FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 10, 2008
Contact: K.E. Schwab
Editor's and photographers looking for a Sept. 11 story/photo should consider that the Slippery Rock University College Republicans will plant 2,977 American flags, one for each person killed Sept. 11, 2001, on the Bailey Library Quad beginning at approximately 8 a.m. Thursday.
The project is being funded in part by USA Today.
In addition, "The Star-Spangled Banner" will be played at 12:30 p.m., a prayer will be offered at 12:35 p.m., and participants will leave in silence at 12:45 p.m.
Slippery Rock University is Pennsylvania's premier public residential university. Slippery Rock University provides students with a comprehensive learning experience that intentionally combines academic instruction with enhanced educational and learning opportunities that make a positive difference in their lives.
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