Published: Sep 11, 2013 7:42 AM EDT
Updated: Sep 11, 2013 6:50 PM EDT

Flags are flying at half-staff across the nation today, including here in Southwest Florida. Throughout the day, groups have been holding ceremonies across the area to remember the victims of 9/11.

Bonita Springs

6:00 p.m. at Riverside Park- The Bonita Springs Fire Department is dedicating an 1,800 lb. block of granite from the World Trade Center. This piece of history will become the centerpiece of a new memorial, honoring all the lives lost.

Cape Coral

8:30 a.m. at SWFL Military Museum, located at 4820 Leonard Street - Remembrance ceremony

Tice Fire Department

9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Tice Fire Department's Bell Ringing Ceremony - This event will mark the exact times the north and south towers of the World Trade Center Collapsed.

Golden Gate Estates

9:30 a.m. Golden Gate Government Complex- "9/11 We Will Never Forget" tribute

Naples 

8:05 a.m. Saint Peter the Apostle Catholic Church, located at 5130 Rattlesnake Hammock Road- 9/11 Memorial Mass