Lake Havasu City News
Lake Havasu City News
Lake Havasu City News

Lake Havasu City commemorated the tragedy of Sept. 11, 2001, with a somber ceremony Wednesday.

The ceremony honored heroes fighting terrorism and those who lost their lives on that fateful September day.

Sisto Sandoval opens the ceremony in prayer Wednesday morning. Jillian Danielson/RiverScene

On hand to remember the day were military service organizations including the Marine Corps League, VFW and American Legion, along with members of the Lake Havasu City Police and Fire department.

Military Moms assisted and speakers included Mayor Cal Sheehy and Magistrate Mitchell Kalauli. Local high school and elementary students also contributed with their renditions of “America The Beautiful” and “God Bless America.”

A rifle salute and “Taps” rounded out the event.

Following are photos of Havasu’s annual observance.

The LHCPD salutes the flag during 9/11 ceremony. Jillian Danielson/RiverScene

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Engineer Tim Ryan and Engineer Nic Hovdal raise a flag during the 9/11 ceremony. Jillian Danielson/RiverScene

LHCFD Engineer Mark Martz rings a bell in honor of those lives lost on 9/11. Jillian Danielson/RiverScene

Jim Glover plays the bagpipes during the 9/11 ceremony. Jillian Danielson/RiverScene

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Gold Star Mothers Mona Hester and Lori Deysie place a wreath at the 9/11 ceremony. Jillian Danielson/RiverScene

Mayor Cal Sheehy speaks at the 9/11 ceremony. Jillian Danielson/RiverScene

The LHHS Choir performs at the 9/11 ceremony Wednesday morning. Jillian Danielson/RiverScene

The Starline Elementary Patriotic Club performs at the 9/11 ceremony Wednesday morning. Jillian Danielson/RiverScene

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The LHCFD salutes the flag in honor of those lives lost on 9/11. Jillian Danielson/RiverScene

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The Marine Corps League carries the Colors at the 9/11 ceremony. Jillian Danielson/RiverScene


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