A balloon is released in the air during the 7th annual 9/11 commemoration ceremony held at Zuccotti Park September 11, 2008 in New York City

97 Rock along with our local Townsquare Media radio stations – 102.7 KORD, 98.3 The Key, 97.5 Cool FM, and Newstalk 870 KFLD will join the City of Kennewick along with hundreds of volunteers and businesses for a special September 11th memorial and dedication of a steel column from the World Trade Center. This special dedication ceremony happens at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 11th at the new Southridge Sports Complex in Kennewick. After the ceremony, those in attendance will have the opportunity to help simultaneously release three-thousand red, white, and blue balloons into the Tri-City skies - honoring the approximate number of victims of the 9-11 attacks.

97 Rock, Townsquare Media, and the City of Kennewick invites the public to this special event and to share in the balloon release experience. Those wishing to release a balloon are asked to arrive at least a half hour early. The ceremony begins at 1:00 p.m. followed by the balloon release at approximately 1:30 p.m.

Special thanks to Oxarc Pasco for providing the helium and the Paper Factory in the Broadmoor Mall for the balloons.

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