The City of Rolla Fire & Rescue invites the public to a remembrance ceremony for the tenth anniversary of the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001. The memorial ceremony, titled A Day of Remembrance: Honoring Those of 9/11, will be held on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011 at 1 p.m. at the Rolla Middle School Auditorium located on Soest Road.
The purpose of the hour-long commemoration is to give thanks and pay tribute to the victims and heroes who lost their lives on 9-11 and acted without fear, acted without hesitation, and gave their lives to save others.
The ceremony, sponsored by the City of Rolla Fire & Rescue, will feature remarks from City of Rolla Administration, City of Rolla Fire Chief Robert Williams, Phelps County Sherriff Rick Lisenbe, Rolla Police Chief Mark Kearse, Ray Massey, Phelps County Regional Medical Center EMS, and Rolla Rural Fire Chief Bruce Southard.
The tribute includes the City of Rolla Fire & Rescue Honor Guard presenting the colors with the Greentree Learning & Child Care Center performing. A traditional fire service “tolling the bell” will conclude the service.
For more information regarding the event, please contact the City of Rolla Fire & Rescue at (573) 364-3989.