Grapevine, Texas (September 4, 2018) — Please join the City of Grapevine Fire Department (GFD) on Tuesday, September 11 at 7:40 a.m. at 1000 Texan Trail, Grapevine, as we honor and remember those we lost in the tragic events of September 11, 2001.

Schedule of events is as follows:

7:40am - Welcome and Introductions - Grapevine Assistant Fire Chief Stuart Grant.

7:42am – GFD Pipe and Drum Band perform (one-minute in duration).

7:46am – Flag will be lowered to half-staff, followed by a moment of silence in remembrance of the first plane hitting the North Tower.

7:48am – Remarks from Allied Pilots Association Vice President First Officer Timothy Hamel.

7:53am - Prayer of remembrance for those left behind from GFD Chaplain Mike Mowery.

7:55am - Bell Ceremony for fallen Firefighters - GFD Honor Guard

7:58am - Remarks from Grapevine Police Chief Mike Hamlin.

8:03am - Moment of silence in remembrance of the second plane hitting the South Tower.

8:04am - GFD Pipe and Drum Band to perform Amazing Grace.

8:04am - Patriot Flag unveiling with firefighter, police, and airline personnel. The flag is 28’ x 60’ and will be unveiled in the parking lot by hands-on personnel on the East side of the Mesa restaurant. (GFD Pipe and Drum Band will continue to perform while flag is being unveiled).

8:08am – Event concludes.

We will never forget!

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MEDIA CONTACT:
Mona Q. Burk Office 817.410.3195/Cell 817.773.3306
murk@grapevinetexas.gov
GrapevineTexas.gov