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Town of Liberty to Host 9/11 Memorial Service

Service will honor the heroes and victims of 9/11 at Liberty’s Main Street Stage

LIBERTY, N.Y. (September 6, 2018) – The Town of Liberty will hold a 9/11 Memorial Service on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the Liberty Main Street Stage. The service is sponsored and hosted by Town of Liberty Supervisor Brian P. Rourke and Town Councilmen Dean Farrand, Russell Reeves, Vincent McPhillips, and Brian McPhillips.

The 9/11 Memorial Service will begin at 6:00 p.m. with a welcome from Supervisor Brian P. Rourke. The Service’s keynote speaker will be John Veleber, a witness at Ground Zero and Senior Vice President of Wayne Bank. Along with keynote speaker John Veleber, attendees will hear from guest speakers Dr. Augustine Tornatore, Liberty School Superintendent and Ralph Bressler, Emergency Responder and Retired Liberty School Teacher.

In addition to keynote and guest speakers, the 9/11 Memorial Service will include a Pledge to the Flag by Cub Scout Troop 717, an opening prayer, moment of silence and song by Pastor Norman Graves, and a scripture reading. Following the Memorial Service, there will be light refreshments at The Liberty Senior Center, located at 119 North Main Street.


“On this day, we want the Town of Liberty to gather together to remember those lost on September 11th,” said Town of Liberty Supervisor, Brian P. Rourke. “We do not want this date to pass without paying proper respect to those who served and showed great bravery that day. The Town of Liberty is committed to honoring those individuals.”

For more information, call (845) 292-5111 or visit the Town of Liberty website: www.townofliberty.org.

About Liberty, N.Y.
Located at the crossroads of the Catskill Mountains and Hudson Valley region, Liberty is just 90 minutes from New York City. Known for its top notch trails and parks, Liberty is an ideal weekend getaway. Nationally recognized for its award winning school district, those who visit choose to stay. And with its business-friendly climate and strategic location, Liberty is an ideal place to do business. Liberty, New York: live here, play here and do business here!