Presented by Embassy Bank
September 11, 2017 | 6-8 pm
Patriot Day 2017 Photo Gallery
Join us Sept. 11 from 6-8 pm at SteelStacks as we honor the countless individuals in the Lehigh Valley who put themselves in harm’s way every day.
This special event celebrates our nation’s first responders, law enforcement agencies, firefighters, military and emergency medical personnel. Highlighting the evening is the Our Hometown Heroes banner display, showcasing the amazing men and women who make a difference in our community day-in and day-out!
First Responders with identification will receive a 20% discount on food and non-alcoholic beverages at the Mike & Ike Bistro during Patriot Day from 5-9 p.m.
Schedule of Events:
Ceremony Honoring First Responders
6 pm | ArtsQuest Center
ArtsQuest will honor area first responders with a special ceremony that includes the presentation of the 2017 ArtsQuest First Responder Valor Award to Bethlehem resident Kathy Powers.
In recognition of her efforts and dedication to her community for more than three decades, ArtsQuest President and CEO Kassie Hilgert and Bethlehem Mayor Bob Donchez will present Powers with a glass sculpture hand-blown by the artists at the ArtsQuest Glass Studio at the Banana Factory. Other activities during the ceremony include the singing of the National Anthem by Sing for America and and a color guard presentation.
Free Concert by Tavern Tan Trio
Honoring Our Hometown Heroes-First Responders
This year Embassy Bank and ArtsQuest are inviting everyone who has been featured on the ‘Our Hometown Heroes’ banners from 2013-‘17 to attend the service on Sept. 11 to be recognized for their courage and dedication to our communities. A group photo will be taken, commemorating the special occasion. Honorees interested in attending should RSVP by filling out the registration form by Thursday, Sept. 7. The group will meet on the first floor of the ArtsQuest Center at 6 p.m., with the photo immediately following the service.