9/11 Memorials in Buffalo
This year marks the 11th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on America. Here is a list of memorial events around Western New York in remembrance of those who lost their lives on that tragic day.
Saturday, September 8
9/11 Tribute Concert at the Made in America Store (900 Maple Rd., Elma) from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., featuring Nashville recording artist Ricky Lee. Free admission.
Sunday, September 9
Candlelight vigil at the American Red Cross (786 Delaware Ave., Buffalo) at 8 p.m. There will be a flag display out in front to represent each victim from 9/11. Families of those affected will be in attendance.
Tuesday, September 11
Town of Amherst remembrance ceremony at the Amherst Memorial Hill Grove at 9:30 a.m. The ceremony will include the laying of a wreath, the reading of the names of the victims and the recitation of the prayer “We Remember Them.”
Contributed by Brandon Kilijanski