The community is invited to a special 20th Anniversary 9/11 Ceremony put on by the Town of Prosper in partnership with the Prosper Independent School District at Children’s Health Stadium at 9:00 a.m. The annual Carter BloodCare blood drive will also be on-site collecting blood donations before and after the ceremony on Saturday, September 11. This unprecedented ceremony will include a patriotic remembrance of all of those who perished on September 11, 2001.
Please join the Prosper community as we gather at Children’s Health Stadium at 9:00 a.m. The 9/11 Mobile Memorial, the recovered beam from one of the towers that has been placed on its own trailer and decorated with remembrances, will be on display.
The Carter BloodCare Bus will also be on-site collecting blood donations before and after the ceremony. While the annual 9/11 Blood Drive begins on Friday, September 10 at Prosper Town Hall, the Carter BloodCare Bus will move to Children’s Health Stadium on Saturday, September 11. Donations will be accepted from 7:30 a.m. – 5:35 p.m. on both days. You must sign up to donate for your preferred date and location. Links can be found at ProsperTX.gov/events-calendar/9-11-blood-drive/.
• Opening remarks by Prosper Fire Rescue’s Chief Stuart Blasingame
• Invocation by Pastor Mike Martin
• 9/11 Memorial video
• Members of Prosper Fire Rescue, Prosper Police, Prosper ISD Police and veterans will flank out 60ft American flag
• National Anthem by Town of Prosper Communications Dispatcher Jackie Tyson
• America the Beautiful by PISD Choir
• Pledge of Allegiance by Prosper Fire Rescue Asst. Fire Chief Shaw Eft
• A few words from PISD Superintendent Dr. Holly Ferguson
• A few words from Prosper Police Department Asst. Chief Scott Brewer
• A few words from Prosper Fire Rescue Chief Blasingame
• Prosper Fire Rescue Honor Guard and “Tolling of the Bells”
• Roy Perrin leads TAPPs along with two PISD Band trumpet players
• Pastor Herring offers closing prayer
• Video to play 15 Years I Miss You Dad Never Forget 9/11 video
• Bagpiper plays Amazing Grace
• Chief Blasingame closes ceremony