Monday, July 14, 2014

Remembering Flight 232 25 Years Later

The following  is from the Dakota Count Emergency Management Team.
A time to reflect on the crash-landing of United Flight 232 at Sioux Gateway Airport,
discuss response lessons learned, share stories, remember blessings and honor those lost.

All events are free and open to the public.

Friday, July 18 

Sioux City Orpheum Theatre
5 p.m.
Emergency Vehicles Park along Pierce Street in front of the Orpheum
7 p.m.
 “What Happened, What We Learned & How it Has Helped Others”
Led by Jim Wharton, formerly of Briar Cliff University
with United Airlines Captain Al Haynes, Head Flight Attendant Jan Brown, SC Fire Chief Bob Hamilton, Woodbury County Emergency Director Gary Brown, Briar Cliff Sr. Margaret Wick, St. Luke’s Surgeon Dr. Larry Foster, Mercy ER Physician Dr. David Greco, and Retired 185th Commander Dennis Swanstrom
Volunteer and Responder Recognition

Saturday, July 19
Open Houses & Tours
9 a.m. – 12 noon
Briar Cliff University Chapel & Campus
The Security Institute located at Western Iowa Tech Community College
232 Memorial at the Riverfront
Mid America Museum of Aviation & Transportation on north end of Sioux Gateway Airport

Reflection & Dedication Ceremony
2:30 p.m.
Mid America Museum of Aviation & Transportation at Sioux Gateway Airport   
Led by Rev. Greg Clapper
Joint Color Guard Presentation
Remarks by Capt. Al Haynes, Flight 232 Survivor Jerry Schemmel,
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, Woodbury County Supervisor George Boykin & Mayor of Sioux City Bob Scott
Music by Kevin Keane and Bagpipe by Sioux City Police Sergeant Mike Manthorne
                                                                    Reading the names of the 112 lost in the crash       
Wreath Laying and Benediction in New Outdoor 232 Reflection Garden

Sunday, July 20

11 a.m.
Remembrance Service
Anderson Dance Pavilion and Flight 232 Memorial, Sioux City Riverfront                   
With Pastor Darrin Vick, Rev. Greg Clapper, and Father Marvin Boe

Conclusion at 232 Memorial & Artist Dale Lamphere

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