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Westchester 9/11 Ceremony To Be At Twilight At The Rising At Kensico Plaza

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Westchester 9/11 Ceremony To Be At Twilight At The Rising At Kensico Plaza

August 30, 2012 - 17:53

TheRising1Westchester County will hold its ceremony to commemorate the 11th anniversary of the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001 on Tuesday, Sept. 11 beginning at 7 p.m. at The Rising, the county’s 9/11 memorial at Kensico Plaza in Valhalla.

For the second year, the annual event will be held at twilight.

County Executive Robert P. Astorino, other elected officials and members of the families of Westchester residents who died in the World Trade Center are expected to attend.

The candlelight ceremony will be part of various remembrance activities throughout Westchester that have been organized around the theme of using volunteerism as a way to honor those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001. A list of volunteer activities, including blood and food drives, can be found at www.westchestergov.com.