GLENS FALLS COMMUNITY TO MARK 20th ANNIVERSARY OF 9/11
GLENS FALLS - The greater Glens Falls community will observe the 20th anniversary of September 11th with a solemn procession from the Ridge Street Fire House to City Park followed by a ceremony that will include music, speakers, prayer, and silent reflection.
The procession will start at 9 a.m. and will include several pieces of fire and first-responder apparatus and approximately 80 to 100 marchers including, fire, police, first responders and elected officials from the greater Glens Falls community. The procession will travel from the Glens Falls Fire House on Ridge Street to Centennial Circle, north on Glen Street to the Civil War Monument where it will turn onto Bay Street and proceed to Maple Street and City Park.
Glens Falls Fire Department Chaplain the Rev. Patti Girard will offer some remarks to open the ceremony at the City Park bandstand. In addition to Rev. Girard, speakers will include Glens Falls Fire Chief James Schrammel, Glens Falls Police Chief Jarred Smith, Glens Falls Mayor Daniel Hall, and Warren County Board of Supervisors Chairperson Rachel Seeber.
Music will be performed by the Galloway Gaelic Pipes and Drums, Kenny T. Fuller and D.C. Steve.
Also participating are members of the Glens Falls Common Council, Warren County Board of Supervisors, Warren County Sheriff’s Department, Glens Falls Police Department, The NY Army National Guard, and fire departments from Glens Falls, Queensbury Central, Bay Ridge, South Queensbury, West Glens Falls and Hudson Falls.
Members of the public are welcome and encouraged to attend.
For more information or any questions, please contact event organizer Richard Stafford at 518-307-1119.