The City of Alexandria invites the public to attend a remembrance ceremony on Wednesday, September 11, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., in Market Square (301 King St.), to mark the tragic events of September 11, 2001. The event will remember all those killed, injured or otherwise affected; and honor those who gave their lives to save others while courageously responding to the incident. In the event of rain, the ceremony will take place in the Lee Center Auditorium (1108 Jefferson St.).
The ceremony will feature remarks from Mayor Justin Wilson and representatives from Alexandria’s public safety agencies: Acting Fire Chief Corey Smedley, Police Chief Michael Brown and Sheriff Dana Lawhorne. The tribute will also include the “Return to Quarters” bell-ringing ceremony.