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September 7, 2011

Roberts Invites The Community To Observe 9/11 At 6 PM Ceremony

9/11 REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY SET FOR 6 P.M. SUNDAY AT ROBERTS

MOVES FROM OUTDOOR COLOR GUARD TO INDOOR PRAYER/SONG SERVICE

 

 

WHAT:  The community is invited to an evening ceremony to observe the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center.  A large American flag displayed between two aerial ladder trucks outside the College’s Cultural Life Center will mark the location of remembrance activities, which will feature local first responders, the Gates Police Dept. Keystone Club Pipes & Drums, and patriotic songs by combined area church choirs.

 

At the sound of a fire siren, the ceremony will move inside the Cultural Life Center for prayer and song.  A variety of local service organizations – police and fire departments, American Legion posts, churches, musical groups, Boy Scout Troop 90, Gates Chili Fire Dept. Explorers, and others – will participate and assist in the evening’s activities.

 

WHEN:               Begins 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11

 

WHERE:                  Cultural Life Center

                         Roberts Wesleyan College

                         2301 Westside Drive

                         Rochester, New York  14624

 

ABOUT:   With an enrollment of nearly 2,000 students and a tradition of excellence since 1866, Roberts Wesleyan College is a leader among liberal arts colleges with a Christian worldview.  The College offers more than 50 undergraduate programs, as well as graduate programs in education, school psychology, school counseling, health administration, health information administration, nursing education, nursing leadership and administration, social work, music education, strategic marketing, and strategic leadership.  Roberts Wesleyan also offers innovative undergraduate degree-completion programs for working adults in health administration, nursing, organizational management, and teacher education.