September 11th Remembrance Service to be Held at Cos Cob Park

Invocation

Rabbi Mitch, Rev. Drew Williams and Father Marcotte delivered the invocation at the dedication of the September 11 memorial in Cos Cob Park, Sept. 11, 2015. Credit: Leslie Yager

The Greenwich September 11th Memorial will hold the third annual Remembrance Service, on Monday, September 11, beginning at 5:00 pm, rain or shine. The event is open to the public and all are welcomed.

“The memory of September 11th continues to inspire us to serve our neighbors, our communities and our country. The tragic events of that day will be remembered with respect and with the coming together of family members, first responders, town officials and the community,” said Wells Noonan a Greenwich September 11th Memorial board member and sister of Robert W. Noonan, who perished in the north tower on Sept 11, 2001.

Sept 11 Memorial in Cos Cob Park

View of the September 11 Memorial in Cos Cob Park during a recent sunset. Credit: Leslie Yager

In addition to Town and State officials, this year participants will include Senator Scott Frantz, Greenwich High School Chamber Singers, the Honor Guards from Greenwich Fire, Police, EMS, as well as from the Boys & Girls Club.

Invocations will be led by clergy members Reverend Heather Sinclair (First Methodist Church) and Rabbi Mitchell Hurvitz (Temple Sholom).

Parking will be limited at Cos Cob Park. TAG (Transportation Association of Greenwich) will be providing complimentary shuttle bus service from the surrounding area public parking lots.

The Board would like to thank the following people and organizations for their support and commitment to remembering the mothers, fathers, sons, daughters who left us on that tragic day: Stephanie Dunn Ashley, Lt. Jim Bonney (Bagpiper), Boys and Girls Club of Greenwich, Cos Cob Fire Police Patrol, Chris Fiore (Bugler), Greenwich Emergency Medical Services and Explorer Post, Greenwich Fire Department, Greenwich High School Chamber Singers, Greenwich Parks and Recreation, Greenwich Police Department, Riverside Yacht Club, Sam Bridge Nursery and Greenwich Houses, Sebass Events and
Entertainment, and Transportation Association of Greenwich.

Each victim left their families and friends a legacy of love and ultimate sacrifice. We honor and salute them all.

The Greenwich September 11 th Memorial’s mission is to honor the memory of the 32 people with ties to the Greenwich community who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.

The Memorial is located in Cos Cob Park, Greenwich and aims to providing valuable educational resources to the community’s youth about the meaning and impact of a moment in our history that should always be remembered. For more information on the memorial please visit: sept11memorialgreenwich.org.