GWINNETT FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES REMEMBERS 9/11 WITH VIRTUAL CEREMONY

(Lawrenceville, Ga., Sept. 8, 2020) – Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services will pay tribute to 9/11 victims and first responders with a virtual remembrance ceremony on Friday, Sept. 11.

Fire Chief Russell Knick will be joined by public safety leaders from around Gwinnett, including Gwinnett Police Chief Brett West, Lt. Melanie Jones of the Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office and Lawrenceville Police Chief Tim Wallis to provide remarks. Board of Commissioners Chairman Charlotte J. Nash, District 2 Commissioner Ben Ku and District 4 Commissioner Marlene Fosque will also reflect on the events of Sept. 11, 2001.

In addition to the guest speakers, the virtual ceremony will feature a presentation of colors and ceremonial wreath laying by a combined Public Safety Honor Guard. 

The ceremony will premiere at 8:45 a.m. Sept. 11 on TVGwinnettLive.com and Facebook @GwinnettFire. It will also be available to watch on-demand at TVGwinnett.com and shared on various Gwinnett County social media pages. 

 

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