Part 1 - Inside Monument 8:30am to 11am
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Each time below will be marked by the playing of taps, followed by a solemn moment of reflection lead by a local faith leader, and when time allows there will be a reading of short biographies of some of the Ohioans lost on 9/11.
8:46am - Presentation of wreath for Flight 11 (North Tower Hit)
9:03am - Presentation of wreath for Flight 175 (South Tower Hit)
9:37am - Presentation of wreath for Flight 77 (Pentagon Hit)
9:59am - South Tower Collapsed
10:03am - Presentation of wreath for Flight 93 (Downed at Shanksville, PA)
10:28am - North Tower Collapsed
10:50am - Pentagon Collapsed
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Part 2 – Outside Monument 11:30am – Apx. 12:30pm
11:25am - Musical Prelude - Where were you when the world stopped turning
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11:30am -Start of 9/11 Memorial Service
Order of program
1 - Welcome by Tim Daley - Retired Executive Director
2 - Remarks by Greg Palumbo - Executive Director
3 - Presentation of Colors
4 - Musical Selection - National Anthem
5 - Pledge of Allegiance
6 - Invocation
7 - Presentation of Wreaths recognizing those lost during each significant event of the morning.
5 - Presentation of wreaths representing the sacrifices made by each of these military branches during the 20 year War on Terror.
8 - Musical Selection - Amazing Grace
9 - Keynote Address - Rev. Dean Kavouras, Pastor, Christ Lutheran Church, Cleveland
Rev. Dean Kavouras is pastor of Christ Lutheran Church in Cleveland, and serves as chaplain for Cleveland police, fire and EMS, 1995 to present. Kavouras also served as chaplain to the FBI (Cleveland Division) from 1997 till 2014. In that latter capacity he was deployed to Shanksville PA for the recovery of UAL Flight #93, and later to NYC for the recovery of the WTC. In New York Chaplain Kavouras was assigned to the Freshkils Landfill on Staten Island where all debris from the towers was brought to be examined. There he rendered emotional and spiritual support to all who were in need. Chaplain Kavouras is the author of: "Nine One One The Aftermath: The Word Works" which recounts his 9/11 experiences. He and his wife Barb have 3 children, 10 grandchildren, and 1 great granddaughter.
10 - Remarks by Ted Prasse, President of the Cuyahoga County Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument
11 – Benediction
12 - Taps by John Young of Bugler's Across America
13 - Closing Remarks
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