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Friday, August 27, 2021

20 Year Anniversary of 9/11 Observed at Bates County Memorial Hospital

20 Year Anniversary of 9/11 Observed at BCMH Flagpole

On Saturday, September 11, the Bates County Memorial Hospital’s EMS team will host a flag-lowering ceremony at the hospital’s north entrance flagpole starting at 7:46 am to observe the 20th anniversary of 9/11/01, or Patriot Day.

All are welcome to attend. The BCMH EMS team extends a special invitation to all local veterans who wish to attend. Local first responders who are able to will attend will be recognized on behalf of the fallen.

The brief ceremony will include a scheduled flyover by LifeFlight Eagle, and BCMH CEO Greg Weaver will speak.

Those who attend are encouraged to keep a physical distance, and to wear a mask where social distancing is not possible.