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9/11 Never Forget Mobile Exhibit and Scout Salute at Ford Museum This Weekend

Grand Rapids is proud to be hosting the "9/11 Never Forget" mobile exhibit again this year, at the Gerald Ford Presidential Museum.  Beginning today at 2:30 p.m., through Sunday, September 11, the exhibit will be open to the public in the parking lot of the museum. And,  in addition, it is the 15th Annual Community Day of Remembrance and Scout Salute on Sunday.

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Courtesy of the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Tower's Foundation
Courtesy of the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Tower's Foundation
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9/11 Never Forget Mobile Exhibit in Grand Rapids This Week [Photos]

A traveling exhibit which recalls the events of Sept. 11, 2001 is stopping in Grand Rapids for three days.

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Andy Lyons/Getty Images
Andy Lyons/Getty Images
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Community Day of Remembrance at Ford Museum Thursday and Friday in Honor of 9/11

In honor of those who sacrificed their lives during the terrorist events of September 11, 2001, the exhibit 9/11: A Day That Changed America, on loan from the 9/11 Memorial Museum in New York City, and a rescue vehicle used following the attacks, on loan from the Henry Ford Museum, will be on display at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum (GRFPM) in downtown Grand Rapids.

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Devaughn Rose and Joe Witt of Troop 98 in Otsego.
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West Michigan Boy Scouts At The USS Gerald R. Ford Christening Ceremony [Photos]

Six West Michigan Boy Scout Troops were a part of the USS Gerald R. Ford christening ceremony in Virginia earlier this month.

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Day-Long Boy Scout Salute Planned to Remember 9/11

This coming Wednesday, September 11 is certainly a significant day in the history of the United States.  For, it was on 9/11/2001, terrorists attacked New York and Washington D.C., bringing the World Trade Center towers down, and damaging the Pentagon.  Several thousand lost their lives as a result, and it's a day that all of America will never forget.

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flickr/ mrsdkrebs
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Kent District Library to Take Your Old American Flags

Many of us have an American Flag, and we display it proudly.  But, after many years, maybe yours is a bit worn, tattered, or even thread bare.

What do you do with an old flag, anyway.  Out of respect, you don't just throw it in the trash, do you?

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Is Scouting Making a Comeback? Yes!

Scouting is making a comeback!  At least in West Michigan.

Our news partner, WZZM 13, reported this past Sunday, March 25, five young men from the Grand Rapids area were  presented with the title of Eagle Scout. It is the highest rank attainable in the Boy Scouts of America, and the title is held for life.

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T.J. Hamilton/Grand Rapids Press/www.mlive.com
T.J. Hamilton/Grand Rapids Press/www.mlive.com
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Area Scouts Place Flags To Honor Veteran’s At The Grand Rapids Home For Veterans

Appreciate you very much Veteran's.  This is your day to be thanked for your service and to remember those who paid the ultimate price with their lives...

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