Congressman Vern Buchanan

Representing the 16th District of Florida

Buchanan to Speak on 15th Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks

Sep 9, 2016
Press Release
Congressman Will Provide Remarks in Ceremony at Patriot Plaza

SARASOTA — Congressman Vern Buchanan will participate this Sunday in the Sarasota Ministerial Association’s ceremony at Patriot Plaza to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. 

The event will start at 6 p.m., and media is encouraged to attend.

“Fifteen years ago, our country suffered incredible losses when we were attacked by radical Islamic terrorists,” Buchanan said. “Today we honor the nearly 3,000 victims, the first-responders that rushed to the scene and the men and women who answered our nation’s call to serve. Our country’s unwavering strength remains intact thanks to the sacrifices of members of the armed forces as well as everyday Americans whose selfless work keep this great nation safe."


The Sarasota Ministerial Association is a group of over 60 churches, synagogues, and faith-based organizations in Sarasota County.

WHO: U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, FL-16

WHAT: 9/11 Fifteen Year Commemoration

WHEN: 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016

WHERE: Patriot Plaza, Sarasota National Cemetery, 9810 State Road 72, Sarasota, FL 34241