Here are some local 9/11-related events that are happening in the area. 


September 11th Congressional Remembrance Ceremony 

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 11:00 AM

East Front, Center Steps of the Capitol

There will a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 11:00 am. The event will take place on the East Front center steps of the Capitol and is expected to last approximately one half-hour.

Muslims for Life Blood Drive

The first blood drive will take place tomorrow, Wednesday, September 11th at 8:30 am – 2:00 pm (press opportunity with U.S. Senator Robert Casey will begin at 9:00 am) at Russell Senate Office Building Room 188, Constitution Avenue, NE, Washington, D.C.

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The second blood drive will take place on Friday, September 13th at 9:00 am – 6:00 pm at Cannon Caucus Room, Independence Avenue, SE & 1st St, SE, Washington D.C.

Peace Officers Killed on 9/11 to be Remembered

At 9:00 am, on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 staff and supporters of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, as well as dignitaries from law enforcement agencies, will gather at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial for a remembrance ceremony.

The names of the 72 officers are engraved together on Line 23 of Panels 9 through 22 of the Memorial’s west wall. Following brief remarks, the officers’ names will be read aloud, and a wreath will be laid in their honor.

What: Law Enforcement Heroes of 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

A brief ceremony, including the reading of names and placing of a wreath, to honor the 72 law enforcement officers killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

When: September 11, 2013 – 9:00 am

Where: National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, 400 Block of E Street, NW, Washington, D.C.

George Washington University to Hold 9/11 Remembrance

WHAT: The George Washington University will observe a moment of silence to remember the victims and heroes of Sept. 11, 2001. All members of the GW community will pause in their academic and professional activities for one minute at 8:46 a.m. The carillon bells on the Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon campuses will toll for the duration of the moment of silence. At 10 a.m. students will place American flags in the grass of the mid-campus quad. At 7 p.m., GW will host a candle light vigil on the University Yard in remembrance of nine GW alumni who died in the attacks.

WHO: Both the moment of silence and the candle light vigil are open to the entire GW community and friends of the university.

WHEN: Moment of Silence

WHERE: Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2013; 8:46 a.m.

Campus wide

Flags Placed on Quad in Remembrance of Victims Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2013; 10 a.m. Students in the GW Young America Foundation will place flags in the quad located behind Lisner Auditorium.

730 21st St., N.W. (Foggy Bottom-GWU Metro, Blue and Orange lines)

Candle Light Vigil

Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012; 7 p.m.

The George Washington University, University Yard

H Street, between 20th and 21st Streets, NW

(Foggy Bottom-GWU Metro, Blue and Orange lines)

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