VOICES News Alert

August 28, 2012

Dear Families and Friends,

Join us on Monday, September 10th for our annual Day of Remembrance Information Forum at the Marriott Downtown Hotel, located at 85 West Street in New York City. 9/11 families, rescue and recovery workers and survivors are invited to attend. Registration and exhibits open at 9:30am.

The day-long Forum includes informative presentations, 9/11 exhibits and a special preview of In Memoriam, the memorial exhibition that will be part of the 9/11 Memorial Museum. 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels will make remarks at 11:00am. Panel discussions are scheduled in the afternoon.

All are invited to join us at 5:30pm for an Interfaith Service at St. Peter's Church located on the corner of Barclay and Church Streets, just a few blocks from the 9/11 Memorial. The service will feature inspirational messages from clergymen representing many faiths. Galen Tate, our musical director, has planned another program of wonderful music.

Click here for the invitation.

Admission to the Information Forum and Interfaith Service is free, but reservations are required and space is limited. Please contact Debbie Westfal at 203-966-3911 or dwestfal@voicesofsept11.org.

Warm Regards
Mary Fetchet & the VOICES Staff

Information Forum
New York Marriott Downtown Hotel - 2nd floor ballroom - 85 West Street at Albany Street
9:30am   Registration begins
10:00am - 6:00pm   A special preview of In Memorium
The 9/11 Memorial Museum presents a preview of the memorial exhibition
10:00am - 11:00am   Roundtable discussions family members, rescue workers and survivors
11:00am - 11:30pm   9/11 Museum Presentation with Joe Daniels, President of 9/11 Memorial & Museum
Introduction by Mary Fetchet, Founding Director, Voices of September 11th
12:00pm - 1:00pm   Lunch Break
1:00pm - 2:00pm   Remarks by Special Master of Victims Compensation Fund
Sheila Birnbaum, Special Master, Victims Compensation Fund
Debbie Greenspan, Deputy Special Master, Victims Compensation Fund
2:00pm - 3:00pm   The Zadroga Law: 9/11 Health Care
Laurie Breyer , World Trade Center Health Program, NIOSH
John Feal, Founder & President Fealgood Foundation
Scottie Hill, LCSW, WTC Health Program Data Center at Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Terry Miles, Executive Director, WTC Environmental Health Center, Survivor Program

Update on the Military Tribunals at Guantanamo Bay
Karen Loftus, Director Victim Witness Assistance Program (VWAP)
Ed Ryan, Trial Counsel, Office of Military Commissions
3:00pm - 4:00pm   Legal Impact of 9/11 Compensation Benefits
Sean Patrick Riordan - Attorney, Sherman, Federman, Sambur & McIntyre, LLP
Richard Donohue - Partner, Sherman, Federman, Sambur & McIntyre, LLP
Matthew J. McCauley - Senior Litigation Counsel, Parker Waichman, LLP
John Dearie - Partner, Law Offices of John Dearie & Associates, LLP

Stories of Healing and Resilience
Chaplains and those who supported the 9/11 community share personal reflections

Interfaith Service
St. Peter's R.C. Church - 22 Barclay Street at Church Street
5:30pm   Join us at historic St. Peter's Church to remember those lost and honor the sacrifices made by rescue and recovery workers and survivors. The service will include uplifting music and inspirational reflections

Due to space limitations, reservations are required for all events. RSVP by Friday, September 7th.
Please contact Debbie at 203-966-3911 or dwestfal@voicesofsept11.org.