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September 7, 2011

Clarksville Fire Rescue to host 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

101st Airborne Division Commanding General James McConville and Homeland Security Deputy Director Rick Shipkowski will be the featured speakers at a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony hosted by Clarksville Fire Rescue.

The ceremony to mark the 10-year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks will begin at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11, in front of the Main Fire Station at 802 Main St. Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, City Council members and other local dignitaries are scheduled to attend.

Prior to the ceremony, Clarksville Fire Rescue will host an Open House, which will begin at 3 p.m. The Open House will feature displays of antique vehicles and equipment, as well as search and rescue K-9 demonstrations. Various activities will be available for children, such as inflatables and a climbing wall.  Mascots like Sparky the Fire Dog, Ollie the Otter and Tennessee Bear also will be on hand.

The 101st Airborne Screaming Eagle Band will perform throughout the afternoon.

Additional parking will be available at Austin Peay State University parking lots on College and Eighth streets.  Handicap parking also will be available.

For more information, contact Susan Harris at 645-7456.

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