FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ENGLEWOOD MAYOR MICHAEL J. WILDES TO HOLD
9/11 MEMORIAL SERVICE ON LIBRARY GROUNDS
ENGLEWOOD, August 17, 2005 – Englewood Mayor Michael J. Wildes to hold a special 9/11 memorial service on the front lawn of the Englewood Public Library,
31 Engle Street , on Sunday, September 11 at 8:30 a.m .
Mayor Wildes said the service will honor the five Englewood residents who lost their lives during the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center four years ago and the Englewood emergency service personnel who responded to Ground Zero.
City Council members, key Fire, Police, and Englewood Volunteer Ambulance Corps officials, members of the victims' families, Library Board of Tr us tees officials, local clergy, and Englewood residents will join him in this special event. Ann Sparanese, Head of Adult and Young Adult Services at the Library, will have several people doing 9/11 readings at the service. There will also be bagpipers and “Taps” will be played.
“Join us in remembrance at the exact moment when the airplanes struck the World Trade Towers as we re-dedicate ourselves to the memories of our f all en friends and fellow citizens who are no longer with us ,” noted Mayor Wildes.
Last September 10, at a special 9/11 memorial dedication on the Library's front lawn, a tree was planted and a plaque unveiled in memory of the five Englewood victims of 9/11.
For those interested in attending the memorial service, please RSVP Mayor Wildes via e-mail at: www.michaelwildes.org .
Paid for by Friends of Michael J. Wildes, Claudia Colbert, Treasurer