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Posted on: September 8, 2011

[ARCHIVED] City to join the National Moment of Remembrance on the tenth anniversary of September 11th

Blue Springs, Mo. – The City of Blue Springs will join hundreds of other city and county governments across the United States by participating in the National Moment of Remembrance on Sunday, September 11, 2011 at 12 p.m. (Central Standard Time.) The Moment of Remembrance will take place for one full minute at noon.

The Blue Springs Police Department will observe a minute of radio silence and City flags will be lowered to half-staff in honor of the National Moment of Remembrance.

The United States Senate unanimously passed a resolution asking all Americans to participate in a moment of remembrance at 1 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) on September 11, 2011. At the September 7, 2011 City Council Meeting, Mayor Ross and the City Council presented a proclamation in support of the National Moment of Remembrance.

In honor of the anniversary, residents are asked to stop and remember those we lost as a result of the September 11th attacks and to display the American Flag to show the strength and perseverance of the American people.


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