9/11 Events

PATRIOT DAY REMEMBRANCE AND REFLECTION CEREMONY: 8:30 a.m., Evans Towne Center Park flagpole, 7016 Evans Towne Center Blvd.; includes special comments, presentation of U.S. flag, Last Call for FDNY, ringing of the bell, moment of silence and closing prayer

FORT GORDON SEPT. 11 REMEMBRANCE: Two minutes of silence; 8:30 a.m.: emergency vehicles at key intersections and all gates; 8:45 a.m.: Department of Emergency Services director gives 1-minute oral warning for execution; 8:46 a.m.: Sirens sound, marking the first strike on the World Trade Center; colors lowered to half-staff; 8:47 a.m.: Sirens end, playing of taps; moment of silence; flag remains at half-staff until retreat at 5 p.m.; ceremony at Signal Towers flagpole; two firefighters and two military police officers will be part of the color guard; 9:03, 9:37 and 10:03 a.m.: Honor guard will fire a cannon shot to signify the crash of Flight 175 into World Trade Center Tower 2, Flight 77 into the Pentagon and Flight 93 in Shanksville, Pa.

AUGUSTA SEPT. 11 REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY: 9:30 a.m., Augusta Common; acknowledging families and volunteers from the area, remembrances

OPENING SISTERHOOD MEETING TO COMMEMORATE 9/11: 7:15 p.m.: Featuring Margie Miller, the vice president of the Women’s League for Conservative Judaism and the international chairwoman of training services; Adas Yeshurun Synagogue sanctuary; open to the public; dessert reception follows

PATRIOT DAY PRAYER VIGIL: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., First Baptist Church of Augusta, Storey Chapel



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