8:30AM | Flag Lowering, Moment of Silence and Reading of Names
Harborside Plaza, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library

Welcome – Karin Charles, MA 9/11 Fund Family Advisory Chair

”To Where You Are” by Josh Groban

Governor Charlie Baker, presiding

Raising of the American Flag
”Star Spangled Banner” by Francis Scott Key performed by Boston Fire Department A Capella Quartet

The Flag will be lowered to half-staff in honor of those who died
on September 11, 2001
Environmental Police Color Guard

Bill Moore and LTC (Ret) Samuel Poulten


8:46 AM | Moment of Silence

”We Remember Them” – Karin Charles

Reading of the Names for our Family Members and Friends
Governor Baker, Lt. Governor Polito, AG Healey, Mayor Janey, Caroline Bavis, Sally White, Pat Hoban, Laurel Gay, Sheri Gay, Sicilia Ng, Joyce Ng, Diane Hunt, Claudia Jacobs, Katie Cardamone, Teresa Mathai, Lisa Morales, Sonia Puopolo, Irene Ross

Bell Ringing – Ethan Charles

Please note: names are read in alphabetical order with the exception of the relatives of the readers.

9:25AM | Commemoration Observance & Sweeney Award for Civilian Bravery Presentation
Smith Hall, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library

The Pledge of Allegiance

Welcome – Leslie Blair

Introductory Remarks – Governor Charlie Baker

Keynote Remarks – Jane Swift, Former Governor of Massachusetts

”The Prayer” performed by Frank Zarba and Sharon Zeffra

Poem – Bob Hoban

‘We Remember” Video Tribute

The 2021 Madeline ”Amy” Sweeney Award for Civilian Bravery
Lt. Governor Karyn Polito and Anna Sweeney


Wreath Laying Ceremony – Mayor Kim Janey and Pat Bavis

Closing Remarks – Leslie Blair