- 2004 -

Julian, CA

July 4, 2004

Julian Parade Pipers
In cooperation with Jack Toale (President of FDNY California Retirees) WM-ROS presents a 9/11 Memorial Photo Exhibit and drives the 9/11 Homeland Security Vehicle in the Fourth of July Independence parade to an estimated 5,000 spectators.
Hillcrest City Fest

August 8, 2004

9/11 Tribute presented to Hillcrest in cooperative effort with the California Firefighter's Rolling Memorial Hook and Ladder, San Diego Fire Department, and the Homeland Security 9/11 Memorial Vehicle.

Los Angeles


Friday, September 3, 2004
Pasadena Civic Auditorium, 6-9PM

300 E. Green Street, Pasadena, CA 91101

Pasadena WORLD MEMORIAL Release of Souls Memorial Concert, September 3, 2004
Tonight's ROS concert was dedicated to Los Angeles County Captain Daniel Elkins (Died while working a house fire July13, 2004) and LA City Firefighter Jamie Foster who was LAFD's first female firefighter to die in the line of duty. She died last month on August 14, 2004.

Bradley Burlingame (brother Captain "Chic" Burlingame) officiated the ceremony to add the FLIGHT CREW names the ROS touring 9/11 memorial.

LA Concert Poster
News Article, eMediaWire, August 16, 2004
News Article, Pasadena, August 3, 2004

Erroll G. Southers, Master of Ceremonies
Warren Clymer, Exec Producer (Art Director, The Godfather)
Brett Hill, Project Manager, South Pasadena IAFF Local President
Website by Fire Fighter Brett Hill

Ground Zero

September 9-11, 2004
WORLD MEMORIAL helps Gear Up Foundation with their Ride of the Americas during the three days of ceremony to the Pentagon, Shanksville, and finally Ground Zero.
We were the only organization to be invited for a third year in a row to Ground Zero.
Our team coordinated with semi-truck Rolling Memorial to provide the motorcycled escort.

Balboa Park San Diego
September 11, 2004

San Diego PUBLIC Concert on September 11, 2004
ROS Memorial and Outdoor Concert, Balboa Park, Organ Pavilion, 5:30-9:30 PM
Run your mouse over the Release of Souls Memorial above

ROS Concert Program (PDF), ROS Concert Poster
Master of Ceremonies: Steve Lewandowski
Ceremony to Honor Seven Paramedics and Rescue Dogs Sirius and Bear
Guest Speaker, Erroll G. Southers, California State Director of Homeland Security
Project Manager - SDFD Mitch Mendler, Website, 9/11 Memorial Coins
Assisted by Jack Toale, FDNY Retirees of California, President
FDNY Retirees of California Dinner, San Diego FIRE HOUSE Museum
Image of World Trade Center - San Diego for permit application on June 27, 2004
Erroll Southers

USS Midway
Aircraft Carrier

Fire House WORLD invites WORLD MEMORIAL to San Diego FIRE EXPO, 2-4 Feb 2005
Fire House WORLD invites WORLD MEMORIAL to San Diego FIRE EXPO, 2-4 Feb 2005

San Diego , September 13 - October 27, 2004

WORLD MEMORIAL (40-foot) shipping container is loaded onboard the Aircraft Carrier USS Midway.
Rear Admiral "Mac" McLaughlin (Museum CEO) officiated the military ceremony to add 125 Pentagon names to the Release of Souls exhibit.

"The more I studied the entire display, the more deeply it touched me. I'm thankful that this wonderful tribute is being traveled around the country for the sake of those of us far away from New York , allowing us to focus on something tangible to go along with our feelings about this tragic event in our nation's history."
USS Midway Guest Peggy Vaughan of www.dearpeggy.com

Huntington Beach, CA
Surf City, USA

formal ceremony to honor to the outstanding service of Huntington Beach Public Safety

November 20, 2004
By request from Huntington Beach Firefighters, newly elected WORLD MEMORIAL Vice President Mitch Mendler assists the USMC and President of FDNY California Retirees with a formal ceremony to honor to the outstanding service of Huntington Beach Public Safety.