Many cities in the Charlotte region are coming together in remembrance of 9/11.
Tuesday marks 17 years since the terror attacks that left nearly 3,000 people dead.
Here is a list of local ceremonies:
- Rock Hill - Ebenezer Avenue Elementary School and Independence Elementary School are hosting events to honor 9/11 and local first responders.
- Ebenezer third graders are hosting a breakfast to thank community first responders.
- Independence is holding a school-wide service project. The school will be providing local active and inactive military personnel, police officers, firefighters, and EMS workers with snacks and goodie bags created after a school-wide donation drive.
- Concord - Patriots Day Remembrance Ceremony begins at 8:30 a.m. at Fire Station 8 on Old Charlotte Road.
- Cornelius - Firefighters will toll a bell marking key moments of 9/11, beginning at 8:46 a.m. when Flight 11 crashed into the first tower.
- The ceremony will take place at the Fire Station's 9/11 monument.
- Gastonia - The Gastonia Fire Department will be holding two memorial services. One will be held at Fire Station 1 on N. Myrtle School Road and the second will be held at Station 4 on Armstrong Park Road. The services will start at 9 a.m.
- The Charlotte Motor Speedway and the American Red Cross are partnering to honor victims of the 9/11 attacks with the Laps for Life Blood Drive.
- The blood drive will begin at 10 a.m. and run until 7 p.m. in the Paddock Club in the speedway's infield.
- The event will start with an opening ceremony at 9:30 a.m. on the Avenue of Flags by the speedway's ticket office.
- York County - More than 80 officers from across five police departments in York County will participate in a home building project for people in need of affordable housing.
- The kick-off event runs from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 837 Wilcrest Court.
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