On September 11, 2020, the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, Ocean City will host its annual memorial ceremony. The event will take place at 6 p.m. in front of the Ocean City Fire Department headquarters, located at 550 Asbury Avenue.
The day of remembrance ceremony will feature guest speakers and presentations by the following:
- Ocean City Police Chief Jay Prettyman
- Fire Chief Jim Smith
- The Reverand John Jamieson and the Reverand Marcia Stanford
- Vocalists Julia Mary Wilson and Sofia Farrell
- Mayor Jay A. Gillian
- Ocean City Boy Scout Troop 32
- Local veterans groups and first responders
Additional portions of the day’s event will include music, prayer, and the Striking the Four Fives, a fire service custom that notes the death of a firefighter while in the line of duty.
Masks are strongly suggested and there will be seating with social distancing measures in place.
Join the community on this important day of reflection at the Ocean City Fire Department. Never forget.