College Republicans group to host 9/11 remembrance event

Local, state officials to speak at Wisconsin Lutheran College

Date posted: September 11, 2013

MILWAUKEE – The College Republicans of Wisconsin Lutheran College will host a 9/11 remembrance event on Wednesday, September 11, 2013, in the Center for Arts and Performance at Wisconsin Lutheran College, 8815 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee. The event begins at 7 p.m. and will include speeches from local and state officials, as well as a sermon in remembrance of the national tragedy that took place on September 11, 2001.

The tribute is hosted by the College Republicans, a student-founded and student-run organization focused on promoting the goals of the Republican Party. According to the College Republicans at WLC, "Individuals on both sides of the political aisle have been invited to attend and to participate, with the goals of assisting participants in remembrance, displaying patriotism, and bringing together the community as it was in the days following 9/11."

Among those scheduled to speak are Milwaukee County Supervisor Deanna Alexander, Wisconsin State Representative Dave Craig, Wisconsin State Representative Adam Neylon, Milwaukee County Sheriff Inspector Edward Bailey, Milwaukee Police District 3 Commander Captain Jason Smith, and Wisconsin Lutheran College Pastor Wayne Shevey. A WLC student vocal group, Minor Adjustments, will lead the singing of the National Anthem, and the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Honor Guard will be in attendance.

Wisconsin Lutheran College is an independent Christian college in Milwaukee that is recognized for its academic excellence and Christian leadership tenets.