Patriot Day Ceremony to Be Held on Sept. 11

by Public Relations Office

Cedarville, Ohio-Cedarville University will observe its first Patriot Day ceremony on Wednesday, September 11 at 10 a.m. Nearly 4,000 people are expected to gather in the Jeremiah Chapel of the Dixon Ministry Center in memory of those lost in the terrorist attacks in New York, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania. The University program, titled "United We Stand: A Patriotic Program of Remembrance, Honor, and Commitment," will involve music by the University Orchestra and soloists as well as patriotic drama. Cedarville welcomes firefighters, police officers, EMTs, and other representatives of local, regional, and state public safety organizations to attend and be recognized. Local politicians and community leaders will be present to honor the heroism of these public servants. In addition, Cedarville invites military service members, past and present, to wear their uniforms to the ceremony so that their contributions might be honored. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 937-766-7808. Located in Cedarville, Ohio, Cedarville University is an accredited Baptist university of arts, sciences, professional, and graduate programs. Offering 100 areas of study to approximately 3,000 students, the University features an award-winning campus computer network and a worldwide Christian ministries program. Visit the University Web site at