The guest speaker is Col. Richard H. Arroyo, Chief of the Delaware River & Bay Authority.

Smyrna-Clayton’s 16th annual 9/11 Memorial Service will be held on Monday, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m., at Citizens’ Hose Company, 103 W. Commerce St., Smyrna, sponsored by the Smyrna-Clayton Ministerium and Citizens’ Hose Company of Smyrna.

All area fire companies and first-responders as well as other public servants have been invited to attend.

This year's guest speaker will be Col. Richard H. Arroyo, Chief of the Delaware River & Bay Authority.

The service will include music and a candlelight memorial.

The community is invited to join in this service remembering those who died in the terrorist attacks on the United States on Sept. 11, 2001 and paying tribute to our first responders who put their lives on the line every day.