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Remembering 9/11 With Patriot Day Ceremony in New Lenox

ShareFest concludes today with a Patriot Day ceremony in the Village Commons.

New Lenox will recognize the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks with a Patriot Day ceremony this morning at the . Everyone is encouraged to attend. 

The ceremony will be held at 9:11 a.m. today, Sept. 11. Patriot Day is now recognized as a day of remembrance and service, which fits nicely with the conclusion of the 11 Days of Giving through ShareFest, which featured collections for food, clothing, books, household items and items for the troops. 

Last year, for the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks, Patch sites across the country told stories of how it impacted our country. Read below for local stories and more from the region. 

Watch video of last year's Sept. 11 ceremony: 

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