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City of Tuscaloosa to Commemorate Tornado Anniversary

City of Tuscaloosa to Commemorate Tornado Anniversary

Tuscaloosa, AL – Tuesday, April 27 marks 10 years since the 2011 tornadoes that struck Tuscaloosa and the region. To commemorate the anniversary and honor the victims, first responders and citizens who banded together during recovery efforts, the City of Tuscaloosa will host three simultaneous vigils at the locations of the new tornado memorial plaques. 
 
Who: Mayor Walt Maddox & City Council Members
What: Tornado Anniversary Vigil
When: Tuesday, April 27, 5 p.m.  
Where: 
            Mary Harmon Park
            2901 Greensboro Ave. Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
            Alberta Park 
            2614 University Blvd. E. Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
            Forest Lake (City Walk Bike Trail)
            107 18th St. Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
 
Additionally, churches are encouraged to ring church bells and universities and places of business with chimes, bells or bell towers are encouraged to ring those bells for one minute, beginning at 5:13 p.m. in honor of those who lost their life. 
 
Learn more about the April 2011 Tornado recovery efforts via an interactive dashboard at Tuscaloosa.com/tornadorecovery