A round-up of September 11-related functions and events.
If you know of a September 11 event that hasn’t been listed, please post the details or email them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bel Air High School 9/11 Flag Memorial
A 9/11 Flag Memorial has been created at Bel Air High School to honor and remember 9/11. 2,977 lives were lost as a result of the 9/11 terrorist attack. The memorial consists of 2,977 American flags, one to represent each life that was lost. The memorial will be up from Friday, September 10 to Friday, September 17. Christina McIntyre, a Bel Air High School junior, is the project’s student leader and Mr. Andrew Austing, a Bel Air High School teacher, is the project’s teacher leader.
Annual 9/11 Flag Waving Tribute
Delegate Pat McDonough and Delegate Rick Impallaria, along with volunteer firefighters and community groups, will host a flag-waving remembrance tribute to the victims and families of 911. This is the 9th Anniversary of that tragic day in New York City.
The annual event is open to the public and will take place on the Route 152 overpass at Interstate 95. There will be plenty of free parking at the Park and Ride on Mountain Road (Route 152).
Delegate McDonough stated, “We encourage people to bring their families, friends, and flags on Saturday, Sept. 11th from 2 to 4 in the afternoon.”
Steve Jackson is the founder of the event.
For additional information or an interview, you may contact Delegate Pat McDonough at 410-238-0025 or send an e-mail to Patmcdee@comcast.net.
Howell To Be Keynote Speaker at Annual September 11 Remembrance Prayer Breakfast
Derek J. Howell is honored to serve as this year’s keynote speaker at the 9/11 remembrance prayer breakfast. The prayer breakfast is an annual event sponsored by the Christian Business Men’s Connection (CBMC) and the Route 40 Business Association. The prayer breakfast serves to honor the memory of those who lost their lives and who were involved in our nation’s tragedy on September 11, 2001.
Derek is a former Maryland state trooper who was serving on a federal task force on September 11, 2001. He will talk about his experiences and provide some interesting forgotten facts about the founding of our country. Derek will also give his personal testimony.
This year the prayer breakfast will be held on September 10 from 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. at the Richlin Ballroom in Edgewood, Maryland. For more information contact the Route 40 Business Association at 410-836-5937 or by email at: email@example.com.
Highland Heroes’ Salute
The Highland Heroes’ Salute will be held at 708 Street Road, at the Highland Commons, at 6:30. The Salute ceremony will be followed by a re-dedication of the old school bell, and a concert by the Bay Country Gentlemen.
Lowering of the Maryland State Flag and U.S. Flag to Half Staff
Governor Martin O’Malley has ordered the Maryland State Flag AND the U.S. Flag flown at half-staff on Saturday, September 11, 2010 from sunrise to sunset. This is in honor and memory of the lives lost on September 11, 2001 and to mark the ninth anniversary of that tragic day.
This action is taken under the Protocol for the Maryland State Flag. Any questions on the above should be directed to the Office of the Secretary of State.