Chattanooga Now 9/11 remembrances

Chattanooga Now 9/11 remembrances

September 9th, 2011 by Staff Report in Chattnow Outabout

America was changed forever on Sept. 11, 2001. Ten years later, residents of the Tennessee Valley will remember those who died in the terrorist attacks and honor the military and emergency personnel who serve as everyday heroes. Here are some of the events taking place. For more coverage, see Sunday's Times Free Press.

Zoo discount

What: Free admission to active members of the military, local law enforcement and emergency first responders for Grandparents & Local Heroes Day.

When: 10 a.m-3 p.m. Saturday (zoo open 9 a.m-5 p.m.).

Where: Chattanooga Zoo, 301 N. Holtzclaw Ave.

Information: 697-1319.

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Film screening

What: Documentary, "9/11: Explosive Evidence: Experts Speak Out," voicing concerns by 1,000-member Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth about the destruction of World Trade Center buildings 1, 2 and 7. Discussion follows with UTC faculty.

When: 1 p.m. Saturday.

Where: Chattanooga Public Library, 1001 Broad St.

Information: 517-1828;

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Museum discount

What: Free admission to all police officers, military and emergency response personnel and their families; good for up to two adults and two children.

When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday.

Where: Creative Discovery Museum, 321 Chestnut St.


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Freedom Walk

What: To honor service members and veterans, renew our commitment to freedom and the values of our country and reflect on the events of Sept. 11.

When: 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sunday; ceremony at 1 p.m. followed by walk.

Where: Camp Jordan Park, Camp Jordan Parkway, East Ridge.

To register: Call 931-982-3207 or log onto

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Park discount

What: Free gate admission and unlimited rides to EMTs, police, firefighters and military personnel with ID and their families.

When: Noon-8 p.m. Sunday.

Where: Lake Winnepesaukah, 1730 Lakeview Drive, Rossville.


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A Day of Remembrance and Recognition

What: Remembering the victims of the terrorist attacks in 2001 and honoring local public safety workers.

When: 1 p.m. Sunday

Where: Whitfield County Courthouse, 205 N. Selvidge St. Dalton, Ga.

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Memorial March

What: March from Miller Plaza to the riverfront.

When: 1:30 p.m. Sunday.

Where: 1:30 p.m. procession of emergency vehicles begins; 2 p.m. Memorial March begins; 3 p.m. 9/11 ceremony begins.

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Jericho Brass Concert

What: Free concert marks 50th anniversary of church in addition to 9/11 anniversary.

When: 3 p.m. Sunday.

Where: St. Thaddaeus' Episcopal Church, 4300 Locksley Lane.

Information: 892-2377.

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Appreciation Reception

What: Honoring all emergency services personnel in Catoosa County

When: 5-9 p.m. Sunday.

Where: Cedar Hill Baptist Church, 60 Dyer Bridge Place, Ringgold, Ga.

Information: 706-858-0976.

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A Community Service of Remembrance & Peace

What: Recognition of police, fire and medical personnel and remembrance of 9/11 victims and families.

When: 6 p.m. Sunday.

Where: Signal Mountain Playhouse, 301 Rolling Way.


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9/11 concert

What: Memorial service with community choir; free but donations taken to help families of deceased first responders.

When: 7 p.m. Sunday.

Where: First Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1505 N. Moore Road.

Information: 698-2556.

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An Evening of Remembrance and Celebration

What: Free dinner before service sponsored by North Georgia churches, community choir and band, prayer for public officials and country.

When: 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

Where: Northwest Georgia Bank Amphitheater, Benton Place Campus, 220 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold, Ga.


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9/11 Candlelight Vigil

What: Event to remember those lost and to honor those who serve.

When: 8 p.m. Sunday.

Where: University of Tennessee at Chattanooga; participants will gather in the lobby of Founders Hall, then proceed to the Quadrangle.