2016 Boston Marathon Runner Runs for the Newton 9-11 Memorial

A big thank you to Rachel Barker. Rachel is running the 2016 Boston Marathon to raise funds for the Newton 9-11 Memorial. The funds raised are use for maintainance and repair of the Memorial.  Please visit her fundraising page and support her efforts!

Rachel Runs Boston

 

2015 Commemoration

Pictures from the 2015 Commemoration. Thank you to Chris Pitts for sharing.

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2015 September 11 Commemoration

The Newton 9-11 Memorial Committee & City of Newton
Cordially invite you to our

Annual 9-11 Commemoration

September 11th, 2015 at the
Newton 9-11 Memorial
(on the front lawn of the Newton Centre
Fire Department Headquarters)
1164 Centre Street

6:00 – 6:30 PM

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6:00 PM          Guests gather to Fireman Kevin Fitzgerald’s bagpipes

 

6:05 PM          Charlie Shapiro welcomes all with opening remarks

 

6:07 PM          Charlie introduces Posting of the Colors by Police Honor Guard

 

6:09 PM          Charlie introduces Marcel Oliart, trumpet, and the Huffman grandchildren, vocals, to perform the National Anthem

 

6:11 PM          Charlie introduces Reverend Frank J. Parker, S.J., for invocation

 

6:13 PM          Charlie introduces Mayor Setti Warren for remarks

 

6:15 PM          Charlie introduces President of the Newton 9-11 Memorial Committee, Sande Young, for remarks

 

6:16 PM          Sande introduces Lynne LeBlanc, xxxx xxxx, and xxxxx xxx
to remember this past year’s victims

 

6:17 PM          Ringing of the Bells (Larry and Suzanne)

 

6:18 PM          Charlie introduces reading of the Memorial Text, followed by a moment
of silence

 

6:23 PM          Charlie announces Posting of the Colors

 

6:25                 Charlie introduces Reverend Howard Haywood for benediction

Thank You Brad and Stephanie!

From the Newton TAB:

“Last year, Stephanie Galvani of Natick ran the Boston Marathon and raised more than $6,000 to support the Newton 9/11 Memorial Fund. This year her cousin, Brad Hauert, of Denver, Colo., also ran the Marathon and has so far raised $5,000 for the Memorial Fund.”

Read more herenewton-911-memorial-marathon.

 

Newton 9-11 Memorial Committee at the 2015 Boston Marathon!

A big thank you to Brad Hauert, who is running the 2015 Boston Marathon to raise funds for the Newton 9-11 Memorial Committee! Brad, who attended graduate school at Boston College and works in aviation in Arizona, was inspired to run by the memory of Amy Toyen. Amy is one of the Newton residents listed on the Memorial. Please visit Brad’s race website, which can be found here. Funds raised will go toward the maintenance of the Memorial.BradleyHauert

NewTV Story on the 2014 Commemoration

Thanks to NewTV for doing a story on the 2014 commemoration of the September attacks.

The story can be seen here.

NewtonNews

Fundraiser for the Paige Farley-Hackel Memorial Playground

There is another event on Thursday, September 11, that we wanted to let you know about. It is a fundraiser for the Paige Farley-Hackel Memorial Playground.

 

To learn more about Paige, please visit here and here.

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Order of Ceremony for the 2014 9-11 Commemoration

Here is the planned order of ceremony for the September 11 Commemoration:

Order of Ceremony

 

6:00 PM          Guests gather to Fireman Kevin Fitzgerald’s bagpipes

 

6:05 PM          Tom Mountain welcomes all with opening remarks

 

6:07 PM          Posting of the Colors by Police Honor Guard

 

6:09 PM          Tom introduces Marcel Oliart, trumpet, and the Huffman grandchildren, vocals, to perform the National Anthem

 

6:11 PM          Tom introduces Police Chaplain, Rabbi Moshe Lieberman, for invocation

 

6:13 PM          Tom introduces Mayor Setti Warren for remarks

6:15 PM          Tom introduces President of the Newton 9-11 Memorial Committee, Sande Young, for remarks

 

6:17 PM          Ringing of the Bells (Larry and Suzanne)

 

6:18 PM          Reading of the Memorial Text followed by moment of silence

 

6:23 PM          Posting of the colors

 

6:25                 Tom introduces Fire Chaplain, Reverend Mark Caggiano, for benediction

 

6:28                 Guests disperse to bagpipes

2014 9-11 Commemoration

The Newton 9-11 Memorial Committee & the City of Newton
cordially invite you to our
Annual 9-11 Commemoration
September 11th, 2014 at the
Newton 9-11 Memorial
(on the front lawn of the Newton Centre
Fire Department Headquarters)
1164 Centre Street

6:00 – 6:30 PM75913_10151732979458821_1981206273_n

Annual Meeting August 11 at Newton City Hall

Please join us for the annual meeting of the Newton 9-11 Memorial Committee, It will take place at Newton City Hall, Room 202, on Monday, August 11th, at 7pm.

All are welcome. We will be planning the Sept 11th ceremony.

 

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