ATLANTA. GA -- Tomorrow is a day for remembrance. Fifteen years ago, the Twin Towers in New York and sections of the Pentagon in Washington were attacked on Sept.11, 2001.
As with every year, the nation will commemorate the attacks. Below is a comprehensive list of several events in and around Atlanta to for those who would like to attend to remember:
Field of Flags (Marietta): A parade and memorial service that lasts all weekend. Sunday will see an 8 a.m. early morning memorial service at Kennesaw Mountain where a reading of the names for those that lost their lives will occur.
Paulding Sheriff Event (Dallas, Ga): The Sheriffs' office and fire department will hold a ceremony at Mt. Tabor Park's 9/11 memorial site. Service begins at 8:40 a.m.
First Responders Appreciation Day (Acworth): Hillcrest Baptist Church is honoring local heroes for first responders day. There's a 10:45 a.m. worship and a 4 p.m. meet and greet for the transplanted heroes who currently work for Cherokee Co. Fire and EMS, Sheriff's office, Acworth PD, Woodstock PD and other local agencies.
Suwanee Remembers (Suwanee): The city is marking the anniversary with a remembrance ceremony. The event is going on at the east side of Town Center Park near Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road starting at 3 p.m.
Children of First Responders (Marietta): This one is for the kids. Monkey Joe's in Marietta offers free admission for children of first responders. All other customers will get 25% off party bookings.
Vets report on Duty (Atlanta): Veterans and community members join the Salvation Army and The Bellwood Boys & Girls Club to revitalize the club's baseball field and library. This goes from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Dekalb 9/11 Tribute (Decatur): A slew of people from DeKalb Interim CEO Lee May to local first responders will hold a service at 8:46 a.m. at 1950 West Exchange Place, Tucker.
Isakson Commemoration (Kennesaw): U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson will commemorate the 15th anniversary of September 11 at a memorial service hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Marietta at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. The event begins at 8 a.m.
Stockbridge 9/11 Remembrance (Stockbridge): Hwy 138 at Hwy 42 will be closed four separate times for each plane lost on September 9/11, starting at 8:30 a.m.
This is not a comprehensive list. If you have an event that honors 9/11, please email it to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will add it.
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