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 13th annual Hold the Door Day will be held this year on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Fort Lee, NJ. Hold the Door Day is a free event inspired by the actions of Ron Fazio during the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Ron held the door for his colleagues to ensure that they escaped. Ron was killed in the attacks. Hold the Door Day empowers attendees to grow through loss and adversity (whatever the…Find out more »
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 »
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 »
The second annual Harvest Dinner to benefit Be the Hero for a Hero will take place on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at the Warwick Valley Country Club. Be the Hero for a Hero was founded to find a bone marrow match for Firefighter Roy Chelsen, who suffered from site-related multiple myeloma, from which he died in January 2011. Now his widow continues to raise awareness for the need for bone marrow and stem cell transplants with the foundation. Details about…Find out more »