Freedom Isn’t Free

This blog is dedicated to getting things on the cheap or getting things for free. One thing that doesn’t come cheap and isn’t free is the freedom we enjoy every day here in America. To the military past and present we say thank you. And to those who lost loved ones on 9/11 I will honor their memory every year until the day the Lord takes me away. Never forgot.

Rochester, NY 9/11 Services:

Brockport Sept. 11 Vigil: The Brockport Volunteer Fire Department will host its eighth annual 9/11 vigil at the Firefighter’s Memorial Monument at the Brockport Volunteer Fire Department Station No. 4, 237 S. Main St. Ceremonies will take place at 8 a.m., 8:47 a.m., noon, 6:50 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

9/11 Firefighters Memorial Mass: The Rochester Fire Department at 6:45 p.m. will lead a procession of emergency responders into Sacred Heart Cathedral, 265 Flower City Park. Bishop Matthew Clark will preside over the 7 p.m. Mass to remember those who died on 9/11.

Greece 9/11 Memorial Service: The Greece Chamber of Commerce will host a service at 10 a.m. at 1299 Long Pond Road.

Canandaigua Ceremony: Canandaigua will host a ceremony at 6:30 p.m. at the Commons Park in downtown Canandaigua. Following the ceremony, a silent emergency vehicle and marchers will proceed north on Main Street to the American Legion Post 256 for a candlelight memorial.

9/11 Memorial Ceremony at Monroe Community College: Several local leaders will speak during MCC’s Memorial Ceremony from 8 to 9 a.m. at the college’s Remembrance Walk, located at the east entrance of the PAC Center, Building 10, 1000 E. Henrietta Road.

Spencerport Service and Flag Dedication: The village of Spencerport will host a candlelight vigil at 7:30 p.m. at the village gazebo next to the canal on Union Street. After the service, an honor guard will lead a walk down Union Street; a hometown heroes’ dedication follows the procession.

Irondequoit Flag Lowering and Service: The Irondequoit Police Department will hold a brief ceremony at the steps of the Irondequoit Town Hall, 1280 Titus Ave. The police department’s honor guard will assemble at the flag pole at 8:30 a.m. and at 8:46 a.m. they will bring the flag to half staff. A moment of silence will be observed, followed by the playing of “Taps.”

Victor 9/11 Ceremony: A short ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. at Mead Square Park on Main Street in Victor.

Webster 9/11 Memorial Service: A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. The service will be in the Gazebo at the Veteran’s Memorial Park on North Avenue in the village of Webster.

9/11 Rochester Mass: St. Stanislaus Church, 1150 Hudson Ave., will celebrate a Mass at 6:30 p.m. for those who died on 9/11, their families and for all the people who serve in the military forces.


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