Skip to main content

12th Annual Thanks To Yanks 9/11 Tribute Dinner Registration Now Open

MILFORD, MA – The 12th Annual Thanks To Yanks Tribute 9/11 Dinner is now open for registration. This free dinner will be hosted on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Milford, MA.

The dinner will only open to military members, veterans, first responders, and families. This non-political event is to simply say "Thank You" for the sacrifices they make to ensure our freedoms and safety while also remembering the heroes and victims of 9/11. The first tribute dinner hosted 120 guests and has continued to grow each year with over 450 guests in 2017.

This special free tribute dinner recognizes all military members, veterans, first responders and their families, including Blue and Gold Star families. Registration is required for the event as seating will be limited and can be done at

The dinner will also include:
  • Flag Line with Patriot Guard Riders         
  • Flag Tower
  • Presentation of Colors                           
  • Missing Man Table Ceremony
  • Blessing of our Heroes                               
  • Speakers
  • Presentations
“We are planning on having a Medal of Liberty ceremony to our tribute dinner this year," Said Thanks To Yanks president and founder, Michael Shain. "The medal is given to the family of a fallen hero and acknowledges the sacrifices, made for freedom.”

Thanks To Yanks, is a non-political 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to support military members, veterans and their families.  It was originally founded in 2006 as a onetime 9/11 Tribute Dinner to recognize the sacrifices military families endured in response to the attacks.  Now, as an all-volunteer organization, Thanks To Yanks provides resources, connects the community with programs and identifies gaps in service to maximize support of our military and veterans.  

For more information or to donate, please visit, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.

You can also contact Thanks To Yanks through their phone ((508) 330-8487) or email ([email protected]).






Bellingham Stuff


Seasonal Widget
Loading Family Features Content Widget
Loading Family Features Article