9/11 Flag Display Volunteers Needed
September 1, 2022

Flags for 9/11
(Columbus, OH)—The Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board (CSRAB) is seeking volunteers to commemorate the 21st anniversary of the attacks of September 11, 2001 through a memorial flag display on the west lawn of the Ohio Statehouse. The 9/11 flag display will be open to the public from Thursday, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. until Tuesday, Sept. 13 at 12 p.m. in downtown Columbus.

On Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022, a brief program will inaugurate the memorial at 5 p.m. on the West Plaza. After the ceremony, volunteers from across central Ohio will install the thousands of flags that form the memorial.

Fifty volunteers are needed to help install these 2,977 flags representing each victim of the attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and United Airlines Flight 93. The installation is planned from approximately 5:45 to 7:15 p.m. Volunteers are also welcome to attend the program at 5 p.m. Additionally, a few volunteers are needed to straighten the flags Friday, Saturday and Sunday, then uninstall the display Tuesday, Sept. 13 at 12 p.m.

Anyone interested in volunteering for the installation, maintenance or de-installation may contact Dayna Jalkanen at 614-728-2697 or Please sign up by Tuesday, Sept. 6.

Some pictures from the 2021 event can be seen here:


2022 photos available at