9/11 events around Atlanta this weekend


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Winder Memorial Service (Barrow County)— Winder is having a Memorial Service at8:30 a.m. at Fire Station #1 located at 90 Broad Street.

9/11 Stories of Bravery event (Cobb County)—The Warrior Alliance Home Base is hosting a Stories of Bravery event at the Omni Hotel at The Battery Atlanta starting at 5 p.m. Before entering Truist Park for the Atlanta Braves game, fans are invited to hear stories of a FDNY Ladder 10 firefighter and NY Port Authority employee. The event will also feature Atlanta-area veterans. To register, click here

Atlanta Braves vs. Miami Marlins (Cobb County)— The Atlanta Braves will have a special pregame event and on-field ceremony. It includes a tribute video and a stadium-wide moment of silence. Two local firefighters will perform the National Anthem while a giant American flag is unfurled across the outfield and carried by around 100 first responders concluded with a fly-over performed by four F16s from Shaw Airforce Base.During the game, there will be several tributes of remembrance.

Marietta Memorial Ceremony (Cobb County) — The city is holding a memorial ceremony at 7:55 a.m. to 11 a.m. in front of the Visitors Center at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. The ceremony will include bagpipes, Retired NYFD Capt. James D’Avolio as a speaker, a 21 Gun Salute by Cobb County Police Honor Guard, a riderless Horseman presentation by the Cobb County Sheriff’s Department, and a reading of the names of the 2, 977 innocent victims at the end of the Ceremony.

Annual 9/11 Patriot Day Ceremony (Dawson County) — The Dawson County Sheriff’s Office is hosting the Annual 9/11 Patriot Day Ceremony at the Dawson County High School Performing Arts Center at 1665 Perimeter Road. It starts at 8:15 a.m. and will include guest speakers Congressman Andrew Clyde and State Rep. Will Wade.

Dekalb County Public Safety Complex, in Tucker (Dekalb County) Please arrive no later than 8:30 a.m. for the ceremony, which begins at 8:46 sharp. Music, a moment of silence, and a laying of the wreath. The facility is located at 1960 West Exchange Place, Tucker, GA 30084.

Remembrance Ceremony- (Fayette County)—Peachtree City Police Department and Peachtree City Fire Rescue is holding a Remembrance Ceremony at 8:30 am at city hall at 151 Willowbend Road.

Town Green in downtown Alpharetta - (Forsyth County) The remembrance ceremony begins at 8:15 a.m. with musical selections. There will be an Honor Guard, invocation, recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance, and singing of the National Anthem. After observing a moment of silence, city officials will deliver brief remarks.

We Remember Ceremony (Fulton County)— The City of Alpharettaand Rotary Club of Alpharetta is hosting the event on the Alpharetta Town Green in front of city hall. Pre-program music and videos begin at 8:15 a.m. and the program starts at 8:30 a.m. Radio personality Cadillac Jack will be the MC and Alpharetta’s Director of Public Safety, John Robison will be the keynote speaker.

2,977 Paper Cranes Art Installation (Gwinnett County)— In partnership with the City of Lilburn, 2,977 origami folded paper cranes will be suspended from a large oak tree at Lilburn City Park as part of a stunning public art memorial. Each paper crane has one victim’s name handwritten on it, along with the 20th anniversary date of 9/11/21. It will be introduced to the public with a brief ceremony at 12 p.m. Lilburn Mayor Tim Dunn will be offer words, and the sheriff, fire, and Lilburn Police Departments will be represented. The ceremony will take place right next to the art installation, which is located directly in front of the children’s playground. In case of rain, the ceremony will be moved to the Gartrell Nash Pavilion, which is located behind the children’s playground at Lilburn City Park.

Downtown Lawrenceville (Gwinnett County) Starting at 8:30 a.m. outdoors in the front parking lot of the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center, near the Fallen Heroes Memorial. The address is 75 Langley Dr. in Lawrenceville. You can alsowatch on Facebook Live.

Gainesville's Green Street (Hall County)— Gainesville is having a "healing event" in memory of those who died. Churches will toll their bells at 8:46 a.m., the time the first plane struck the North Tower of the World Trade Center in New York City. Two minutes of silence will follow and then trumpeters will play "Taps" up and down Green Street. Citizens are asked to line the sidewalks of the historic corridor. The fire department will bring the bell firefighters have used in past 9/11 ceremonies to the event.

Hall County remembrance event(Hall County)—Members of Hall County Fire Services and the Hall County Sheriff's Office will participate in an event at Memorial Park South Funeral Home at 8:30 a.m. They'll begin with an invocation and welcome from the sheriff's office chaplain followed by words of reflection from Stoney Bowles, the Deputy Chief of Operations for Hall County Fire. The fire department Honor Guard will lower the flag and play 'Taps.' Hall County 911 will read a memorial across the emergency radio.

Morgan County Memorial Service(Morgan County)— Morgan County is having a memorial service at 8:30 a.m. at the county's Public Safety Complex, located at 1380 Monticello Road.

Paulding County Ceremony(Paulding County)— The countysheriff's office and fire department will hold a ceremony at the 9/11 memorial siteat Mt. Tabor Park on 1550 East Paulding Drive in Dallas. Organizers say social distancing will be practiced at the outdoor event as a precaution. It begins at 8:40 a.m.

Betty Mauldin Park - (Norcross) - The event will begin at8:20 a.m., and will include a ringing of the bell at 8:45 a.m. to mark the time the first tower was hit. There will be a bagpiper, and the mayor will speak. Park in the lower-level parking lot at City Hall.

credit: 11 Alive


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