9/11 Notes

September 09, 2004

Senior center slates service with prayer, songs for victims

Westminster Senior Center will hold a Patriot Day program at 10:30 a.m. today

The service will be dedicated to the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks.

The service will feature prayer, songs and readings by members of the senior center as well as community leaders. The community is invited to attend.

The center is at 125 Stoner Ave.

Information: 410-848-4049.

County event will honor first responders tomorrow

The Carroll County government and Carroll County Volunteer Emergency Services Association will hold a brief memorial service for 9/11 and to recognize the work of first responders at 8:30 a.m. tomorrow on the front steps of the County Office Building in Westminster.

Doug Alexander, who coordinated the program, said a color guard will be presented and the Pledge of Allegiance recited.

The county commissioners and guests who will be introduced include Larry Leitch, county health officer; Capt. Scott Yinger, commander of the Maryland State Police Westminster barracks; Maj. Thomas Long from the Carroll County Sheriff's Department, and Marianne Warehime, president of the association.

The speaker will be John W. Droneburg, director of the Maryland Emergency Management Agency.

Information: 410-386-2804.

American Legion, VFW schedule memorial

The Mount Airy Veterans of Foreign Wars Four County Post 10076 and American Legion Post 191 will hold a 9/11 memorial service at 9 a.m. Saturday at Pine Grove Chapel.

The public is welcome to attend to remember the victims of 9/11.

The chapel is on South Main Street.

Information: 301-829-9161.

Documentary on attacks to be shown at arts center

A documentary film on the Sept. 11 attacks in New York will be shown free of charge at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday at the Carroll Arts Center, 91 W. Main St., Westminster.

That morning, brothers Jules and Gedeon Naudet were working on a documentary about a rookie New York City firefighter.

Jules filmed the the first plane crashing into the World Trade Center. The brothers followed the fire company for the next week, documenting their devotion to their work, their fellow firefighters and their relentless quest to find survivors.

The film is not rated and runs 129 minutes.

Information: 410-848-7272.

Westminster church offers community worship

Westminster United Methodist Church will hold a community worship at 4:30 p.m. Saturday in the sanctuary at East Main and Center streets.

Music will be provided by Leap of Faith.

Information: 410-848-8325.

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