Bossier City to host Annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

Bossier City to host Annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony
(City of Bossier City)

BOSSIER CITY, LA (KSLA) - Because of the weather, Bossier City’s 9/11 memorial will take place indoors

The event will begin at 9 a.m. on Tuesday at the Bossier Civic Center, 620 Benton Road.

The public is invited to attend.

For the 17th year, Bossier City will hold a memorial ceremony in memory for those lost in the Sept. 11 attacks.

The keynote speaker this year will be Retired Colonel H.T. (Ted) Cox. Bellaire Park Elementary School 3rd grade student Dallas Loche will present his winning composition from the school’s essay contest entitled "What is a Hero?”

The ceremony will end 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 event is sponsored each year by Keep Bossier Beautiful and the City of Bossier City.

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