Today: National Day of Service - WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.

Today: National Day of Service

PHOTO: The "Tribute In Lights", located on the South of the site of the World Trade Center, NY, Photo Credit: Glyn Lowe / Flickr, Photo Date: September 11, 2012 PHOTO: The "Tribute In Lights", located on the South of the site of the World Trade Center, NY, Photo Credit: Glyn Lowe / Flickr, Photo Date: September 11, 2012
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -

Today marks the twelfth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks that left nearly 3,000 people dead in New York City, Washington D.C. and outside Shanksville Pennsylvania.

As we remember the lives lost on this day you can count of WSFA 12 news for coverage of 9/11 anniversary ceremonies across the nation today.

In our area hundreds of local people plan to remember the events of September 11th by giving back. These events are a part of Corporate Day of Service which seeks to honor military, police and fire personal who risk their lives each day for the safety of others.

There are several events happening locally in our area and to find out how you can help just log onto handsonriverregion.org

HandsOn is partnering with Medical Outreach Ministries, Medical AIDS Outreach, Montgomery Area Community Wellness Coalition and 2-1-1 Connects to host a Health, Wellness & Safety Fair at the new Friendship Mission Women's Shelter.

Shelter residents and local neighborhood community will receive information regarding disease prevention, healthy lifestyles that promote well-being, as well as how to access 2-1-1-'s resources on health and human services referrals.

To watch LIVE coverage of 9/11 remembrance ceremonies around the country go to the link on our website WSFA.com.

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