9/11 Day of Remembrance Program
This year’s L-O-U community 9/11 program will provide ALL members of the community with opportunities to participate in recognizing our first responders. Please join us Monday September 11th for a ceremony including Mayor Robyn Tannehill and Lafayette County Board of Supervisor President, Jeff Busby. Following the ceremony, there will be a parade of first responder vehicles in front of the VA Home circle.
Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford………………………………Monday: 10am-12pm
For more information, contact Teresa Faust at 236-6662 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteer Recognition of L-O-U’s First Responders
First responders will be recognized for their volunteer work in the community. Departments of our first responders will be recognized as well for the volunteer work they do throughout the year in the L-O-U Community.
Oxford & Lafayette County Schools 9/11 Program for Elementary Students
This program will include emergency preparedness presentations by L-O-U first responders.
Students in the PreK and Kindergarten classes will have the opportunity to interact with fire fighters and officers in full uniform.
UM ROTC 9/11 Memorial Run
Mon., September 11, 2016
6:00 am (5:30 am formation)
Meet at the Lyceum
All members of the L-O-U community are invited to participate in this free 2 mile run.
For more information, contact: Trinity Bishop, email@example.com
*volunteers will place 3,000 flags on campus after the run.
L-O-U Operation Gratitude Project
This project will show thanks to L-O-U first responders and our nation’s military by writing letters of gratitude and making appreciation art displays. Students at L-O-U schools have an opportunity to write letters of gratitude for military members and make art displays for L-O-U first responders. ALL L-O-U community members are invited to participate in this projects letter writing campaign. We will have drop-off letter stations at the following locations:
Letters will ultimately be sent to the Operation Gratitude organization where they will be delivered to military members. For more information contact Teresa Faust at (662) 236-6662 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
VISTA Drive for Veterans
The North MS VISTA Project will sponsor a supply drive for the MS State Veterans Home in Oxford, MS. Community members are welcome to drop off donations at the Volunteer Oxford office during normal business hours between Mon., Sept. 4th and Fri., Sept. 22nd. The North MS VISTA Project will also set up tables to accept donations outside several different local businesses during the week of September 11th.
For more information on donations needed, please contact Edy Dingus at email@example.com or 662-380-2340.