April 30, 2009
Joanne Hanley, 814.443.4557
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Somerset, PA -- The Flight 93 National Memorial is entering an exciting phase of development! Everyone is invited and encouraged to be a part of this lasting tribute and memorial, and to attend the upcoming joint meeting of the Flight 93 Memorial Task Force and the Flight 93 Federal Advisory Commission.
The meeting will be held on Saturday May 2, 2009 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. The meeting is open to the public, and will be held at the Somerset County Courthouse, Courtroom #1, 111 East Union Street, Somerset Pennsylvania.
Important progress reports on fundraising, memorial design, the temporary memorial, communications, archives, interpretive planning, land acquisition, and National Park Service activities will be presented.
Congress authorized the establishment of a federal commission to assist the Department of the Interior and the National Park Service with the formulation of plans for a permanent memorial to honor the passengers and crew of Flight 93. The Flight 93 Memorial Task Force is a grass roots organization comprised of family members, community residents, first responders, educators, and other local, regional and national participants.