O’Fallon’s 9-11 Ceremony: A Tribute to First Responders
The public is invited to join the City of O'Fallon, Missouri, in observing Patriot Day on Tuesday, September 11, with a ceremony, “A Tribute to First Responders” beginning at 8:30 a.m. The event will be held at the First Responders 9-11 Memorial outside the O’Fallon Police Department at the O'Fallon Municipal Centre, 100 North Main Street, O'Fallon MO 63366.
The ceremony includes the Police, Fire and Ambulance District Honor Guard, the sounding of sirens followed by a moment of silence, and an invitation to the public to place flowers at the memorial, which was created from steel salvaged from the destruction of New York City’s World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
The ceremony includes remarks by O’Fallon Mayor Bill Hennessy, O’Fallon Police Chief Roy Joachimstaler, O’Fallon Fire Protection District Chief Michael J. Ballmann, St. Charles County Ambulance District Chief Ken Koch. Greg Cissell, music director for St. Dominic High School, will play “Taps.” For more information, contact Conan Stott at email@example.com or 636-379-5550.
Directions - On I-70, take Exit 217 at highways K and M (Main Street) in O’Fallon. Drive north on Main Street for about one-half mile; cross the railroad tracks and make an immediate right into the O’Fallon Municipal Centre parking lot.