Tuesday will mark the 17th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
Here is how central Georgia is commemorating those who lost their lives that day.
Patriot Day - Georgia Military College Preparatory School
Presenting scholarships to prep school students that have been directly affected by the 9/11 terrorist attacks
Starts at 7:40 a.m. on Grant Parade
Patriot Day - Telfair County Elementary School
Families of TCES students, law enforcement officials, fire department personnel, EMS staff, first responders, veterans and community citizens are invited to come
Starts at 9:30 a.m. on the school campus
9/11 Commemoration - Georgia College and State University
Foreign service officer and Georgia College alumna Vallera Gibson will be the guest speaker.
Starts at 8:30 a.m. on front campus
Family of fallen marine gets new home - Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation
The foundation is presenting a new, mortgage-free home to Sarah Schaaf and her two daughters, after she lost her husband, Marine Corporal Collin Schaaff, in July 2017, when his military transport plane crashed in Mississippi.
Starts at 9:30 a.m. at 731 Unionville Road, Barnesville, GA 30204
First Responder Picnic - Coliseum Health System
The Macon-area first responder community is invited to be honored and thanked for their service.
From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the pond behind building D, 350 Hospital Drive, Macon, GA, 31217
Remembrance Ceremony - Museum of Aviation
From at 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Eagle Building Rotunda
Starts at 12 p.m. at the Old Houston County Courthouse in Perry
9/11: A First Responder Remembers - Centenary Community Church
Greg Nickel will be sharing about his experiences as a First Responder on 9/11.
Wednesday, 9/12, at 6 p.m. in the fellowship hall
If you have details on a 9/11 remembrance event, send them to firstname.lastname@example.org