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Community remembrance scheduled commemorating Sept. 11 anniversary

  • Wed Sep 8th, 2021 12:06pm
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Submitted by the Town of Friday Harbor.

A community memorial will be held to the 20th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, to remember the 2,997 people lost on that tragic day. The ceremony will remember the women, men and children who lost their lives, and the thousands injured during the terrorist attack in New York City, Washington, D.C., and outside of Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

The remembrance will be held in the Town of Friday Harbor at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, at Memorial Park, located at the flag pole in the traffic circle on Front and Spring Streets. The ceremony will include brief comments from three guest speakers, an honor guard from the American Legion Post and representatives from San Juan Island public safety organizations.

Everyone is invited to attend. Please remember to be COVID-19 safe while the ceremony will be held outdoors, masks and social distancing are encouraged.