Patriot to hold 9/11 observance

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The community of Patriot and the Patriot Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual observance of September 11th tonight (Thursday).

The event will be held at the Patriot Memorial Park, but will begin with a candlelight walk from the Patriot Firehouse to the Park. The walk is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m., and everyone is invited to participate.

At the memorial park, events planned include the “ringing of the bell” and there will also be speakers, including Mike Jones, President of the Switzerland County Council and pastor at Patriot Baptist Church.

Everyone is invited to attend this special event.