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 September 11th Victim Compensation Fund is approaching an important deadline. This deadline applies to individuals who were diagnosed with a 9/11-related eligible cancer other than prostate cancer on or before October 12, 2012 and who have not already registered or filed a VCF claim. Claimants diagnosed on or before October 12, 2012 with one of the cancers added to the list of eligible conditions on that date must register with the Fund by October 12, 2014. Registration preserves your right to file a claim…Find out more »
The exhibit 9/11: A Uniform Response can be seen at the New York City Police Museum in Lower Manhattan. The New York City Police Museum is open Monday through Saturday, from 9:00am to 5:00pm. It is closed on Sundays. New York City Police Museum 45 Wall Street New York, NY 10005 212-480-3100Find out more »
The exhibit Janet Hamlin: Sketches from Guantanamo will open on Thursday, September 11, 2014 and will be on view through November 21, 2014 in the Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature in Richmond. Janet Hamlin has worked as a courtroom sketch artist at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base tribunals since 2006, documenting the trials of the detainees. Due to security constraints, she views the proceedings either through a glass window or on a split-screen monitor in a separate room. Since cameras and…Find out more »
There will be a discussion about the tribunals at Guantanamo Bay on Thursday, October 2, 2014, at 6:00pm in Ukrops Auditorium, Queally Hall at the University of Richmond. The chief speaker will be Brigadier General Mark Martins, Chief Prosecutor at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base. Other speakers will be announced (for details, please visit the website). From 7:30pm to 8:30pm, there will be a reception and viewing of the exhibition Janet Hamlin: Sketches from Guantanamo. Queally Hall Ukrops Auditorium Robins School…Find out more »
On Friday, October 3, 2014, beginning at 9:30am, Engine 221/Ladder 104 will host the Elsasser One-Pitch Tournament at Cunningham Park in Queens. The cost to play is $300.00 per team. All proceeds will benefit the Elsasser Fund, which provides help to families of deceased FDNY firefighters and officers who died non-line of duty deaths. Space is limited, and there will be no registration the day of the tournament. Food, soda, water and Gatorade will be served at the tournament. Send…Find out more »
A weekend of special events will surround the dedication of the FDNY Marine Corps Association’s memorial to the memory of the 17 FDNY firefighters who were also US Marines when they were killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The dedication events will begin with a ceremony at Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn on Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 6:30am. Immediately following the ceremony, at 7:30am, an “Iron & Steel Run” convoy escorting two pieces of World Trade…Find out more »