Patriot Day - 9/11 Remembrance Ceremonies | Events
A list of 9/11 remembrance ceremonies taking place around the area.
-September 11th Memorial Ceremony
The public is invited to come out and honor of the memories of the 2,898 victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on our nation.
WHEN: Sept. 11, 8:40 a.m.
WHERE: 165th Airlift Wing Main Hanger, Bldg 1905, Savannah
-1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment Commemorative 9-11 Run
1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment will conduct an 11-mile run to commemorate the 11th Anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the United States.
WHEN: Sept. 11, 7 a.m.
WHERE: 40 Rangers will run from exit 155 at I-16 and finish at Forsyth Park.
-Tunnel To Towers Run Savannah - 5k
The Tunnel to Towers Run honors the legacy of New York City firefighter Stephen Siller and the 342 FDNY brothers who sacrificed their lives on September 11, 2001.
WHEN: Sept. 15, 8 a.m.
WHERE: Orleans Square in historic downtown Savannah.
CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO REGISTER.
-Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield and the Third Infantry Division 9-11 remembrance ceremony.
WHEN: Sept. 11, 9:30 a.m.
WHERE: Main Post Chapel, Fort Stewart
-Pembroke 9-11 observance with a speaker and a vehicle display
WHEN: 6 p.m., Sept. 9
-Bradwell Institute 9-11 ceremony with a speaker from 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team.
WHEN: 2:30 p.m., Sept. 11
WHERE: Bradwell Institute
-Claxton Patriot remembrance service with a speaker from 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team.
WHEN: 12:30 p.m., Sept. 12
-9/11 Remembrance Ceremony honoring victims, fallen first responders and also awarding Police Officer of the Year and Firefighter of the Year of Thunderbolt.
WHEN: Sept. 11, 9 a.m.
WHERE: Post 184, American Legion, Rowland Ave at Legion Drive, Thunderbolt.
-9/11 Memorial Observance
Chatham Area Transit (CAT) will join the nation in observing the eleventh anniversary of the first attack on our country and the lives that were sacrificed. At 8:46 AM, all revenue vehicles will pull their vehicles out of the flow of traffic and park. The operators will then stand outside of their buses, for one minute, in a moment of silence.
WHEN: Sept. 11, 8:46 a.m.
WHERE: Chatham County
-Patriot Day ceremony on Tybee
Remember September 11 with fellow Americans at American Legion Post 154. A ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. with a pot luck supper to follow.
WHEN: Sept. 11, 7 p.m.
WHERE: America Legion Post 154, 10 Veteran's Drive, Tybee Island
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-9/11 community blood drive
If you're looking for a way to make a difference, the Blood Alliance along with Hinesville Lodge 271 are asking the community to make September 11th a day you give from your heart. All are invited to come out and donate at Tuesday's blood drive.
WHEN: Sept. 11, 1 to 7 p.m.
WHERE: Hinesville Lodge 271 on Elma G Miles Parkway, Hinesville.
-Beaufort County schools will be observing the 9/11 anniversary in a variety of ways. All district schools will fly their flags at half-staff, many will observe a moment of silence to begin the school day, and schools will hold formal ceremonies. The following is a list of formal events planned:
- Mossy Oaks Elementary (Unity/Patriot Day): Students will recite the Pledge of Allegiance and sing the National Anthem outside. They will form a large circle or two around the driveway loop (weather permitting) facing the flagpole and hold hands to show the unity of the school. Local firefighters, police officers and EMTs will participate at 8:30.
- M.C. Riley Elementary: The school's student council will sponsor a schoolwide assembly at 9:30 a.m. in the Flag Court Garden. Faculty, staff, students, and community will gather for patriotic songs, student poetry and essay readings. This year, Student Council will recognize and honor families of M.C. Riley who have family members presently serving in the military. There will be a special performance by the Parris Island Marine Corps Brass Quintet.
- Hilton Head Island High: The high school's JROTC unit will lead a 7:45 a.m. event around the flagpole.
- Whale Branch Early College High: The high school's JROTC unit will lead a 7:30 schoolwide event at school’s flagpole.
- St. Helena Elementary: Students will wear red, white and blue, and administrators will read age-appropriate books to homerooms and lead any discussions that might be generated.
- Hilton Head Island Elementary: A pair of schoolwide assemblies at 9 and 9:40. Students will wear red, white and blue and say the Pledge of Allegiance with local firefighters and police officers present. A bugler will blow “Taps” in a school hallway at 8:45 a.m., the time when the first airliner struck the north tower of the World Trade Center.
-The annual September 11 mass at St. Peter's Church
There will be a light lunch following mass at Station 24.
WHEN: Sept. 11, Noon
WHERE: St. Peter's Church, 70 Ladys Island Drive, Beaufort, SC
-Waterfront Park remembrance
The public is invited to join in to remember our brothers and sisters who perished on 9/11/2001.
WHEN: Sept. 11, 8:30 a.m.
WHERE: City of Beaufort Waterfront Pavilion
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