Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) will host his annual September 11th Memorials to commemorate the eleventh anniversary of the tragedy of September 11, 2001, on Tuesday, September 11, 2012.
Senator Golden will host a memorial in Marine Park, at Fillmore Avenue and Marine Parkway, at 6:00 p.m., and Senator Golden is inviting residents to attend the memorial he is planning on the American Veterans Memorial Pier, at Shore Road and Bay Ridge Avenue, at 7:30 p.m.
Both memorial events are expected to attract many residents from the community who will gather to mourn and remember the tragic events. The memorial ceremonies will feature a program of inspirational speeches and patriotic song selection, as well as a candle lighting vigil. Family members of those lost at the World Trade Center will also be in attendance.
Senator Marty Golden stated, “As we begin to think of how our world was changed almost eleven years ago on the morning of September 11, 2001, we must continue to as a community to remember those we lost that day. We must remember that our community lost many that morning, sons, daughters, fathers, mothers, neighbors and friends, and if we are to make sure that their lives will never be forgotten, we must gather and make sure to remember.”
The American Veterans Memorial Pier is home to Brooklyn’s official monument honoring those lost on September 11, 2001 known as “Brooklyn Remembers”.