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2012-05-16 10:20:14

$8 Million Still Needed in Funding To Complete National Memorial in Shanksville, PA WASHINGTON, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last night, nearly 400 guests joined the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, and co-hosts President Bill Clinton, President and Mrs. George W. Bush and Speaker of the House John Boehner at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. for "An Evening of Remembrance" honoring the 40 passengers and crew of United Flight 93 who...

2012-02-09 11:14:00

MARLTON, N.J., Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Author Melodie Homer will release her book From Where I Stand: Flight #93 Pilot's Widow Sets the Record Straight this month which honors her husband and his pivotal role in the events of September 11, 2001. LeRoy W. Homer Jr. was the first officer and co-pilot of United Flight #93 en route to San Francisco on the morning of September 11, 2001. The flight was diverted to Washington, DC before crashing into a deserted field in Shanksville,...

2011-09-08 11:45:00

Speaker of the House John Boehner Also Joins List of Distinguished Guests Including Dr. Jill Biden, Former First Lady Laura Bush, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis and Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett Live Webcast of Ceremony September 10, 2011 at 12:30 p.m. ET/ 9:30 a.m. PT at WWW.FLIGHT93DEDICATION.ORG WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Park Service and the National Park Foundation, the official charity of...

2011-09-08 07:11:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost ten years to the day after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, PA, will be dedicated, and Capital Gold Group is paying tribute by sponsoring the Michael Smerconish Flight 93 Memorial Listener Bus Trip to the ceremony. "We are honored to play a small part in commemorating the heroes of September 11th and Flight 93," said Jonathan Rose, RFC, President and CEO of Capital Gold Group, Inc. On 9/11/01,...

2011-09-06 16:41:00

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis Also To Participate, With Performance By Sarah McLachlan Live Webcast of Ceremony September 10, 2011 at 12:30 p.m. ET/ 9:30 a.m. PT at WWW.FLIGHT93DEDICATION.ORG WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Park Service and the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, announced today that President George W. Bush and Vice President Joe Biden will speak at...

2011-09-01 13:00:00

Official Time-Lapse to Commemorate First Year of Construction -- View Time-Lapse Movie at http://www.honorflight93.org/webcam New York, NY (PRWEB) September 01, 2011 EarthCam, the international webcam technology experts, released their official time-lapse movie marking the completion of the first year of construction for the Flight 93 National Memorial. Located in Shanksville, PA, the memorial honors the fallen passengers and crew of United Airlines Flight 93 and will be dedicated on...

2011-08-24 08:50:00

Live Webcast of Ceremony September 10, 2011 at 12:30pm ET/ 9:30am PT WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Saturday, September 10, 2011, almost ten years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the Flight 93 National Memorial will be dedicated. The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, and HISTORY will partner to broadcast the dedication ceremony of the Flight 93 National Memorial LIVE beginning at 12:30pm ET/ 9:30am PT on...

2011-08-03 11:16:00

Honor the Heroes of United Flight 93 and September 11 Today at WWW.HONORFLIGHT93.ORG and Double Your Donation WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With fewer than 40 days until the 10-year commemoration of the September 11 attacks, the Flight 93 National Memorial Campaign announced that the National Park Foundation Board of Directors has committed to a two million dollar challenge grant to support the building of the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania...

2011-06-16 09:03:00

WASHINGTON, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History will mark the 10-year anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks on America with a display of objects on view Sept. 3 to Sept. 11 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., as well as a public program co-hosted with the National Building Museum, a Smithsonian Channel documentary, outreach to teachers through Thinkfinity.org and a special ceremony Sunday, Sept. 11. In 2002, Congress designated the museum as the...

2011-05-23 12:35:00

Honor The Heroes Of September 11 And United Flight 93 This Memorial Day At www.Honorflight93.Org/Milliondollarmatch And Double Your Donation WASHINGTON, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In honor of Memorial Day, the Flight 93 National Memorial Campaign announced today that the Richard King Mellon Foundation has committed to a $1 million challenge grant to support the building of the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, honoring all those lost on September 11...