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NATIONAL DAY OF SERVICE AND REMEMBRANCE

It's hard to believe that teens now entering college were not yet born on that unforgettable Tuesday morning. Nearly 3,000 people died in Manhattan, at the Pentagon, and in a Pennsylvania field on September 11, 2001, in what remains the deadliest act of terrorism in history.


At 8:46 AM, American Airlines Flight 11 from Boston, bound for LA, crashed into the World Trade Center's North Tower, between the 93rd and 99th floors.


At 9:03 AM, United Airlines Flight 175, also headed from Boston to LA, crashed into the World Trade Center's South Tower, between the 77th and 85th floors.


At 9:37 AM, American Airlines Flight 77, bound from Washington area to LA, crashed into the western side of the Pentagon.


9:59 AM – the South Tower collapsed.


At 10:03 AM, United Flight 93, headed to San Fransisco from Newark, New Jersey, crashed into an empty field near Shanksville, PA. Passengers on the plane tried to retake control of the aircraft and diverted it as it was headed to Washington for another target.


10:28 AM – The North Tower collapsed.


Twenty years ago, the world was changed. Although the teens

entering college have no memory of the events, their world has had a

sense of terrorism as a norm.


Things will happen, and we cannot always prevent them. However,

we can control how we respond. The 9/11 Museum calls this the 9/12 story. The understanding is that we have this capacity for compassion, resilience, and hope when horrible things happen.


On September 11, Patriot Day gives all of us time to reflect on the devastating terror attacks. We commemorate those we lost and give thanks to the brave first responders who put their lives on the line. Take a moment to consider what we stand for as a nation and how we can work together to make the world a better place for all.

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LP CLEAN UP DAY

A Day of Service in Legacy Park


Thank you Kristina Bouterse and Trevor Billings for organizing the Legacy Park Clean-Up Days!


There were lots of families putting trash in its place. Join us on September 11th at 9 AM by the Outdoor Gym parking area.


Be part of the solution, not the pollution.

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Each life lost to the senseless tragic events of September 11, 2001, will be honored by our 5th Field of Flags installation in 2021. This powerful commemorative event begins on Saturday, September 4th, and will be open to the public until Saturday, September 18th (flag removal will begin that morning). Please join us as we remember and honor those who lost their lives that fateful day.


The entire community is invited to participate in what has become one of the largest commemorative events in the nation. There are many ways to become involved. 


  • Visit the 2021 Field of Flags installation
  • Sponsor a flag to be flown at the 2021 Field of Flags
  • Carry a flag in the Processional for the installation of flags at Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield
  • Saturday, September 11, attend the Memorial Service and Reading of the Names of those who lost their lives on 9/11 at Kennesaw National Battlefield Park, 900 Kennesaw Mountain Drive in Kennesaw.
  • Share a personal memory of that day


Organized by the Kiwanis Club of Marietta through the Marietta Kiwanis Foundation, the 9/11 Field of Flags is displayed every five years and has become one of the largest commemorative events in the nation. Flag sponsorship helps to fund this project and ensure its continuation in the future. The Marietta Kiwanis Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization, #58-1409116. 


For more details, visit: http://www.911fieldofflags.com/


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