Once again, the Monmouth County Park System will mark the anniversary of September 11th with a Remembrance Ceremony at the County’s 9/11 Memorial at Mount Mitchill Scenic Overlook, Ocean Boulevard, Atlantic Highlands. All are welcome to attend this ceremony, held rain or shine, at 8 a.m. on Monday, September 11. Speakers include Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno, Freeholder Director Lillian G. Burry, and Hon. Joseph M. Kyrillos, Jr. Music will be provided by Jessica Wong and the Pipes and Drums of the Atlantic Watch while Reverend Jill Hubbard-Smith of the United Methodist Churches of Atlantic Highlands and Navesink will give the benediction.
The Park System will also mark the occasion by extending Mount Mitchill Scenic Overlook’s hours until 11 p.m. Saturday–Monday, September 9-11, to provide additional opportunities to visit the County’s 9/11 Memorial. For more information about the 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony or the County’s 9/11 Memorial, please visit www.MonmouthCountyParks.com or call 732-842-4000, ext. 4312. For persons with hearing impairment, the Park System TTY/TDD number is 711. The Monmouth County Park System, created in 1960 by the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders, is Monmouth County’s Open Space, Parks, and Recreation agency.