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As the end of the year approaches, all of us at VOICES reaffirm our longstanding commitment to promoting resiliency in the lives of those impacted by traumatic events. For over 13 years, we have worked with 9/11 families, responders and survivors, who have given us great insight into their evolving long-term needs. And, through our 9/11 Living Memorial Project, a digital collection of over 70,000 photographs commemorating the nearly 3,000 lives lost, future generations will Always Remember their lives in a meaningful way.

The gift of love, the gift of peace, the gift of hope. May all these blessings be yours during this holiday season and in the coming year. Happy Holidays from our family to yours!

At this time of Thanksgiving, we pause to count our many blessings. We are grateful for your support and friendship, and the many ways you have touched our lives.

The theme for this year's gala was "Building Bridges." An anonymous quotation says, "Everyone is given stones. But what do we build? Is it a wall or a bridge?" This year we were honored to have several special guests - extraordinary individuals whose leadership and collective efforts in their respective fields have inspired those who have had the privilege of knowing them.

Many of you know Edie Lutnick, Co-Founder and President of the Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund and Author of An Unbroken Bond. We wanted to make sure you are aware that Edie will be speaking at the Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg, NJ tomorrow evening - Thursday, November 13 at 6:30 pm.

In many cities across the United States, communities are observing Veterans Day by gathering together for a Veterans Day parade. New York is no exception, and the VOICES team is proud to be marching alongside the Wounded Warriors today.

Once again, Voices of September 11th (VOICES) is proud to be marching with the Wounded Warrior Project in the upcoming Veterans Day Parade in New York City on Tuesday, November 11th! As you know, following the attacks on 9/11 many of these brave individuals joined the military to help make us all safer. It is quite an honor to march in unison in this special event.

Join Us for a Special Evening on Wednesday, November 5, 2015 at Guastavino's in New York, NY. Norah O'Donnell will moderate a compelling conversation with Governor Tom Kean and Senator Joseph Lieberman about their work on the 9/11 Commission, and the recent publication of "Reflections on the Tenth Anniversary of the 9/11 Commission Report."

Please see the press release below regarding the fast-approaching October 14, 2014 deadline to register for the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund. This release contains important information about registering. If you are a 9/11 responder or survivor, please visit VCF.gov to learn more, to register, and to preserve your right to file a claim.

VOICES invites you to attend our Always Remember 7th Annual Gala on Wednesday, November 5, 2014. Building Bridges Recognition Award will be given to Jeff Fager, Chairman of CBS News and Executive Producer of 60 Minutes. The event features a keynote conversation with The Honorable Thomas H. Kean and Senator Joseph I. Lieberman and a special performance by Carolee Carmello.

Voices of September 11th invites you to attend our Always Remember 7th Annual Gala on Wednesday, November 5, 2014. Building Bridges Recognition Award will be given to Jeff Fager, Chairman of CBS News, Executive Producer of 60 Minutes. The event features a keynote conversation with The Honorable Thomas H. Kean and Senator Joseph I. Lieberman.

September 10, 2014
As we come together tomorrow to remember those we lost, we also remember those who survived - the families of the victims who have become like an extended family to us, the responders who worked tirelessly in the recovery effort, and those who survived. 9/11 impacted us all

September 5, 2014
On Wednesday, September 10th VOICES is hosting our 13th Annual Day of Remembrance Information Forum. The theme of this year's conference is "Promoting Resilience, Healing Families and Communities." The day-long conference will be held in New York City at the Downtown Marriott Hotel, located at 85 West Street on the corner of Albany Street.

September 3, 2014
I would like to introduce you to a dear friend, Gordon Haberman. We have gotten to know Gordon and his wife, Kathleen, over the years at our Annual Information Forum. Although many miles separate the Haberman family in Wisconsin and the Fetchet family in Connecticut, we have a strong bond.

September 2, 2014
As you may know, the 9/11 Museum is open on Wednesday, September 10th for the 9/11 Community. 9/11 families, 9/11 rescue and recovery workers, active-duty first responders, 9/11 survivors, and lower Manhattan residents and business owners are invited to visit the 9/11 Museum from 5:00pm to close.

August 29, 2014
On Wednesday, September 10th VOICES is hosting our 13th Annual Day of Remembrance Information Forum. The theme of this year's conference is "Promoting Resilience, Healing Families and Communities." We've planned a program that provides information for everyone- 9/11 families, responders, survivors and service providers.

August 26, 2014
For many years, George Martin, No. 75 of the New York Giants has been a strong advocate for 9/11 responders. We are delighted that he has agreed to share the story he tells in his new book, "Just Around The Bend - My Journey for 9/11" at this year's 13th Annual Information Forum on September 10th.

August 22, 2014
I hope this note finds you well and enjoying the last days of summer! Our staff has been busy finalizing plans for our 13th Annual Day of Remembrance Information Forum. The theme of this year's conference is "Promoting Resilience, Healing Families and Communities," and we are excited to share the schedule with you today.

August 20, 2014
We wanted to share this important news with responders, survivors and volunteers who worked in the rescue and recovery efforts after the 9/11 attacks. Deadlines are approaching for registering for the Victim Compensation Fund and the New York State Worker's Compensation Board. Both registrations are easy to do and only take a few minutes to complete, but you must meet the deadlines in order to be eligible to receive benefits.

August 15, 2014
Responders, survivors, family members, service providers and interested individuals are all welcome to attend our 13th Annual Day of Remembrance Information Forum. The day-long event includes presentations, workshops and panel discussions by subject matter experts:

July 24, 2014
As the September 11th Anniversary is quickly approaching, we want to update you on several important items. At the top of the list, be sure to mark your calendars for the VOICES 13th Annual Day of Remembrance Information Forum to be held on September 10th from 8am to 5pm. The event will be held at the Marriott Hotel, located at 85 West Street, just adjacent to the 9/11 Memorial Museum in New York City.

July 18, 2014
Our collective thoughts are with the family members of the nearly 300 people lost on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. This senseless act of violence is a global tragedy that affected families in many nations, including our own, and we take pause to pray for them during this time of great sorrow and loss.

June 27, 2014
As you may know, June 27 is designated as National PTSD Awareness Day, to inform the general public about post-traumatic stress disorder. Recognizing that many of our members are interested in learning more about PTSD, we are taking this opportunity to share information about the symptoms, but also the good news that treatment is available!

June 13, 2014
Father's Day is a time to thank the special men in our lives - our fathers, step-fathers, grandfathers, uncles, brothers and those individuals whose guidance and sacrifice have shaped us in so many ways. It's also a time to remember those who aren't with us today, but whose memory lives on through the stories we share.

June 4, 2014
On Tuesday, June 10th VOICES Center of Excellence for Community Resilience is hosting a half-day training on Motivational Interviewing. The training will be held from 1pm to 4pm at the VOICES office, located at 84 Albany Street, New Brunswick, NJ. Emma Shelby, Assistant Director of Wellness and Recovery Services at The Mental Health Association in New Jersey will provide the training.