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Charlotte Area Sept. 11 Memorial Events

This Sunday marks the 10th anniversary of 9/11, a day on which a series of four coordinated suicide attacks against the United States forever changed the course of history.  Nearly 3,000 people died and the economic impact, with losses in the billions, was devastating.

Here is a list of area events to help you and your family commemorate the day.



National Day of Service and Remembrance
Dates:                Now – Sunday, September 11th
Hours:                10am to 5pm
Admission:          Free
Venue:                Community Blood Center of the Carolinas
Address:             4447 South Blvd. in Charlotte
Phone:                704.972.4700
Web:                   http://sedgefield-parkroad.wbtv.com/h/events?ct=d&evid=222685229


Hands On Charlotte's 9/11 Week of Service
Dates:                Now – Sunday, September 11th
Hours:                Various – Sign up now!
Admission:          Free
Venues:              Various
Phone:                704.333.7471
Web:                   http://www.handsoncharlotte.org/Sept11Event2011C


Eyewitness to 9/11 from Tragedy to Transformation
Dates:                Now – Saturday, September 17th
Times:                10am daily; 2pm to 5pm on Sundays
Location:            301 College Drive in Gaffney, SC
Email:                 steve.moore@ttigroupna.com


Guns and Hoses Fundraiser
Date:                  Friday, September 9th
Hours:                9:30pm to 2am
Admission:          Cover charge in effect.  Proceeds benefit the CMPD Fraternal Order of Police & Charlotte Fire Department Benevolent Fund
Venue:               SUITE at EpiCentre
Address:             210 E. Trade Street in Charlotte
Phone:                704.971.7878
Web:                  http://suitecharlotte.com/


Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Walk/Run
Date:                  Saturday, September 10th
Time:                  7:30am
Registration:       $25
Venue:                North Carolina Music Factory
Address:             820 Hamilton Street in Charlotte
Phone:                704.661.5706
Web:                   http://www.tunneltotowercharlotte.com/


NASCAR Moment of Silence
Date:                  Saturday, September 10th
Race Start:         7:30pm
Venue:                Richmond International Raceway
Address:             600 E. Laburnum Avenue in Richmond, VA
Phone:                866.455.RACE
Web:                  http://www.nascar.com/series/cup/
***  Track announcer will go quiet for a 3-lap moment of silence during laps 9-11.  Check local TV listings for broadcast information.


Community Recognition & Appreciation Celebration:  Hope Over Fear
Date:                  Sunday, September 11th
Time:                  8:45am & 11am
Admission:          Free
Venue:                First UMC
Address:             501 N. Tryon Street in Charlotte
Phone:                704.333.9081
Web:                   http://fumccharlotte.org/news/hope-over-fear/


Special Sunday Service
Date:                  Sunday, September 11th
Hours:                9am to Noon
Admission:          Free
Venue:                First Baptist Church
Address:             301 S. Davidson Street in Charlotte
Phone:                704.375.1446
Web:                   http://www.charlottefbc.org/


9/11 Observance
Date:                  Sunday, September 11th
Hours:                9:15am to 10:15am
Admission:          Free
Venue:                Holy Covenant United Church of Christ
Address:             3501 West W.T. Harris Blvd. in Charlotte
Phone:                704.599.9810
Web:                   http://www.holycovenantucc.org/


Laps for Life Blood Drive

Date:                  Sunday, September 11th
Hours:                9:30am to 3pm
Admission:          Free
Venue:                Charlotte Motor Speedway
Address:             5555 Concord Parkway South in Concord
Phone:                704.347.8278
Web:                   http://www.charlottemotorspeedway.com/


9-11 Meadowlake Prayer Walk
Date:                  Sunday, September 11th
Hours:                9:30am to 12:30pm
Admission:          Free; donations accepted
Venue:                Meadowlake Presbyterian Church
Address:             6501 Gilead Road in Huntersville
Phone:                704.287.6332
Web:                   http://meadowlakechurch.com/

 

 Date:                  Sunday, September 11th
Time:                  Refreshments Served:  9:45am
Time:                  10:30am
Admission:          Free
Venue:                Hudson Uptown Building Auditorium
Address:             145 Cedar Valley Road in Hudson
Phone:                828.728.8272
Email:                  tammy.swanson@townofhudsonnc.com


NYPD 10-13 Club of Charlotte 9/11 10th Anniversary Memorial Ceremony
Date:                 Sunday, September 11th
Time:                 11am
Admission:         Free
Location:           CMPD Police Memorial (across from police headquarters)
Address:            601 E. Trade Street in Charlotte
Email:                 hkatowitz@charlotte10-13.com


Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Charlotte Chapter Blood Drive
Date:                 Sunday, September 11th
Hours:               1pm to 5pm
Admission:         Free
Venue:               First Baptist Church
Address:            119 N. Old Statesville Road in Huntersville
Email:                 MuslimsSaveLives@gmail.com
Web:                  http://muslimsforlife.org/


Patriot Day

Date:                  Sunday, September 11th
Time:                  2pm
Admission:          Free
Venue:                National Guard Armory
Address:             200 Phifer Road in Kings Mountain
Phone:                704.473.8727
Web:                   http://www.cityofkm.com/news_1.asp?newsID=1039


9/11 Day of Remembrance Worship & Appreciation Service


Interfaith 9/11 Prayer Service
Date:                  Sunday, September 11th
Time:                  2pm
Admission:          Free
Venue:                Martin Luther King Plaza | Gaston County DSS Building
Address:             Marietta Street & Long Avenue in Gastonia
Phone:                704.674.0729
Web:                   http://gastoninterfaithcenter.org/


9-11 Remembrance Service
Date:                  Sunday, September 11th
Time:                  3pm
Admission:          Free
Venue:                Lincoln Cultural Center | Timken Cultural Center
Address:             403 E. Main Street in Lincolnton
Phone:                704.736.8920
Web:                   http://lincolncounty.wbtv.com/news/community-spirit/66812-lincolnton-hold-911-remembrance-service


Americans Answer the Call:  A Musical Celebration
Date:                  Sunday, September 11th
Time:                  4pm
Admission:          Free; Donations Accepted
Venue:                University City UMC
Address:             3835 West W.T. Harris Blvd. in Charlotte
Phone:                704.369.8000
Web:                  http://www.ucumc.org/clientimages/29096/worshipandarts/patriotic%20concert%202011%20flyer.pdf


9/11 Tribute
Date:                  Sunday, September 11th
Time:                  7pm
Admission:          Free
Venue:                Cannon Park
Location:             Across from the Stanly County YMCA (located at 427 N. First Street in Albemarle)
Phone:                704.986.3600
Web:                   http://www.co.stanly.nc.us/Home/tabid/72/Default.aspx


In Remembrance:  A 9.11 Memorial
Date:                  Sunday, September 11th
Time:                  7pm
Admission:          Free
Venue:                Friendship Missionary Baptist Church
Address:             3400 Beatties Ford Road in Charlotte
Phone:                704.391.6600
Web:                   http://www.friendshipcharlotte.org/

            


 

 

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