Sunrise and evening ceremonies to mark the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks are planned Friday at the memorial in Kennewick.
The sunrise ceremony is starts at 6:30 a.m. and then there will be a changing of the guard every 30 minutes throughout the day at the 9/11 memorial site at the Southridge Sports Complex. There will be special moments of silence at 8:46 a.m., 9:03 a.m., 9:37 a.m. and 10:03 a.m. to observe the four plane crashes.
Lt. Gov. Brad Owen is the keynote speaker at the 6:30 p.m. ceremony.
The evening program also will include comments by City Manager Marie Mosley, Kennewick fire Chaplain Bill Lotz, Mayor Steve Young and police Sgt. Mark Weber.
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The ceremony also will feature “National Anthem Girl” Janine Stange, a police honor guard, a 21 gun salute by the Washington State National Guard and the playing of Taps.