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City of Alexandria to Host Virtual 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

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ALEXANDRIA, VA – The City of Alexandria invites the public to view a virtual remembrance on Friday September 11, to mark the tragic events of September 11, 2001.

The annual ceremony will be pre-recorded to avoid a large gathering and prevent the spread of COVID-19.

The proceedings will honor those who died, including first responders who gave their lives to save others.

Ceremony video will be available at

The tribute will feature remarks from Alexandria Mayor Justin Wilson, City Manager Mark Jinks, and representatives from the fire department, police department, and sheriff’s office.

The ringing of a bell signaling “Return to Quarters” is also scheduled to take place.

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Kevin Dauray

Kevin is Publisher's Assistant with The Zebra Press. He has been working for Alexandria's "Good News" newspaper since 2019. A graduate of George Mason University, he earned a bachelor's in English with a concentration in Creative Writing. He also studied at the Columbia School of Broadcasting and holds a master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Marymount University. He is an alumnus of T.C. Williams High School. Go Titans!

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