9/11 Memorial to Mark the 13th Anniversary of the End of the Recovery Operations at Ground Zero
We wanted to share with you the program of events at the 9/11 Memorial to mark the 13th anniversary of the end of the recovery operations at Ground Zero. There will be a special program on the Health issues facing 9/11 Responders on May 28th.
The 9/11 Memorial invites you to attend a special evening of tribute and remembrance to commemorate the 9/11 rescue, recovery and relief efforts in the aftermath of 9/11 on Thursday, May 28, 2015 at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. From 4:00 p.m. until midnight, the Museum will be reserved for the 9/11 rescue and recovery worker community. A special tribute, including a moment of silence for those who lost their lives to 9/11-related illnesses, will take place at 6:00 p.m. in Foundation Hall. Additional offerings will also be provided on May 29 and 30 to mark the 13th anniversary of the end of the historic recovery operations at Ground Zero. Please visit 911memorial.org for more information.
If you or a loved one are a part of the 9/11 Memorial’s Rescue & Recovery Worker Registry, please reserve your ticket(s) by visiting www.911memorial.org/rrtix. If you have not yet joined the Registry, please register now at 911memorial.org in order to reserve your ticket(s). We thank you for your dedication and service throughout the nine-month rescue and recovery effort and hope you will join us during this time.
Warm regards, Joe Daniels President & CEO
Thursday, May 28 to Saturday, May 30
Rescue and Recovery Worker Recognition 13th Anniversary of Formal End of the Recovery Effort Rescue and recovery workers are welcome to visit the Museum on May 28 through May 30 with complimentary admission for two guests. Reserve your visit at 911memorial.org
Thursday, May 28
A Special Evening of Tribute & Remembrance 4:00 p.m. to Midnight – Extended hours at the Museum for the 9/11 rescue and recovery community with musical tributes in Foundation Hall. 6:00 p.m. – Special tribute, including a moment of silence for those who lost their lives to 9/11-related illnesses, in Foundation Hall to honor those who responded. Reserve your visit at 911memorial.org Recovering from Ground Zero 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. An expert panel, including a former NYPD detective who responded on 9/11 and a pulmonary specialist, will explore illnesses linked to WTC exposure and efforts to treat and compensate those affected. Space is limited. Reserve tickets at 911memorial.org/healthpanel
Saturday, May 30
Share your Story StoryCorps, the national oral history initiative, is hosting a recording day at the Museum. These recordings will become a cornerstone of the Museum’s oral history collection and help to preserve the history of the recovery effort. Recording times must be scheduled in advance and space is limited. For more information or to sign up, please contact Anthony Gardner at firstname.lastname@example.org or 212-312-8800 Learn more about StoryCorps’ September 11th Initiative. Commemorate with your Family Children’s programs will be held in the Museum Education Center.
This program is recommended for children ages 5-10, but all ages are welcome. Drop-in Activities: 10:00 a.m. to noon Stories & Art: 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m