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.
An exhibit entitled Skywalkers: The Legacy of the Mohawk Ironworker at the World Trade Center that runs from Wednesday, February 4, 2015 through Thursday, March 12, 2015 will show tintype portraits of Mohawk ironworkers who worked in the recovery effort after the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center and who are constructing the new World Trade Center buildings. Artist Melissa Cacciola created the portraits using the nineteenth-century tintype technique, using antique lenses and handmade film. The exhibit can be seen by appointment…Find out more »
Engine 216, Ladder 108, and Battalion 35 are joining Laughter Saves Lives to host a comedy show at the Holbrook Fire Department on Saturday, February 28, 2015 from 7:00pm to 11:00pm. Tickets cost $35.00 per person. Funds raised by the show will benefit the family of FF Anthony Difilippo of Ladder 108 as his wife Christine fights a cancer reoccurrence. To purchase tickets, please call Matt Regis at 917-548-2402. Holbrook Fire Department 390 Terry Boulevard Holbrook, NY 11741Find out more »
The Guns ‘n Hoses Law Enforcement vs. Firefighters Poker Challenge is a series of poker tournaments pitting law enforcement officers against firefighters to benefit the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. The New York City tournament will be played on Sunday, March 1, 2015 from 2:00pm to 8:00pm at Gotham Hall. Participants in the Poker Challenge include firefighters and law enforcement officers at the city, county, state and federal level and their families, friends…Find out more »
Laughter Saves Lives Comedy for Hope for the Warriors in Memory of the Firefighters LODD FDNY E-24/L-5
Laughter Saves Lives will present a night of comedy to benefit Hope for the Warriors in memory of the firefighters killed from FDNY Engine 24/Ladder 5 on Thursday, March 5, 2015. The show will be held at the Broadway Comedy Club in Manhattan. Doors open at 7:00pm and the show begins at 7:30pm. 24 & 5 has lost the most firefighters in the line of duty of any FDNY firehouse. The fee to attend is $25.00 in advance or $30.00…Find out more »
This year’s FF John G. Chipura Blood Drive will be held on Saturday, March 7, 2015, from 9:00am to 3:00pm at Our Lady Help of Christians Gymnasium on Staten Island. For details, please see the John G. Chipura Foundation website. John Chipura, a retired Marine, former NYPD officer and survivor of the Beirut Marine base terrorist attack, was killed in the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center while working for FDNY’s Engine 219. He was 39. Our Lady Help…Find out more »
The annual Keith D. McHeffey Run will be held on Saturday, March 7, 2015 in Rumson NJ. The start time will be 11:00am. This year a new kids’ run will be held at 12:30pm. Registration and further details will be available soon. Please save the date. Keith D. McHeffey was 31 and working for Cantor Fitzgerald when he was murdered by terrorists on September 11, 2001. The KDM Foundation in his honor has given out scholarships, renovated a NJ park,…Find out more »