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Posted on: March 3, 2022

Westchester County to Host COVID Commemoration Ceremony


To commemorate the two-year anniversary of Westchester County's first confirmed coronavirus case, a ceremony will be held in the main lobby of the Michaelian Office Building.

Thursday, March 3 

2 p.m. 

Michaelian Office Building – Main Lobby

148 Martine Avenue

White Plains, NY 10601

**Watch the Ceremony Live on Facebook**

The lobby is one of two locations for the County's "Ribbons of Remembrance" memorial, with another location at Lenoir Preserve in Yonkers. The Ribbons of Remembrance memorial in both locations, is a place to attach ribbons in memory of loved ones lost to COVID-19.  To date, the County has lost 2,687 lives to the virus.

The event will begin at 2 p.m. with an interfaith prayer service led by Reverend Tim Dalton, Rabbi Howard Goldsmith and Imam Shaffieq Chace. Music will be provided by the White Plains High School String Ensemble, and remarks will be made by County Executive George Latimer, Westchester County Board Chairwoman Catherine Borgia, Westchester County Youth Bureau Executive Director Dr. DaMia Harris-Madden and Poet Laureate B.K. Fischer

The program will conclude at 3 p.m. with a moment of silence and a ringing of the bells at houses of worship in the County.

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