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.