THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK
OFFICE OF COUNCIL MEMBER PETER F. VALLONE JR.
For Immediate Release September 7, 2012
ADVISORY: “REMEMBER ME RUN” HONORS 9/11 FIRST RESPONDERS
On September 8th, Council Member Peter F. Vallone Jr. will attend the “Remember Me Run,” which honors the brave FDNY, NYPD and PAPD officers who lost their lives on 9/11.
All proceeds raised by the run will go to the Christopher Santora Scholarship Fund, which helps the children of those who died on the World Trade Center pile pay for higher education.
Sign-up for the run begins at 1 p.m. at St. Michael’s Cemetery on the corner of 49th Street and Astoria Boulevard, and the run will begin at 2 p.m. sharp.
At roughly 3 p.m., the ceremony will commence with prayers and the singing of our national anthem, followed by remarks from elected officials in attendance and a video memorial featuring photos of First Responders who perished at the World Trade Center.
WHAT: “Remember Me Run” honoring those who died from working on the 9/11 World Trade Center pile
WHEN: Saturday, September 8th 2012, 1 p.m.
WHERE: St. Michael’s Cemetery
72-02 Astoria Boulevard
East Elmhurst, NY 11370