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9/11 Memorial in Palatine

The Village of Palatine hosts a memorial ceremony on at 9 a.m. on Tuesday to honor those who lost their lives on 9/11.

On Tuesday, Sept. 11, the Village of Palatine will be hosting a memorial ceremony to honor those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. The ceremony will be held at the Palatine Firefighters Memorial at the corner of N. Brockway and W. Slade Streets in
downtown Palatine. The ceremony is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. and will last one hour.

Palatine Fire Department members and retirees will be marching to the memorial site from Fire Station 85 at 39 E. Colfax Street. They will be accompanied by the Palatine Fire Department Honor Guard and the Palatine Police Department Honor Guard with Palatine Firefighter Jeb Kaiser playing the bagpipes.

Members of the Palatine Fire Department and Police Department Honor Guards will lower the flag, place a wreath at the memorial and also perform a ceremonial ringing of the bell to signify a firefighter’s last call of duty.

Information provided by the Village of Palatine.

Craig Apelbaum September 11, 2012 at 11:56 AM
Forever in our hearts. Lest we forget. Let us remember them. As long as we live. They will live to. For they are apart of us. As we remember them. God bless America. And let us say amen.
John Haney September 11, 2012 at 12:57 PM
Thank you Palatine for remembering this unforgettable day.
Skip September 11, 2012 at 07:07 PM
People may choose to forget the painful experience of 9/11, but we should always remember those who perished, as well as the families and friends affected by the horrible acts of cowardice that day. Thank you, Palatine, for helping us remember the ones who will be forever in our hearts and minds.

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