Press Release

May 23, 2008

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May 23, 2008

For Immediate Release


For Immediate Release

Media Contact:
Joyce Greene
Voices of September 11th
203 966 3911


Jeff Blumenfeld
Blumenfeld and Assoc. PR
203 655 1600;




NEW CANAAN, Conn. (May 23,  2008) – Tickets and a house rental to a 2009 PGA Players Championship at Sawgrass; a week in a Park City, Utah ski house both summer and winter; a four-bedroom home on Bald Head Island, North Carolina’s southernmost cape island and ringside tickets to a World Wrestling Entertainment event including a backstage meet and greet the stars opportunity, are among the  auction items at the first-ever fundraising gala for Voices of September 11th, based in New Canaan. The gala will be held Thursday, May 29, 2008, at the Greenwich Country Club.

Also available for auction are two owner’s box seats at Fenway Park, September 27, for the Red Sox vs. Yankees game.   The dozens of live and silent auction items also include a private tour of the Philip Johnson Glass House, a weekend in New York City at the Carlyle Hotel and a chance to win a limited edition canvas Flag of Honor that contains the names of all those who perished in the terrorist attacks of September 11th.   
Funds raised at the gala will benefit the Voices of September 11th Living Memorial online digital archive that documents the lives and stories of September 11, 2001 (
“I am grateful for the generosity of our volunteers, auction and financial donors who have come together to help make this first fundraising event a huge success.  It reminds me of how people in this country came together following the days and weeks after 9/11.”  said Founding Director Mary Fetchet

Hosted by NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams, the “Always Remember” Gala will include a talk by ESPN sportscaster Chris Berman, and entertainment by the Harlem Gospel Choir, considered among the most famous gospel choirs in America.

             For more information or reservations: Joyce Greene, 203 966 3911 or


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