RENO, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) — There are several events in northern Nevada in remembrance of Sept. 11, 2001:
Keynote speakers, Governor Brian Sandoval and City of Fallon Mayor Ken Tedford, join a full program of events, including: Jr. ROTC presentation, Churchill County High School Choir, 21 Gun Salute by the American Legion, Mason Valley Fire Protection District Bagpipers and a rose ceremony.WHO: Gov. Brian Sandoval, Mayor Ken Tedford, Councilman Bob Erikson, Councilman James Richardson, Councilwoman Kelly Frost
All participants will receive an "American Heroes"-inspired pin and be entered into a raffle for a chance to win a Dream Vacation to Hawaii. Additionally, participants can receive Hero Rewards points redeemable online for a variety of great items.
Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood. Blood donors can help patients recovering from cancer treatment, traumatic injuries, burns, surgeries, childbirth complications and more.
Donors can schedule their appointment at BloodHero.com and using sponsor code: 9/11Heroes or by calling 800-696-4484. Donors must bring a photo ID and walk-ins are also welcome.
ELIGIBILITY: Volunteer blood donors must be at least 16 years old with a signed United Blood Services parental consent form, weigh a minimum of 110 pounds and be in good health. Additional height/weight requirements apply to donors 22 and younger. For more information, please visit UnitedBloodServices.org.
In recognition of Patriot Day, on Tuesday, Sept. 11, THE ROW will offer one free breakfast, lunch or dinner buffet at The Buffet at the Eldorado to all First Responders with valid identification.
In addition, THE ROW will host its 16th annual Patriot Day Remembrance Ceremony on Tuesday at 12 p.m. with a moment of silence and singing of “God Bless America” by team member Traci Adamson. The ceremony will take place at the Silver Legacy Resort Casino on the Mezzanine between Flavors! the Buffet and Café Central.
Each year since the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001, THE ROW team members and guests have gathered to pay tribute to the fallen. Attendees are encouraged to wear red, white and blue.