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A single rose sits on Windermere's 9/11 memorial before the start of the town's annual 9/11 Memorial Service.

PHOTOS: Windermere 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

A single rose sits on Windermere's 9/11 memorial before the start of the town's annual 9/11 Memorial Service.

Claire Weisz gazes at the memorial as her father, Scott, points out details.

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

Claire Weisz gazes at the memorial as her father, Scott, points out details.

Despite many open chairs, most attendees stand in honor.

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

Despite many open chairs, most attendees stand in honor.

The Windermere Police Department Color Guard awaits their cue.

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

The Windermere Police Department Color Guard awaits their cue.

Flowers, to be laid at the town’s Sept. 11 memorial, are brought to those in attendance.

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

Flowers, to be laid at the town’s Sept. 11 memorial, are brought to those in attendance.

The audience is silent as the colors make their way into view.

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

The audience is silent as the colors make their way into view.

Members of the Lamplighter Academy Advanced Singing Group sing "The Star-Spangled Banner."

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

Members of the Lamplighter Academy Advanced Singing Group sing "The Star-Spangled Banner."

Marshall Webb and Pastors Mark Goff and Ray Lloyd of Family Church, Windermere Campus sing "Amazing Grace."

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

Marshall Webb and Pastors Mark Goff and Ray Lloyd of Family Church, Windermere Campus sing "Amazing Grace."

Veterans salute the flag as the crowd sings "America The Beautiful."

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

Veterans salute the flag as the crowd sings "America The Beautiful."

Windermere Police Department Chaplain Wes Beacham begins the invocation by recounting his young twins' reaction when they learned about the 9/11 attacks.

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

Windermere Police Department Chaplain Wes Beacham begins the invocation by recounting his young twins' reaction when they learned about the 9/11 attacks.

Windermere Mayor Jim O'Brien gives his 9/11 address and discusses, "The reality of the loss that many families share."

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

Windermere Mayor Jim O'Brien gives his 9/11 address and discusses, "The reality of the loss that many families share."

Retired Naval Commander Rick Bohner addresses the audience. "It's not what happens to us that defines who we are, it's how we respond," he said.

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

Retired Naval Commander Rick Bohner addresses the audience. "It's not what happens to us that defines who we are, it's how we respond," he said.

Personal tributes and raw emotions are shared openly.

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

Personal tributes and raw emotions are shared openly.

First responders, and a family who lost a loved on in the attacks, lay a wreath at the memorial .

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

First responders, and a family who lost a loved on in the attacks, lay a wreath at the memorial .

Windermere’s Sept. 11 memorial includes a piece of the World Trade Center and was dedicated in February 2010.

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

Windermere’s Sept. 11 memorial includes a piece of the World Trade Center and was dedicated in February 2010.

The memorial was created by Windermere resident Jeff Cox for his Eagle Scout project and includes tiles designed by Boy Scouts.

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

The memorial was created by Windermere resident Jeff Cox for his Eagle Scout project and includes tiles designed by Boy Scouts.

Those in attendance lay their flowers at the end of the service.

Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021 |

Those in attendance lay their flowers at the end of the service.

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