Hansgrohe Honors Sept. 11 Heroes
Alpharetta, GA Hansgrohe Inc., a manufacturer of decorative
faucets, showerheads and related products for the kitchen and bath,
recently sponsored a special dinner to pay tribute to New York and
New Jersey law-enforcement officials who died during rescue
operations at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2002.
Organized annually during National Police Week by the New York
State Fraternal Order of Police (NYS FOP), the dinner honors police
officers nationwide who have lost their lives in the line of duty
during the past year.
This year’s event, held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington
D.C., was attended by nearly 400 guests, including the families and
friends of 71 fallen officers, local and national law-enforcement
officials, Hansgrohe representatives and escorting police
The tribute featured a number of noted speakers and special
guests. Among them were Elaine L. Chao, secretary of the U.S.
Department of Labor; Steve Young, national president of the
Fraternal Order of Police (FOP); and Patrick J. Lynch, president of
the PBA of NYC.