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 annual golf outing honoring the Haskell brothers — Thomas and Timothy, both of whom made the supreme sacrifice at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 will be held on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at the Lido Beach Golf Club.
FF Timothy Haskell, 34 and BC Thomas Haskell, 37, both were killed in the terrorist attacks. The golf outing in their honor raises money to help wounded warriors through Homes for Our Troops.
Lido Beach Golf Course
255 Lido Blvd.
Lido Beach, NY 11561-5092
The NYPD Emerald Society will host Together as One for One — a benefit to assist the family of PO Richard Donohue with medical bills – on Friday, May 24, 2013 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm at Legends NYC.
Police Officer Richard Donohue was the officer wounded in the shootout with the bombers after the Boston Marathon bombing. He was critically wounded, lost a great deal of blood and was near death when he arrived at the hospital. In his own words, “I am now awake, moving around, talking and telling jokes…much to my wife’s dismay.” Officer Donohue’s recovery will be long and expensive.
Tickets are $70.00, which include a full open bar, buffet dinner, celebrity appearances, prizes, etc.
The dedication of the new Heroes Memorial Monument, which honors veterans and the first responders to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, will take place at 9:30am on Monday, May 27, 2013 on the lawn in front of Warren Township Town Hall. At 11:00am following the dedication, the annual Memorial Day Parade will begin. Following the parade will be a memorial service and wreath laying at the nearby Veterans’ Monument.
The dedication was originally scheduled for November 4, 2012, but was postponed due to Hurricane Sandy.
The memorial was constructed last year, and consists of a granite boulder bearing the date “September 11, 2001″ and the number of members of uniformed services who were killed in the attacks — 343 from the Fire Department of New York; 23 from the New York Police Department; 37 from the Port Authority Police Department; and 8 emergency medical personnel from various agencies.
Donations are still needed to complete lighting and signage. Donor forms can be found on the township’s website.
For more information, please contact: Mark Krane at 908-753-8000, ext. 250, Carolann Garafola at 908-922-1973 or Russell Leffert at 908-753-1000.
Warren Township Municipal Complex
46 Mountain Boulevard
Warren, NJ 07059
The fireboat John J. Harvey will be docked at the Hudson River Maritime Museum from Tuesday, May 28, 2013 until Friday, June 7, 2013, and will be on hand on those days for area school tours. For more information, please click here or here.
John J. Harvey was built in 1931 and named for FDNY pilot John J. Harvey who was killed in the line of duty. She served the FDNY until her retirement in 1994. On September 11, 2001, John J. Harvey was reactivated to pump water because local water mains were broken in the collapse of the World Trade Center. She pumped water for 80 hours, until water mains were restored.
The story of John J. Harvey is the subject of a 2002 children’s book.
Hudson River Maritime Museum
50 Rondout Landing
Kingston, NY 12401
The annual “With Eddie’s Help Summer Blast Off” will be held on Friday, May 31, 2013 from 8:00pm to 12:00am at Martell’s Tiki Bar in Point Pleasant Beach. You’ll have a great time – come out and support With Eddie’s Help and welcome Martell’s back from Hurricane Sandy.
Edward “Eddie” Strauss was 44 and a Port Authority manager and expert on the Towers on September 11, 2001.
Martell’s Tiki Bar
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742