Fire Department To Hold 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

12:15 PM, Sep 5, 2013   |    comments
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Greensboro, N.C. -- The Greensboro Fire Department is hosting the 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb on Saturday, September 7 to honor the lives of 343 firefighters and 72 police officers who died at the World Trade Center on 9/11.

You can be a part of the event while paying tribute to those who died while trying to save so many lives. The event includes climbing the flights of stairs at the Bellemeade Deck nine times to represent the 73 flights of stairs firefighters reached on 9/11.

The event is free but the Greensboro Fire Department will take donations for the Marine Corps Reserve "Toys for Tots" program. Over the last two years they've raised and donated more than $7,000 to charities.

Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 7. The climb begins at 9:00 a.m.

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