Jewett – A picture perfect sky featured above, served as the backdrop for the 9-11 Memorial Service held at the Jewett Community Park last Sunday. Over 200 community members, first responders, and U.S. veterans were on hand to pay tribute to the events of September 11, 2001.

Jewett VFW Post 3072 member Ray Gross left, salutes the flag at the opening of the ceremony at the Jewett Community Park on Sunday.

Pictured below are the following: the Firefighters’ Colorguard leading the 9/11 parade that included units from 8 local fire and EMS departments, local law enforcement, and community members; Lenny Stewart shows off his pride for America by decorating his tractor in the parade; Ray Gross passing out a token of appreciation to all first responders and U.S. Veterans on behalf of the Jewett UMC; Winners of the bike decorating contest at the Jewett Community Park were (L-R):Hailey Toker and Jaiden and Rylee (not pictured) Pelegreen for the age 1-4 catagory, Overall Winner Christopher Donato, 9 years and up winner Melissa McAfee, and 5-8 year old winner Clay Everhart. Over 20 children particpated in the contest. NH Photos/KATINA WATT

Read more about the event in this weeks print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.