Remembering 9/11/01 this weekend...
It goes down in history right next to Pearl Harbor. The 9/11 attacks claimed nearly three thousand lives.
And just days before the 10th anniversary, the entire nation is pausing to reflect.
Here in North Central Florida, each commemoration is different, but the focus is the same.
9/11 evokes images of horror painfully seared into the minds of all those who witnessed it. But in the wake of tragedy and still years later what survived is faith, hope, love and patriotism.
Local Memorial Events....
Sunday 8:15-9:30AM *UF University Auditorium
Friday-Sunday *Oaks Mall Displays Flags to Honor Victims Your text to link...
Sunday 9:00AM *Alachua County Veterans Services Sept. 11 Ceremony at Gainesville Health & Fitness Main Center
Sunday 8:46AM *"Fanfares in Memory and Hope" Movement Recital at UF Carillon Studio
Sunday 10:45AM *Service to honor First Responders at Hardeetown Baptist Church in Chiefland
Sunday 9AM *Special Memorial Service before Temple Shir Shalom Religious School starts at Temple Shir Shalom
Sunday 8:30AM-2PM *Community blood drive, worship and dinner at Grace Presbyterian Church
Sunday 11AM *"Three Religious Leaders Speak for Peace" at Church of the Mediator in Micanopy
Sunday 2:15PM *United 93 film screening at Hippodrome Cinema
Sunday 4PM *Concert of Remembrance at First Presbyterian Church on SW Third Street
Sunday 5PM *9/11 Cookout at The Connection (27024 83rd Plaza) in Branford
Sunday 5-8PM *Gathering for Peace, Understanding and Hope: Arts to Hearts at Trinity United Methodist Church
Sunday 6PM *10 Years Later- Is Our Nation Prepared? Discussion at Bob Graham Center for Public Service (Pugh Hall UF)
Sunday 7PM *Never Forget Project Vigil on the North lawn between the Reitz Union and The Hub
For Marion County 9/11 Memorial events call 352-416-0615