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59 Minute Series: It Started With A Helmet

September 9, 2022 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

59 Minutes Series - It All Started With a Helmet

Join us for a thrilling 59 Minute Series luncheon featuring Naples Veteran Jerry Sanford as he talks about his new book, “It Started with a Helmet.” Sanford recounts how a firefighter’s helmet at a North Naples station took him to New York City just one day before the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center. That day, Sanford, a 29-year FDNY firefighter, had a chance reunion with dozens of long-time friends who would heroically perish in less than 24 hours. He writes about the devastation and destruction he witnessed first-hand as Sanford returned to New York and joined his fellow first responders as a volunteer during the recovery phase of the attacks. “It Started with a Helmet” is a story about perseverance and the resilience of the human spirit, told by Sanford in an entertaining way that will leave you on the edge of your seat.

Friday, September 9, 2022
Lunch from 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Discussion from 12:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Ispiri, 1205 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples

RSVP (239) 430-3184 or 59minutes@avowcares.org.


September 9, 2022
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Ispiri Community Center
1205 Whippoorwill Ln
Naples, FL 34105,
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