 11, 2015 from 12:00pm to 8:00pm at the Z-Two Lounge in Staten Island. Admission is $20.00 at the door. There will be free food, drink specials and lots of great football. There will be raffles, a great 50/50 and the annual JD $10K Raffle with top prize of $10,000 and second prize of $2,500. All proceeds raised will benefit the Joe Doyle Scholarship Fund. Joe Doyle was…Find out more »
ARLINGTON, Va. — Several streets near the Pentagon will be closed for the Army 10-miler on Sunday, October 11. The race begins at 8:00am on Route 110, crosses the Potomac River into the District of Columbia, returns to the Commonwealth via I-395 HOV lanes and ends in the Pentagon north parking lot. Closures start as early as 5:00am and should be lifted at noon. Arlington County police say the following roads will be affected: · Route 110 between Rosslyn and Crystal City…Find out more »
Sadly, all good things must come to an end. After 13 truly heartwarming runnings of the Mark Jardim Memorial Jog, the organizers have decided that this year will be the last MJMJ. Please come on Sunday, October 11, 2015 for the 14th and final MJMJ at Cheshire Park in Cheshire, CT. Packet pick-up and registration will be held from 11:30am to 12:45pm, with a 1:00pm run start. The Fun Run and Barbecue will follow the 5-K. For more details, please…Find out more »