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Sept. 11 remembrance events in the High Plains

Robert Garmet and his son Eric Garmet, 10, of New York, NY, held candles at a vigil in Union...
Robert Garmet and his son Eric Garmet, 10, of New York, NY, held candles at a vigil in Union Square in lower Manhattan Friday night. The park has become a spot for people to meet and grieve in the weeks following the attack on the World Trade Centers.(Western Kentucky University Photojournalism School)
Published: Sep. 9, 2021 at 11:54 AM CDT
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AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - A variety of events will take place this weekend in remembrance of those who died in the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Amarillo: Texas Panhandle War Memorial

Area first responder agencies will join together to honor the fallen at 8:40 a.m. at the Texas Panhandle War Memorial on Saturday.

The ceremony will begin with Randall County Sheriff Forbis speaking about the importance of remembrance.

From 8:59 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. there will be a moment of silence followed by rife volleys and ‘Taps.’

Amarillo Community Market Performance

A troupe of young dancers and a pianist will honor the fallen at the final community market of the season.

The 20 minute performance will take place at noon on the front porch of the Amarillo Chamber of Commerce on Polk Street.

Dumas: 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

The Dumas County Chamber of Commerce will host a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at 10:45 a.m. Saturday.

Activities begin on the corner of 7th Street and Bliss Avenue, directly across from the Moore County Courthouse.

Moore County Judge Rowdy Rhoades will make remarks and the local VFW post will present the colors.

Hereford: Patriot Day Event

VFW Post 4818 will join first responder agencies for the 20th anniversary of 9/11 Saturday.

A brisket lunch will be served.

Events begin at 11:00 a.m. at the local VFW Post, 130 Veterans Park Road.

Canadian: 9/11 Tribute/A Climb to Remember

The Canadian Volunteer Fire Department invites the public to join a 9/11 tribute Saturday.

Firefighters are calling the event A Climb To Remember as they climb 54 flights to pay homage to the firefighters who climbed 2,071 steps lugging 60 pounds of equipment during rescue efforts.

This year, firefighters will begin at 8:00 a.m. in the morning at the stadium.

The public is invited to participate or join in the memorial.

Curry County: 9/11 Flag of Honor Across America Memorial

Curry County Teen Court will hold the first inaugural 9/11 Flag of Honor Across America Memorial on Saturday.

The flag being raised at the event contains the names of all 2,983 victims of the 9/11 attacks.

Events begin at 8:45 a.m. at the Curry County Courthouse flagpole.

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