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Voices of September 11th (VOICES) will host its 12th Annual Information Forum on September 10th at the Downtown Marriott Hotel.  The forum brings together members of the 9/11 community, including family members, responders and survivors, as well as government leaders, service providers, and subject matter experts. Programming will include informative presentations, panel discussions, roundtable conversations and 9/11 exhibits.

Highlights of the day's events will include the following.

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will be the keynote speaker at the Voices of September 11th "Always Remember" Gala on October 16, 2013 at Guastavino's in New York City. Secretary Clinton has been a longstanding supporter of Voices of September 11th, beginning with the first meetings in her Senate office just days after the attacks.

Student interns from Voices of September 11th  traveled to the New York City offices of CBS News on August 6th  to learn firsthand about the challenge of reporting on the 9/11 attacks.

Voices of September 11th will hold its third speaker series event of the year at its New Brunswick office on Friday, March 8th from 2:00 - 4:00pm. In this workshop, lay Darma teacher Rebecca Li will discuss the principles and method of Chan meditation. Participants will learn how to establish their meditation practice and the correct posture, method and attitude needed to engage in the practice. They will also learn how to apply the practice on a daily basis, leading to a more fulfilling and joyful life.

Voices of September 11th will hold its second speaker series event at its New Brunswick office on Tuesday, February 19th. Nationally recognized nutrition and fitness expert, Erin Palinski, will speak on "Managing Stress to Improve Health & Wellness." She will teach breathing techniques, relaxation techniques, and dietary changes that can reduce stress and improve energy levels.


Kathie Lee Gifford, the co-host of the fourth hour of NBC's Today Show, will be the keynote speaker for the Voices of September 11th "Always Remember" gala on June 20, 2012 at Chelsea Piers in New York City. Kathie Lee Gifford and her husband, former New York Giants player Frank Gifford, were at their Greenwich home on Long Island Sound at the time of the attacks on September 11th. She later learned that her assistant and longtime friend lost her husband who worked at Cantor Fitzgerald.

WHAT: Voices of September 11th (VOICES) is hosting a press conference on Friday, September 9 at 1pm. Here, you will have the opportunity to speak and meet with family members, rescue workers, and survivors that the organization has not only inspired to endure following 9/11, but who have used their experience to make a positive impact on their own lives and in their communities.

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano to speak on Saturday, September 10th. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to Serve as Keynote Speaker at September 11th Commemorative Luncheon

Voices of September 11th (VOICES) is hosting two special "Day of Remembrance" events the weekend of 9/11, for family members, survivors and rescue workers.

New Canaan, CT. - (May 11. 2011) Hundreds of 9/11 survivors, friends and families of victims as well as corporate representatives will gather together for the fourth Annual Always Remember Gala on June 1, 2011. The event will be hosted by Voices of September 11th (VOICES), a prominent 9/11 organization providing support services and programs for all those impacted by the attacks on September 11, 2001.

New Canaan, CT. May 2, 2011. Mary Fetchet, Founder and Director of Voices of September 11th, expressed her gratitude to President Barack Obama and the members of the U.S. military and said that the news of yesterday is "good for our country and good for freedom and justice." Mrs.

New Brunswick, New Jersey (March 24, 2011) Voices of September 11th is offering a Speaker Series to provide 9/11 families, survivors and rescue and recovery workers with a community of support while promoting self-expression, healing and resilience.

They will be held at the VOICES New Brunswick office at 84 Albany Street in New Brunswick. Additional Speakers will be announced. Refreshments will be served.

Short Hills, New Jersey March 18, 2011 - New Jersey 9/11 Memorial Foundation announces its “Empty Sky” Memorial Benefit Dinner hosted by NJ 101.5’s Dennis Malloy and featured musical entertainment, Christian Hoff, Michael Longoria, Daniel Reichard and J. Robert Spencer – The Midtown Men – Four Stars from the Original Cast of Jersey Boys (not a performance of, not affiliated with the show Jersey Boys).

New Canaan CT, January 19, 2011 In response to Senator Joseph Lieberman’s announcement to not seek reelection in the 2012 Senate race, Mary Fetchet, Founding Director of Voices of September 11th, praised Senator Lieberman’s longstanding commitment to public service. “Senator Lieberman’s leadership, statesmanship and dedication to making our country safer will be sorely missed.” Ms. Fetchet first met Senator Lieberman after she lost her 24 year old son Brad in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

New Canaan CT., December 6, 2010. Over the past several years Voices of September 11th staff has met with survivors, rescue and recovery workers to capture their inspirational stories for the 9/11 Living Memorial Project. They speak of their firsthand accounts of the attacks, witnessing people jumping to escape the burning buildings and watching helplessly as the building collapsed, wondering if their friends and colleagues were able to escape.

New Canaan CT., November 18, 2010. Protecting its citizens is one of the most important responsibilities and challenges of our government. In the almost 10 years since the September 11th attacks, Americans have relied on our government to use every tool at its disposal to prevent another attack. Recent attempts by terrorists to carry explosives in their clothing and plant bombs on airplanes, validates the grim reality that the safety of airline passengers continues to be at risk.

Hundreds of 9/11 survivors, friends and families of victims, and corporate representatives will come together for the third annual Always Remember Benefit on June 14, 2010, hosted by Voices of September 11th (VOICES), a prominent 9/11 organization providing services for those impacted. Former Prime Minister Tony Blair is the keynote speaker and President Bill Clinton the Honorary Chairman. The evening includes a cocktail reception, silent auction and dinner. In addition to Mr.

NEW CANAAN, Conn. (June 9, 2010) – Peter Yarrow, the legendary folk singer, songwriter, and social activist of Peter, Paul and Mary, will perform at the Voices of September 11th (VOICES) third annual Always Remember Benefit on June 14, 2010. His performance will follow Former Prime Minister Tony Blair’s keynote address. All proceeds from the event will benefit VOICES’ 9/11 Living Memorial Project, a digital archive that chronicles the nearly 3,000 lives lost and documents the inspirational stories of those who survived.

NEW CANAAN, Conn., May 17, 2010 - Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair will be the keynote speaker at the Voices of September 11th third annual Always Remember Benefit, to be held in New York City on Monday, June 14, 2010. President Bill Clinton is the Honorary Chairman. Doors open at 6 p.m. In addition to the keynote address by Tony Blair, the gala features a cocktail reception, silent auction, special guests and musical entertainment.

WHAT: Voices of September 11th (VOICES), a leading national nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the long-term needs of all those impacted by the events of September 11, 2001, announces eighth anniversary commemorative 9/11 event in New York including Building Bridges Award in memory of Beverly Eckert for her outstanding advocacy work on behalf of the 9/11 community.

WHAT: Voices of September 11th (VOICES), a leading national nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the long-term needs of all those impacted by the events of September 11, 2001, announces the official opening of its satellite office in New Brunswick, NJ.

WHO: VOICES Founding Director Mary Fetchet and Frank Fetchet, The Honorable Thomas H. Kean, and representatives from Rutgers, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the New Brunswick Development Corporation will be present to inaugurate the office.

NEW CANAAN, Conn. (March 13, 2009) – The Voices  of September 11th (VOICES) 9/11 Living Memorial digital archive project, which commemorates the lives of those who died and the stories of those who survived, is to receive a federal grant of $285,000. The hard work of Connecticut Senators Christopher Dodd (D-CT) and Joseph Lieberman (ID-CT) is credited with securing this much-needed financial support for the educational and historic initiative that will digitally archive the lives and stories of the attacks on September 11, 2001.

New York, NY, September 8, 2008 – Voices of September 11th, a leading 9/11 organization, will present retired NY Giants great George Martin with its prestigious “Building Bridges Award” at its annual Commemorative Luncheon in New York City on the anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy.  The award recognizes Mr. Martin’s recent historic charitable cross-country walk in support of thousands of ailing rescue and recovery workers of Ground Zero.

New York, NY – Former President Bill Clinton, founder of the William J. Clinton Foundation, will address families and the community affected by the 9/11 attacks at the VOICES of September 11th (VOICES) “Day of Remembrance” on September 10, 2008. In his address, President Clinton will reflect on the progress that has been made over the last seven years and the global threats that still remain.

NEW CANAAN, CT (May 23,  2008) – Tickets and a house rental to a 2009 PGA Players Championship at Sawgrass; a week in a Park City, Utah ski house both summer and winter; a four-bedroom home on Bald Head Island, North Carolina’s southernmost cape island and ringside tickets to a World Wrestling Entertainment event including a backstage meet and greet the stars opportunity, are among the  auction items at the first-ever fundraising gala for Voices of September 11th, based in New Canaan. The gala will be held Thursday, May 29, 2008, at the Greenwich Country Club.

WHO:  First-ever Voices of September 11 fund-raising gala hosted by NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams, the “Always Remember” Gala will include remarks by ESPN sportscaster Chris Berman, and entertainment by the Harlem Gospel Choir, considered among the most famous gospel choirs in America. Also attending: former Governor Thomas H. Kean of New Jersey and chairman of the 9/11 Commission; and Rep. Christopher Shays (R-CT), CT Attorney General Richard Blumenthal and CT Lieutenant Governor Michael Fedele.

WHEN:  6 p.m., Thursday, May 20, 2008