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September 11th Memorials being held all over Western New York

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All during the weekend in Western New York and the Buffalo area, memorials are being held to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the worst attacks on US soil in US history. Most memorials will include displays of the events of that day, September 11, 2001 with stories, images. In most of the memorials first responders and all military and emergency personnel will be honored and are encouraged to attend the events in uniform.

There are many such events. Here is a short list of a few events listed according to WGRZ.com Channel 2 News. Most are free and open to the public.

The American Red Cross is holding a vigil and memorial on Sept 9, 6:30pm at 786 Delaware Ave, Buffalo. Displays include memorabilia from lost loved ones killed on Sept 11, 2001.

Fireman's Memorial Exhibit will have a 9/11 mobile display at 4141 Seneca St. West Seneca, NY from 10am - 2 pm, Sept 10.

The City of Buffalo will hold a memorial on Sunday at the Central Wharf in downtown Buffalo. Mayor Brown, Congressman Higgins and other dignitaries will be there. There will be a 70 piece band. The event starts at 8:30am The event is free and open to the public.

Forest Lawn Cemetery in Buffalo NY will hold a memorial Sunday, from 8:30am to 10:15am.

Hellenic Orthodox Church of the Annunciation in Buffalo NY will hold a memorial service at 11:30 am, Sunday, Sept 11. A piece of steel from the World Trade Center will be brought to the church and dedicated and will later made into a cross as a memorial.

Episcopal Church of Western New York will hold a memorial on 9/11, at 8:30am at the Lewiston Fire Company #1 on N. Sixth Street, in Lewiston NY.

The Muslim Affairs Council of WNY will hold a memorial at the Jaffarya Center, 10300 Transit Road, East Amherst, NY. Sunday, Sept 11, 5 -6pm.

There are other events not listed here. To see the full list visit the following link.

http://cheektowaga.wgrz.com/news/news/58835-updated-911-memorials-across-wny

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