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 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 »
Retired FF Patrick Finegan (formerly of Engine 69) is currently a patient at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City being treated for World Trade Center related cancer. He needs regular blood and platelet transfusions. Donations of blood or platelets would be greatly appreciated. To benefit Patrick, all donations must be made in the Blood Donor Room of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and designated for him. Any donated blood or platelets not used by Pat will be released for use…Find out more »
The Ace Bailey Children’s Foundation has received two bibs for the Boston Marathon, which will be held on April 20, 2015. Each runner would be required to raise a minimum of $5,00.00 for the foundation and will have access to the team trainer. If you are a runner or know one who would be interested in this opportunity to help children, please email email@example.com for an application.Find out more »
Seminar – An Examination of Suicide Attacks in the United States: Comparing al Qaeda and Affiliated Movements and Far-Right Suicide and Non-Suicide Incidents and Perpetrators
The next Friday seminar on terrorism at John Jay College will be held on Friday, October 31, 2014 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm. The speaker will be Professor Josh Freilich, who will discuss the topic “An Examination of Suicide Attacks in the United States: Comparing al Qaeda and Affiliated Movements and Far-Right Suicide and Non-Suicide Incidents and Perpetrators.” Freilich is a professor of criminal justice at John Jay College. He is the creator and co-director of the United States Extremist Crime…Find out more »
Detective Louis Fernandez of Emergency Service Squad 6 and the Squad’s union delegate died on October 16, 2014 of cancer contracted through his work on the rescue and recovery from 9/11. Louis was described by his colleagues as “a personality bigger than life itself” and “the kind of guy who would drop everything and run to a friend’s aid.” He loved the NYPD and especially the Emergency Service Unit. He was a devoted husband to a wonderful woman, and a…Find out more »
The newest approach to treating advanced or metastatic lung cancer is called immunotherapy, which uses your body’s natural defense system to recognize and fight cancer. This webinar, at 6:30pm on Tuesday, November 4, 2014, will give an overview of immunotherapy, discuss specific treatments that are available for lung cancer, potential treatments that are coming in the future, possible side effects, as well as the psychosocial impact of a cancer diagnosis. After the talk, there will be a Q&A session. The…Find out more »