9/11 Ceremony Will Be Held In Eden Prairie

Golden Valley public safety officials and other agencies from around the Twin Cities will hold a service.


, and other public safety personnel from will take part in a ceremony to mark the 10th anniversary of 9/11.

They will be part of a gathering of public safety agencies and residents from around the Twin Cities.

The free event will be held from noon to 4:30 p.m. at Grace Church, 9301 Eden Prairie Road in Eden Prairie. The memorial ceremony will be held from 3 to 4:30 p.m.

There will be a large display of firefighting and other emergency responder equipment.

On 9/11, almost 3,000 people died, according to official counts. Of those, 343 were firefighters, 23 were police officers and 15 were EMTs.

On Sunday, Golden Valley Patch will feature the stories of two local firefighters and what they remember about that day a decade ago.

On Sept. 1, we brought you the story of .


9/11—The People Who Died* American Airlines Flight 11 87 United Airlines Flight 175 60 American Airline Flight 77 59 United Airlines Flight 93 40 In New York (in the Twin Towers and on the ground) 2,606 At the Pentagon 125 Total 2,977  *These numbers do not include the hijackers.
Dave Timmons September 12, 2011 at 12:10 AM
How do you feel about this: John Hoff, the Minneapolis, Minnesota blogger that made national headlines after he was sued and lost a blogging harassment case with a $60,000 judgment, has used the commemoration of 9/11 to announce his latest money making venture - a blog about his adventures while serving in Afghanistan. John Hoff writes from his barracks in a special 9/11 blog edition, "I wish to make some money blogging--or at least revel in free meals, free trips and free samples--as well as produce commentary on national and even global issues." So Spc. John Hoff sees the commemoration of 9/11 as an opportunity to make money, and announce his latest venture. He is, in my opinion, in need of counseling. Opinions?


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