Florida State University will commemorate the 12thanniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks with three events on campus Wednesday, Sept. 11.
MemorialAmerican Flag Display: The Students for America’s Military of FSU (formerly the Thank A Soldier Organization of FSU) is sponsoring a daylong memorial display of American flags. The display will take place 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 11 on Landis Green.
To learn more about this event, contact Meghan Peterson, president of Students for America’s Military of FSU, at (703) 967-5890 or SAMofFSU@gmail.com.
“Leon County’s 9/11: Day of Remembrance and Service”: The Florida State University College of Law will host this memorial program sponsored by the Tallahassee office of the Holland & Knight law firm and Leon County. The program is affiliated with the I Will 9/11 Day Movement, which encourages people to perform a good deed on Sept. 11.
The program will feature a color guard and bagpipes; recognition of first-responders, veterans and those currently serving in the military; and former Florida Gov. Bob Martinez announcing this year’s recipient of the Glenn J. Winuk Humanitarian Award. Winuk was a Holland & Knight partner who died in the South Tower of the World Trade Center while selflessly working to save others.
The memorial program will take place:
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 11
11 A.M. – 1 P.M.
COLLEGE OF LAW ROTUNDA
425 W. JEFFERSON ST.
Following the program, a free lunch will be served and the public will be given the opportunity to assemble care packages for local soldiers who are deployed in Afghanistan.
FEMA Corps Recruitment: Florida State’s Emergency Management and Homeland Security Program will host a recruiting session for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Corps. FEMA Corps gives individuals between the ages of 18-24 the chance to develop professional skills in emergency management, community relations, case management and logistics. Participants are given opportunities to travel throughout the U.S. serving FEMA on critical needs in the aftermath of a disaster. Service projects include: damage assessments, inventory tracking, community education, victim assistance, service coordination with nonprofits and government agencies and more.
The recruitment session will take place:
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 11
STUDENT LIFE CINEMA
ASKEW STUDENT LIFE CENTER
942 LEARNING WAY
At the recruitment event, FEMA Corps representatives will speak about the program and the various opportunities available to students and other eligible individuals. It is FEMA Corps mission to strengthen communities and develop leaders through direct, team-based national and community services.
To learn more about this event, contact Audrey Casserleigh, director of the Emergency Management and Homeland Security Program, at (850) 443-7142 or firstname.lastname@example.org.