Tag Archives: Sept. 11

Candlelight Vigil Brings Awareness to Discrimination After 9/11

By on September 12th, 2014 | Last updated: September 12, 2014 at 10:30 am

Student organizations at the University of Florida organized a candlelight vigil in honor of Sept. 11 and the victims of the attacks thirteen years ago. These students shared their own stories of the backlash that followed the attacks.

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Gainesville Honors 9/11 Victims With Service, Good Deeds

By , and on September 11th, 2013 | Last updated: September 12, 2013 at 7:18 am

In 2009, Congress named Sept. 11 a National Day of Service and Remembrance to honor the victims of that infamous day. The bipartisan decision encouraged people to take action, and on Wednesday, the tradition continued in Gainesville.

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U.S. deaths in Libya linked to video promoted by Gainesville pastor

By on September 12th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:53 pm

A video mocking the Islamic prophet Muhammad is attributed to the violence from an armed mob which led to the deaths of a U.S. ambassador and three of his staff members.

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Lubavitch-Chabad at the University of Florida honors 9/11 victims

By on September 11th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:40 pm

UF, and the city of Gainesville, hosted multiple events on Tuesday to honor and remember the victims of September 11. On campus, the Lubavitch-Chabad Jewish Student Center and the Lubavitch-Chabad Student Group hosted a “Good Deed Mitzvah Marathon.”

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Ocala park hosts 9/11 event

By on September 11th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:42 pm

The event, with almost 3,000 American flags and a live bald eagle, takes place Tuesday evening at Highland Memorial Park

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Gainesville Firefighters and residents remember 9/11 on anniversary

By on September 11th, 2012 | Last updated: September 11, 2012 at 3:13 pm

Gainesville firefighters gathered Tuesday morning at Station No. 1 to honor the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

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