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Posted on: September 8, 2023

Town of Prosper Commemorates 9/11 with Special Ceremony and Blood Drive on September 11

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The Town of Prosper is honored to invite the community to join us in remembering the tragic events of September 11, 2001, at a special 9/11 Ceremony to be held at the Prosper Central Fire Station, located at 911 Safety Way, on Monday, September 11, 2023, starting at 9 a.m.

This solemn event will feature heartfelt remarks from Town of Prosper Fire and Police Chiefs, as well as esteemed elected officials, including Prosper Mayor David Bristol, Congressman Michael Burgess and Congressman Keith Self. The ceremony will be a moment to reflect on the sacrifices made on that fateful day and to honor the memory of those we lost.

The program will include the National Anthem, a moving performance of "America the Beautiful" by the Rock Hill High School quartet, an invocation, a 9/11 Memorial video, Tolling of the Bells, Taps, a touching remembrance video and a heartwarming rendition of "Amazing Grace" by bagpipers. Additionally, a mobile memorial displaying a beam from the World Trade Center will be on exhibit, serving as a powerful reminder of the resilience of our nation.

As a special tribute, Careflite, PHI and Children’s Health will perform a helicopter flyover during the ceremony, adding a unique and awe-inspiring element to the ceremony.

Please join us in this meaningful event to honor the memory of 9/11 and the resilience of our community. Let us come together to remember, reflect and unite as we pay our respects to those who were affected by this tragic day. 

In conjunction with the 9/11 Ceremony, the annual Carter BloodCare Blood Drive will take place throughout the day at the Central Fire Station. The Carter BloodCare bus will be stationed at the site from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Your blood donation can make a difference and save lives in our community. Let us unite in compassion and generosity to support this vital cause. Sign up now and help us make a lasting impact!

Prosper 9/11 Ceremony Details:
Date: September 11, 2023
Time: 9 a.m.
Location: Central Fire Station (911 Safety Way Prosper, TX)

Prosper 9/11 Blood Drive Registration

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