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Sept. 11 tributes planned around county

LAWRENCEVILLE -- There are several events coming up on Tuesday as tributes to Sept. 11, 2001. Among them, gatherings in Lilburn, Dacula, Lawrencveille, Suwanee, Duluth and Grayson.

A 9/11 ride and ceremony is scheduled for 9 a.m. at the Fallen Heroes Memorial Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center, 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville. The ceremony and ride are open to all.

It's free to attend.

In Lilburn, the city will conduct its "Where Were You" 9/11 Tribute at 8:30 a.m. in the Lilburn City Park, 76 Main St.

The special function will commemorate the victims of 9/11 on the 11th anniversary of the events.

The city also will unveil a steel support from the World Trade Center, which will become a permanent display feature for the new city hall.

In Dacula, the city is teaming up with Greening Forward to host a volunteer event and memorial service to remember those who lost their lives during the terrorist attacks.

The event will begin at 5 p.m. Volunteers will meet at the Dacula High School parking lot and walk to the Olde Mill Park in downtown Dacula to pick up litter.

For complete coverage of Sept. 11 events, visit www.gwinnettdailypost.com on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Comments

SHIVA65 2 years, 1 month ago

I commend the City of Lawrenceville for its continuous remeberance of this dreadful day. I am a WTC 911 survivor, who have been residing in Gwinnett county for the past 10 years and appreciate the City of Lawrenceville's effort to honor those who were murdered on this day. almost 11 years ago.

Victims of the WTC 911 events.

Victims of the WTC 911 events. by SHIVA65

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