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THE CITY OF JOLIET POLICE DEPARTMENT: JJC to Host 13th Annual 9/11 Tribute @ 8:45am on 9/11


By Press release submission | Sep 11, 2019


The City of Joliet Police Department issued the following announcement on Sept. 10.

Joliet Junior College will host its 13th annual Tribute to 9/11 to honor survivors, first responders and those who lost their lives in the 2001 terrorist attacks.

The ceremony starts at 8:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at the Alumni Bell Tower on Main Campus, followed by a reception and refreshments in the Cafeteria. Main Campus is located at 1215 Houbolt Road in Joliet.

All first responders, veterans, families, friends and the public are invited to attend the memorial.

Comanda - 9/11 Tribute

JJC Police Chief Pete Comanda speaking at the

9/11 ceremony in 2018

The event begins with the arrival of the Patriot Guard Riders, followed by the presentation of colors by the Joliet Police Department and Joliet Fire Department Color Guards and lowering of flags to half-staff by the JJC Police Department. The Will County Sheriff’s Rifle Squad will then provide a 21-gun salute. The ceremony will also include a rendition of America the Beautiful by JJC’s Phil Spencer and Herb Alexander, a tolling of the bell, TAPS performed by the JJC Music Department and music by the Joliet Fire Department Pipes and Drums.

Those unable to attend can watch a live stream of the event on JJC's Facebook page beginning at 8:45 a.m.

Original source can be found here.

Source: The City of Joliet Police Department 

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