Submitted by the City of Evanston

EVANSTON, IL –The Evanston Fire and Police Departments will hold a memorial ceremony to honor the brave men and women who lost their lives 21 years ago on September 11, 2001.The memorial service will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., on Sunday, September 11, 2022, at Firemen’s Park, located at the corner of Simpson Street and Maple Avenue in Evanston.

Evanston firefighters take down the flag after the 9/11 ceremony. (Photo by Evan Girard)

This year’s program will include presentations from Mayor Daniel Biss, State Senator Robyn Gabel, 18th District, IL., State Sen. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, 17th District, IL., Fire Chief Paul Polep, Interim Police Chief Richard Eddington, Fire Chaplain Monte Dillard and others.

For more information, please call/text 847-448-4311. For convenience, residents may simply dial 3-1-1 in Evanston.