Alaskans asked to join National Day of Prayer

Posted: Friday, September 14, 2001

JUNEAU (AP) -- Memorial services are planned in Anchorage and Juneau on Friday to coincide with a National Day of Prayer commemorating those killed in terrorist attacks on the Pentagon and New York City, the governor's office said.

Gov. Tony Knowles will attend a noontime memorial service at the Anchorage Performing Arts Center's Atwood Theater where he will ask for a moment of silence at 12:30 p.m., the governor's office said. The service will also include Anchorage Mayor George Wuerch and religious leaders.

Lt. Gov. Fran Ulmer will also attend a noontime memorial service at Centennial Hall in Juneau, the governor's office said.

The Anchorage services will be broadcast live on KTUU TV and carried by ARCS TV, Alaska TWO and member stations of the Alaska Public Radio Network, the governor's office said.

President Bush will attend services Friday at the National Cathedral at Washington D.C. as part of a National Day of Prayer.

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