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Memorial Location Chosen For UCC Mass Shooting

WINCHESTER, Ore. (AP) – An Umpqua Community College subcommittee has agreed on a location for a memorial to the victims of the mass shooting on Oct. 1, 2015.

The News-Review reports the spot is on a small bluff behind Jackson Hall, overlooking a panoramic view of the North Umpqua River.

No decisions have been made about the design, but the committee has a couple architects in mind.

The committee is comprised of family members of the victims, as well as college and community representatives.

The gunman killed nine people and injured nine others at Snyder Hall before dying in a shootout with police.

Read more at: http://www.kxl.com/memorial-location-chosen-ucc-mass-shooting/

Memorial Service In Northborough For Those Killed In Orlando Mass Shooting

NORTHOBROUGH, MA—It was both the deadliest mass shooting by a lone shooter and the deadliest incident of violence against LGBTQ people in this history of the United States. It was also the deadliest terrorist attack in the United States since September 11, 2001.

On June 12, 2016, Omar Mateen, a 29-year-old security guard, killed 49 people and wounded 53 others in a terrorist attack/hate crime inside Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, FL. He was shot and killed by OrlandoPolice Department officers.

Trinity Church of Northborough is holding a memorial service on Monday, June 12, at 7:30 pm., 23 Main St.,
Northborough.

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Read more at: https://patch.com/massachusetts/northborough/memorial-service-northborough-those-killed-orlando-mass-shooting

Six years later, memorial for Giffords mass shooting struggles

FILE – In this Jan. 8, 2012, file photo, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, left, leads the Pledge of Allegiance accompanied by her husband, former astronaut Mark Kelly, at the start of a memorial vigil remembering the victims and survivors of the shooting that wounded Giffords, a dozen others and killed several one year ago. Survivors of the Tucson mass shooting that left Giffords severely wounded are pleading with the public to help pay for a long-planned memorial after state funding fell through during this year’s Legislative session. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)

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6 years later, memorial for Giffords mass shooting struggles


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  • PHOENIX (AP) – Survivors of the mass shooting that left former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords severely wounded are pleading with the public to help pay for a long-planned memorial after state funding fell through during this year’s session of the Arizona Legislature.

    The Jan. 8, 2011, shooting at a Giffords meet-and-greet event outside a grocery store in Tucson, Arizona, left six dead and 13 injured, including the former congresswoman. Shooter Jared Loughner was sentenced to life in prison.

    The January 8th Memorial Foundation has spent the past several years raising money for a $5 million memorial in downtown Tucson that would

    Read more at: http://www.fox10phoenix.com/news/arizona-news/256504148-story

    6 years later, memorial for Giffords mass shooting struggles

    PHOENIX — Survivors of the mass shooting that left former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords severely wounded are pleading with the public to help pay for a long-planned memorial after state funding fell through during this year’s session of the Arizona Legislature.

    The Jan. 8, 2011, shooting at a Giffords meet-and-greet event outside a grocery store in Tucson, Arizona, left six dead and 13 injured, including the former congresswoman. Shooter Jared Loughner was sentenced to life in prison.

    The January 8th Memorial Foundation has spent the past several years raising money for a $5 million memorial in downtown Tucson that would include carved symbols along a dark red steel wall, items from makeshift memorials following the shooting and areas to reflect.

    The Arizona House of Representatives approved $2.5 million in funding this year for the project over five years, but the bill was never heard in the Senate.

    Crystal Kasnoff, the foundation’s executive director, said

    Read more at: http://www.startribune.com/survivors-help-build-congresswoman-mass-shooting-memorial/423767353/

    Survivors: Help build congresswoman mass shooting memorial

    PHOENIX — Survivors of the mass shooting that left former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords severely wounded are pleading with the public to help pay for a long-planned memorial after state funding fell through during this year’s Legislative session.

    The Jan. 8, 2011, shooting at a Giffords meet-and-greet event outside a grocery store in Tucson, Arizona, left six dead and 13 injured, including the former congresswoman. Shooter Jared Loughner was sentenced to life in prison.

    The January 8th Memorial Foundation has spent the past several years raising money for a $5 million memorial in downtown Tucson that would include carved symbols along a dark red steel wall, items from makeshift memorials following the shooting and areas to reflect.

    The Arizona House of Representatives approved $2.5 million in funding this year for the project over five years, but the bill was never heard in the Senate.

    Crystal Kasnoff, the foundation’s executive director, said it’s a mystery

    Read more at: http://www.startribune.com/survivors-help-build-congresswoman-mass-shooting-memorial/423767353/

    Survivors: Help build congresswoman mass shooting memorial …

    PHOENIX — Survivors of the mass shooting that left former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords severely wounded are pleading with the public to help pay for a long-planned memorial after state funding fell through during this year’s session of the Arizona Legislature.

    The Jan. 8, 2011, shooting at a Giffords meet-and-greet event outside a grocery store in Tucson, Arizona, left six dead and 13 injured, including the former congresswoman. Shooter Jared Loughner was sentenced to life in prison.

    The January 8th Memorial Foundation has spent the past several years raising money for a $5 million memorial in downtown Tucson that would include carved symbols along a dark red steel wall, items from makeshift memorials following the shooting and areas to reflect.

    The Arizona House of Representatives approved $2.5 million in funding this year for the project over five years, but the bill was never heard in the Senate.

    Crystal Kasnoff, the foundation’s executive director, said

    Read more at: http://www.startribune.com/survivors-help-build-congresswoman-mass-shooting-memorial/423767353/

    6 years later, memorial for Giffords mass shooting struggles …

    PHOENIX — Survivors of the mass shooting that left former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords severely wounded are pleading with the public to help pay for a long-planned memorial after state funding fell through during this year’s session of the Arizona Legislature.

    The Jan. 8, 2011, shooting at a Giffords meet-and-greet event outside a grocery store in Tucson, Arizona, left six dead and 13 injured, including the former congresswoman. Shooter Jared Loughner was sentenced to life in prison.

    The January 8th Memorial Foundation has spent the past several years raising money for a $5 million memorial in downtown Tucson that would include carved symbols along a dark red steel wall, items from makeshift memorials following the shooting and areas to reflect.

    The Arizona House of Representatives approved $2.5 million in funding this year for the project over five years, but the bill was never heard in the Senate.

    Crystal Kasnoff, the foundation’s executive director, said

    Read more at: http://www.startribune.com/survivors-help-build-congresswoman-mass-shooting-memorial/423767353/

    Memorial services for woman killed in University City mass shooting

    SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) – A memorial service was held for the 35-year-old mother who was killed in a mass shooting in University City Saturday.

    Hundreds gathered, including family, friends, community members and local leaders to celebrate Monique Clark’s life at the Rock Church in Point Loma.

    Loved ones say she will always be remembered as being curious, feisty, and passionate about her family, especially her three young daughters, ages 13, 11 and 2.

    “She was an amazing mom and she had gone through some hardship in her life, but the last three years have been the happiest of her life,” Pastor Mickey Stoner, Rock Church said.

    On April 30th, the mother of three was on her way to work as a security guard at the airport. She had just dropped by a friend’s poolside birthday party at the La Jolla Crossing apartment complex when 49-year-old Peter Selis opened fire, killing Monique and injuring

    Read more at: http://www.cbs8.com/story/35422918/memorial-services-for-woman-killed-in-university-city-mass-shooting