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NATIONAL SEPTMEBER 11 MEMORIAL & MUSEUM NAMES ALICE GREENWALD AS PRESIDENT & CEO
Press Release - Tuesday, November 22, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November, 22, 2016

 NATIONAL SEPTMEBER 11 MEMORIAL & MUSEUM NAMES ALICE GREENWALD AS PRESIDENT & CEO

 As Director of Museum Since 2006, Greenwald Brings Continuity and Deep Ties to New Role

8 things: New 9/11 visitor center proposed for D.C.
Article - Thursday, September 29, 2016

The 9/11 Pentagon Memorial Visitor Education Center highlighted in bizjournal.com

To read more:

http://www.bizjournals.com/washington/morning_call/2015/09/8-things-new-...

Pentagon Memorial Fund Congratulates Jan Walker on her Run Across America
Press Release - Tuesday, September 27, 2016

PRESS RELEASE - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                               

September 27, 2016                                                                                

 For Information -  Jerry Mullins - 703.593.1127

 

Maryland's Diana Davis Spencer Foundation Gives $2.5million to Planned 9/11 Memorial Visitor Center
Article - Monday, September 12, 2016

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon Memorial Fund has received a $2.5 million donation for its planned Visitor Education Center at the Pentagon Memorial from the Maryland-based Diana Davis Spencer Foundation.

It is the fund’s largest single donation to date.

 

Continue reading the coverage at:

http://wtop.com/money/2016/09/md-foundation-gives-2-5m-to-planned-pentag...

 

Pentagon Memorial Stands as Tribute 15 Years After Terror Attack
Article - Saturday, September 10, 2016

Fifteen years ago, the building housing the U.S. Department of Defense came under attack. American Airlines Flight 77 was hijacked and crashed into the Pentagon, killing all 59 passengers on board the plane and 125 people working in the building.

Today, the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial stands next to where the plane entered the building, honoring those lost on a day that forever changed America.

View interview with Pentagon Memorial Fund President Jim Laychak and read more coverage at:

15th Annual Arlington Police, Fire and Sheriff 9/11 Memorial 5k
Article - Friday, September 9, 2016

On Saturday, September 10, 2016 the 15th Annual Arlington Police, Fire and Sheriff 9/11 Memorial 5k will take place in Arlignton, VA at 6:00pm.

The Pentagon Memorial Fund will be one of the charities that benefit from the event. 

For more information, go to: http://arlington911race.com/ 

 

9/11 15th Commemoration Events around DC
Article - Friday, September 2, 2016

The following are events taking place around the DC area commemorating 15 years since the events on 9/11

SMITHSONIAN

The National of American History will have a special exhibit commemorating 15 years since the 9/11 attacks. One day only - Sunday, September 11, 2016 11:00am-4:00pm

Indian Minister of Defence and U.S. Secretary of Defense Lay Wreath at Pentagon Memorial
Press Release - Monday, August 29, 2016

On August 29, 2016, Indian Minister of Defence Manohar Parrikar, escorted by U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, laid a wreath the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial in honor of the 184 lost at the Pentagon 15 years ago on September 11, 2001.  Pentagon Memorial Fund Chairman, Jim Laychak, was present to provide information about the Memorial. 

Photo from the ceremony is courtesy of the Secretary of Defense, Ashton Carter's flickr account. 

 

Fundraiser for 9/11 Pentagon Memorial Visitor Education Center
Press Release - Tuesday, June 28, 2016

FUNDRAISER to support the Pentagon Memorial Fund and the 9/11 Pentagon Memorial Visitor Education Center

At the Little Theatre of Alexandria  - A special performace of WEST SIDE STORY

Friday, July 22, 2016, 8:00 p.m.

Suggested donation - $40 (tax deductible)

Pentagon Memorial Featured on Travel Blog
Article - Monday, May 23, 2016

The National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial was featured on the InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) Blog as one of the top 20 sites to visit within 1 hour of Washington, DC.

Follow the link to read the full post:

http://blog.ihg.com/within-an-hour-of-washington-d-c

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