Tuesday, 26 November 2019 10:53

DA’s Season of Remembrance Set for Dec. 2

Nov. 26, 2019 – Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich and the DA’s Victim/Witness Unit will host the 9th annual Season of Remembrance memorial next week commemorating lives lost to homicide in Memphis and Shelby County.
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Tuesday, 20 November 2018 09:28

Ceremony to Commemorate Homicide Victims

Nov. 20, 2018 – Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich and the DA’s Victim/Witness Unit will host the 8th annual memorial commemorating lives lost to homicide and violent acts in Memphis and Shelby County.
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Friday, 08 December 2017 13:03

Season of Remembrance

Nov. 28, 2017 - Families and friends of homicide victims attended our 7th annual Season of Remembrance last night at City Hall.
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MEMPHIS – December 1, 2015 - More than 100 family members of homicide victims came to honor and remember loved ones lost to violence at the fifth annual Season of Remembrance Monday evening in the City Council Chambers of Memphis City Hall.
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On Monday, Nov. 30, 2015 Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich and the SCDAG's Victim/Witness Unit willhost the fourth annual memorial to lives lost in Memphis and Shelby County due to homicide orviolent acts this year.
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December 13th, 2011 - On Monday, Dec. 19th, 2011, Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich and her staff will host a memorial to lives lost in Memphis and Shelby County due to homicide or violent acts during 2011.
The public memorial service will be held in the Hall of Mayors at Memphis City Hall, (125 North Main Street). The memorial, entitled “A Season of Remembrance” will consist of a holiday tree and wreaths decorated with custom ornaments.
The ceremony will begin at 5:30 PM with the placement of special ornaments representing each lost loved one. Following the Ceremony will be a reception until 7 p.m.
“We want to publicly acknowledge the importance of each life lost this year,” said General Weirich. “Not one of these victims should ever be forgotten. Nor should we ever forget those lives lost from previous years whose cases have remained unsolved. This memorial should serve to keep their memories alive for us all.”
After Monday’s public memorial service, the victims’ memorial will remain on display in the Hall of Mayors from December 19th through December 28th, 2011.
All citizens are invited to attend the opening and to visit the display during the holidays.
For more information, please contact Beth Chandler at (901) 222-1316 or via email at beth.chandler@scdag.com.
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