The City of Pembroke Pines honors First Responders at the 15th anniversary of its September 11th Patriots Day Remembrance Ceremony
PEMBROKE PINES, FL — The public is invited to honor the selfless bravery of the men and women who bravely faced terrorism on September 11, 2001 during the City of Pembroke Pines 15th Patriot Day Remembrance Ceremony beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016, at the Pembroke Pines City Center Memorial Pavilion, 10300 Pines Boulevard. Following the Presentation of Colors by the City of Pembroke Pines Police and Fire Department Honor Guards, remarks will be made by Pembroke Pines Mayor Frank C. Ortis and City Commission and the ceremony will conclude with patriotic music.
“The City of Pembroke Pines continues to Honor America’s First Responders,” said Francie Novo, Special Events Co-ordinator for the City of Pembroke Pines Recreation and Cultural Arts Department. “It is important for our resident and all Americans to remember, honor and respect our country’s proud tradition and history of protecting freedom.”
* History: The City of Pembroke Pines unveiled its September 11th Memorial on the 10 anniversary (2011) of the attack on Freedom at the Remembrance Ceremony. The Pembroke Pines Memorial Pavilion is a powerful art project honoring the 9/11 victims, survivors and those who assisted in the recovery. The community is invited to view and participate in the City of Pembroke Pines Salute OUR Soldiers pictorial display of military loved ones living or deceased located on the first floor of Pembroke Pines City Hall. To participate submit non-returnable to the Recreation and Cultural Arts Department, contact Francie Novo at (954) 392-2116 or via email FNovo@ppines.com.