Photo by Nathan Jones
From The National Mall:
“Tonight, 5:30 pm ET, will be the first-ever lighting around the Reflecting Pool in honor of the American lives lost to COVID-19. People everywhere are invited to participate by illuminating buildings and ringing church bells in a national moment of unity and remembrance.”
From the Presidential Inauguration Committee:
“The Presidential Inaugural Committee (PIC) is hosting a memorial to remember and honor the lives lost to COVID-19. On January 19 at 5:30pm (local time), we invite Americans across the country to come together for a national moment of unity and remembrance.
– Light a candle in your window and join fellow Americans for this national moment of remembrance.
– Light up city buildings at 5:30 local time in a light amber color.
– Ring a bell at 5:30pm ET on January 19 during the national ceremony to join us in a collective moment of remembrance.
– Tune in on January 19 at 5:30pm ET for a ceremony with President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Harris, featuring the first-ever lighting of the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool to honor those who have died.
– Join our Facebook event to get the latest updates and share the word and invite your family, friends, and loved ones to join us for the COVID-19 Memorial.”