9/11 Memorial Stair Climb 2017

Monday, June 5, 2017 12:10 p.m.


(Cocoa, FL)—Cocoa Fire Rescue announces the 2nd Annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb to be held on Saturday, September 9th beginning at 6 p.m. at the Cocoa High School Stadium. Firefighters will join police officers and citizens to pay tribute to the lives lost in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 by climbing the full length of stairs 11 times. This equals the 110 floors of the World Trade Center. “Last year’s event was a great success and we are planning a bigger and better event this year,” said Firefighter Allen Clark who is coordinating the event. “It’s our way of remembering and honoring those who died and symbolically finishing the journey.”

 The event is free and open to the public. Firefighters ask anyone interested to register in advance in order to get a proper estimate of participation. To register online go to: http://cocoa911climb.weebly.com/. Money raised from t-shirt sales, and food and drink sales at the event will benefit Cocoa Community First Police Athletic League programs and the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. T-shirts can be purchased by calling or visiting Fire Station 1, 114 1st Street, Cocoa, 321-639-7603.