May 28, 2022

Wreaths Across America Calls on All Americans to Join National Flag in Remembrance of the 20th Anniversary of September 11

COLUMBIA FALLS, Maine, August 24, 2021 / PRNewswire / – National nonprofit Wreaths Across America (WAA) urges all Americans to unite on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, waving the American flag in remembrance of the 20the Anniversary of September 11th. The event will be hosted LIVE on its official Facebook page and broadcast on Crowns Across America Radio. It will include the Gold Star families, whose loved ones answered the call to serve after 9/11, veterans and first responders and their families. Now more than ever, it’s so important that we come together as Americans to show our support for those whose service, courage, and sacrifice help keep America free.

WAA meets every Tuesday morning from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. ET hoist the American flag and take the oath of allegiance from the Freeport Flag Ladies Monument to Jonesboro, Maine, near the “tip lands” where the balm is harvested to make veterans wreaths to be placed on National Wreath Day across America each December. The monument, located on Route 1, was built by Wreaths Across America and Worcester Wreath Company in September 2019, after the Freeport Flag Ladies retired after 18 years waving the American flag in Freeport, Maine, every Tuesday since September 11, 2001.

“Now, more than ever, it is so essential that communities come together to remember all who served and honor their service and the service of their families, especially those who volunteered during the war on terror following the events of September 11, 2001“said the executive director of the WAA, Karen worcester. “But most of all, we need to teach our children about these men and women, and the courage and commitment it takes to be among the few Americans who protect all of our freedoms. Please join me. on September 7, as we wave the flag across America, as we do every Tuesday morning, and never forget that freedom is not free and must be protected. “

The flag waving event will start at 8:45 a.m. ET and conclude to 10:05 am ET. In addition to the national anthem, the pledge of allegiance and the sharing of stories, the event will include four moments of silence, as shown below.

TO 8:46, to Tuesday, September 11, 2001, five hijackers took control of American Airlines Flight 11 and flew it into the heart of New York City and the north facade of the north tower of the World Trade Center (1 WTC).

TO 9:03, five other hijackers flew United Airlines Flight 175 in the south facade of the South Tower (2 WTC).

TO 9:37 a m, five other hijackers flew American Airlines Flight 77 over the West Front of the Pentagon in Arlington County, Virginia.

TO 10:03 a m, four hijackers crashed United Airlines Flight 93 in a field in Stonycreek Township near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

Crowns across America is the best-known nonprofit organization for placing veterans wreaths on the headstones of our nation’s fallen at Arlington National Cemetery. However, the organization, in total, places more than 2 million sponsored veterans wreaths at more than 2,750 participating locations across the country and offers year-round programs in support of its mission to remember, honor, teach. These programs include The mobile education exhibition who will visit New Jersey, Maine, Delaware, and Maryland in September and Crowns Across America Radio. Morning Show host Michael W. Hale will conduct live interviews and on-air tributes on Saturday September 11, 2021, during a special edition broadcast of his morning show of 8-10 a.m. is.

This year, National Wreath Day across America will take place on Saturday, December 18, 2021, in more than 2,750 participating locations across the country. To sponsor a $ 15 crown for an American hero, or to learn more about how to volunteer, please visit www.wreathsacrossamerica.org.

About crowns across America

Wreaths Across America is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit founded to continue and expand the annual wreath laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery started by Maine businessman Morrill Worcester in 1992. The mission of the organization – Remember, honor, teach – is done in part each year by coordinating wreath laying ceremonies in December in Arlington, as well as in thousands of veterans cemeteries and other locations in all 50 states and beyond.

For more information or to sponsor a wreath, please visit www.wreathsacrossamerica.org.

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SOURCE Crowns Across America

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