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The Gloucester County Board of Freeholders and the Mantua Township Mayor and Committee will hold a Memorial Ceremony of the 9-11 Memorial located in Chestnut Branch Park, Main Street, Mantua. The event is open to the public.

The Memorial is a tribute to Gloucester County residents: John Rodak, Nicholas W. Brandemarti, Perry Thompson, and all of those who lost their lives during the attack on America on September 11th 2001.

This year's remembrance will take place on Sunday, September 11th at 8:30 a.m., at the Place of Reflection inside the Chestnut Branch Park, Main Street, Mantua. The ceremony will include bell ringing to coincide with the timing of the tragic events of that fateful morning, as well as a wreath laying at the 9-11 Memorial.

Patriot's Day 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony Participants:
State Senator and Gloucester County Freeholder Director Stephen M. Sweeney Mantua Mayor Timothy W. Chell, Master of Ceremonies
U.S. Rep. Robert Andrews
Freeholder Dr. Warren Wallace
Rev. Gene Wilkins, Mantua Methodist Church
Veterans of Foreign Wars Lawson-Cox Post No. 7679 Color Guard of Mantua Township
Mantua Township Fire Departments
Mantua Township Ambulance Associations
Patrolman Jason Davis of the MTPD and Iraq War veteran
Representatives of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Lawson-Cox 7679 of Mantua Township