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Hoffman Estates to hold 9/11 anniversary memorial

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The Hoffman Estates village board and the Celebrations Commission invite residents and guests to a memorial service for the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. This year's Ceremony of Remembrance will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11 at village hall, 1900 Hassell Road. Schaumburg Fire Lt. and 9/11 first responder John Schneidwind will return as the speaker of honor. He will share his firsthand experience assisting at ground zero in the aftermath of the tragedy. Following the ceremony, light refreshments will be served. For information, contact Boards and Commissions Assistant Sue Lessen at (847) 781-2606.

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