WELLINGTON THE MAGAZINE – October 2021

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wellington | social scene

PHOTOS BY ERIN DAVISSON

WELLINGTON HOSTS MEMORIAL EVENT ON 9/11’S 20TH ANNIVERSARY

On Saturday, Sept. 11, a service was held at the Wellington Patriot Memorial to mark the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks. Wellington officials were joined by representatives of Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue and the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. Also on hand were guests from the NYPD and FDNY. After Sonia Heisler sang the national anthem, guests were welcomed by Vice Mayor John McGovern. Pastor Cory Britt then led the gathering in a prayer of remembrance. Remarks were also made by Councilwoman Tanya Siskind, Councilman Michael Drahos and Councilman Michael Napoleone.The event’s special guest speaker was retired NYPD Sgt. Stanley Kleinman from the 112th Precinct, who discussed his experiences on 9/11.

(Left to right) Councilman Michael Napoleone, Councilman Michael Drahos, Councilwoman Tanya Siskind and Vice Mayor John McGovern place a wreath at the Patriot Memorial; Sonia Heisler sang the national anthem; Stanley Kleinman shares his experiences on 9/11; and Vice Mayor John McGovern with retired New York City police officers and firefighters.

(Left to right) The American flag flies over the Patriot Memorial; Boy Scout Troop 125 took part in the ceremony; (L-R) PBSO Deputy Roy Gonzalez, Deputy Harold Harper, Sgt. Matt DeJoy, Lt. Eli Shaivitz, Deputy Madison Lamm, Capt. Rolando Silva and Deputy Jenn Baker; and a remnant of the World Trade Center is the centerpiece of the Patriot Memorial.

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Dr. Mike Raposo has joined Dr. Muzzy Sayyid in new ownership, and is seeing patients in the West Palm Beach PetLife location currently, and in Delray Beach in November as well.

6901 Okeechobee Blvd West Palm Beach FL 33411 561-790-6464 www.PetLifeFL.com

Starting In Late November Dr. Raposo will see patients in both West Palm and the new West Delray Location at: PetLife Delray Beach 8862 W. Atlantic Blvd Delray Beach FL 33446

Dr. Mike Raposo DVM

12 october 2021 | wellington the magazine