University Relations and Communications

Annual remembrance ceremony will be held at Montana's 9/11 Memorial

September 8, 2014

 

Contacts:

Aaron Clingingsmith, University Relations & Communications 657-2243 

 

Remembrance Ceremony begins at 7:45 a.m. on Thursday, September 11.

 

MSU BILLINGS NEWS SERVICES — Since the dedication of Montana’s 9/11 Memorial on September 11, 2011 the monument has been visited by hundreds of people. The memorial stands as testament to Montana’s commitment to remember, reflect, educate and dedicate.

 

9/11 Memorial on the City College campusThis Thursday, on the anniversary of 9/11, MSU Billings will host its annual remembrance ceremony. The ceremony will commence at 7:45 a.m. at Montana’s 9/11 Memorial on the City College Campus.

 

The ceremony is free and open to the public. Men and women of our armed services, veterans, National Guard, first-responders and service personnel are invited to join in the remembrance.

 

Immediately following the ceremony, City College at MSU Billings will open the Montana National Guard Photo Exhibit. This free exhibit will be available for viewing in the Health Sciences Building the entire month of September. The exhibit is on loan from the Montana National Guard. Viewing hours are from 7:30 a.m. until 6 p.m., Monday – Friday.

 

If you have questions regarding the remembrance ceremony or photo exhibit please contact University Relations at 657-2266. More information about Montana’s 9/11 Memorial can be found at www.msubillings.edu/911memorial

 

PHOTO ABOVE: Above is an image of two local children viewing a fallen I-beam from the World Trade Center. The piece of steel now rests at Montana’s 9/11 Memorial on the City College campus.