September 10, 2012 10:38PM
Updated: September 10, 2012 10:38PM
Two brief memorial services will be held at First United Methodist Church, 352 S. Main St. One begins at 7:30 a.m. and one at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Mayor David Uran will speak at the morning service.
The city of Gary will host a 9/11 ceremony on the steps of City Hall at 8 a.m. Tuesday to remember and pay tribute to those who lost their lives during the terrorist attacks in 2001. The public is invited to attend.
The city of East Chicago is asking all churches in East Chicago to ring their bells at 9 a.m. Tuesday to remember our brothers, sisters and public safety heroes who died 11 years ago.
A memorial and commemoration ceremony for the 9/11 victims is at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Purdue University Calumet in room 251 of the CLO building, 2200 169th St. Light refreshments will be provided. (Dietary laws observed.)
The city of Hobart will hold a Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Festival Park, 111 E. Old Ridge Road. The national anthem, sung by Wolffgang Choir, will begin the evening followed by remarks from State Rep. Chet Dobis, Mayor Brian Snedecor, U.S. Army Maj. David Hill and State Rep. Shelly Vandenburgh. A wreath-laying ceremony will be conducted by the Hobart Fire Department, Hobart Police Department and the Hobart VFW Post 5365. Marine Corps League Howlin Mad Detachment Commandant Gregg Burke will command a volley fire followed by the playing of taps. The Hobart High School ROTC will hand out American flags. For more information, contact Raeann Trakas at 406-1938.