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Timing of Events-9/11 Flag Restoration Tour Conclusion

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September 2, 2011

CONTACT: Rod E. Suber, MSAS, APR
Missouri Southern State University
417.625.9365
mailto:Surber-R@mssu.edu


TIMING OF EVENTS 

Detailed Version

FOR NATIONAL 9/11 FLAG RESTORATION TOUR CONCLUSION
CITY OF JOPLIN & MISSOURI SOUTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY
Sept. 8 – Sept. 11, 2011

THURSDAY 9/8/11

FDNY + TEXAS FIREFIGHTERS ARRIVE IN JOPLIN; Hotel- Holiday Inn Joplin Convention Center Hotel and Spa / 417-627-7807 / 3615 Range Line Road| Joplin, MO 64804

1 p.m. & 4 p.m. ORIENTATION WITH LOCAL PARTNERS; Hotel- Holiday Inn Joplin Convention Center Hotel and Spa 

BEGIN DRIVING STAKES IN GROUND

FRIDAY 9/9/11

9 a.m. - 9 p.m. STARS OF HOPE PAINTING BY CHILDREN AND FAMILIES AT FLAG OF FREEDOM PLAZA ON THE OVAL ON THE CAMPUS OF MSSU 

10 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. FILM SCREENING  OF NEW YORK SAYS THANK YOU AT CORLEY AUDITORIUM IN WEBSTER HALL ON THE CAMPUS OF MSSU
FREE TO THE PUBLIC

FILM TICKETS MUST BE PICKED UP IN ADVANCE AT BILLINGSLY STUDENT CENTER, ROOM 109 ON THE CAMPUS OF MISSOURI SOUTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY

FIRST GROUP OF DRY STARS SCREWED ONTO STAKES

SATURDAY 9/10/11

8 a.m. - 5 p.m. STARS OF HOPE PAINTING BY CHILDREN AND FAMILIES AT FLAG OF FREEDOM PLAZA ON THE OVAL ON THE CAMPUS OF MSSU

1 p.m. & 3 p.m., FILM SCREENING OF NEW YORK SAYS THANK YOU AT CORLEY AUDITORIUM IN WEBSTER HALL ON THE MSSU CAMPUS

FILM IS FREE TO THE PUBLIC -- PICK UP TICKETS AT BILLINGSLY STUDENT CENTER ROOM 109 AT MSSU

SECOND GROUP OF DRY STARS SCREWED ONTO STAKES

SUNDAY 9/11/11

COMMUNITY INVITED

8:30 a.m. ASSEMBLE AT CUNNINGHAM PARK WITH NATIONAL 9/11 FLAG

8:58 a.m. OPEN NATIONAL 9/11 FLAG IN SILENCE TO COINCIDE WITH COLLAPSE OF SOUTH TOWER. HOLD OPEN IN SILENCE THROUGH 9:28AM

9:28 a.m.CONTINUE TO HOLD FLAG IN SILENCE TO COINCIDE WITH COLLAPSE OF NORTH TOWER.

9:30 a.m. FOLD FLAG

9:35 a.m. PROCESS FLAG TO MEMORIAL SERVICE AT LEGGETT & PLATT AUDITORIUM ON THE CAMPUS OF MSSU

10:30 a.m. MEMORIAL SERVICE BEGINS

11:30 a.m. STITCHING BEGINS

5 p.m. STITCHING ENDS

FINAL STARS OF HOPE SCREWED ONTO STAKES THROUGHOUT DAY

 

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