City to remember 9/11 at Sept. 11 ceremony

first_imgVancouver — The city of Vancouver and the Community Military Appreciation Committee invite the public to attend a special Patriot Day ceremony at City Hall in remembrance of all those who lost their lives during the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.The event starts at 9 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, in front of City Hall, 415 W. Sixth St.The ceremony will include the combined Vancouver police and Vancouver fire Honor Guard, musical performances, a ceremonial ringing of a fire department bell and Vancouver Veterans of Foreign Wars rifle salute.Speakers include Vancouver Mayor Pro Tem Anne McEnerny-Ogle, Vancouver Fire Department Chief Joe Molina and Vancouver Police Department Chief James McElvain.Artist Gerald Siegel also will present a stained glass panel commemorating first responders to the Vancouver Fire Department.The event is sponsored by Waste Connections and the Community Military Appreciation Committee.last_img read more

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