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To commemorate the anniversary of 9/11 you are cordially invited to attend the Celebrating our Military Heritage 9/11 Never Forget 5-K Run/Walk and memorial service on Saturday, September 15th at the Veterans Memorial Amphitheater, 1090 S. Rouse Street, Pittsburg, KS 66762 (see map).
Registration at 7 a.m., Run/Walk starts at 8 a.m. This is a FREE Run/Walk. To pre-register or for more information call Thomas Cuppett at 620-231-5384 email him at Thomas.Cuppett@usar.army.mil
Starts at 10 a.m. Ceremony with tribute to three fallen soldiers: Cpl. David M. Unger, Sgt. Evan S. Parker and CW2 Bryan J. Nichols. Music, enlistment ceremony, displays, and more. For more info can call Jim Gees at 620.249.1600 or email KOAM-TV Promotions Manager Vance Lewis email@example.com.
NOTE: The ceremony may be moved to the Pittsburg Memorial Auditorium due to weather.
Students: What does Freedom mean to you? As we commemorate the 11th anniversary of 9/11 we want to know in 500 words or less what Freedom means to you. If we choose your essay you will have the honor of reading it at the Celebrating our Military Heritage 9/11 Never Forget remembrance memorial service on September 15 at PSU's Veterans Memorial Ampitheatre.
Email your name, age, school, parent/guardian name(s), daytime phone number and essay to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Entry deadline is noon on Wednesday, September 12.
Comfort Inn & Suites is offering a special rate of $72.99. Mention "9-11 Event" to receive special rate. Address is 4009 N. Parkview Drive, Pittsburg, KS 66762. Call 620.231.8800 for more information.
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