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Upcoming Rise From the Ashes Events

Rise from the Ashes: Stories of Trauma, Resilience, and Growth From the Children of 9/11 now published and available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and other online retailers. But the story doesn't end here. Over the next few months, we've got some exciting events coming up that we want to share with you!

Virtual Scholars Series: From Tragedy to Triumph - Stories of 9/11 - In Remembrance of the 20th Anniversary

Featuring alumna and author, Payton Lynch ‘15, who will talk about her new book “Rise from the Ashes” that shares stories of how 9/11 children found triumph from tragedy. Family, friends, and faculty who knew alumnus, Daniel Gallagher ’00, who was killed during the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center, will share his story. This event will occur live in the DeSales University Center and also broadcasted on Zoom. The event is open to the DeSales Community but pre-registration is required.

Thursday, September 9 at 6:30pm

DeSales University Center & Zoom

Never Forget: A September 11th Remembrance Event

The community will have the opportunity to gather and remember the tragedy of Sept. 11 at the 20th Anniversary Remembrance Ceremony “Never Forget: A 9/11 Remembrance Event - Stories of Resiliency, Empathy, and Strength” on Friday, Sept. 10. The event will begin at 8:15 a.m. in the Community Services Center on the college's Schnecksville campus. Sponsored by LCCC and the Veterans and Military Council of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, the event will feature three inspirational speakers, each with their personal and intimate stories of how Sept. 11 impacted their lives forever and what they are doing to positively influence the lives of others.

This event is open to the public. Tickets are $25 for chamber members or members of the community and free to veterans, active military, first responders and students.

Rise From the Ashes Launch Party

As a member of the Rise Together Community, you are cordially invited to join us for the book launch party! We hope you'll join us in person, but we know that traveling is difficult in this current environment.

Cost per person: $25 virtually, $40 in-person, $0 for Author Community members. Appetizers and Fountain Drinks provided in-person.

Date: October 23rd, 2021

Time: 2-4pm EST

Location: Bohemian Hotel Celebration - 700 Bloom St, Celebration, FL 34747

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