September 9-12, 2017
South of Sandy City Hall at 10000 South Centennial Parkway Sandy City, Utah
Each year since the first anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11th of 2001, a massive display of United States flags has flown at the Sandy City Promenade to honor each of the nearly three thousand victims killed that day. Visitors experience a sense of healing that gave the tradition a name, the Utah Healing Field® display. Read More…
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Each year since the first anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11th of 2001, a massive display of United States flags has flown at the Sandy City Promenade to honor each of the nearly three thousand victims killed that day. Visitors experience a sense of healing that gave the tradition a name, the Utah Healing Field® display.
Now sixteen years later, though memories fade, the need for healing continues with the theme “United in Hope and Healing,” and 3,000 posted flags will still honor and remember those who died on that day when terrorists commandeered airliners which crashed in the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a grassy field in Pennsylvania.
Utah Healing Field’s massive posting of U.S. flags, the nation’s original Healing Field®, commemorates that a decade and a half have passed since commandeered airliners crashed into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a grassy field in the Pennsylvania countryside. Thus, transpired a horrific event that all thought the nation and the world could never forget.
The 16th Annual Utah Healing Field will—in addition to creating a magnificent panorama of red, white & blue—raise money to benefit the Nation Alliance on Mental Illness, NAMI Utah, which brings hope and healing to those who need them desperately. NAMI Utah is the state’s voice on mental illness, including suicide prevention.
NAMI Utah’s mission is to ensure the dignity and improve the lives of those who live with mental illness and their families through support, education and advocacy.
Due in large part to generous individual, corporate, and foundation donations, NAMI Utah is able to build on its success and continue to focus on three cornerstones of activity that offer hope, help, and healing to our communities: Support, Education, and Advocacy.
Support of Utah’s 16th Annual Healing Field® display will draw our communities together as we unite in our efforts to prevent suicides by bringing hope and healing.
NAMI “National Alliance on Mental Illness”
Utah Healing Field Volunteers
Local Organizing Committee:
Project Chair: Shauna Jorgensen
Co-Chair: Linda Airmet
PR Chair: Alan Seko
Social Media: Kyle Frogley
Volunteer Chair: Karen Paris
Volunteer Co-Chair: Kathy Andrizzi
Flag Sales: Barbara Dill
Program Chair: Melissa Jensen
Program Co-Chair: Josh Pitts
Sponsorship Care Chair: Theresa Balaguy
Marketing Chair: Alan Seko
Booth & Tags Chair: Barbara Dill
CFF Representative: Sawn Swenson
In the News
The Utah Healing Field is returning to Sandy
Good 4 Utah
Some 3,000 American flags will be posted in front of Sandy City Hall on September 9 as part of the 16th Annual Utah Healing Field. The display has been a Sandy City tradition since 2002, the one-year anniversary of 9/11.
16th Annual Healing Field 2017
Each year since the first anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11th of 2001, a massive display of United States flags has flown at the Sandy City Promenade to honor each of the nearly three thousand victims killed that day. Visitors experienced a sense of healing the gave the tradition an name, the Utah Healing Field® display.
Utah’s annual healing field open to the public to honor 9/11 victims
Utahns can honor the victims of September 11th by walking through the healing field in Sandy at the City Hall offices. As the nation marks the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Utahns can remember and reflect at the Sandy Healing field.
9/11 victims remembered at 16th Annual Utah Healing Field
Good 4 Utah
The 2,977 victims of the September 11th Terror Attacks were remembered at a special ceremony Monday evening. “Welcome to the 16th Annual Healing Field,” host and ABC4 Utah Chief Political Correspondent Glen Mills told the crowd as nearly 3000 American flags waved over the Sandy City Hall Promenade, each signifying a person lost on this day in 2001.
One News Page
September 1st. Time to start thinking about important events coming up. The healing field is going up again in Sandy. This is the 16th year commemorating September 11th.
Children marvel at 16th Healing Field in Sandy
Close to 3,000 flags flapped in Sandy today in honor of the victims of the September 11th terror attacks back in 2001. Organizers say they continue to plant the flags so that no one forgets that day and so that kids can learn more about the sacrifice by the people who lost their lives.
We’ll post news stories about the event here as they are published. CLICK HERE for some of the latest national NEWS stories.