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September 11th Memorial Dedication Ceremony Program

The Edward Porter Felt


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  Flight 93

  September 11, 2001

  Memorial Dedication

 

   Friday, September 11, 2020

 

   6:00 PM

 

   Clinton Central School District Foundation 

   Memorial Brick Garden



Welcome and Introductions

Dr. Steve Grimm

Clinton School District Superintendent

 

Opening Prayer

Father John Crogan

St. Mary’s Catholic Church

Clinton Fire Department Chaplain

 

Presentation of the Colors

Naval Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps - Notre Dame HS

Color Guards of the following local veterans organizations:

Clark Mills American Legion

Helmuth Ingalls American Legion

Clinton Veterans of Foriegn Wars

 

Honor Guards of the Local Fire Departments:

Clark Mills, Clinton, Deansboro, New Hartford , Westmoreland

 

National Anthem

Performed by Members of the Clinton High School Chamber Singers

Director - Jenna Wratten

 

Welcome and Remarks

Allyn “Skip” Beardsell

Chairman

September 11th Edward Porter Felt Memorial Committee

 

Presentation of the September 11th Memorial

Presented by Allyn “Skip” Beardsell and the Committee

Gordon Felt

Peter Goodfriend

Dr. Steve Grimm

Bill Huther

Frank Perretta

Paul Riley

 

Acceptance Remarks

Dr. Steve Grimm

Clinton School District Superintendent

 

Cindy Higgins

Chairperson of the Clinton Central School District Foundation

 

Ann Smallen

Chairperson of the Commemorative Giving and Brick Garden

 

Special Music

Angel by Sara Mcclaughlin

Members of the Clinton High School Chamber Singers

Introduced by Dr. Steve Grimm

 

Special Message

Gordon Felt

Brother of Edward P. Felt

President of the Families of Flight 93

Introduced by Dr. Steve Grimm

 

Special Proclamation 

Congressman Anthony J. Brindisi 

 

Special Music - Moment of Silence 

Tower of Voices

Composer - Dr. Sam Pellman

Introduced by Colleen Pellman

 

Taps

Performed by Clinton High School Students

Olive Niccoli and Morrison Powell

 

Benediction

Reverend Michael Terrell

Clinton United Methodist Church



Special Acknowledgements

 

The Clinton Central School District Foundation

The Clinton Garden Club

John and Gina Costanzo - Proforma Full Circle

Keith DeStefanis - Sound and Production

John Dwyer - President of Syracuse Glass

Kristen Goodfriend - Graphic Design

Bill Miller - The Stone Setter, LLC

Julia Scranton - Secretary to the Clinton School Superintendent

Gina Trzepacz Timpano - Yorkville Memorials

Jenna Wratten - Director of the Clinton High School Chamber Singers



Fundraising Efforts Continue

 

Thank you for attending the dedication of this monument today. As you are well aware, Covid 19 has had an effect on everything we do in our day to day lives now. We were fortunate to raise enough money before the pandemic hit with full force to erect the monument and pedestal you see in front of you today.

 

Our original  intention, in addition to the monument, was to present a scholarship to the school, and have it awarded yearly.  With the restrictions on gathering and face to face time that took place with Covid, we were unable to reach this goal.  

 

We are announcing today that we are kicking off a year-long effort  to raise funds for the scholarship. Will you help us to achieve this goal? Any amount will be gladly appreciated. 

 

You may donate through the CCS website under the 911 Memorial Fund heading, or mail the check to : 

September 11th Memorial Fund ,75 Chenango Ave Clinton NY 13323 

 

Make Checks payable to : CCSDF,  Memo: September 11th Memorial. 

 

We look forward to presenting the funds for the first of the scholarships on September 11th, 2021 to Clinton Central Schools.

 

Thank you from the Edward Felt Memorial Committee.



Thank you Flight 93 Memorial Donors as of September 8, 2020

 

ACCESS Federal Credit Union               

Hartwell Anway

Libby and Skip Beardsell

Barbara Beigel

Christopher and Barbara Blatz

John and Megan Burdick

Megan Burdick

Colin and Susan Burdick

Clark Mills Post 26 American Legion

Clinton Agway

Clinton Auto Service

Clinton Chamber of Commerce

Clinton Collision

Clinton Fire Department

Clinton Tractor 

Kenneth Cook

John and Ann Costello

Gordon Felt

Felt Evans, LLP - Attorneys at Law

First Source Federal Credit Union

Annette Foley

Mary Ford

Ian Galloway

Robert Goering

Donna and Peter Goodfriend

Mary Green

Patrick and Barbara Grimes

Steve and Miquel Grimm

Hale Transportation

Helmuth Ingalls Post 232 

Tom and Cindy Higgins

William Hugo

Brymer and Wendy Humphreys

Julie and Bill Huther

Ken and Mary Lou Iles

Diana Inserra

Mary Kimball

George and Pinney Kuckel

Scott and Helen Leonard

John and Catherine Nester

Nester Bros. Contractors 

Owens-Pavlot & Rogers  

Pedzek family             

Gail and Frank Perretta

Gerald & Nancy Platz

Ernest Randall

Lynn and Paul Riley

Ronald and Jeannette Roback

William Schlist

Kenneth Shilkret

Dave and Ann Smallen

Richard & Elinor Sorensen

Randy and Jennifer Trapanick

Frank Vlossak

Marcia Wentworth

Richard Williams and Judy Ehrensbeck

Mark Zukowski