Wednesday, September 4, 2013 1:00 PM
Capt. Todd Yelverton, Ridgeland Fire Department, carries a satchel that holds all of the victims' names of the Sept. 11 attacks of 2001.
The deparmtent will host a 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk and ceremony on Wednesday. The run/walk starts and ends at Central Fire Station (Station 1) located at 456 Towne Center Boulevard, Ridgeland.
During the run, firefighters and emergency medical technicians of the Ridgeland Fire Department will carry an American flag and a commemorative 9/11 flag as well as a list of names of all the victims of 9/11.
The ceremony held immediately after the run/walk will start with a bell-ringing at 8:59 a.m. which is the time when the first tower in New York collapsed.
The ceremony provides an occasion to honor all victims of 9/11. For further details, contact Yelverton at 601-813-4846 or 601-856-7004.