Charlotte County will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks with a remembrance ceremony at 10 a.m., Sept. 11, 2021 at the William R. Gaines Jr. Veterans Memorial Park, 20499 Edgewater Drive in Port Charlotte.
The ceremony will include a bagpiper from the Guns and Hoses Pipes and Drums, a joint honor guard from Charlotte County Fire and EMS, Englewood Area Fire Control District, Punta Gorda Police Department, Punta Gorda Fire Department and Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office. A flag will be displayed between ladder trucks at the entrance to the park. County Commission Chairman Bill Truex, Sheriff Bill Prummell and Charlotte County Public Safety Director Jason Fair will deliver remarks and a Last Call will be tolled on the Fire & EMS bell.