Leesburg, VA (September 1, 2014) – To mark the 13th anniversary of the tragic events and lives lost throughout the United States on September 11, 2001, the Town of Leesburg will hold an evening remembrance on Wednesday, September 11th at 7:00pm on the Town Green (25 West Market Street). The Town of Leesburg encourages residents to observe the designated “National Day of Service and Remembrance” by volunteering, donating time or goods, or simply offering a helping hand during this day of commemoration.
In addition to the remembrance ceremony on the Town Green, the Town’s Freedom Memorial at Freedom Park (101 Granada Circle, off Tolbert Lane.) will be open from 7:30am – 9:00pm for those wishing to pay their respects individually.
Both events are free, open to the public, and will be held rain or shine. One block of West Market Street will be closed from 7:00pm – 7:30pm during the remembrance ceremony. For more information, contact the Town of Leesburg’s Parks and Recreation Department at (703) 777-1368 or visit our website www.idalee.org.