City to Host 9/11 remembrance ceremony Saturday, September 11
CITY OF CAPE CORAL TO HOST 9/11 REMEMBERANCE CEREMONY
Remembrance Ceremony to be held on Saturday, September 11 on lawn in front of City Hall beginning at 8:30am
Cape Coral, FL – To commemorate the 20th Anniversary of 9/11, the Cape Coral Fire Department along with the City of Cape Coral and Cape Coral Police Department will be hosting a remembrance ceremony on Saturday, September 11 on the front lawn outside of City Hall Council Chambers, 1015 Cultural Park Blvd., beginning at 8:30am.
The ceremony will include the presentation of colors by the Cape Coral Fire and Police Honor Guards, a moment of silence, an invocation, and remarks from Mayor John Gunter, Police Chief Tony Sizemore, and Fire Chief Ryan Lamb. The ceremony will end with attendees staking 2,977 American flags, each with a name of a victim of the attacks, in the front lawn of City Hall to honor their memory and reaffirming that “We Will Never Forget.”
“We invite the community to join us as we commemorate the events from 20 years ago and remember those we lost and honor those who with dignity and courage made the ultimate sacrifice to help others,” said Fire Chief Ryan Lamb.
The ceremony is free and open to the public. CDC guidelines will be followed. The ceremony will also be broadcast on CapeTV and Facebook Live on the Cape Coral Fire Department page (@CapeCoralFD).