Cadets from the Youth Challenge Program at Camp Minden placed 3,000 United States flags Tuesday morning in the field between East Texas and Beckett Streets just north of the Bossier City Municipal Complex in honor of those who lost their lives on 9/11.
Information from the City of Bossier City:
Bossier City's annual memorial ceremony in remembrance of the victims of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks will take place Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 10 a.m. at the Liberty Garden located at the Bossier City Municipal Complex, 620 Benton Road. The ceremony is sponsored by Keep Bossier Beautiful and the City of Bossier City.
The event will feature remarks from Bossier City Mayor Lorenz Walker with the keynote address provided by Bossier Parish Assessor Bobby Edmiston. Central Park Elementary School 4th grader Grace Schneider will also read from her essay entitled "What Makes a Hero." The public is invited to attend.
The program will also commemorate the placement of 3000 United States flags in the field between East Texas and Beckett Streets just north of the Bossier City Municipal Complex in honor of those who lost their lives in 9/11 attacks. Cadets from the Youth Challenge Program at Camp Minden will begin putting the flags in place on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at approximately 8 a.m.