Williamston to hold 9/11 Memorial Service Saturday

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The Town of Williamston will hold a 911 Memorial Service that will take place at 2:00 PM on September 9 at the Williamston Fire Department located at 20 W Main St. in Williamston. The event will include the Mayor, Council Members, government staff, MedShore Ambulance Service, Williamston Fire Department, the Williamston Police Department, and the pastor of Trinity Baptist Church. The “Blood Connection” bus will be at the Mineral Spring Park taking blood donations for those in need. Free T-shirts are available for those who give. Please join us in this event!

“May the lives remembered, the deeds recognized, and the spirit reawakened be eternal beacons, which reaffirm respect for life, strengthen our resolve to preserve freedom, and inspire an end to hatred, ignorance and intolerance.”
These words are part of the mission statement of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center in New York City.

A 9/11 Memorial Marker is prominently located in front of the Williamston Fire Department.

“As the nation and world mark the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the Town of Williamston shares the sentiments of the 9/11 Memorial and calls upon local residents to make Sept. 9, 2017 a day of commemoration,” said Captain Kevin Marsee of the Williamston Police Department.