Cherokee County Fire
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Planning Committee Preparing for Patriot Day Event

August 12, 2019

The planning committee for the Annual Patriot Day Ceremony met last week to make plans for the event that will be held on September 11th at 8:30 AM at the Public Safety Memorial, located next to the old county courthouse in downtown Canton.

The keynote speaker for this year will be Vic Reynolds, who is the Director of the GBI.  Reynolds was appointed the Director of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation on February 18th, 2019 by Governor Brian Kemp.  In this position, he leads an agency of over 900 employees.

The event will also feature speeches from local leaders, patriotic music and the laying of the wreath at the memorial.  The public is invted to come and remember those men and women and the many public safety employees who lost their life on September 11th, 2001.

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The planning committee met last week to talk about the event on September 11th.
The planning committee met last week to talk about the event on September 11th. (click image for slideshow)
The public is invited to attend the event of September 11th.
The public is invited to attend the event of September 11th.