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Inaugural Emerald Coast Honor Games Hosts 9/11 “Moment of Honor” at Destin Commons

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  1. Teresa

    Teresa SoWal Guide Staff Member

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    Event to be held in honor of events and victims associated with the September 11, 2001, attacks

    WHAT:
    The Emerald Coast Honor Games, a fitness competition and community atmosphere taking place at Legendary Marine in Destin, Florida, on November 11, 2017, invites the community and area business representatives to participate in a 9/11 “Moment of Honor” on Monday, September 11, 2017, at 7:00 a.m. to remember the attacks on our nation which took place 16 years ago. The event will take place on Destin Commons’ Patriot Circle, at the flag poles.

    As the Emerald Coast Honor Games’ mission surrounds raising funds to support defenders of the front line, the group has an innate reverence for those who serve our country and protect our freedom.

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    The event is being held in honor of the events and victims surrounding the tragic attacks, which took place on September 11, 2001. The ceremony will take place at the flag poles located on Patriot Circle, inside Destin Commons in front of Sephora. Attendees are invited to enjoy a light breakfast, provided by Whole Foods, from 7:00 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. before the program begins. The event will include guest speakers, raising of the flags, the national anthem, and other moments of honor all concluding precisely at 8 am.

    Attendants are encouraged to make a $10 donation towards supporting the Emerald Coast Honor Games which will benefit the Okaloosa Sheriff's Star Charities, Healing Paws for Warriors, Special Forces Association, and the Combat Control Association. Those planning to attend are asked to register at 9/11 "Moment of Honor" presented by the Emerald Coast Honor Games. For event updates please find the event on Facebook at http://bit.ly/ECHG_MomentofHonorFB.

    ABOUT:
    The Emerald Coast Honor Games, an inaugural fitness competition and community atmosphere, is being held on Saturday, November 11, 2017, at Legendary Marine. Honoring its mission of raising funds to support defenders of the front line, the Emerald Coast Honor Games will raise funds for Okaloosa Sheriff's Star Charities, Healing Paws for Warriors, Special Forces Association, and the Combat Control Association. For more information about the beneficiaries and to register to compete or donate, please visit www.emeraldcoasthonorgames.com.

    WHEN:
    Monday, September 11, 2017
    7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

    WHERE:
    Destin Commons
    Patriot Circle, near Sephora
    4100 Legendary Drive
    Destin, Florida 32541

    More info in SoWal.com Events Calendar:

    9/11 Moment of Honor at Destin Commons Sep 11
    Emerald Coast Honor Games Nov 11

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