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|Posted: Fri Jun 04, 2010 9:49 pm Post subject: WTC Responder: A Salute to Heroes 6/5
From Sat Jun 05, 2010 2:00 pm to Sat Jun 05, 2010 5:00 pm (included)
|WTC Responder Day:
A Salute to Heroes
Saturday, June 5, 2010
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Event June 5, 2010 at 11:00 am WTC Day Media 646 761 9783
Saturday - World Trade Center Responder Day: A Salute To Heroes
NIOSH Director John Howard, U.S. Reps Maloney & Nadler, Labor, Health & Community Organizations pay tribute to 9/11 responders for their contributions & sacrifice
New York On Saturday, Dr. John Howard, NIOSH Director and federal World Trade Center Center Programs Coordinator, will join U.S. Reps Carolyn Maloney and Jerrold Nadler, labor leaders and others in New York City to salute 9/11 responders and their families for their heroism, contributions and sacrifice during an official commemoration of World Trade Center Responder Day.
Hosted by the Mount Sinai World Trade Center Medical Monitoring & Treatment Program Clinical Center, New York State AFL-CIO, New York City Central Labor Council, the day kicks off with opening ceremonies at 11 a.m. in St. Paul's Chapel, Broadway & Fulton Street, with retired firefighter and WTC responder George Bachmann and community children leading the National Anthem and Pledge of Allegiance. Congresswoman Maloney will read an entry shes submitting into the Congressional Record urging communities nationwide to celebrate WTC Responder Day. Mayor Michael Bloomberg has declared Saturday to be WTC Responder Day in New York City, and that proclamation will also be read. Vintage responder vehicles will be on display outside of the Chapel.
Free events for WTC responders and their families follow throughout the day in lower Manhattan and will include music, films, gallery exhibitions, historical archiving and mural painting. A schedule of the events is posted at www.wtcexams.org.
WHAT: WTC Responder Day Opening Ceremonies & Press Conference
WHEN: 11 a.m. Saturday, June 5, 2010
WHERE: St. Pauls Chapel of Trinity Church, Broadway at Fulton Street, Lower Manhattan