The Woodlands Township and the Township Board of Directors will host two ceremonies in remembrance of 9/11 and in honor of first responders on Wednesday, September 11, 2019. The community is invited to attend both events.
The Patriot Day of Remembrance will be from 7:30 to 8 a.m. at Central Fire Station, 9951 Grogan's Mill Road, The Woodlands, TX 77380. The ceremony will include a Presentation of Colors by The Woodlands Fire Department Honor Guard along with a reading of The Fireman's Prayer and The Ringing of the Bell in honor of fallen firefighters. The event will also pay tribute to those who lost their lives during the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.
First Responders Day in The Woodlands will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Town Green Park, 2099 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77380. The Woodlands Township will honor and thank first responders with a community gathering featuring a Presentation of Colors, guest speakers and more.
"The tragic events of September 11 have forever shaped our nation," said Township Chairman of the Board Gordy Bunch. "The Board of Directors encourages the entire community to join us as we remember the many lives lost and recognize the first responders who displayed immense heroism on that day as they do every day. We look forward to paying tribute to the fallen and honoring their memory and courage."