Editor's Note: Remembrances, church services and fund-raisers are among the events being held in the Tri-State area on Sept. 11 to honor the victims of last year's terrorist attacks. The Herald-Mail will occasionally run a list of those events. All events listed will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 11.
- City of Hagerstown. The city will hold a ceremony, "In Honor and Remembrance - Woodmen Salutes America's Heroes," at 10 a.m. at Fairgrounds Park sponsored by Woodmen of the World Life Insurance Society.
- That evening at 7 the city and the Hagerstown Suns will host a communitywide Sept. 11 Remembrance Event at Municipal Stadium. The event, which is free, will include performances by the South Hagerstown High School Band and a community choir.
- Cascade American Legion. Cascade American Legion Post No. 239 will host a "Patriot's Day" ceremony at the post starting at noon. It is to be a big event with a dedication of a new Patriots Memorial, the kick-off of a new Legion-sponsored college scholarship program for children of military personnel killed on or after Sept. 11, the reintroduction of the World War I and II Blue Star Service Banners and a "We Will Remember" arts display from area students. The mayor of Smithsburg will speak, the Smithsburg High School Band will perform and the county commissioners are invited. At least 200 people are expected to attend.
Post Commander Gregg Stevens can be reached at home at 301-824-4102 or the Post at 301-241-3117. Ann Duble, publicity, can be reached at 301-619-3324 or 301-241-4867.