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Home arrow News arrow Local News arrow COMMUNITIES REMEMBER 9-11


Several ceremonies, services, a parade and a concert in Union will mark the one-year anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

Announcements about Wednesday's events are listed below.

Fire station hosts memorial

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A ceremony of remembrance will begin at 7 a.m. at La Grande's new fire station, 1806 Cove Ave.

Firefighters and law enforcement, military and forestry personnel are all requested to arrive at the station at 6:30 a.m.

Remembrance parade set

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Participants in a memorial parade are asked to wear red, white and blue as students and local police and firefighters commemorate the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

The parade will begin at 9 a.m. at First Street and C Avenue. The parade route will be McAlister Road to Beeman Park, where there will be a short ceremony by Mayor Dale Delong and the performance of patriotic music.

Minister featured in video

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The Seventh-day Adventist Church, 2702 Adams Ave., will combine a prayer service at 7 p.m. with a showing of the video "My House Shall be Called a House of Prayer" featuring the pastor of the Brooklyn Tabernacle, Jim Cymbala.

Hope focus of service


Summerville Baptist Church will have a memorial service of hope beginning at 7 p.m.

Faith Center prays for nation

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The Faith Center, 10300 D St., Island City, will begin a memorial service at 6:30 p.m to pray for the nation.

VFW observes Patriot Day


The High Valley VFW Post will conduct a brief memorial service at the Union Park beginning at 8 a.m. to commemorate Patriot Day as proclaimed by the president. Coffee and cookies will be served at the VFW Hall, 518 Main St., after the ceremony.

St. Peter's open for prayer

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St. Peter's Episcopal church will be open from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in memory of Sept. 11. The Rev. William Gregg will offer a prayer service from 5:30 to 6 p.m.

Methodists reflect on 9-11

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The United Methodist Church, 1612 Fourth St., will have a time of quiet, personal reflection from noon to 1:30 p.m. with Pastor Janet Farrell.

Presbyterians offer service

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La Grande's Presbyterian Church will have a 9-11 remembrance service at 6:30 p.m. The prayer labyrinth in the friendship center will be open for meditative walks at 7 p.m.

9-11 concert set Wednesday


A Sept. 11 Remembrance Concert will be presented at Union High School.

The free concert begins at 7 p.m. in the high school gym. The concert was organized by Union High School sophomore Tonya Gilmore.

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