Bergen County, NJ -- (SBWIRE) -- 12/23/2013 -- The holidays are a time for reflecting; on the year past, friends and family who have passed and the coming year. The USA has faced many tragedies that bring forth a time of reflection for a lot of people.
September 11, 2001 is a date that is forever engrained into the memories of people across the world. Even those not directly affected by 9/11 still remember and reflect on the tragedy.
For those that lost family and friends on that fateful day, remembering and reflecting about 9/11 during the holidays is especially timely. Anthony Amado and family members made a special trip to the 9/11 Memorial in New York City every year at Christmas time.
For Anthony Amado a yearly visit to the 9/11 Memorial with family is a vital part of the holiday season. Anthony Amado knew people who lost a spouse or a parent on 9/11. The holiday season is an important time for Anthony Amado to reflect and remember those affected.
For those not directly affected by the events of 9/11, the holidays are still a good time for reflecting and remembering the people that were affected.
Anthony Amado was born and raised in Bergen County, New Jersey. Coming from a large loving family, Anthony has developed a strong sense of determination and compassion for others. Growing up Anthony was in involved in church activities and an elite traveling soccer team. Traveling with the team required teamwork and dedication. It also allowed Anthony the chance to travel abroad and learn about new cultures and people at a young age.
Anthony attended college at Montclair State University, in Montclair, New Jersey. While in college Anthony continued to play colligate soccer. It was in college where Anthony’s strong interest in business and marketing started to grow. Anthony joined an international business fraternity, Alpha Kappa Psi (AKPSI) in college. The organization elected Anthony to the position of pledge class president. Alpha Kappa Psi was founded on the principles of educating its members and the public to appreciate and demand higher.
In the professional world, Anthony joined a growing company and has continued to help it grow. To get the business where it is at today, Anthony had to work three jobs at times to make it happen. The hard work and dedication that Anthony developed at a young age has carried through today.