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9/11 TRIBUTE STEEL BEAM SIGNING EVENT IN WASHINGTON, DC

 
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 02, 2009 7:56 pm    Post subject: 9/11 TRIBUTE STEEL BEAM SIGNING EVENT IN WASHINGTON, DC
From Thu Jul 02, 2009 3:00 am to Sun Jul 05, 2009 2:59 am (included)
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Thursday, July 02, 2009

**MEDIA ADVISORY**

9/11 TRIBUTE STEEL BEAM SIGNING EVENT IN WASHINGTON, DC
Public Invited to Sign Steel Beams to be used in the National 9/11 Memorial Construction and to Write “Notes of Hope” to be Preserved in Memorial Museum in NYC
First Responders and Representatives from 9/11 Memorials in New York, Pennsylvania, and at the Pentagon to Participate in Opening Ceremony at the Newseum

On Friday, July 3, at 10:00 am, a 9/11 Tribute steel beam signing event will open outside the Newseum in Washington, DC. First responders and representatives from the National September 11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon Memorial Fund, and the Flight 93 National Memorial, will participate in a ceremony to open the event. The beam signing events will be open July 3 and 4 from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm both days, with the public invited to sign steel beams to be used in the construction of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, share their thoughts and reflections on 9/11 through “Notes of Hope,” and preview plans for the project under construction at the World Trade Center site.

Since 2007, the National September 11 Memorial & Museum has traveled around the country to 27 cities in 27 states with steel beams, and tens of thousands of people have become a part of history by signing their names and sharing their thoughts and reflections on 9/11 through “Notes of Hope.”

The National September 11 Memorial & Museum is currently under construction at the World Trade Center site, with more than 50% of steel already installed. The Memorial is expected to open on September 11, 2011.

Interviews available in advance of the ceremony with:
Joe Daniels, National September 11 Memorial & Museum President & CEO
Tom Heidenberger, 9/11 Family Member and Board Member, Pentagon Memorial Fund
Dr. Brent Glass, Flight 93 Advisory Commission Member & National Museum of American History Director



Where:

Newseum (outside the facility)
555 Pennsylvania Avenue at Sixth Street NW
Washington, DC
RSVP:


Press covering the opening ceremony should RSVP to press@national911memorial.org or call 212-312-8808.
Media planning live feeds should contact
Tina Tate, ttate@newseum.org or call 202-292-6313.
Contact:


National September 11 Memorial & Museum: Lynn Rasic, 212-312-8800
Pentagon Memorial Fund: Jerry Mullins, 202-912-8400
Flight 93 National Memorial: Lisa Linden, 917-589-5443

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