Preparations are under way for Awakening Hope, an event to honor and remember victims of 9/11.

The free event will be 7:30 to 9 p.m. Sept. 7 at New Beginning Assembly of God, 223 W. Jackson St., Spring Grove. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The event will include inspirational music, speakers, a presentation for children and more.

To learn more, call Andrew Tome at 717-586-0153 or email