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.

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Spirit Rider Regatta for FF Patrick O’Keefe

September 7, 2013 - September 8, 2013

The Spirit Rider Regatta is an Ocean Sailing Race held in memory of Firefighter Patrick J. O’Keefe of the FDNY’s Rescue Company One who was killed in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.  Sailors from all over the country come together off the South Shore of Long Island to honor all those lost to terrorism that day.

The proceeds from this event funds The Oak Memorial Scholarship. This college scholarship is available to any first-generation immigrant American citizen or an American student who lost a parent in a violent act.

To learn more, please click here.

 This year’s schedule —

Saturday, September 7, 2013

10:00am – Parade of Ships – Salute the Regatta

On beach between Wayne & Vernon Aves,
Atlantic Beach, NY

11:00am –  Race Start

5:00pm   –  Beach BBQ at Woodmere Yacht Club
$55.00 per person
$10.00 each children under 10 years old
Contact Noreen Costello – 516-662-0485

Sunday, September 8, 2013

9:30am – Military / First Responder Mass on the Beach
On the beach between Wayne & Vernon Avenues
at the Ocean Club, Atlantic Beach, NY

Memorial paddle-out immediately following Mass

11:00am – Brunch at the Ocean Club
$25.00 per person
Contact Noreen Costello – 516-662-0485


September 7, 2013
September 8, 2013
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Long Beach, NY United States


O’Keefe Foundation
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