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389 Remembrance Commemoration 9-11-20
Remembrance & Commemoration: September 11, 2020
WHEREAS, it has been nineteen years since the unimaginable became believable…the twin towers fell, United Flight 93 crashed and the Pentagon was damaged; and
WHEREAS, Americans united through the emotions of loss, determination and dedication of those who diligently labored to restore order and honor; and
WHEREAS, daily in Warren County our dedicated volunteer and paid Fire Fighters, Police Officers, Emergency Medical Technician’s, Fire-Police and other public servants are “on-call” for whatever emergency arises;
WHEREAS, as Warren County remembers those lives lost on September11, 2001 we honor those men and women who help keep us safe. The total number of lives lost is 2,977; 265 on four planes, 2,606 in the World Trade Center and surrounding area, and 125 at the Pentagon. There were over 6,000 people injured.
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Warren County recognizes Friday, September 11, 2020 as a day of commemoration and remembrance for all those who perform their duties with great resolve; who honorably serve and at times commit themselves to the ultimate sacrifice; and who have given their lives to provide for our safekeeping, preserve our democracy and protect our freedom.
ADOPTED this 9th day of September 2020.
COMMISSIONERS OF WARREN COUNTY
Tricia D. Durbin
Attest: Vice Chair
Pamela J. Matve Jeff Eggleston
Chief Clerk Commissioner