Sunday, September 25, 2011

Kinnelon's 9/11/11 in Photos

The Borough of Kinnelon held a beautiful Day of Remembrance ceremony on Sunday, September 11, 2011. The ceremony consisted of:

Opening prayer led by Rabbi Helaine Ettinger

Presentation of Colors:
Kinnelon Volunteer Fire Company and Kinnelon Police Department

The Pledge of Allegiance
The National Anthem performed by Nicole Badaan

Welcoming remarks and introductions
from Kinnelon Mayor Robert W. Collins

Reading of a September 11th Poem

Laying of roses

America the Beautiful and God Bless America
performed by the Kinnelon High School Choir

Prepared Comments by Mayor Collins

Proud to be an American by Lee Greenwood

Retirement of Colors:
Kinnelon Volunteer Fire Department

Closing Prayer by Monsignor John J. Carroll

Dedication of the World Trade Center Steel Artifact

Below are my photos from the event.
Walking from KHS to Kinnelon Borough Hall

The drive from Kinnelon Road to Borough Hall

Standing ready

A Day of Remembrance at Kinnelon Borough Hall

Rabbi Helaine Ettinger says an opening prayer

Kinnelon's finest!

The ceremony begins

Kinnelon High School Choir

You can watch Kinnelon Patch's VIDEO: Kinnelon Commemorates 10th Anniversary of 9/11.

Here, too, is a picture of the World Trade Center Steel Artificat which is now in Kinnelon's Borough Hall on the first floor, just as you enter the front doors on the immediate right.

Kinnelon's World Trade Center artifact

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