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Date:
September 11, 2019
Time:
12:00 PM
Location:
Village Green
Address:
Worthington Village Green
Northwest Quadrant

Worthington, OH 43085
Cost:
Free
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Patriot Day - September 11th Remembrance

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Gather with the Worthington community to commemorate the anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks and recognize first responders, volunteers and others who protect our safety and freedoms.

The Ceremony is organized by Leasure-Blackston American Legion Post 239 and will feature speakers, music and remembrances. Program Keynote Speaker is Andrew Hartshorn, Regional Coordinator for Ohio Homeland Security. The program will also feature remarks and remembrances from: 
  • Leasure-Blackston American Legion Post 239 Chaplin John Forsythe 
  • Worthington Mayor Scott Holmes
  • Worthington Fire Chief John Bailot
  • Worthington Police Lieutenant Stephen Mette
  • Leasure-Blackston American Legion Post 239 Commander Glenn Luksik 
This year, for the first time, volunteers will be placing 2,977 small American Flags on the Village Green, as a reminder to never forget the lives lost on September 11, 2001, recognize first responders, and raise awareness of the annual September 11th ceremony on the Village Green. The flags will be placed the day prior to the ceremony, beginning at 3pm on Tuesday, September 10th.