Empty Sky Memorial Walk scheduled for April 17

JERSEY CITY – At the Empty Sky Memorial Walk will be held on Sunday, April 17 (rain or shine) in Liberty State Park. Check in begins at 8:30 a.m. The walk begins at 10 a.m. The $40 admission fee includes an Empty Sky t-shirt. Children 10 years old or younger will be admitted free.
The Empty Sky Memorial, named after a song written and performed by Bruce Springsteen, is comprised of two steel walls containing the names of the 749 New Jersey residents who perished in the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.
The fundraising walk held by the NJ 9/11 Memorial Foundation helps defray costs of maintenance and the completion of the monument’s outside walls. The memorial suffered damage to its lighting and irrigation systems during Hurricane Sandy in 2012.
To purchase tickets called (732) 859-3700. For sponsorship opportunities call (908) 209-3108. For more information visit the website: NJ911memorial.org/walk.

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