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.
A new exhibit entitled Better Angels: Firefighters of 9/11 that is on display at the Wood Museum of Springfield History features portraits of the 343 FDNY firefighters who were killed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The paintings, which are on display at the Wood Museum of Springfield History, were painted by Dawn Howkinson Siebel of Massachusetts. The exhibit will remain at the museum through July 10, 2016. To learn more, please click here. Wood Museum of Springfield History hours Closed Monday…Find out more »
The Friends of Flight 93 National Memorial are hosting the second annual Walk 93 on Saturday, June 25, 2016. Money raised from the walk will replace trees in the Memorial Groves that have been damaged. The walk will be held rain or shine and is not a timed race. Participants will tour the new visitor center privately at 8:00am. At 9:00am, walkers will take a reflective walk along the 2.28-mile Allee Walkway, Wetlands Bridge and Western Overlook Trail. Register online…Find out more »
The Lt. Joe Gullickson Memorial Picnic will take place on Saturday, June 25, 2016 from 12:00 noon to 6:00pm at Staten Island’s Nansen Park. The picnic will be held rain or shine. The admission fee is $40.00 per adult, $10.00 each for children aged 6-14, and free for children 5 and under. Funds raised will support The Maverick Foundation’s scholarships. The Foundation has awarded approximately $276,240, as of June 2014 in total scholarships. They currently provide scholarship opportunities to Moore Catholic High…Find out more »
Laughter Saves Lives comedy show to benefit the FDNY Fire Transport Foundation and Friends of Firefighters
Laughter Saves Lives will present a comedy show to benefit the FDNY Fire Transport Foundation and Friends of Firefighters at Manhattan’s Gotham Comedy Club on Wednesday, June 29, 2016. Doors will open at 7:00pm, and the show begins at 7:30pm. There is a $20.00 cover charge and a two-drink minimum. The comics will be announced nearer to the time of the event. For more information, please contact John at 516-972-9943 or email@example.com or Diane at 516-695-4703 or Dianes@laughtersaveslives.org. The FDNY…Find out more »
A ceremony will be held on Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 12:00pm to rename FDNY High School in Brooklyn the Captain Vernon A. Richard High School for Public Safety. The ceremony will take approximately one hour in the school’s auditorium. Captain Vernon A. Richard was 53 and a 24-year FDNY veteran when he was killed responding with Ladder 7 to the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. A devoted family man and talented athlete, Captain Richard will also be…Find out more »