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JJC Remembers 9/11 in Public Memorial Tuesday

The event is open to the public and will feature an outdoor ceremony as well as a video tribute.

Joliet Junior College will honor the memories of those who died in the 9/11 terrorist attacks with a ceremony Tuesday at the school's main campus, 1215 Houbolt Road in .

The event, which is open to the public, will be held at the Alumni Bell Tower in front of the Campus Center.

The Will County Sheriff’s Rifle Squad, the Color Guard and the Pipe and Drum Unit will also participate in the outdoor ceremony, which will begin at 8:45 a.m. and should last 30 to 45 minutes. Attendees are asked to arrive no later than 8:35 a.m.

A video tribute in the cafeteria will follow, as well as a presentation by Grundy County Coroner John W. Callahan, who will speak about his experience helping with recovery at the World Trade Center site. Refreshments will be served.

For more information, contact Ed Vasil at evasil@jjc.edu or 815-280-2384 or Pete Comanda at pcomanda@jjc.edu or 815-280-6606.

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