Mayor Dugatto asks Derby Residents to Remember 9-11
Asks that Flags in City fly at Half-Staff
DERBY- In conjunction with the action of Governor Dannel P. Malloy, Mayor Anita Dugatto is reminding all citizens of Derby that U.S. and state flags should fly at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday September 11, 2015 in rembrance of the nearly 3,000 men, women and children who lost their lives in the 2001 terrorist attacks.
The City will also remember the 14th anniversary of that tragic day by participating in a Memorial Service on the Derby Green at 6:00 pm led by the Hotchkiss Hose Company #1 of the Derby Fire Department.
“As we remember the victims and heroes from that terrible day 14 years ago, we pause to honor the sacrifices of so many people who make our country the best in the world.” noted Dugatto. “We hope to see a large turnout in honoring the 161 Connecticut residents who lost their lives that day.”
Mayor Dugatto has directed City Staff to carry out the suggestion of Governor Malloy.
Please see attached link to information from Governor Malloy
For further questions, please contact the Office of Mayor Anita Dugatto at 203.736.1450 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
(This is a press release from Mayor Anita Dugatto's office)