ELLICOTT CITY, MD – Howard County Executive Calvin Ball will mark the 21st anniversary and pay tribute to all who lost their lives during the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, including the four victims from Howard County, with a remembrance wreath laying on Sunday, September 11th.
Though more than two decades have passed since September 11, 2001, we will never forget those who lost their lives that tragic day, including our four victims from Howard County. This annual remembrance ceremony reminds us that despite the challenges that face us a nation, we are stronger when we stand together to preserve the ideals of freedom.”
At 8:46 a.m. – the time the first plane hit the North Tower of the World Trade Center, the County Executive will join fellow elected officials and command members from the County Police and Fire Departments and Howard County Sheriff’s Office for a remembrance wreath laying at Centennial Park’s Garden of Hope. The Garden was dedicated on the first anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy and honors the memory of those who made the ultimate sacrifice that day and the incredible American spirit that allows us to recover and gives us hope for the future.