Cornelius-Lemley Fire Station #1, 19729 South Main Street
Dedication & Ceremony
This amazing event was held on Sunday, September 11, 2016. Nearly one thousand community members and first responders attended, including firefighters from Cornelius, Huntersville, Charlotte, Denver, Mt. Mourne, Mooresville, and New York. View images from the event by visiting our Facebook page.
The events of 9/11 are forever etched in our minds and hearts. The Cornelius Never Forget | 9/11 Monument, which includes a piece of steel from the World Trade Center, is our way to honor the first responders, citizens, and military personnel who were affected by the events on September 11, 2001, and to educate future generations about the events surrounding this day in our nation's history.
How You Can Help
The total project budget is $100,000. To date, the Town has raised $80,000. The 9/11 Committee is pursuing a variety of fundraising campaigns to cover the costs associated with this project. You, too, can help by holding your own fundraiser, making a personal donation, participating in one of the community fundraisers listed to the right or becoming a corporate or individual sponsor.
Let us know if you're having a fundraising event and we will help promote it on our website.