7/20 MEMORIAL DEDICATION CEREMONY
The construction of the permanent 7/20 memorial, honoring 13 lives taken, 70 wounded and countless lives that were forever changed was officially dedicated on July 27, 2018. IT would not have been possible without the love and support that surrounded us every step of the way. Asentiate”. The artwork among serene natural surroundings honors our loved ones and pays tribute to the strength and resilience of survivors, first responsders and our community. This will forever be a space for all visitors to find Peace, Hope, and Strength. We were honored to share the moment with loved ones, families, friends, survivors and our community to pay tribute to the Common Unity that has made it all possible. At the dedication, the board was honored with recognition in the Congressional Record for their work on the memorial
Before the ceremony, a private survivor connection was held in partnership with The Rebel’s Project. In attendance were survivors from Accent Signage ,Cedarville Rancheria ,Columbine High School, Drink Night Club, Fergus High School,,t. Lauderdale Airport, ,Heath High School, Las Vegas Route 91, Marjory Stoneman Douglas, Northern Illinois University, San Bernadino, Virginia Tech , and Washington Navy Yard. Dignitaries from San Bernadino presented the board with their City flag in recognition of the support and outreach the foundation and Aurora Community has given them after their tragedy. It was truly an honor.