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Updated September 12, 2011

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9/11 10th Anniversary Evening of Remembrance | Memorial Day 2011

9/11 10th Anniversary Evening of Remembrance

Cerritos Emergency Response Team (CERT) members were on hand to offer emergency preparedness information. As a tribute to all of the people whose lives were lost on 9/11, stars to symbolize each person were displayed. A fire hydrant pulled from the rubble of the World Trade Center was on display. The children of Cerritos Community College Band Leader David Betancourt sang prelude music. The Cerritos City Council The Cerritos City Council with Supervisor Don Knabe, Assemblymember Tony Mendoza and Cerritos Sheriff's Station Captain Joe Gonzales A full crowd attended the event. Cerritos Councilmember Bruce W. Barrows Radio for the People performed the National Anthem. Cerritos Councilmember Mark E. Pulido Anjilie Gupta shared her essay reflecting on the events of September 11. Cerritos Councilmember Joseph Cho, Ph.D. The New Life Community Church Bell Choir performed patriotic songs. Cerritos Mayor Pro Tem Jim Edwards Cerritos Sheriff's Station Captain Joe Gonzales Congresswoman Linda Sánchez Assemblymember Tony Mendoza Assemblymember Mendoza presented the City with a proclamation. Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe The Surf City Singers perform. Reverend Don Koepke offers a benediction. Stars symbolizing the lives of those who were lost on 9/11 were arranged to form a flag and the letters “USA.”

2011 Memorial Day Ceremony

2011 Memorial Day Photos Cerritos College Band Betancourt children perform “God Bless the USA” Cerritos Mayor Carol K. Chen Cerritos Councilmember Bruce W. Barrows Los Angeles County Fire Department Captain Dean Rivero offers the invocation Cerritos Councilmember Mark E. Pulido Ana Carazo leads the Pledge of Allegiance Cindy Hernandez performing the National Anthem 1st Combat Engineer Battalion Color Guard Cerritos Councilmember Joseph Cho, Ph.D. Artesia-Cerritos Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1846 Commander Jeffrey Enomoto explains the POW/MIA table Cerritos Mayor Pro Tem Jim Edwards Al Carazo shares thoughts about the late Lieutenant Colonel Mario D. Carazo Jeff Berkenkamp shares thoughts about the late Lieutenant Colonel Mario D. Carazo Russ Shaver shares thoughts about the late Lieutenant Colonel Mario D. Carazo Kurt Wrobel shares thoughts about the late Lieutenant Colonel Mario D. Carazo Cerritos proclamation presented to Al Carazo in honor of the late Lieutenant Colonel Mario D. Carazo who gave his life in defense of the U.S.A. Assemblymember Tony Mendoza Assemblymember Tony Mendoza presents a certificate to Al Carazo in honor of the late Lieutenant Colonel Mario D. Carazo who gave his life in defense of the U.S.A. Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe Supervisor Knabe presents a scroll to Al Carazo in honor of the late Lieutenant Colonel Mario D. Carazo who gave his life in defense of the U.S.A. Congresswoman Linda Sánchez representative Jesse Cheng presents a certificate to Al Carazo in honor of the late Lieutenant Colonel Mario D. Carazo who gave his life in defense of the U.S.A. Emelio and Carlos Carazo lay a wreath in honor of the late Lieutenant Colonel Mario D. Carazo who gave his life in defense of the U.S.A. Lance Corporal David Parrett reads the Marine Prayer Davey Armstrong plays “Amazing Grace” Major Tony Mitchell shares thoughts and leads the Fallen Marine Battle Cross ceremony honoring the heroic lives of Corporal Daane A. Deboer, Lance Corporal Arden Joseph Buenagua and Corporal Eric M. Torbert, Jr. who gave their lives in defense of the U.S.A. Artesia-Cerritos Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1846, Southern California Philippine-United States Veterans Association and Lilia Alog lay wreaths in honor of veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice for the U.S.A. Cerritos City Council with Assemblymember Mendoza and Major Mitchell Mitchell Betancourt plays “TAPS”

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