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February 16. 2013 11:43PM
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Luzerne County Community College will hold a Sept. 11th Remembrance Ceremony at 11 a.m., at the college's Walk of Honor at the Regional Public Safety Training Center in Nanticoke.

The ceremony will include a flag raising and final alarm ceremony led by members of the Nanticoke Fire Department.

A memorial wreath will be placed in front of a piece of steel from the World Trade Center, which was incorporated into the design of the LCCC Walk of Honor. The event is free and open to the public.

King's College will host a day of prayer to commemorate the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Events include a Mass for Peace and Candlelight Procession that will be held tonight at 8:30, at Monarch Court (between West Union and West Jackson streets).

The King's event will include an Inter-Faith and Ecumenical Prayer Service at 5:15 p.m. in Monarch Court.

In case of rain, both events will be in the College Chapel of Christ the King, J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center, North Franklin and Jackson streets.

Other 9/11 events include:

Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 1111 East End Blvd., Plains Township; "Ceremony of Remembrance," 10 a.m., at the Survivor Tree near the front entrance; to remember the "bravery, courage and humanity" shown on Sept. 11, 2001 and the many lives that were forever changed.

West Side Career and Technology Center, 75 Evans St., Pringle; 8:30 a.m.; Law Enforcement class will conduct a tribute to all victims of 9/11.

McCann School of Business and Technology, 264 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre; "9/11 Patriot Day Memorial Ceremony" at 12:30 p.m.

The parishioners of Queen of the Apostles Parish and the Avoca Fire Department will pay tribute to the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks at their 11th Annual Sept. 11 Memorial Mass at 7 p.m., at St. Mary's Church.

Area groups and officials will process from the Avoca Fire Department on Main Street to St. Mary's Church.

The procession will assemble at 6:45 p.m. at the fire department.

After the Mass, there will be a reception in St. Mary's School auditorium.

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