9/11 Remembrance Ceremony At Patriot Memorial

Councilman John McGovern, County Commissioner Melissa McKinlay and Vice Mayor Michael Drahos place a wreath at the Wellington Patriot Memorial.

On Sunday, Sept. 11, the Village of Wellington held a remembrance ceremony at the Wellington Patriot Memorial for those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001. Rabbi Andrew Rosenkranz offered a prayer before the scouts led the Pledge of Allegiance. Alexander Matos sang the national anthem. The keynote speaker was Arnie Dansky, a former firefighter chief and president of FOB Lodge NY 3100. He shared his recollections of 9/11 with the gathered crowd. After a moment of silence, Councilman John McGovern, County Commissioner Melissa McKinlay and Vice Mayor Michael Drahos placed a wreath at the World Trade Center fragment. Later, Palm Beach Central High School’s chorus performed “America the Beautiful.” PHOTOS BY ERIN DAVISSON

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here