A press release from
9-11 American Flag Memorial 15th Anniverary Program at Del Webb Sun City Huntley
Del Webb’s Sun City Huntley cordially invites the overall community to attend the September 11, 2001 15th Anniversary Program. The annual 9/11 American Flag Memorial is being held on Sunday, 9/11/16 at 1:00 pm, lasting approximately 90 minutes. Bring personal seating.
In remembrance of 9/11/01 where more than 2,976 people perished, there will be a public American Flag Display. On a grassy hillside near the fountain on Del Webb Blvd., each victim is remembered by a flag. The flag display is open to the public from 9/9/16 through 9/11/16 with Taps played at sunset each evening (approximately 7:10 pm).
A Memorial Garden is added this year for those lost since 9/11 as a result of 9/11/01. A Memorial Museum will be located at Prairie Lodge in the Drendel Ballroom for short films, memorabilia, and a history of the annual event.
Visiting hours on 9/11/16 are 10:30 am – 12:30 pm & 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm.
The events of that day will be marked with a wide variety of community participation. We extend to all an invitation to join us in our effort to “NEVER FORGET”