WHITESBORO – Roughly 300 people attended the 9/11 Community Remembrance Breakfast at Hart’s Hill Inn in Whitesboro today to honor those lost on Sept. 11, 2001.
There was a ceremony to commemorate the 18th anniversary of 9/11, and remember those who died during the attacks. Speakers also honored the law enforcement, firefighters, medical personnel, military members that aided during the attacks, many losing their lives to help others.
Dr. Laura Casamento, president of Utica College, was the keynote speaker at the breakfast.
Speakers also discussed how much has chaned in the 18 years since the terror attack.
"It's important for us as a community to come together to show our respect and appreciation to our first responders. Those who make the sacrifice to protect and to serve. Their job is getting tougher and tougher every day, said Ray Durso, executive director of The Genesis Group.
The event, which was organized by The Genesis Group and The Good News Center, began at 7:30 a.m.
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