This public event serves to honor those who gave their lives on September 11, 2001 and to honor our first responders

The September 11th Day of Remembrance event will take place Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, from 9-10 a.m. at the Conference Center at Collin College located at 2400 Community Avenue. The event is held in partnership with the McKinney Chamber of Commerce Leadership McKinney Program, City of McKinney Public SafetyCollin County Sheriff’s OfficeCollin CollegeBaylor Scott & White Medical Center – McKinneyLandmark Bank and Frisco Printing & Graphics Center. The event is free to the public.

Retired FDNY Lee Ielpi will keynote the ceremony, sharing his story about that day.  Lee is co-founder of the 9/11 Tribute Museum in Manhattan, which shares the personal stories of family members who lost loved ones on that day. 

Mr. Ielpi lost his son on 9/11.  He was one of the NY firefighters who ran into the buildings to save others.

Two thousand nine hundred ninety-six people were killed in New York City, Washington D.C. and Pennsylvania by 19 terrorists in four hijacked airplanes. Each will be recognized at the event.

Doors will open at 8:00 a.m.  The ceremony begins at 9:00 am.

For up-to-date information about the event visit here.