Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Due to the Federal Government shutdown National Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service this weekend moved #NeverForget

NATIONAL FALLEN FIREFIGHTER MEMORIAL SERVICE MOVED


National Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service planned for this weekend will not be held at the National Fire Academy-National Emergency Training Center. 

Due to the Federal Government shutdown National Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service this weekend has been moved to a new location. 

WHAT:  Candlelight vigil Saturday evening. 
WHERE: Candlelight vigil at the Basilica (next to the NFA at the Daughters of Charity campus) 
Escorts, honor guards and related volunteers should contact their liaisons for further information.

WHAT:  2013 Memorial Service
WHERE: Knott Arena at Mount St. Mary's University. Escorts, honor guards and related volunteers should contact their liaisons for further information.

The cost of changing venues including meals, technical equipment, transportation and security may exceed $100,000-above and beyond the normal costs.

NOTE REGARDLESS OF POLITICAL CHANGES VENUE WILL NOT BE MOVED AGAIN IN 2013 

In addition to the hundreds of survivors attending, the annual events are made possible by the efforts of more than 1,000 firefighters and others from around the country.
Recruits from the Anne Arundel County Fire Department will move items to support the weekend from the NFFF offices beginning at 9 am Eastern Time. The foundation will have senior staff and returning survivors available to answer any questions. The campus is located at 16825 S. Seton Ave., Emmitsburg, MD 21727.

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