MONTGOMERY TO HONOR 9-11 ANNIVERSARY SATURDAYPosted on September 7, 2021
Montgomery Township and community partners have announced three public events on Saturday, September 11, 2021, to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 9-11 attacks on the United States.
“The spirit of service is alive and well in Montgomery Township,” said Mayor Devra Keenan. “I hope many of our residents will join with me in thanking the first responders who protect us today, while remembering those who gave their lives on that horrible day twenty years ago.”
The three events are as follows:
- 9-11 Remembrance Service. The day’s events will begin at 10 AM with a 9-11 Remembrance Service organized by the Montgomery Township Volunteer Fire Department #2 in Skillman. The event will be at the 9-11 memorial at 529 Route 518 in Skillman. The commemoration will consist of a brief ceremony and speeches honoring our fallen New York City Firefighters, Police Officers, and First Responders, and all the lives lost and forever changed by the events that occurred 20 years ago.
- 9-11 Serving the Community. The Montgomery Open Space Committee has organized a 9-11 Serving the Community event consisting of tree planting and environmental stewardship at Hobler Park in Skillman from 11am to 3pm. The Park is located across from the Cherry Valley Country Club at 1645 Great Road (Route 601). Residents are invited to sign up in advance and select a one-hour service time to spread out volunteers for COVID safety. To pre-register email Open Space Coordinator Lauren Wasilauski at LWasilauski@twp.montgomery.nj.us or via phone at (908) 533-9302.
- 9-11 Wreath Laying. The last event of the day will be a solemn wreath-laying by Mayor Devra Keenan and her colleagues on the Montgomery Township Committee at the 9-11 Memorial at Montgomery Veteran’s Park on Harlingen Road. The event will be at 4:00 pm, and members of the public are welcomed to attend.