Lafayette Flag Brigade's 2015 Remembrance and Candlelight Vigil

Fri, September 11, 2015

Lafayette Flag Brigade's 2015 Remembrance and Candlelight Vigil

Save the Date -- 9/11 Survivors to speak -- Save the Date
Friday, September 11, 2015


Who: The Lafayette Flag Brigade's 14th Annual 9/11 Remembrance and Candlelight Vigil.


What: Never Forgetting 9/11 with the Largest Overpass Flag Display in the State, Flag Folding Ceremony, our local Blue Star Moms and Operation Postcard, as well as the Lafayette Boy Scouts Color Guard. Hear our special 14th anniversary Music Program, View Historical Artifacts on display, and stay for the Candlelight Vigil at dusk, This is a family oriented, educational, and non-political event, where all groups are welcome. Free 9/11 commemorative flags for children.


Where: El Curtola Bridge, Hwy 24 overcrossing @ 680 Freeway, Lafayette.
Take Hwy 24 to the Pleasant Hill Rd. Exit, turn on Old Tunnel Rd, go to top of hill.
When: Friday, September 11th, 2015, from 4 pm to 8 pm.

Why: To Never Forget - History Forgotten is History Repeated

Contact:
Jim Minder 925 262 3307 Jim Minder
Patty O'Day 925 209 5250 Patty O'Day

Tentative Schedule of Events:
Friday, September 11, 2015

4:00 pm Welcome all groups
4:10 pm Invocation - Lauren Gully, Assoc. Pastor LOPC
4:20 pm Post Colors - Lafayette Boy Scouts Troop 243, Pledge of Allegiance
4:30 pm National Anthem - Deborah Webster and Chorus Group
4:45 pm County Supervisor Candace Anderson
5:00 pm Congressman Mark DeSaulnier's representative
6:00 pm Travis AFB Honor Guard Flag Tribute
6:45 pm Bert Upson, 9/11 Survivor and lecturer
7:15 pm Candlelight Vigil
7:30 pm Closing Song - Deborah Webster and Chorus Group
7:45 pm Vigil Prayer
7:50 pm Taps, played by Tony Liguri
8:00 pm Program Conclusion

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