Citizens honor 9/11 victims


In commemoration of the 10th anniversary of 9/11, the K-State, Manhattan and Fort Riley communities have organized various events throughout the weekend. The Collegian has compiled several of these events:


Day of service

Sponsored by HandsOn Kansas State and the Union Program Council

Volunteer for a “Day of Service” in the Manhattan community from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. or 1-4 p.m. Service sites include Flint Hills Breadbasket, Manhattan Emergency Shelter, Inc., Ogden House of Hope and Habitat for Humanity ReStore. To learn more or to sign up to volunteer, visit Registration starts at 8 a.m. in Triangle Park. From 5-9 p.m. at Triangle Park in Aggieville there will be free food, while supplies last and live music.


On post at Fort Riley, a 9/11 Ceremony of Remembrance and 9/11 Commemoration Ceremony is scheduled for 9 a.m. at the global war on terrorism monument in front of the U.S. Cavalry Museum on historic Main Post. The inclement weather location is at King Field House, building 202, on Main Post.

At 2 p.m. in Bosco Student Plaza, the K-State and Manhattan communities will honor the memory of 9/11 and recognize the men and women who serve our community and country. A reception will follow the event. Additionally, the film “United 93” will be shown for free at 3:30 p.m. in the K-State Student Union Little Theatre.