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9/11 declared National Day of Service

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(KWWL)-- It was 8 years ago that the nation was rocked with terrorist attacks. Friday marks the first year September 11 is declared a National Day of Service.

Remembrance ceremonies are being held across the country to honor the nearly three thousand who were killed on the morning of September 11, 2001.

The Volunteer Center of Cedar Valley out of Black Hawk County is participating in the day of Service  To volunteer on September 11 call the Volunteer Center of Cedar Valley at 272-2087.

In Clermont, the American Legion will host its annual Patriot Day Remembrance Service. It will begin at 6 p.m. Friday at Union Sunday School. The public is invited to attend the ceremony.

The City of Marion will commemorate the anniversary with a ceremony at the Marion Square Park at 6:45 p.m. Friday. Emergency service officials with the fire and police departments will be recognized. The American Legion will have a rifle squad salute followed by taps.

 

Online Producer: Michelle Caldwell

 

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