September 11th ceremony Monday

The Laurel remembrance ceremony commemorating the 16th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center buildings in New York City and on the Pentagon will be Monday, Sept. 11, at 11 a.m. at the Firemen’s Memorial Park next to the city’s public safety complex. The ceremony is held yearly in recognition of the sacrifices made by first responders on September 11, 2001 as well as those who risk their safety every day to protect the public.
The emcee will be Ken Gomer, commander of the Laurel American Legion Post #123. The Legion color guard will also post the colors. The opening prayer will be given by Dolly Collins of the Laurel United Methodist Church.
Laurel’s Mayor Mark Mace will offer opening comments. He will be followed by Laurel Chief of Police Rick Musson, Fire Chief Brent Peters and a representative from the ambulance staff.
Yellowstone County Commissioner Denis Pitman will give the main address.
Laurel VFW Post #3177 will perform the 21-gun salute and taps which will be followed by the closing prayer.
Everyone is welcome to attend.

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