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    Question 9/11 Memorials - What Employers Still Do Them?

    We just got a message about a company-wide memorial service on 9/11 to remember our company's employees that died in the attacks. We have the service/ceremony every year - but I was wondering if other companies that members work at still do these or if we're just different since we lost 295 employees in the attacks?

    I think they're important to do, at least for the companies directly affected, just curious if others still have them as well.

    FYI - Here is our company's memorial website... LINK


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    Re: 9/11 Memorials - What Employers Still Do Them?

    Americans have forgot about 9/11. Our company does not do anything. We celebrate the Pride Parade though.



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    Re: 9/11 Memorials - What Employers Still Do Them?

    Quote Originally Posted by Knownothing View Post
    We celebrate the Pride Parade though.
    Please tell me that isnt what I think it is.

    I dont believe Americans have forgotten about 9/11 at all. For those of us that werent directly effected, its hard to attach to it as strongly as the ones who were. Its like that with any tragedy.



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    Re: 9/11 Memorials - What Employers Still Do Them?

    My post was to say we don't celebrate or morn for 9/11 people because we are to busy celebrating Pride, Latino fest, and everyother stupid day our company has. However we don't celebrate December 7th or 9/11.



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    Re: 9/11 Memorials - What Employers Still Do Them?

    Our company will have a get-together Sept 11th to commemorate. As military contractors every single one of us have a direct connection to that day, or the consequences following.


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    Re: 9/11 Memorials - What Employers Still Do Them?

    What happens on Dec. 7th?


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    Re: 9/11 Memorials - What Employers Still Do Them?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone62 View Post
    What happens on Dec. 7th?
    Pearl Harbor


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    Re: 9/11 Memorials - What Employers Still Do Them?

    I am pretty sure we had a moment of silence last year. But I don't believe my company was directly affected by it so that may be why it a small sort thing.



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    Re: 9/11 Memorials - What Employers Still Do Them?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone62 View Post
    What happens on Dec. 7th?
    History awareness day



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    Re: 9/11 Memorials - What Employers Still Do Them?

    We remember it. I saw some people hanging flags today too.



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    Re: 9/11 Memorials - What Employers Still Do Them?

    Our company is small and local, so of course we don't, but I know it is on the mind of most on that day.



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    Re: 9/11 Memorials - What Employers Still Do Them?

    Quote Originally Posted by Knownothing View Post
    My post was to say we don't celebrate or morn for 9/11 people because we are to busy celebrating Pride, Latino fest, and everyother stupid day our company has. However we don't celebrate December 7th or 9/11.
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    Re: 9/11 Memorials - What Employers Still Do Them?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone62 View Post
    What happens on Dec. 7th?
    Are you kidding me...


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    Re: 9/11 Memorials - What Employers Still Do Them?

    As other have said if it didn't directly affect you or someone you loved you have a hard time attaching to it like others. 9/11 I try and stop and think back - I was in Soc134 when I found out about it, but that's really about all I think about.


    P.S. I had no idea about Dec 7th either - wasn't alive so I don't attach myself to it.

    Always good to know though.



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    Re: 9/11 Memorials - What Employers Still Do Them?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phaedrus View Post
    Our company will have a get-together Sept 11th to commemorate. As military contractors every single one of us have a direct connection to that day, or the consequences following.



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