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Beginning at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, Aurora public safety officials will be joined by mayor Richard C. Irvin and community members at the Aurora Police Department, 1200 E. Indian Trail.
Marking the 17th anniversary of the tragedies in New York, Washington, D.C. and Pennsylvania, the ceremony will feature a presentation of colors and wreath-laying ceremony by the Aurora Fire and Police Honor Guards. There will be remarks by Aurora Police Chief Kristen Ziman, Aurora Fire Chief Gary Krienitz, and Richard C. Irvin, Aurora mayor.
A special moment of silence will be held at 8:46 a.m., the time the first plane hit the north tower of the World Trade Center September 11, 2001
“On this solemn occasion, we will come together again to remember those who lost their lives on that fateful day,” said mayor Irvin, a veteran of the United States Army. “We also remember the families of those who perished and all whose lives were forever changed after experiencing the tragedies of September 11, 2001.”
The ceremony will be open to the public.
— City government of Aurora