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389 Remembrance Commemoration 9-11-20

PROCLAMATION

 

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

 

Benjamin Kafferlin

Chair

Tricia D. Durbin

Attest:                                                                   Vice Chair

 

Pamela J. Matve                                                  Jeff Eggleston

Chief Clerk                                                           Commissioner