City to mark 20th anniversary of 9/11

From staff reports

The City of Beaufort is inviting area residents to a ceremony Saturday, Sept. 11, commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks on the United States.

The ceremony, which will begin at 7 p.m., will be held at the Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park. It will pay tribute to those who lost their lives in these attacks, and the heroes who saved the lives of so many people.

The ceremony will include music from the Parris Island Marine Corps Band and the Beaufort Mass Choir. USMC Col. Timothy R. Dremann, chief of staff at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, will speak. Luminarias will be lit in the park as part of the ceremony.

Attendees are encouraged to bring their own chairs and blankets to the ceremony.

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