Anthony 9-11 Memorial Dedication Photos


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Mayor John Schott welcomes the heroes, their families and other spectators to the Anthony 9-11 Memorial Dedication.

Atmos Energy was gracious enough to offer the use of their outdoor grill to the Anthony Fire Fighters for the hamburger and hot dog feed.

The Atmos grill along with the table of plates, food and drink, waiting for the crowd of over 500 guests.

The AFD volunteered to cook the food for the guests.

The AFD wives and friends helped out by keeping the containers filled with the drink and condiments.

The Heroes and their guests were asked to start the procession for the free food.

While others ate, memorial visitors took the opportunity to read the story boards and the engraved personalized bricks, or just visit with one another.

Lt. Joe Huber, from Engine 88, Ladder 38, the Bronx, New York, takes the time to read the story board of his friend and fellow firefighter, Joseph P. Spor, Jr., while to area CBS affiliate, KWCH, records footage for the evening news.

9-11 Committee member, Sam Beam, was interviewed by the Hutch News out of Hutchinson, Kansas.

Our new friends from Engine 88, Ladder 38 wait & patiently watch the crowd as Lt. Huber signs yet another autograph.

Pete McCluskey and his wife of Kansas City visit with their friend, Joe Huber, and 4 of his fellow firemen, Jason Papenmeyer, Kevin Maher, Greg Thomas, Jim Beltrami, from FDNY.

Donna Crowe, chairperson of the Anthony 9-11 Memorial Committee, visits with Joe Huber and her husband, Joe Crowe, while Pete McCluskey and Joe's daughter, Kristen Huber look on.  

Kristen Huber signs autographs for the local youth.

Miss Carr and Mrs. Schmidt get some students ready to lead the audience in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Mayor Schott and Jimmy "Bells" chat before the ceremony starts.

Entertainment during the feed was provided by the Goons, (pictured above, l to r, Steve Stitt, Rollie Williams and Dennis Robinson) and Bill Starks, (pictured below.)  Dennis Robinson also sang solo.

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