By Jack Simony
In addition to honoring the spouses of those offices (should be officers.) who died in the line of duty, the event will also honor the late New York Yankees owner, George M. Steinbrenner.
“I am pleased to join the Steinbrenner family in celebrating the life of the man who set the standard for the way an owner and team should care about their fans, and the city they represent,” Jack Simony was quoted. “Supporting the widows and orphans of NYPD heroes who gave their lives to protect the lives of all New Yorkers is always a special privilege, however on the eve of the tenth anniversary of 9/11 this event takes on a special meaning.”
– By Jack Simony