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

Prayer Gathering

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 news@13wmaz.com