FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sept. 8, 2011
Joe Meinecke, Tacoma Fire Department, firstname.lastname@example.org (253) 255-3260
Karrie Spitzer, Community Relations, email@example.com (253) 591-5790
On Sept. 11, 2011, the Tacoma Fire Department (TFD) will honor the heroes and victims of 9/11 at a public remembrance ceremony at the Firefighter’s Memorial, 3301 Ruston Way. The remembrance ceremony starts at 9:30 a.m. with a prelude at 9:15 a.m., and interpreter services will be available.
This marks the tenth anniversary of this tragic day. This event will be part of a nationwide salute to firefighters, police, emergency medical services workers and civilians who lost their lives that day. The program will include speeches by Mayor Marilyn Strickland, Tacoma Fire Chief Ronald W. Stephens and Tim Culver, retired firefighter/Command Sergeant Major, U.S. Army.
Participants are encouraged to drop off peanut butter or other non-perishable food items in support of the Emergency Food Network.
Join us as the nation keeps its solemn vow, “We have not forgotten.” For more information about this event, contact Joe Meinecke at (253) 255-3260.