Fifteen years ago on September 11, 2001, 2,977 people died – of the fallen were 343 firefighters and 72 September 11th eventspolice officers. Their actions and sacrifice saved thousands of our families and friends. The following ceremonies are scheduled to commemorate the fateful day, now known as Patriot Day.

Roswell: Sept. 11th, 1:30 PM Mike Gann 9/11 Memorial at the Lake, and Roswell Area Park 10495 Woodstock Road, Roswell.

The Roswell Rotary Club and city of Roswell will host the annual September 11th ceremony to honor the fallen. This year the event will feature the Roswell Fire & Police Honor Guard, US Coast Guard Pipe Band, Holcomb Bridge Middle School Chorus, floating wreath presentation, special guests, and commemorations. Atlanta radio legend Moby Carney is the master of ceremonies as we honor and remember our first responders and lost souls.

Marietta: 9/11 Field of Flags; various Marietta locations.

The Kiwanis Club of Marietta is presenting the 9/11 Field of Flags. This powerful, commemorative event will begin on September 10th and will be open to the public until September 16th.  Please join us as we remember and honor those who lost their lives that fateful day. Check out the full schedule for this weeklong event. You can purchase a flag for the event here.

Woodstock: Sept. 11th, 2:00 PM. The Park at City Center

Please join the remembrance ceremony for those lost, as well as those who continue to serve to defend our freedoms.

Gwinnett County: Fallen Heroes Memorial, Sunday Sept. 11th, 8:30 AM. 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville.

Join Gwinnett County Department of Fire and Emergency Services for its annual 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony. Members of the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners and honor guard units from Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services, Police Department, Sheriff’s Office, and the Lawrenceville Police Department will take part in this event.

Canton: Annual Patriot’s Day Parade, September 9th, 8:30 AM, Downtown Canton

The annual Patriot’s Day Ceremony, organized by county public safety agencies, will be held at 8:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 9 in downtown Canton.

This year’s keynote speaker will be Cherokee County Sheriff-elect Frank Reynolds, and the ceremony will be held at the Public Safety Memorial between the Cherokee County Justice Center and the historic courthouse along North Street.

Johns Creek: 2pm on 9/11  Memorial Hosted by Johns Creek Rotary Club, Newtown Creek Amphitheater, 3150 Old Alabama Road, Johns Creek. 

The Rotary Club of Johns Creek – North Fulton will gather to remember and reflect upon the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks during a remembrance event held at the Newtown Park Amphitheater. The community is invited to the free event that will honor the service and sacrifices of first responders and military personnel at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11. The event will feature a keynote address by Lisa Dernovish, vice commander of the Alpharetta American Legion Post #201. The commemoration will include patriotic music, a moment of silence and ringing of a memorial bell in honor of the fallen. The remembrance event will also feature remarks by Johns Creek Mayor Mike Bodker and an appearance by Johns Creek Fire and Police departments.

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