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Date:
September 11, 2021
Time:
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Time Details:
8:00am: First Responder Procession begins 8:30am: Guest Speakers 8:46am: Moment of Silence
Location:

Main Street, Downtown Tavares at the Freedom Flag at Sinclair Ave & Main St

20TH Anniversary Commemorative Ceremony 9|11 PATRIOT DAY…NEVER FORGET

Tavares, FL (September 11th, 2021) ~ Patriot Day, officially known as National Day of Service and Remembrance, is observed every September 11th to honor the memory of the nearly 3,000 innocent people who lost their lives as a result of terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001.

September 11th, 2021 is the 20th Anniversary of that tragic day. Please join us in downtown Tavares on the front lawn at the historic courthouse for this commemorative ceremony as we honor the victims of 9|11.

Saturday, September 11th: 8 am – 10 am

  • Procession
    • First responders of and from cities within Lake County will come together to form a memorial procession on Main Street between S. Joanna Ave. & S. Sinclair Ave. in downtown Tavares.

Master of Ceremonies: Chief Richard Keith, Tavares Fire Dept.

Special Guest Speakers

  • Congressman Daniel Webster
  • Lake County Commission Chairman Sean Parks
  • Tavares Vice Mayor Lou Buigas
  • Eustis Mayor Michael Holland
  • Chaplain Rick Spence
  • 9|11 Flag of Honor Across America
    • Lake County Teen Court was selected as 1 of 60 communities in America to lead a new National 9/11 Day of Remembrance Project called the “9/11 Flag of Honor Across America”.

On Saturday, September 11th, 2021 (60) communities across America are joining together to Never Forget the 2,983 women, men, and children who lost their lives on September 11, 2001 (2,977) and February 26, 1993 (6).  Each of the 60 Inaugural Communities will remember (50) of the souls lost by reading their name, sharing where they are remembered in the North Pool or South Pool at the 9/11 Memorial in New York City, reading the panel number where their name is in bronze at the 9/11 Memorial, and reading a short bio for each listed on the website of the 9/11 Memorial and Museum.

On this special and sacred day, each of the (60) communities will raise the Official 9/11 Flag of Honor, which includes the names of all 2,983 victims who lost their lives on these two tragic days.  Each of the 9/11 Flags also visited the 9/11 Memorial and Museum on Sunday, June 27, 2021, and were on the Sacred Ground where the Twin Towers once stood, and where the 9/11 Memorial has been erected.

  • Lake County Museum of the Arts | featuring a special collection of 9|11 media open Saturday, September 11th: 10 am – 4 pm

WHEN: Saturday, September 11th, 2021: 8 am – 10 am

WHERE: Downtown Tavares, Procession: Main Street (between Joanna Ave. & Sinclair Ave.)

Speakers: Historic Courthouse Lawn: 350 W Main St, Tavares, FL 32778-3813

 

CONTACT:        

City of Tavares, Chief Keith, Tavares Fire

352-742-6391 rkeith@tavares.org

City of Tavares, Cheri Moan, Operations Coordinator

352-742-6176 cmoan@tavares.org 

 

 

Address:
Tavares, FL 32778
Contact:
352-742-6391
Cost:
Free
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9 | 11 Patriot Day "Never Forget" 20th Anniversary Commemoration Event

Saturday, September 11, 2021

Tavares will join the nation, and the world, as we mark the passage of two decades since the day that changed our lives forever. Never Forget Patriot Day, officially known as National Day of Service and Remembrance, is observed every September 11th to honor the memory of the nearly 3,000 innocent people who lost their lives as a result of terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. September 11, 2021 is the 20th Anniversary of that tragic day. Please join us for this commemorative ceremony as we honor the victims of 9|11. First responders of and from cities within Lake County will come together to form a memorial procession on Main Street between S. Joanna Ave. & S. Sinclair Ave. in downtown Tavares. A bell will be rung for each life that was lost on 9|11. Special guest speakers to be announced. Seating is limited.

N E W S   R E L E A S E

20TH Anniversary Commemorative Ceremony 9|11 PATRIOT DAY…NEVER FORGET

Tavares, FL (September 11th, 2021) ~ Patriot Day, officially known as National Day of Service and Remembrance, is observed every September 11th to honor the memory of the nearly 3,000 innocent people who lost their lives as a result of terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001.

September 11th, 2021 is the 20th Anniversary of that tragic day. Please join us in downtown Tavares on the front lawn at the historic courthouse for this commemorative ceremony as we honor the victims of 9|11.

Saturday, September 11th: 8 am – 10 am

  • Procession
    • First responders of and from cities within Lake County will come together to form a memorial procession on Main Street between S. Joanna Ave. & S. Sinclair Ave. in downtown Tavares.

Master of Ceremonies: Chief Richard Keith, Tavares Fire Dept.

Special Guest Speakers

  • Congressman Daniel Webster
  • Lake County Commission Chairman Sean Parks
  • Tavares Vice Mayor Lou Buigas
  • Eustis Mayor Michael Holland
  • Chaplain Rick Spence
  • 9|11 Flag of Honor Across America
    • Lake County Teen Court was selected as 1 of 60 communities in America to lead a new National 9/11 Day of Remembrance Project called the “9/11 Flag of Honor Across America”.

On Saturday, September 11th, 2021 (60) communities across America are joining together to Never Forget the 2,983 women, men, and children who lost their lives on September 11, 2001 (2,977) and February 26, 1993 (6).  Each of the 60 Inaugural Communities will remember (50) of the souls lost by reading their name, sharing where they are remembered in the North Pool or South Pool at the 9/11 Memorial in New York City, reading the panel number where their name is in bronze at the 9/11 Memorial, and reading a short bio for each listed on the website of the 9/11 Memorial and Museum.

On this special and sacred day, each of the (60) communities will raise the Official 9/11 Flag of Honor, which includes the names of all 2,983 victims who lost their lives on these two tragic days.  Each of the 9/11 Flags also visited the 9/11 Memorial and Museum on Sunday, June 27, 2021, and were on the Sacred Ground where the Twin Towers once stood, and where the 9/11 Memorial has been erected.

  • Lake County Museum of the Arts | featuring a special collection of 9|11 media open Saturday, September 11th: 10 am – 4 pm

WHEN: Saturday, September 11th, 2021: 8 am – 10 am

WHERE: Downtown Tavares, Procession: Main Street (between Joanna Ave. & Sinclair Ave.)

Speakers: Historic Courthouse Lawn: 350 W Main St, Tavares, FL 32778-3813

 

CONTACT:        

City of Tavares, Chief Keith, Tavares Fire

352-742-6391 rkeith@tavares.org

City of Tavares, Cheri Moan, Operations Coordinator

352-742-6176 cmoan@tavares.org