Northwest NEWS

September 2, 2002

Local News

Remembering Sept. 11, 2001

The community is invited to join Woodinville Fire and Life Safety District (WFLSD) at two ceremonies to be held on Sept. 11 in memory of all those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001.
   The first ceremony will begin at 7 a.m. at each area fire station. The ceremonies' main focus will be the World Trade Center and the 343 FDNY Fire Department of New York) firefighters who answered their last alarm.
   A formal ceremony will be conducted at Station 31, located at 17718 Woodinville-Snohomish Road NE (next to the Post Office).
   The ceremony will begin at 7:05 a.m. with a tolling of the bell to recognize the time of the first WTC tower collapse, and finish at 7:28 a.m. with a second tolling of the bell to recognize the collapse of the second WTC tower. WFLSD will also take part in the City of Woodinville's remembrance from 6-7:30 p.m. on Sept. 11. Firefighters will dedicate a public bench during the City of Woodinville remembrance.
   Redmond Town Center will host a day-long community gathering Sept. 11 to honor those who were lost in the attacks and their families. At 8:46 a.m. Mozart's "Requiem to the Dead" will be broadcast and at 9:55 the National Anthem will be played followed by a moment of silence. At noon a flag ceremony is planned with music. Guests will be invited to help paint one of several murals during the day. At 7 p.m. there will be a candlelight vigil accompanied by music and prayers.
   Kirkland Performance Center and Vision Peace Ministries will host a special observance: Commemorating 9/11- Moving Towards Peace. The event will begin at 7:30 p.m. with inspirational speakers and musicians.
   Following the observance, there will be a candlelight peace walk to Kirkland's Marina Park Pavilion. (425) 893-9900.
   Washelli Memorial Park, 11111 Aurora Ave. N. in Seattle, will be the site of a memorial service for those killed in the terrorist attacks Sept. 11. Following the 7:45 a.m. service, doves will be released. A tree planting in memory of the victims will be held at 4:45 p.m. (206) 362-5200.
   Bellevue Philharmonic Orchestra and Seattle Choral Company will present Eastside Remembers: A Rolling Requiem for the Eastside Community Sept. 11 from 8:30-9:30 a.m. at Bellevue Square's Center Court. Featured will be a performance of Mozart's "Requiem in D Minor." (206) 363-1100.
   Bothell Funeral Home will hold an informal tribute to the victims of the terrorist attack Sept. 11 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. A quiet place will be offered for community members to reflect. Flower tributes are suggested.