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Carroll to hold community 9.11 remembrance

September 7, 2011

WAUKESHA, WIS.— Carroll University will hold a service on Monday, Sept. 12, 2011, in remembrance of the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Students, faculty, staff and guests will gather at 7 p.m. on the lawn in front of Main Hall, 120 N. East Ave., Waukesha. Rain location is the Humphrey Memorial Chapel, 238 N. East Ave. This event is open to the community.

The evening will include a performance by the Color Guard of the Waukesha Police Department and Waukesha County Sherriff’s Department, a singing of the National Anthem, a welcome by Carroll President Dr. Douglas Hastad, prayers led by the Rev. Bill Humphreys, Carroll's chaplain, and a lighting of candles.

Making a special appearance at the event will be three members of the Shanower family of Naperville, Ill. U.S. Navy Cmdr. Dan F. Shanower, a 1983 Carroll graduate, was killed on Sept. 11, 2001, in the terrorist attack on the Pentagon, where he worked. His parents, Donald and Patricia, and brother Jon, will take part in Carroll's remembrance.

Katy Launius, AmeriCorps*VISTA and coordinator of Carroll's Volunteer Center, will distribute Operation Honor Cards for attendees to pledge volunteer service in honor of military veterans.


Contact: Jess Owens 262-951-3104

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