The City of Sterling Heights will commemorate Patriot Day, the anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks on America, with a ceremony honoring first responders.
Sterling Heights Firefighters and Police Officers, as well as Mayor and City Council will attend as special guests. The ceremony takes place on Tuesday, September 11 at 10 a.m. at American House Sterling Meadows located at 33433 Schoenherr Road.
The observance will feature remarks from Mayor Michael Taylor, and Police Chief Dale Dwojakowski and Fire Chief Chris Martin will be in attendance and will be presented with appreciation plaques. The event is open to all police officers and fire fighters; and the public is also invited to attend and participate in this event. Coffee and doughnuts will be served.
Patriot Day is an annual observance on September 11 to remember those who were injured or died during the terrorist attacks in the United States on September 11, 2001. Many Americans refer to Patriot Day as 9/11 or September 11. Flags at all city facilities will be flown at half-mast throughout the day.
Any questions may be directed to Tammy Laflin with the American House at 586-979-5340.