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9/11 REMEMBRANCE AT FREEDOM PARK (UPDATE)

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THERE’S SOME CHANGES FOR TONIGHT’S 9/11 CEREMONIES AT SIOUXLAND FREEDOM PARK IN SOUTH SIOUX CITY.

BECAUSE OF THE HEAVY RAIN OVERNIGHT, CARS CANNOT PARK ON THE GRASSY AREA NEAR THE VIETNAM WALL.

ONCE THE PARKING LOT IS FULL, A HARD SURFACE LOT NEAR THE LARGE TENNIS BUILDING UNDER CONSTRUCTION WILL BE USED.

SCHOOL BUSES WILL SHUTTLE ATTENDEES TO AND FROM THE 7PM EVENT.

A DIGNIFIED RETIREMENT FLAG BURNING AND A CANDLELIGHT VIGIL TO HONOR THE VICTIMS OF THE 9-11 ATTACKS WILL TAKE PLACE.

THE PUBLIC IS ENCOURAGED TO BRING THEIR OWN LAWN CHAIRS TO THE CEREMONY.

Updated 1:55pm 9/11/19


SIOUXLAND FREEDOM PARK WILL BE THE SITE OF A SPECIAL CEREMONY WEDNESDAY TO REMEMBER THE TERRORIST ATTACKS OF SEPTEMBER 11TH, 2001.

A DIGNIFIED RETIREMENT OF OLD AND DAMAGED AMERICAN FLAGS WILL BE CONDUCTED BY THE AMERICAN LEGION/VFW POSTS OF DAKOTA CITY, HOMER, JACKSON AND SOUTH SIOUX CITY.

THERE WILL ALSO BE A CANDLELIGHT VIGIL TO HONOR THE VICTIMS OF THE 9-11 ATTACKS.

THAT WILL BE CONDUCTED BY THE FIRE/RESCUE DEPARTMENTS OF DAKOTA CITY, EMERSON, HOMER, JACKSON AND SOUTH SIOUX CITY.

THE PUBLIC IS ENCOURAGED TO BRING THEIR OWN LAWN CHAIRS TO THE CEREMONY.

ANYONE WISHING TO CONTRIBUTE A WORN FLAG TO THE RETIREMENT CEREMONY IS WELCOME TO BRING IT WITH THEM.

THE EVENT BEGINS AT 7PM AT FREEDOM PARK.