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Norfolk, VA, August 31, 2011—Sunday, September 11th, 2011 marks the 10th anniversary of 9/11. In observance of this momentous day in American history, Beliefnet (www.Beliefnet.com), the Web’s leading multi-faith inspiration and spirituality website and a property of BN Media, LLC (Norfolk, VA), is joining millions around the globe in remembrance and reflections on the events that tragically took thousands of lives and redefined countless others.

With their Fallen Towers, Rising Hope feature, Beliefnet honors the 10th anniversary of 9/11 with several commemorative editorial pieces including inspiring interviews with 9/11 survivors, interviews with several faith leaders from around globe for an interfaith dialogue on faith relations since 9/11. In addition, Beliefnet columnists recount where they were when they first learned of the terrorist attacks and Beliefnet examines how 9/11 affected pop culture from books to music and film. Beliefnet will also celebrate ten inspiring individuals who turned the tragic events of 9/11 into good by founding charities dedicated to serving those affected by 9/11 or in the honor of loved ones lost.

In the spirit of remembrance, Beliefnet is offering its visitors a memorial wall where they can leave prayers and special messages for anyone affected by the terror attacks of 9/11.

Finally, Beliefnet is asking visitors to submit stories of how 9/11 inspired positive changes in their lives whether small, like spending more time with family or large, like starting a new charity. The most compelling story will be hand-picked Beliefnet’s editorial staff and the winner will receive $250 to donate to the charity of their choice.

To read more, visit http://www.Beliefnet.com/9_11Anniversary/Index.

About Beliefnet

Beliefnet, a property of BN Media (Norfolk, VA) and a recipient of the National Magazine Award for General Excellence Online, is the largest multi-faith online community for spirituality and inspiration. Its mission is to help people find and walk a spiritual path that instills comfort, hope, clarity, strength and happiness for people who are exploring their own faith or curious about others. Beliefnet is the definitive source of spiritual information presented without defined editorial point-of-view, and is a leading authority for major news organizations in the United States. It covers an exhaustive range of topics and is continually enhanced by its users. Resources include blogs and social networking tools, feature articles and videos, quizzes, devotionals, photo galleries and interviews with noted politicians, celebrities and spiritual leaders. Beliefnet has more than 13 million newsletter subscribers and averages nearly three million unique visitors per month. Beliefnet is not affiliated with any spiritual organization or movement.

About BN Media, LLC
The mission of BN Media is to serve the vast online market for spirituality and inspiration, bringing audio-visual and written content to the masses while helping people make a difference for their favorite nonprofit organization. BN Media achieves this by bridging the gap through which ordinary activities inspire activism, online giving and volunteerism.

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