Blake Deringer, 7, opens wide for a fork full of pancakes from his mother, Kathy. "He thinks he's still a toddler," said Kathy of her son. The two were enjoying a pancake brunch on Sunday at the Bluffton Township Fire District Auxiliary's Sept. 11 Memorial Pancake Breakfast, one of several events around Beaufort County marking 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
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Beaufort County residents are preparing to remember the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks with several public memorials Tuesday:
BEAUFORT 8:30 to 10 a.m.: Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park pavilion downtown. Hosted by the city of Beaufort.
BLUFFTON 8:30 a.m.: Town Hall, 20 Bridge St. Hosted by the town of Bluffton. 9:30 a.m.: Michael C. Riley Elementary School. Hosted by the school's student council.
HILTON HEAD ISLAND 9:30 a.m.: Dock immediately behind the Chart House restaurant, 2 Hudson Road. Hosted by the FDNY retirees of the Lowcountry.