9/11 Press Release

Posted: Tuesday, August 30, 2011

The Ridgewood Chamber got the following message from Ken Gabbert, our Village Manager:

For Immediate Release

The Village of Ridgewood will hold a Remembrance Ceremony on Sunday, September 11, 2011 at 7:30PM. The Ceremony will be held at the 9/11 Memorial Rock in Memorial Park at Van Neste Square to remember the twelve residents killed at the World Trade Center terrorist attack. The Ceremony will be similar to the ceremony held in 2001.

During the month of September an exhibit of “Portraits” will be on display in the Belcher Auditorium at the Ridgewood Public Library. The exhibit of pictures honors the memory of each of ‘Ridgewood’s Twelve’ and offers a place for reflection. Photos of the Ridgewood 2001 Memorial Events will be included in the exhibit.

The music community will recognize the 10th Anniversary with the presentation of The Requiem by Gabriel Faure. The performance will take place West Side Presbyterian Church, 6 South Monroe Street at 4:00 p.m. Sunday,
September 11th. Various houses of worship in the area, community choral groups, and musicians including Ridgewood Concert Band, Ridgewood Symphony, and baritone soloist Dr. Robert Prowse will participate. This program was first presented after the fall of the towers in 2001.

Updated: 8/25/11