Michigan Events Honor September 11th Attack Victims
Monday is the day when many Americans pause to honor the victims who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. A series of deadly hijackings killed more than 3,000 people in New York City, The Pentagon and Pennsylvania. Here is a list of events in the mid-Michigan area:
At 8:00 a.m., a procession of uniformed officers and emergency medical personnel will walk from the 100 block of East Michigan Avenue to the Lansing Remembers September 11th Memorial at Wentworth Park.
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The Spirit of America Blood Drive takes place 7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Donors will be treated to a ride around the racetrack, lunch and can view the "Home of the Brave" exhibit.
You can view the 9/11 WTC Memorial Quilt display at Meridian Mall. The quilts are in the east wing through the food court entrance. The mall is open 10:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
People will gather at Eastern Michigan State University's 9/11 Memorial at 8:30 a.m. The memorial includes a beam from the World Trade Center. It is located behind Pease Auditorium.