A Day to Remember 9/11 Ceremony
|Date:||September 5, 2012|
“A Day to Remember” 9/11 Ceremony to Include
Dedication of New Memorial Sculpture
OCEAN CITY, NJ: The City of Ocean City will honor the September 11 victims and their families at “A Day to Remember Ceremony” on Tuesday, September 11 at 7.p.m. The ceremony will take place at the Sixth Street Firehouse for the unveiling and dedication of a new Memorial Sculpture that features an I-beam from the World Trade Center.
The City worked with Community Art Projects and artist Jose’ Chora to design and build the memorial after Mayor Jay Gillian requested the I-beam from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. “We are honored to unveil the new community sculpture in Ocean City. We hope it will serve as a reminder and tribute to the spirit and sacrifice from the events of September 11th,” stated Mayor Gillian.
The ceremony will also include the Presentation of Colors, flag salute with representatives from the American Legion and VFW as well remarks from local dignitaries. The Ocean City Pops Brass Ensemble will perform from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Miss New Jersey, Lindsey Petrosh, will sing the National Anthem.
All are invited to attend.