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 Joseph T. Quinlan Bereavement Center will host a four-part lecture series entitled Living with Grief for anyone who has experienced a loss or who is helping someone cope with loss and for those who would like to learn more about the grieving process. Lectures will be held on Wednesdays in September the 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th. Please call 973-383-0115 for times. Presented by Cecelia T. Clayton, MPH, this lecture series is an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding…Find out more »
John Jay Seminar on Terrorism – “The Islamic State and al-Qaeda: An Evolving Threat” with Richard Atwood
Richard Atwood will present a talk entitled, The Islamic State and al-Qaeda: An Evolving Threat on Friday, September 30,2016,at 3:00pm as part of the John Jay Center on Terrorism Friday seminars. Atwood is the multilateral affairs director for Crisis Group and head of its New York office He represents the organization at the UN and serves as policy adviser to the president, particularly on the Middle East and Africa. He was lead author of its special report Exploiting Disorder: al-Qaeda and…Find out more »
The annual Back in the Day with Mike doo wop fundraiser for the FF Michael Kiefer Memorial Fund will be held on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at the Plattdeutsch Biergarten in Floral Park. Admission costs $40.00 in advance, which includes 10 raffle tickets. Admission on the day costs $50.00. Youth aged 6 to 20 pay $20.00; children under 6 enter free. Adult tickets include 1 liter of beer and a meal ticket. Funds raised benefit causes dear to Michael’s heart…Find out more »
Kansas State University and the Bipartisan Policy Center will present a panel discussion entitled, Bio/Agro-Defense Policy – America’s Food Supply, Health and Economy at Risk on Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 10:00am at the Bipartisan Policy Center in Washington, D.C. Panelists scheduled to appear are Tom Daschle, Gen. Richard Myers, Mike Rogers, Tammy Beckham, Asha George, and Robert Kadlec. To register, please click here. Bipartisan Policy Center 1225 Eye Street NW Suite 1000 Washington, D.C. 20005Find out more »
The Brooke Jackman Foundation 15th annual benefit will be held on Thursday, October 13, 2016, from 7:00pm to 10:00pm. The evening will, as ever feature delicious cocktails and tasting stations, silent and live auctions, guests from the Brooke Jackman Foundation’s programs, and a special tribute to the loyal friends of the Foundation. The Brooke Jackman Foundation’s mission is to enhance the literacy and self-esteem of disadvantaged children. Thanks to you, the Foundation impacts the lives of 10,000 children annually. Thanks…Find out more »
The fifteenth annual Friends & Family of Marty Boryczewski Golf Outing will be held on Monday, October 17, 2016 at the Crystal Springs Golf Club in Hamburg, NJ. The shotgun start is at 10:00am. A fee of $150.00 per golfer includes golf, breakfast, lunch, reception and more. To register, please click here. Joe Onorati has been named this year’s Friends and Family of Martin Boryczewski Scholarship recipient. Martin “Marty” Boryczewski, 29, was an intelligent and popular young man who played…Find out more »