BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - It's been 13 years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, but the effects of that day are still felt by many Americans and a number of service events will be held around Baton Rouge to honor the thousands of people who lost their lives.
The Capital Area United Way will team up with BASF once again for a day of service where items will be collected for the area's homeless veterans.
"We all have this remembrance in place of this tragic day," said Kendall Hebert with CAUW. "What we want to do is change that negative into a positive and get people motivated around patriotism, around giving back and volunteerism, really around the 10-parish area, but to really communities across the nation in what we're doing on this particular day."
Here are some of the 9/11 remembrance events happening around the Capital City:
The 19 stations of the Baton Rouge Fire Department will observe a moment of silence for one minute starting at 7:46 a.m.
The CAUW and BASF day of service to collect items for homeless veterans will be set up at the Mall of Louisiana from noon until 6 p.m.
There will also be a job fair at the Mall of Louisiana from noon until 6 p.m.