Flags at Broome United Way Honor 9/11 Victims
Volunteers are installing 2,977 flags at the United Way of Broome County office building on Jensen Road in Vestal.
The flags represent and honor those who lost their lives during the September 11, 2001 terror attacks in New York City and the Pentagon.
The display is leading up to the observance of the 20th year since the attack on the United States that forever changed the way residents do everything from travel to do business in government buildings.
The United Way of Broome County says two brief Memorial Ceremonies will take place on the 11th. One will be at the time of the attacks on the World Trade Center towers in New York at 8 a-m on the 11th. The second will be at 7 p-m. Both ceremonies are planned to take place at the United way offices at 101 South Jensen Road in Vestal.
The flag display kicks off the annual Day of Caring event that has volunteers working at a number of projects in the community, mainly benefitting charitable and not-for-profit organizations.
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