Woonsocket to honor memory of 9/11 heroes at annual observance

WOONSOCKET, RI: On Sunday, September 11, 2016, the City of Woonsocket will hold a
memorial service in honor of those lost in tragic events of September 11, 2001. The
service will be held at the Woonsocket Fire Department Headquarters, 5 Cumberland
Hill Road, at 9:00 am until approximately 9:30 am. Members of the public are invited
to join elected and community leaders in recognizing the sacrifice made by so many
on that fateful day.

«Recognizing the heroic individuals and innocent victims who perished on
September 11, ensures that their memory lives on,» said Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt.
«The attacks on 9/11, were and are a galvanizing point in the history of the United
States and have shaped the identity of this country. Our community is proud to
recognize the sacrifice made by our fellow Americans on that day, 15 years ago.»

Sunday’s speaking agenda will include, Public Safety Department Chaplains, Police
and Fire Department leadership, and Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt. This year’s memorial
service marks the third year in a row that a September 11, observance has been held
in the City. In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held inside the
Fire Station.