LO­CAL EVENTS RE­MEM­BER 9/11

The Fresno Bee (Sunday) - - Front Page -

Memo­rial cer­e­monies, a wreath march and the re­open­ing of a fire sta­tion are among the events be­ing held.

Events are planned in the cen­tral San Joaquin Val­ley com­mem­o­rat­ing the 18th an­niver­sary of the Sept. 11, 2001, ter­ror­ist at­tacks, in­clud­ing:

CAL­I­FOR­NIA 9/11 MEMO­RIAL, CLO­VIS

Rib­bon-cut­ting and un­veil­ing ● for a first look at an ex­pan­sion of the memo­rial, 4 p.m. Mon­day, Sept. 9. 3500 Pelco Way (re­named Never For­get Lane), near in­ter­sec­tion of Dakota and Peach av­enues, Clo­vis. cal­i­for­ni­a911memo­rial.com.

Memo­rial cer­e­mony, 8:30 ● a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11. Pro­gram be­gins 8:40 a.m., dis­patch calls 8:46 a.m. and cer­e­mony 8:52 a.m. Memo­rial open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Fresno County Of­fice of ● Ed­u­ca­tion OneVoice Event 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11. An af­ter­noon of mu­sic and po­etry, “a more up­lift­ing cel­e­bra­tion of the unity and spirt of our na­tion and our com­mu­nity,” ac­cord­ing to or­ga­niz­ers.

FRESNO CITY COL­LEGE

Memo­rial Wreath March, 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11. 1101 E. Univer­sity Ave. (Starts near the main foun­tain area and pro­ceeds to the Vet­er­ans Peace Memo­rial near the book­store.) Fol­lowed by the Vet­er­ans Peace Memo­rial BBQ 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Univer­sity Mall. fres­noc­i­ty­col­lege.edu.

KINGS­BURG

Fire Sta­tion No. 2 grand ● re-open­ing of the sta­tion and rememberin­g the 343 FDNY fire­fight­ers and 2,753 civil­ians who lost their lives in 9/11 at­tacks. Cer­e­mony 8:46 a.m., Fire Chief Dan Perkins pre­sen­tion noon, side­walk CPR 3 p.m. Sept. 11, 1880 S. Bethel Ave. city­ofk­ings­burg-ca.gov.

TARPEY EL­E­MEN­TARY SCHOOL, CLO­VIS

The school’s 17th an­nual ● com­mem­o­ra­tion starts with an 8 a.m. flag salute, invit­ing ac­tive or re­tired mil­i­tary mem­bers of any branch, or re­tired fire fighters, po­lice or first re­spon­ders to at­tend. After school, the Stu­dent Coun­cil takes its pa­triot’s walk to Clo­vis Fire Sta­tion No. 2 to de­liver baked foods, fruit, gift cards and more that par­ents and staff have do­nated. tarpey.cusd.com.

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