For Immediate Release: Media Contact: Valerie Marchand
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 517-230-4904
City of Lansing to Participate in Nationwide COVID-19 Memorial
City Hall and City Buildings to be Illuminated in Remembrance of Lives Lost to COVID-19
Mayor Andy Schor today announced that the City of Lansing will be joining Washington, D.C., and other cities around the country, in a lighting ceremony to remember and honor the lives that have been lost to COVID-19 by illuminating City Hall and other City buildings.
The ceremony in Washington, D.C., hosted by the Presidential Inauguration Committee (PIC), will feature a lighting around the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool at 5:30 p.m. EST on Tuesday, January 19, 2021. The lighting of City buildings will be at the same time.
“I am proud to have the City of Lansing join the Biden-Harris Presidential Inauguration Committee effort to have cities around the nation participate in a COVID-19 Memorial in honor of those we’ve lost to the virus,” said Mayor Andy Schor. “I encourage residents to join in this moment of unity and memorial by lighting a candle at home in their windows.”