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    Tue, 30 Aug 2011 09:54:02

    Sarah McLachlan to Perform at Flight 93 National Memorial Dedication Ceremony - It takes place Sept. 10 at 12:30 PM ET/9:30 AM ET

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    • Sarah McLachlan - NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 30:  Singer/songwriter Sarah McLachlan attends the American Christmas Carol Concert benefiting the Golden Hat Foundation at Carnegie Hall on November 30, 2012 in New York City.
    • Sarah McLachlan - SHANKSVILLE, PA - SEPTEMBER 10: Singer Sarah McLachlan greets the audience at the Flight 93 Memorial, September 10, 2011 in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. The Flight 93 National Memorial was formally dedicated with Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton, Vice President Joe Biden, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, Speaker of the House John Boehner and members of Congress in attendance. An estimated crowd of 5,000 watched as the memorial wall was unveiled with the names of the 40 passengers on the plane that crashed on September 11, 2001.

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    The 10th anniversary of Sept. 11 is upon us and many artists and celebrities are remembering the tragedy in touching ways. National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, announced that Grammy-award winning singer-songwriter Sarah McLachlan will perform at the dedication ceremony of the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011.

    The event will also welcome dignitaries, special guests and Flight 93 family members and friends. A complete list of speakers and performers will be announced shortly. Through a partnership between National Park Foundation and HISTORY, the dedication will be broadcast live beginning at 12:30 PM ET/ 9:30 AM PT here and here.

    "We are honored to have Sarah McLachlan perform at the dedication of the Flight 93 National Memorial," said Neil Mulholland, president and CEO of the National Park Foundation. "Her music will complement the commemoration ceremony as we memorialize the passengers and crew of Flight 93 and all of the heroes of September 11."

    The 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks will be observed at the Flight 93 National Memorial on the morning of Sept. 11, 2011, beginning at approximately 9:30 AM. The memorial service will take place at the newly-opened memorial plaza surrounding the site where Flight 93 crashed at 10:03 AM on Sept. 11, 2001. Both the dedication event and anniversary ceremony are open to the public. For complete information about these events visit www.Flight93Dedication.org.

    As the tenth anniversary approaches, $10 million dollars is needed to complete the memorial construction. For more information on the how to support the completion of Flight 93 National Memorial go here.

    How will you be commemorating Sept. 11?

    —Amy Sciarretto
    08.30.11



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