The commemoration of 9-11 began with remarks from community leaders.

Alison Davis, HandsOn Central Ohio

Ernest Perry, HandsOn Central Ohio’s President

Laura Clemens, Executive Director, Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board

Shannon Hardin, Columbus City Councilman

Senator Charleta Tavares, State Senator, 15th District

Joe Gilligan from U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown’s Office


The Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board (CSRAB) commemorates the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 with a memorial flag display on the west lawn of the Ohio Statehouse. CSRAB has partnered with HandsOn Central Ohio and the Ohio Emergency Management Agency. The U.S. flags represent the 2,977 victims of the Sept. 11 attack. Located on the West Lawn of the Ohio Statehouse, the memorial will be open to the public from 7 p.m. Thursday, September 8 until 5 p.m. Monday, September 12.

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