150 Volunteers Expected at the MD WW II Memorial and Jonas Green Park
to Promote Community Service and Commemorate the 12th Anniversary of Sept. 11
What: Approximately 150 volunteers, including community, youth, family volunteers and members of the Midshipman Action Group will start with a brief ceremony at the Maryland World War II Memorial overlooking the Severn River to commemorate Marylanders who lost their lives in service to their country, including on 9/11. The USNA Band Ceremonial Unit will provide music for the ceremony and the Annapolis High School JROTC Color Guard will participate.
An environmental service project at Jonas Green Park at the foot of the Naval Academy Bridge just outside of Annapolis will help control stormwater runoff and help cleanup the Severn River and Chesapeake Bay.
When: Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, 8:30 a.m. – 12 noon
Where: 8:30 – 9am at MD WW II Memorial, 1920 Ritchie Highway (Rt 450), Annapolis, MD 21409 and 9am – Noon at Jonas Green Park, 1990 Ritchie Highway, Annapolis, MD 21409
Who: Volunteers will be joined by community leaders and spokespeople including:
- Confirmed for the 8:30 Ceremony: Mayor Joshua Cohen, Senator John Astle, CDR John Schofield, USNA, Council Member Dick Ladd, Del. Cathy Vitale, Chaplain Michael Gore, USNA.
- Awaiting confirmation for the 8:30 am Ceremony: County Executive Laura Newman, Lt. Governor Anthony Brown; Congressman John Sarbanes, Del. Herb McMillan, and other officials.