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Memorials this weekend one year after the Club Q Mass Shooting

Survivors and their families will be honoring the victims and lost loved ones
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Posted at 10:17 AM, Nov 17, 2023

COLORADO SPRINGS — Ahead of one year away from the 2022 mass shooting that injured 17 and killed 5 at Club Q, several memorials around town will honor those affected.

From cleanups at the site of the Club Q memorial to speeches from the families of lost loved ones, and a community gathering downtown, there are different ways the community is coming together.

News5's Club Q: One Year Later special airs Sunday night at 10 p.m. bringing you stories of our community recovering from the event and remembering the victims. You can watch on KOAA-TV and our streaming platforms.

On Sunday starting at noon, Mayor Yemi Mobolade, Governor Jared Polis, and the team behind Club Q will be at the memorial site, 3430 N Academy Blvd, hosting a public memorial. Later that afternoon, Bread & Roses Legal Center and the Community Health Partnership will host a community cleanup of the property.

At 4 pm at Indvstry Video Bar, 18 S. Nevada Ave., the 5 families of the murdered victims will be honored at the public event.

On Monday at noon, Bread and Roses along with CHP will host a gathering at Acacia Park to commemorate
Transgender Day of Remembrance. It will include
Poet Laureate Andrea Gibson and Club Q survivor Wyatt Kent speaking on protecting the LGBTQ+ community in Colorado Springs

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