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Events to mark 9/11

September 08, 2006

The following events are being held in conjunction with the fifth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks:

Church to hold joint worship service



John Wesley United Methodist Church, at 129 N. Potomac St. in Hagerstown, will host a joint worship service with Asbury United Methodist Church on Sunday at 10:30 a.m.

The service will feature John Wesley's Chancel Choir, special music from Asbury and a combined choir under the direction of Ken Stoops, the minister of music at John Wesley.

There will be a time of sharing, a children's message and a morning message, which will include recognition of the Hagerstown Fire Department and local police and emergency medical service personnel.

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HCC to host remembrance



Hagerstown Community College will hold a 9/11 Remembrance on Monday at 11 a.m. on the patio of the HCC College Center.

The event is free and open to the public.

Highlighting the ceremony will be Lester Hammond of Greencastle, Pa., who will speak about his experiences as a soldier in Iraq.

Call Renee Earley at 301-790-2800, ext. 225.




Parade to honor personnel who died



BOONSBORO - A parade to honor the memory of fire, rescue and law enforcement personnel who lost their lives on Sept. 11 will begin Monday at 7 p.m.

Also, the men and women currently serving their country or who have lost their lives in the military will be honored during the parade.

The parade route will be eastbound along Main Street (Alternate U.S. 40) to the intersection with Md. 67.

Held every year since 2002, the parade is sponsored by First Hose Fire Co. of Boonsboro, Boonsboro Station 6 and Rohrersville Substation 8.

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