September 11th Remembrance Ceremony

September 11th Remembrance Ceremony

Monday, September 11, 2023
at the Wellington Patriot Memorial
6:00 PM

The community is invited to join Wellington's Council on September 11th to honor the victims of September 11, 2001 with a remembrance ceremony at Wellington's Patriot Memorial, located next to Village Hall, at 12198 Forest Hill Boulevard. The Village Council will share their thoughts and lay a memorial wreath for those lost and affected by the attacks. Representatives from the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, Palm Beach County Fire Rescue, and the New York Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 3100, will also be in attendance to show solidarity for those lost and affected by the events of September 11, 2001.

About the Patriot Memorial

Wellington dedicated its Patriot Memorial on the 10th Anniversary of the September 11th attacks. The memorial includes one of the largest steel beams salvaged from the World Trade Center, as well as an eternal flame fountain, and etched glass panels inscribed with the names of the victims.

Patriot Memorial Sponsorship

For more information on Patriot Memorial sponsorship opportunities, including personalized brick pavers, contact Michelle Diaz at 561-791-4117.

2022 September 11th Remembrance Ceremony Video

Watch video highlights from the 2022 September 11th Remembrance Ceremony on YouTube.

September 11th Video Series

Wellington's Council Pays Tribute to Victims and Heroes of the 911 Attacks

Remembering Those We Lost

World Trade Center Steel: Journey to Wellington

This video depicts the emotional journey as a piece of steel from the World Trade Center is transported to Palm Beach County.  Former New York City Mayor, Rudy Giuliani thanks Wellington for building a Patriot Memorial to honor 9-11 victims and first responders. 

New York City (FDNY) Firefighter Shares 9/11 Story of Survival

Retired Fire Department of New York City Ladder 12 Firefighter and now Wellington resident, Matthew Tansey, shares his story of survival and reminds us to never forget.

Additional Resources