Ceremony Planned at Bunning Park in Memory of 9/11 Victims

Ceremony Planned at Bunning Park in Memory of 9/11 Victims

Wyoming Senator John Barrasso donated the flag that will be presented at the 9/11 memorial ceremony at Bunning Park this weekend.

ROCK SPRINGS — This weekend the public will have the opportunity to honor the memory of service members, first responders and civilians who perished during the terrorist attacks in our country on September 11, 2001.

A flag presentation has been scheduled to take place at 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 11, during the ARTember event in Bunning Park.

“This is a solemn event,” said Leonard Merrill, Adjunct for the American Legion Archie Hay Post 24. “We hope everyone in Bunning Park will be mindful and practice proper etiquette.”

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The flag for the presentation was donated by Wyoming Senator John Barrasso. A tree will be planted at Bunning Park that day as well to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. 

Locals and visitors are invited to ARTember which takes place in the park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. It will be a full day of art and activities for all with artists’ booths, food vendors, live music, and childrens’ activities. The event is free to the public.

URA Director Chad Banks and the ARTember committee display the flag that will be presented on Saturday.