WASHINGTON – The collapse of a massive crane brought in to repair earthquake damage at the Washington National Cathedral has forced a Sept. 11 commemoration with President Barack Obama to change venues, organizers said Thursday.
Sunday's "Concert for Hope" will be held at the Kennedy Center. The president is still expected to speak at the event, which will also feature performances by Patti LaBelle, Alan Jackson and mezzo soprano Denyce Graves.
The crane, which had been brought in to stabilize debris from the Aug. 23 earthquake, toppled over Wednesday morning. The crane operator was treated at a hospital for minor injuries and released.
The cathedral itself was not damaged, but buildings housing the headquarters of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington and a gift shop sustained minor damage.
"We are grateful that there were no serious injuries in the crane accident, and while we are disappointed that we will not be able to host our 'Call to Compassion' commemoration in the cathedral itself, we are determined to live out our mission to serve as the spiritual home for the nation as we remember the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001," Cathedral Dean Samuel T. Lloyd III said in a statement.
A Sept. 11 anniversary event scheduled for Friday at the cathedral is also relocating to the Kennedy Center. The "Concert to Honor" victims, survivors, their families, emergency responders and troops will feature Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Marine and Navy musicians.
The Kennedy Center will honor all confirmed tickets for the concerts.
A Sunday morning interfaith vigil, set for the times when airplanes struck the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and crashed in Pennsylvania, will move from the cathedral to the Washington Hebrew Congregation.
Keywords clouds text link
Dịch vụ seo, Dịch vụ seo nhanh , Thiết kế website , máy sấy thịt bò mỹ thành lập doanh nghiệp
Visunhome, gương trang trí nội thất cửa kính cường lực Vinhomes Grand Park lắp camera Song Phát thiết kế nhà thegioinhaxuong.net/
|aviatorsgame.com ban nhạc||confirmationbiased.com|
|mariankihogo.com ốp lưng||Giường ngủ triệu gia|
mặt nạ mặt nạ ngủ Mặt nạ môi mặt nạ bùn mặt nạ kem mặt nạ bột mặt nạ tẩy tế bào chết mặt nạ đất sét mặt nạ giấy mặt nạ dưỡng mặt nạ đắp mặt mặt nạ trị mụn
mặt nạ tế bào gốc mặt nạ trị nám tem chống giả
© 2020 US News. All Rights Reserved.