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Patriots Day Ceremony and 9/11 Observance

September 11, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 10:45 am


The Community Military Appreciation Committee (CMAC) in partnership with the City of Vancouver invite the public to attend a special Patriot Day ceremony at City Hall in remembrance of all those who lost their lives during the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

The event, sponsored by CMAC and Waste Connections, starts at 9 a.m. in front of City Hall, 415 W. 6th St., Vancouver.

The ceremony will include the combined Vancouver Police and Vancouver Fire Honor Guard, musical performances, a ceremonial Fire Department bell ringing, Vancouver Veterans of Foreign Wars rifle salute, and remarks by Vancouver Mayor Timothy D. Leavitt, Vancouver Fire Chief Joe Molina and Vancouver Police Chief James McElvain. A community wreath also will be laid at the national flagpole in front of City Hall in honor of all first responders and civilians who lost their lives on that day, and 51 doves, led by the spirit dove, will be released in honor of our states.

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September 11, 2017
9:00 am - 10:45 am
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Vancouver , WA 98660 United States
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