City and Alpharetta Rotary To Host 9/11 We Remember Ceremony
September 11 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
The City of Alpharetta and the Rotary Club of Alpharetta will host a 9/11 remembrance ceremony on Saturday, September 11, 2021, at 8:30 a.m. on the Town Green in Downtown Alpharetta. 2021 marks the milestone 20th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in New York City, Washington D.C. and near Shanksville, Pennsylvania. This ceremony will commemorate those tragic events as well as honor the courage and sacrifice of first responders.
Music will start at 8:15 a.m. and the program will begin at 8:30 a.m. with an Invocation followed by the posting of colors by an honor guard. The Pledge of Allegiance and the National Anthem will then be recited. Next, music and video with images of September 11, 2001, will be played and shown for the audience. A moment of silence will also be observed. Mayor Jim Gilvin is set to give remarks and Alpharetta Department of Public Safety Chief, John Robison, will give the keynote address. The emcee of the program will be William Choate (Cadillac Jack).