EASTCHESTER, N.Y. -- The Town of Eastchester, the Village of Tuckahoe and the Village of Bronxville will join the nation in commemorating the events of Sept. 11, 2001. Below is a list events scheduled in the community.
Local motorcycle riders will gather at Lake Isle on Sunday, September 11 between 7 and 8 am to register to ride down to Ground Zero.
The Town of Eastchester invites residents to gather at Town Hall on Sunday, September 11, at 8:30 am to honor those lost on 9/11/01.
The "Community 9/11 Commemoration" will be held on Sunday, September 11, at 3:00 pm at The Reformed Church of Bronxville. Organized by the Bronxville, Eastchester and Tuckahoe Interfaith Council (BIC), the civic ceremony will feature stirring music (including bagpipes), a community choir, commemorative readings, greetings from Bronxville, Eastchester, and Tuckahoe community leaders, a time of silent prayer, and the ringing of a commemoration bell.
The Bronxville Women's Club and the Tuckahoe-Eastchester Lions Club will host a concert in Memory of Sept.11, and give thanks to the first responders who serve the community every day of the year, on Sunday, September 11, at 3 pm at the Women's Club in Bronxville.
The program will include local professional musicians including William Anderson, guitar; Joyce Rasmussen Balint, violin and mandolin; Michael Ouzounian, viola; Patricia Rogers, bassoon; and Lion Pat Farenga, voice
The net proceeds from the concert and journal ads will benefit the police and fire departments of Bronxville, Eastchester, and Tuckahoe along with EVAC. A 50/50 raffle will benefit the ongoing renovations of the historic building of the Bronxville Women's Club, a building used by so many people and organizations in the community.
Westchester County will hold a ceremony at 6 p.m. Sunday at the countys 9/11 memorial, The Rising, located at the Kensico Dam Plaza, in Valhalla.
County Executive Rob Astorino, other elected officials and families of the 111 Westchester County residents who died that day are expected to attend.
The event will include a candle lighting ceremony to honor those that were lost during the tragedy ten years ago.
The annual event will be held during twilight hours in order to allow residents to attend other 9/11 memorials being held around the county.
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