JWCC to premiere 9/11 museum video on Monday honoring first responders, American freedoms

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In recognition of Constitution Week, John Wood Community College is offering a free viewing of the 9-11 Memorial and Museum's anniversary film honoring first responders and their families on Monday, Sept. 11. | Photo courtesy of pexels.com

QUINCY — John Wood Community College will honor local and national first responders and the freedoms they protect as part of rights afforded to all citizens through the United States Constitution on Monday, Sept. 11.

JWCC has received permission from the 9-11 Memorial and Museum to be a viewing site for the organization’s annual anniversary film. This year’s film, honoring the sacrifice of first responders and their families, will be premiered in JWCC’s Heath Center auditorium area (Rooms D024/25) at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 11. The event is free to the public.

The viewing was made possible by JWCC’s criminal justice program. JWCC has two exhibits on display to commemorate Constitution Day (Sept. 17) The first display is in the library. The second display is courtesy of the Quincy Chapter of the Daughters of the Revolution located on the main floor.

Constitution Day is a federal holiday commemorating the signing of the U.S. Constitution on Sept.17, 1787, the world’s longest surviving written charter of government. This day commemorates the signing of the U.S. Constitution and recognizes all American citizens.

For more information, contact Rachel Hansen, dean of Arts and Sciences, at rhansen@jwcc.edu or 217-641-4514.

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