In Honor of those who lost their lives, their families, others who were harmed, and our country, here are some of the event s going on around Roanoke today.
This is only a partial List of things going on, we are sharing with you what we know about events for today.
Firefighters will raise a flag at sunrise, pray at the time of the north tower collapse, and read the names of 343 firefighters who were killed
Where: Read Mountain Fire & Rescue, 43 East Park Drive, Roanoke
When: 6 a.m., 10:28 a.m.
Ground Zero Revisited
Rev. John Boyles was a senior chaplain of the Spiritual Care Response Team in New York City in October 2001, and will present his venture through audio and visual aids.
Where: Colonial Avenue Baptist Church, 4165 Colonial Ave., Roanoke
When: 6:30 p.m.
A vigil to commemorate the 9/11 attacks.
When: 8:30 a.m.
Unveiling of Original Piedmont Flight Attendant Calendar
An event to celebrate the personal histories and experiences of the attendants of the Piedmont Airline Family, and to commemorate 9/11. A calendar featuring flight attendants who have been with Piedmont Airlines (now US Airways) from 1965 to present will also be unveiled.
Where: 419 West, 3865 Electric Road, Roanoke
When: 3 to 7 p.m.
A ceremony featuring public safety officials discussing how 9/11 has changed public safety practices. The formal ceremony features U.S. Rep. Bob Goodlatte and remarks from representatives of participating localities.
When: 4 p.m.; Contact: 853-6357
Ever in Our Memory: 9/11
The Chancel Choir, along with more than 30 instrumentalists from the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra and Radford University, will combine to perform Rene Clausen‘s “Memorial,” Claude Smith’s “God of Our Fathers,” and Carmen Dragon’s “America the Beautiful.”
Where: First Presbyterian Church, 2101 S. Jefferson St., Roanoke
When: 4 p.m.
9/11 Remembrance: A Decade Later
A ceremony at the 9/11 memorial, constructed out of steel beams from the fallen World Trade Center, featuring presentations by The Compassionate Friends and LifeNet, a singing of the national anthem, a moment of silence and a singing of “America the Beautiful.”
Where: Old Virginia Brick 9/11 Memorial Structure, 2500 W. Main St., Salem
When: 4:30 p.m.
A service of prayer and remembrance
A service to commemorate the 10th anniversary, conducted by the Rev. Paul Henrickson, dean of the chapel.
Where: Antrim Chapel, Roanoke College
When: 5 p.m.
10th anniversary observance of 9/11
Worship service with bagpipes and ringing of a Bell of Hope.
Where: Greene Memorial United Methodist Church, 402 Second St., Roanoke
When: 10 a.m.
A spiritual event to remember those who died 10 years ago, and those patriots and allies who have died to defend freedom.
Where: New Life Christian Ministries, 5745 Airport Road, Roanoke
When: 4 p.m.