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Local agencies, communities remember 9/11

Updated: 09/11/2013 9:50 AM
Created: 09/11/2013 2:03 AM WHEC.com

News10NBC wants you to know where you can go to honor the men and women who lost their lives in the attacks of September 11, 2001. Several ceremonies and services will be held across the area.
 
Webster
Village of Webster 9/11 Memorial Service will give the opportunity to continue the healing process and pay tribute to the thousands of fire fighters, policemen, EMT's, and airline personnel who were killed or wounded in the line of duty and to private citizens who were also lost on that tragic day.
7p.m. at Webster Veterans Memorial Park
 
Brockport
Brockport Volunteer Firefighters's Association 9/11 Vigil will be held at the Brockport Fire Department Station 4 on South Main Street.
Opening Ceremony, 8:30 a.m.; Tolling of the Bell, 8:47 a.m.; Ring of Gold, 6:15 p.m.; closing ceremony, 7 p.m.
 
Spencerport
Event held in remembrance of 9/11 as well as give tribute to all First Responders and our Hometown Heroes, the young men and women serving in our Armed Forces.
7 p.m. at Clyde Carter Canalside Gazebo on Clyde Carter Canalside Gazebo on Union and Amity Streets
 
City of Rochester
 
Naval ROTC students from the University of Rochester, along with Air Force ROTC members from local battalions, will hold a vigil on the Eastman Quadrangle on the River Campus of the University. The vigil will begin at 12 p.m. and end at 3 p.m.
 
Police and fire officers from the Rochester Police and Rochester Fire Departments, along with the Emergency Communication Department, will host a joint service at the Public Safety Building on Exchange Boulevard in Rochester. That service will begin at 10 a.m. and will conclude with a moment of silence at 10:28 a.m., the time the North Tower collapsed at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
 
The Rochester Educational Opportunity Center will host a special September 11th Tribute at 8:00 a.m. at 161 Chestnut Street in Rochester. Retired police officers and firefighters, many of who are instructors at the center, will talk to students about where they were on September 11th, 2001 and how it impacted their lives and careers.
 
Canandaigua
 
The Canandaigua VA Medical Center will hold a "Patriot Day Remembrance and Prayer Service" for those who died or were injured on 9/11. The service will be in the auditorium of Building 5 at 1 p.m.
 
Greece
 
Firefighters from the Ridge Road Fire District will host the 12th annual "9/11 Remembrance Service" Wednesday morning at 8:30 a.m. at the fire station on Long Pond Road.
 
Avon
 
New York State Senator Catherine Orman Young will speak at a "9/11 Remembrance Ceremony" at the Avon Village Park in Avon at 9:30 a.m. Avon Village Mayor Tom Freemen, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5292 and American Legion Color Guard Post 294 will be at the ceremony which is open to the public.
 
Naples
 
The Naples Fire Department will dedicate the 9-11 Memorial Park at 6:00 p.m. at the Fire Station on State Route 21 in Naples. A 10-foot tall beam from the World Trade Center serves as the center piece of the park. After the ceremony, guests are welcome to attend a reception.
 
Brighton
 
Two Monroe Community College student military veterans will speak at a September 11 Remembrance Ceremony from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on the Brighton Campus at 1000 East Henrietta Road in Rochester. The students, who are 15 years apart in age, will speak about their different perspectives of the 2001 terrorist attacks. Adrian Hale, 24, served in Afghanistan from 2007 to 2012 and will give the keynote address. Nelson Clark, 39, was stationed in Egypt from 1991 to 1994 will also speak. 
 


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