December 5, 2012 – May 31, 2013
On December 5, 2012, the travelling September 11th exhibit, Ground Zero 360, will open at the Atrium in Indiana, Pennsylvania.
The exhibit was organized by Paul McCormack, a retired NYPD Inspector who worked at the site of the World Trade Center after the attacks. Photographs by photojournalist Nicola McClean, artifacts from the World Trade Center and mementoes of victims from their families make up the display.
The exhibition will stay at the Atrium through May 2013.
Ground Zero 360 can be viewed for free from Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm. To learn more, please visit www.groundzero360.org.
665 Philadelphia St.
February 1, 2013 – May 30, 2013
Plainview-Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School is hosting an exhibit called Heroic Long Island. The exhibit pays tribute to Long Islanders who have acted with unusual valour.
On display are photos and artifacts from a number of Long Island heroes, including several FDNY firefighters and NYPD officers killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and Navy SEAL Michael Murphy, winner of the Medal of Honor.
To view the exhibit, please call 516-937-6371 to make an appointment. Walk-ins are not allowed.
Plainview-Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School
50 Kennedy Drive
Plainview, NY 11803
May 5, 2013 – June 15, 2013
The Firefighter Thomas J. Foley Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 2001 as a tribute to an American hero who made the ultimate sacrifice on September 11, 2001. The program is intended to provide a lasting legacy to the life of Firefighter Thomas J. Foley by assisting the children of fellow FDNY firefighters in meeting the expenses of post-secondary educational costs.
College scholarships are offered for students enrolling in an accredited two- or four-year college or university within the continental United States. Scholarship recipients must be the dependent child of an active or retired firefighter or fire officer, whose parent or legal guardian has a minimum of one full year of service at the time of application. Applicants must be high school graduates planning to enter college this fall.
For an application, please email Dan Foley at firstname.lastname@example.org. All applications must be postmarked on or before June 15, 2013 and mailed to:
The Scholarship Committee
CFOC/FF Thomas J. Foley Memorial Scholarship
C/O 171 Foxwood Rd.
West Nyack, NY 10994
May 12, 2013 – June 16, 2013
The annual City Harvest Feed the Kids Food Drive will take place Mother’s Day through Father’s Day – May 12, 2013 – June 16, 2013. All New York City firehouses and EMS Stations have been designated as collection points for the drive, which collects nonperishable kid-friendly food for distribution to hungry families.
All types of canned or packaged nonperishable food items can be donated, but only baby food and formula will be accepted in glass containers.
May 19, 2013 – May 25, 2013
National EMS Week 2013 is May 19-25, 2013.
The 2013 Long Island Kidney Walk will take place on Sunday, May 19, 2013 in Eisenhower Park in East Meadow. Check-in begins at 9:30am; and the walk begins at 10:30am.
For more information, please contact Andrea Denhart at email@example.com.
1899 Hempstead Turnpike
East Meadow, New York 11554
National Kidney Foundation
30 East 33rd Street
New York, NY 10016
212-889-2210, ext. 362