Hickory – The City of Hickory and the community will remember the events of 9/11 at a Patriot Day Remembrance Ceremony on Sunday, September 11. The ceremony will begin at 1:30 p.m. City Of Hickory‘s Patriot Dayat The Sails on the Square in Downtown Hickory.

This time of remembrance will be led by Hal Row of WHKY; Hickory Mayor Hank Guess; Rev. Lt. David E. Roberts II, United States Navy Reserve (Retired); Major Jay Tate, United States Army (Retired); and Rev. Dr. Christy Lohr Sapp.

The Colors will be presented by the Joint Honor Guard of the Hickory Fire and Police Departments. Music will be performed by the Catawba Valley New Horizons Band and Whitney Stroup of Hickory Fire Department. Hickory Elks Lodge 1654 will distribute American stick flags.

The Patriot Day Remembrance Ceremony is open to the public. Attendees are welcome to bring a lawn chair.