9/11 anniversary events

Governor Mike Pence is directing flags at state facilities statewide be flown at half-staff Friday, September 11 in honor of Patriot Day. Flags should be lowered at sunrise and remain at half-staff until sunset on Friday, September 11. Governor Pence also asks businesses and residents across the state to lower their flags to half-staff to pay tribute to the men and women who were injured or lost their lives on September 11, 2001.


The South Bend Fire Department, in conjunction with Clay Fire Territory, Mishawaka Fire Department, The Salvation Army Unit 511, and Firefighters Local 362, will host a Patriot Day Remembrance Ceremony on Friday, September 11 at 9 am at the 9/11 Memorial at St. Patrick’s Park, 50651 Laurel Road. 

The ceremony will honor area soldiers who were killed in combat in the Global War on Terror in Iraq and Afghanistan, first responders who died while actively serving, and all who paid that ultimate sacrifice on September 11, 2001. U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly (D-IN) will attend the event, which will also feature the Firefighters Color Guard and the John Adams High School Show Choir.


Saint Joseph Health System Mishawaka Medical Center will remember those who lost their lives during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks during a special service at its Mishawaka campus.

The service will be held at 11 am on Friday, Sept. 11, in front of the World Trade Center Memorial in the medical center’s lobby. The service will memorialize those who have died during the recent wildfires in the western United States and honor also the fire, police and EMS personnel who serve and protect our local community. The community is invited to attend.

Immediately following the Sept. 11 Memorial Service, Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Fatima Chapel. 


9/11 Remembrance Ceremony
Central Park by the 9/11 Memorial
119 East Canal Street
September 11, 2015 at 6:30 PM


Saturday September 12, 2015 The Nappanee American Legion Riders will be having their annual 9/11 “Ride To Remember”. This is a 50 plus mile police escorted ride. Sign-In is from 9:00am – 11:30pm at the American Legion Post 154, 201 W. Lincoln St. Nappanee, IN. There is a $15.00 donation per person to join the ride. Kick stand up at 12:00 pm. The ride will end at 1266 W. 1250 N. Milford, IN.  Proceeds will be given to homeless veterans and local community organizations

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