This Friday marks the 14th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on America.

You are invited to join a special memorial and dedication ceremony in remembrance of the day that forever changed our country.

Come witness history as two steel beams from the World Trade Center are permanently displayed in Winnebago County at the 9/11 Emergency Responders Memorial.

There will be a press conference and ceremony at 11:30am at  West State Street and Kilburn Avenue, Rockford, IL 61101. The Eternal dedication by Father Wentink. All are welcome to attend.

According to Winn911.org the memorial's target date of completion is set for September 11, 2016. This monument is designed to honor the citizens and emergency responders who died that tragic day. It also pays homage to the lives of all those emergency responders in our own community who, in answering the call of service, have made the ultimate sacrifice.

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