Friday September 25th, 2020 4:07PM

Gwinnett 9-11 ceremony will go virtual this Friday

By Regan Spinks

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services will be honoring 9/11 victims and first responders in a virtual ceremony on Friday, Sept. 11.

The ceremony will begin at 8:45 a.m. and will feature a presentation of colors and ceremonial wreath laying by the Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services Honor Guard.

In addition, a number of public safety officials from the Gwinnett area will be speaking, including Gwinnett Fire Chief Russell Knick, Gwinnett Police Chief Brett West, Lt. Melanie Jones of the Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office and Lawrenceville Police Chief Tim Wallis. Board of Commissioners Chairman Charlotte J. Nash, District 2 Commissioner Ken Ku and District 4 Commissioner Marlene Fosque will also be in attendance.

The ceremony will be available to watch live or on demand on It will also be posted to Gwinnett Fire’s Facebook page and other social media accounts.


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