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 fundraiser to support the Honor Elizabeth Wainio ’95 Memorial Communications Scholarship will be held on Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 2:00pm to 6:00pm at Ropewalk Tavern in Baltimore. Lizz Wainio, an alumna of Towson University, was a passenger aboard United Flight 93 during the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. She was 27. The fee to attend is $40.00, which includes open bar, hors d’oeuvres and a silent auction. Funds raised all support the Honor Elizabeth Wainio ’95 Memorial…Find out more »
The 11th annual Jack Fanning Memorial Foundation “Angels for Autism” Dinner Dance will be held on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at North Hills Country Club in Manhasset, NY. If you have not received your invitation, please click here. Cocktail hour will begin at 7:30pm with dinner and dancing beginning at 8:30pm. There will also be live and silent auctions and the famous raffle baskets. For more information, please click here or contact Maureen at Hazchief@aol.com. FDNY Battalion Chief Jack Fanning was the…Find out more »
A meeting will be held on Monday, October 27, 2014 at 7:00pm at the Bosler Library in Carlisle to help determine the best route for the northern leg of the September 11th National Memorial Trail. Local residents, business leaders, elected officials, and anyone with historical or cultural knowledge of the area are welcome to attend. The 300-mile segment of the September 11th National Memorial Trail will extend from the Delaware River to the Flight 93 Memorial and then to the…Find out more »
Join Staten Island Long-Term Recovery Organization, Queens Recovery Coalition, Brooklyn Long-Term Recovery Group, Lower East Side Ready and other groups at 6:30pm on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 for a ceremony in Bowling Green Park to mark the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. You can follow them on Twitter at #lighttheshore, #lightthecity and #sandyrecovery.Find out more »
Concepts of Independence, an organization devoted to helping people with disabilities to live independently, will present this year’s Abe Zelmanowitz Humanitarian Award to two FDNY firefighters, Lawrence Hollingsworth, a 10-year FDNY veteran, and Damion Waite, who has 9 years on the job, for their rescue of three people, one pf whom was in a wheelchair, in January 2014. The Abe Zelmanowitz Humanitarian Award honors the courage and self-sacrifice of Abe Zelmanowitz, who, during the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2014,…Find out more »
The annual Brooke Jackman Foundation Gala will take place at 6:30pm on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at the Mandarin Oriental in Manhattan. There will be fabulous food from notable New York restaurants, a cocktail reception and silent and live auctions. Ticket prices begin at $250.00. To order tickets or to become a sponsor, please click here. All proceeds will help the Brooke Jackman Foundation with its literacy programs for New York area children. Avid reader Brooke Alexandra Jackman was 23…Find out more »