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Posted on: August 27, 2021

City of Fishers Sets Commemoration for the 20th Anniversary of September 11 Attacks

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As the world marks the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, the City of Fishers plans to commemorate the occasion during a series of programs and events. The commemoration on September 11 to remember and pay respects to those impacted by the events of September 11.

The September 11 Commemoration was developed in partnership with Fishers Patriotic Committee members and Fishers’ public safety teams and staff.

Fishers residents are encouraged to participate in this observance through the following opportunities:

Fishers Farmers’ Market

During the Fishers Farmers’ Market on September 11, moments of silence will be held in remembrance of the attacks on the World Trade Center (8:46 a.m. and 9:03 a.m.), the Pentagon (9:37 a.m.), and Flight 93 (10:03 a.m.). 

Kids are welcome to create thank you cards for first responders as they learn about how first responders, neighbors, and friends demonstrated acts of kindness in the days following the attacks.

Safety Day

Fishers Fire and Emergency Services’ annual family-friendly Safety Day will be held at the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater from 3 – 7 p.m. on Saturday, September 11.

Safety Day will give attendees a hands-on experience with every aspect of safety – from first responders to service providers to being prepared for disasters.

The event will open with a remembrance ceremony featuring the Fishers Honor Guard and public safety officials. Throughout the event, enjoy demonstrations from Fishers police Department’s K9 team, tire changing demonstrations, Fishers Fire and Emergency Services, and more.

Run to Remember 5K

Fishers Run to Remember 5K Run/Walk, held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, will unite the community by honoring and remembering the 2,977 people who died in the attack on September 11, 2001. The run is an event to honor the memories of those we lost, cherish those within our circles, and work together for unity and a peaceful tomorrow.

Front line personnel are encouraged to complete the run/walk in uniform and gear.

Registration for the 5K can be found here: https://runsignup.com/runtoremember5k.

Multi-Faith Prayer Service and Vigil

The Commemoration will conclude at the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater with a multi-faith prayer service and vigil to remember those who perished, were injured, or continue to face sustained injuries and mental illness from the events associated with the attacks.

The vigil will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, September 11.

Volunteer

Volunteer opportunities are available for the events listed. Serve the community on this important day of remembrance by visiting volunteerFishers.com.

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