For Immediate Release August 30, 2021
The Town of Agawam will be conducting a September 11th remembrance ceremony on Saturday, September 11th, 2021 at 9:30 am in front of Agawam Fire Department Headquarters, 800 Main Street, Agawam.
This year will be the 20th anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attack on our nation. In addition to remembering those lost on September 11th 2001, we will also take time to recognize the sacrifices of our nations military personnel as they cease combat operations in Afghanistan this year.
Speaking in remembrance at the ceremony will be:
Agawam Fire Chief Alan Sirois
Father Bill Hamilton, Agawam Fire Department Chaplain
Reverend Dr. Harvey Hill, Saint David’s Episcopal Church
The Honorable William Sapelli, Mayor, Town of Agawam
Christopher Lanski, Agawam Veterans Services Director
The National Anthem will be sung by Kerri O’Connor
Taps will be played by Christian and Gabriel Rua
A three volley salute will be fired by the American Legion Post 185 Color Guard