There are a lot of local businesses honoring first responders and remembering the victims of 9/11 today, and ceremonies planned. Here is a list from our news partners WAVE3:
- Mission BBQ locations are providing a free sandwich to fire crews, police officers and all other first responders. Locations in St. Matthews and Clarksville, IN
- The National Association of Black Veterans will host a clean-up event at Greenwood Cemetery from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
- Fort Knox will honor 9/11 victims during a Patriot Day ceremony at Fire Station No. 1 beginning at 8:15 a.m.
- Luhr Elementary on Fegenbush Lane has plans to incorporate its students in a flag ceremony on Wednesday morning. It will begin at 8:46 a.m., which is the time the first plane hit the World Trade Center 18 years ago.
- The Paul Mitchell School on North Hurstborne Parkway in Louisville is offering free haircuts to first responders for the entire week surrounding 9/11. In addition, students will be shown a video focusing on the unity of the country after the horrific events.
- Mayor Fischer plans to thank first responders for their sacrifice and service at YouthBuild at 800 S. Preston Street around 1 p.m.
- House of Boom is hosting a fundraiser for the Middletown Anchorage Fire Department and first responders from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
- The Sauerbeck Family Drive-In in La Grange will honor 9/11 with a free movie night for showings of World Trade Center (PG-13) and United 93 (R). Gates are set to open at 7 p.m. and the first film will start at 8:30 p.m. The second movie is expected to start at 10:50 p.m. Donations will be accepted for Crusade for Children.