AUGUSTA — The sixth annual National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims will be Tuesday. The Maine Chapter, National Organization of Parents Of Murdered Children and Other Survivors of Homicide Victims, will commemorate the day from 1 to 3 p .m. Tuesday in the Fireplace Lounge, Randall Student Center, University of Maine, Augusta.

This observance will pay tribute to the hundreds of Maine related citizens who have been murdered.

Songs of inspiration and hope and prayers of invocation and benediction are offered. Survivors and others will be privileged to have the Empty Place at The Table memorial on display, courtesy of New Hope for Women.

The event is free, and open to the public. Refreshments will be served following the program. Those who have lost someone to homicide are encouraged to bring a framed, free-standing photo, and any small personal item of their loved one, for the memorial display table.

For more information, call 277-3518 or 623-8642.

Only subscribers are eligible to post comments. Please subscribe or to participate in the conversation. Here’s why.

Use the form below to reset your password. When you've submitted your account email, we will send an email with a reset code.