Sandy Springs

Sunday, September 11, 10:30 a.m. – First Baptist Church of Sandy Springs holds its 6th annual Honor Our Public Servants ceremony during the regular worship service, with special music, performances and presentations. Honored guests include three first responders in NYC on 9/11. 650 Mt. Vernon Highway, Sandy Springs, 30328. Call 404.257.1143 or email: for details.


Sunday, September 11, 12-6 p.m. – Thank your public safety responders in recognition of the 10th anniversary of 9/11. Free and open to the public. Complimentary food and drinks, family activities and live music. Church of Saint Andrew, 5855 Riverside Dr., Sandy Springs, 30327. Call 404.252.5287 for information.


Sunday, September, 11, 12:30-2 p.m. – Apostles Church of Sandy Springs holds “9/11: A Day of Remembrance and Hope” honoring those who died on 9/11 and those who continue protecting the community. Free and open to the public. Vice Admiral Conrad C. Lautenbacher (ret.) will speak. Music by the Georgia State University Brass Quintet. Christian, Jewish and Muslim communities will offer prayer. Light lunch provided. 6025 Glenridge Dr., Sandy Springs, 30328. Call 404.255.8668 or email: for details.


Sunday, September 11, 4:15 p.m. – The Peachtree Road United Methodist Church commemorates the 10th anniversary of 9/11 with “A Service of Peace, Hope and Remembrance,” honoring those who perished, and sharing a vision of hope for the future. Free and open to the public. An interfaith service begins at 5 p.m. in the church sanctuary. 3180 Peachtree Rd., NE, Atlanta, 30305. Call 404.266.2373 or visit for more information.


Saturday, September 10, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. – DeKalb County Fire Rescue honors the 343 New York City firefighters and 60 police officers who perished on 9/11 with a memorial climb of the 26-story Manhattan Condominium. All proceeds donated to the Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation. Open to the public; registration fee is $25. T-shirts provided to pre-registered participants only. 4561 Olde Perimeter Way, Dunwoody, 30338. For more information or to pre-register, contact the GFBF, 2575 Chantilly Drive, Atlanta 30324 or visit