Annual 9/11 Luncheon of Honor

Join the First Responders Foundation for our

Annual 9/11 Event of Honor
with Keynote Speaker
University of Nebraska President Ted Carter

2021 represents the First Responders Foundation’s Fifth Annual 9/11 Event of Honor. It also marks the 20th Anniversary of 9/11/2001 

You are invited to the luncheon on September 10th from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Omaha Marriott Downtown at the Capitol District.

The event will begin with a minute of silence in remembrance of 9/11. Opening remarks will be made by our CEO, Al Batschelet and President, Todd Sears. During lunch we will hear from University of Nebraska President Ted Carter. The luncheon will include the tradition of inducting those who have made a difference in the lives of first responders and the Foundation, and those who have made a great impact in the community into the
Ancient Order of Saint Florian and Saint Michael

This year we are honored to induct:
University of Nebraska President Ted Carter
Debbie & Jeff Bremer
Omaha Police Officers Association
Omaha Professional Fire Fighters Association, IAFF 385
American Legion Riders Post 374

Special Thanks to Our Sponsors!

To purchase tables or tickets to the luncheon

Sponsorships are available for the luncheon.

2021 Keynote Speaker: University of Nebraska President Ted Carter

The First Responders Foundation is proud to present University of Nebraska President Ted Carter as the keynote speaker for the 2021 9/11 Luncheon of Honor. 

President Carter leads a four-campus university system that enrolls nearly 52,000 students and employs 16,000 faculty and staff on campuses in Lincoln, Omaha, and Kearney, plus academic divisions and research and extension centers across the state. He serves as chief spokesman and chief executive officer for the system, which operates on a $2.8 billion annual budget and includes a flagship Big Ten institution, a world-renowned academic health sciences center, Division I athletics programs, and preeminent institutes focused on water and agriculture, national security and defense, infectious disease and early childhood education.

Regent Jim Pillen states about President Carter, “Ted’s character and integrity are second to none. He has a proven focus on the success and well-being of students, faculty, and staff. He has a deep appreciation for the role and mission of higher education. And he is a public servant in every sense of the word”.

To read more about President Carter click here.

Sponsorship Levels


Chief Level Sponsorship – $10,000

  • Sponsor name/logo displayed on foundation website as “Chief Level Sponsor”
  • Sponsor name/logo on foundation social media as “Chief Level Sponsor”
  • Sponsor name/logo on event signage & program
  • Special recognition of sponsorship during the event
  • Special recognition in all media alerts and press releases
  • Recognition in social media (at least 4 mentions during September)
  • Opportunity for on-site signage at the FRF Facility
  • Prominent table for 10 at the event

Command Sponsorship – $5,000

  • Sponsor name/logo displayed on foundation website as “Command Sponsor”
  • Sponsor name/logo on foundation social media as “Command Sponsor”
  • Sponsor name/logo on event signage & program
  • Special recognition of sponsorship during the event
  • Special recognition in all media alerts and press releases
  • Priority table for 10 at the event

Badge Sponsorship – $2,500

  • Sponsor name/logo displayed on foundation website as “Badge Sponsor”
  • Sponsor name/logo on foundation social media as “Badge Sponsor”
  • Sponsor name/logo on event signate & program
  • Priority Table for 10 at the event
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