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In one year anniversary, Chardon community honors victims of tragedy

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CHARDON, Ohio - Today marks one year since the Chardon High School shooting that killed three students and injured three others.

To remember the day, students at Chardon will make blankets for Project Linus, like the ones they received last year, and will walk from the high school to Chardon Square. 

It was a gathering place in the hours and days following the tragedy where people came together. That's where a candlelight vigil will also be held Wednesday nigh.

T.J. Lane, the suspect in the tragedy, pleaded guilty Tuesday in the deaths of 16-year-olds Daniel Parmertor and Demetrius Hewlin and 17-year-old Russell King, Jr.

The following is a list of today's events for the anniversary:
  • 7:30 am: "Day of Service" begins at Chardon High School
  • 12:20 pm: Students, staff & first-responders begin Memorial Walk to Chardon Square
  • 12:35 pm: "Gathering for Remembrance and Renewal" on Chardon Square
  • 12:55 pm: Return walk to Chardon High School for refreshments and dismissal
  • 6:30 pm: Community Candlelight Vigil on Chardon Square - Hosted by the City of Chardon
  • 7:00 pm: Chardon Methodist Church Praise Band "Reign Forecast" Concert at Park Auditorium  sponsored by the City of Chardon
  • 7:30 pm: Chardon Youth Ministry Group Crave 631 - Release of lanterns

Source: Chardon Schools website

 

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