Detroit to hold 9/11 memorial service

DETROIT (WXYZ) - The city of Detroit is holding their annual memorial service for 9/11 victims. The service is held each year to remember those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2011.

It will take place at Campus Martius at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, September 11.

The memorial service is open to the public. Chief of Police Ralph L. Godbee, Jr. and U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade will be among the attendees.

A memorial is also being held at the Michigan Fallen heroes Memorial on North Telegraph in Pontiac. It is scheduled to begin at 11:00 a.m.

Oakland County is also planting a "Liberty Tree" to mark the anniversary. That ceremony will be held at 12:30 p.m. at the Oakland County Circuit Court building.

Meanwhile at that Palace of Auburn Hills, The American Red Cross Southeastern Michigan Blood Services Region are holding a blood drive from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Anyone who donates blood will receive a special thank you gift.

Farmington and Farmington Hills are holding a special 9/11 commemoration at the Walter Sundquist Pavilion at Riley Park in downtown Farmington. the even begins at 6:00 p.m.

In Clinton Township a ceremony will be held at the Veteran's Memorial in Resurrection Cemetery at 7:00 p.m. Another event will also be held at the time at the memorial site in front of the Courthouse in Mount Clemens.

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