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TOL PR 2016-08-23 9-11 Ceremony Town of Leesburg News Release For Immediate Release Media Contact: Betsy Arnett, Public Information Officer barnett@leesburgva.gov  703-771-2734 9/11 Remembrance on Sunday, September 11, at 5:00pm Town will observe 15th anniversary of the September 11th attacks with ceremony on Town Green. Leesburg, VA (August 23, 2016) – To mark the 15th anniversary of the tragic events and lives lost throughout the United States on September 11, 2001, the Town of Leesburg will hold a remembrance ceremony on Sunday, September 11, 2016, at 5:00pm on the Town Green (25 West Market Street). Mayor David Butler will speak at the event. In addition to the remembrance ceremony, the Town’s Freedom Memorial at Freedom Park (101 Colonel Grenata Circle SE, off Tolbert Lane) will be open from 7:30am to 9:00pm for those wishing to pay their respects individually. Both events are free, are open to the public, and will be held rain or shine. In the event of rain, the remembrance ceremony will be moved inside to Council Chambers. West Market Street from Wirt Street to King Street, will be closed from 5:00pm to 5:45pm during the ceremony. The Town of Leesburg encourages residents to observe the designated “National Day of Service and Remembrance” by volunteering, donating time or goods, or simply offering a helping hand during this day of commemoration. For more information, contact the Town of Leesburg’s Parks and Recreation Department at (703) 777-1368 or visit our website at www.leesburgva.gov. # # #