|Published:||Sep 11, 2012 6:38 AM EDT|
|Updated:||Sep 11, 2012 6:38 AM EDT|
Many organizations in Lee and Collier counties are doing what they can to show their support for the country. For some it means honoring those that were lost with a moment of silence or donating funds to help September 11th memorials.
Students at East Lee County High School will pay tribute to the victims with a wreath laying ceremony. The junior reserve officer training corps will also conduct color and honor guard ceremonies. That service begins at 8:00 a.m. just outside the main entrance of the school at the flagpole.
In Bonita Springs, Riverside Park will play host to a service to honor the victims. It starts at 9:00 a.m., just three minutes before Flight 175 struck the south tower in New York City 11 years ago. The ceremony will also feature a 21-gun salute.
St. Peter the Apostle Church on Rattlesnake Hammock Road in Naples is holding a memorial mass tonight. This will also include the blessing of Fire Engine 343. That service starts at 6:00 p.m.
In cape coral, the Police Association will hold a remembrance ceremony at the "Cop Shop" on Southeast 16th Place. This ceremony will begin at 8:30. If you plan to attend, you're asked to arrive 15 minutes before it starts. The Police Association consists of over 500 active and retired police, firefighters and EMT personnel from around the United States and Canada.
Governor Rick Scott is asking all flags to be flown at half staff at all local and state buildings throughout the day.
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