West Windsor, N.J. –Mercer County Community College (MCCC) and the County of Mercer invite the community to attend an annual ceremony in remembrance of September 11, 2001.
The event is set for Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 11 a.m. at MCCC’s West Windsor Campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road, in the Commemorative Garden adjacent to the Student Center. In the event of rain, the ceremony will be held in the Student Center.
Participating dignitaries will lay a wreath on the college’s memorial bench. Special tribute will be paid to the 30 Mercer County residents who died in the attacks.
Guest speaker is Sam Plumeri Jr., Vice Chairman of the N.J. State Parole Board and former Superintendent of Police and Director of Public Safety of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Mr. Plumeri serves on the Executive Board of the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force, as well as on the Regional Operations Intelligence Center (ROIC) Governance Board. He is the former Mercer County Sheriff, a position he held for more than a decade.
Additional speakers include Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes, MCCC Board of Trustees Chair Dr. Gwendolyn Harris, and MCCC President Patricia C. Donohue. The invocation will be given by Rev. Robert Wittik.
Two Music students, Celina Hicks and Irvel Jean, both of Hamilton, are the featured singers for the ceremony.
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