I t's been twelve years since the deadliest terro r ist attack on US soil in history. Memorials and special events will take place through out Mid-Michigan. Wednesday is a day to remember the nearly 3,000 people that died in the terrorist attacks in New York City, Pennsylvania, and Washington DC.
D ifferent organizations look for ways to honor and remember what happened that day. Police and firefighters throughout Genesee County and Saginaw County will spend the morning at memorial services. American flags are raised high and proud and the pledge of allegiance in classrooms has a special meaning today.
Below are some ways you and your family can participate.
S aginaw County:
* A memorial walk will take place at Saginaw Townships Arrowwood Elementary. The walks starts at 9:11 this morning.
*T he St. Charles Area Museum is having a flag raising ceremony that starts at 5pm. It will feature the Marine Corp League and the Boy Scouts.
*T he Saginaw County Fire 9-11 ceremony is set for 7pm at the Birch Run fire station.
G enesee County:
*A veteran super fair will be held at Mott Community College from 10am to 4pm. Resources and representatives will be on hand to help veterans, widows and their children.
*T he Clio Roadhouse is hosting a free buffet for first responders. All EMTs, fire fighters and police officers have two seatings to choose from. 3PM - 4-30PM and 11PM to 12:30am.