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Bossier City to hold annual 9-11 memorial


Bossier City’s Annual 9-11 Memorial Ceremony will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 11 at 9 a.m. at the Liberty Garden located at the Bossier City Municipal Complex, 620 Benton Road (between the police and fire departments).

The public is invited to attend. Keynote speaker this year will be Retired Colonel H.T. (Ted) Cox. The ceremony will also feature remarks from Bossier City Mayor Lorenz Walker and Keep Bossier Beautiful President Lynn Bryan.

Those in attendance will also hear from Bellaire Park Elementary School 3rd grade student Dallas Loche as he presents his winning composition from the school’s essay contest entitled “What is a Hero?”

The ceremony will conclude with the playing of Taps by Tony Leon of Benton High School and benediction by Craig Kennedy, Chaplain of the Bossier City Police and Fire Departments.

The Annual Bossier City 9-11 Memorial Ceremony is sponsored each year by Keep Bossier Beautiful and the City of Bossier City. In the event of rain, the ceremony will take place in the Bossier Civic Center, 620 Benton Road.

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Sean Green is managing editor of the Bossier Press-Tribune.


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