Braintree Honors Sept. 11 With Memories, Song and Quiet Reflection [VIDEO]

At 1 p.m. on Sept. 11, 2011, Braintree's 10th Anniversary ceremony was held at Town Hall.

Hundreds of people gathered in Braintree on Sunday afternoon to commemorate the nearly 3,000 people who died and the 10 years that have passed since Sept. 11, 2001.

Below is the schedule from the ceremony program, and to the right is a video and photos from the event, in front of at 1 p.m.

12:30 p.m.

Forming of the Color Guard

1 p.m.

Bagpiper; Brian McNamee

Master of Ceremony, Thomas Charlton, AARP

Ringing of the Bell, Terri Jarrett, BBTCS

Posting of the Colors by the Color Guard

Pledge of Allegiance by Christopher Griffin

National Anthem by Shaffered Douglas, AARP

Introduction by Frank Bocchino, Chapter 4042, AARP

Invocation by Father Kevin Sepe, Chaplain of the Fire Dept.

Invited Speaker: Congressman Stephen Lynch, 9th District

Reading of the List of Massachusetts Residents

Nancy Nicosia, AARP

Joanne Wheeler, AARP

Frank Bocchino, AARP

Highland School Children's Choir

Remarks by a NYC Participant: Gary Comoletti

Introduction of the Invited Guests

Remarks by Mayor Joseph Sullivan of Braintree

Braintree High School Concert Choir

Reflections by Representative Mark Cusack, Braintree

Braintree High School Concert Choir

2:15 p.m.

Benediction by Winslow Bettinson, AARP

Concluding Remarks, Sandra Duffy, AARP

Retiring of the Colors by the Color Guard


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