City to Host 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at Fort Allen Park Sunday

PORTLAND, Maine – City of Portland officials along with the Portland Fire Department and the Portland Police Department will join on Sunday for a 9/11 remembrance ceremony at the 9/11 Memorial at Fort Allen Park. Fire Chief David Jackson and Police Chief Michael Sauschuck will participate in a wreath laying ceremony just before a moment of silence at 8:46 AM to mark the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.

The Portland Fire Department will also be participating in a blood drive with the American Red Cross on Sunday at the Portland Elks Lodge at 1945 Congress St from 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM. People can walk in to give blood or sign up ahead of time online at http://www.redcrossblood.org/rcbmobile/drive/chooseDonationTime.jsp. 
 
WHEN: Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 8:30 AM
WHERE: Fort Allen Park, Eastern Promenade, Portland.