This year is the 20th Anniversary of the September 11th Attacks where 343 firefighters from FDNY, 23 officers from the NYPD, and 37 officers from the PAPD lost their lives.
A sad day in the history of the fire service, and one that we must NEVER FORGET.
Working in conjunction with the PFFN (Professional Firefighters of Nevada), the Los Angeles County Firefighters Emerald Society, and the Frank Siller’s Tunnels to Towers Foundation; several events are offered.
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 10TH:
Firefighters Night at the Las Vegas Ballpark
7PM Game – Las Vegas Aviators vs the Reno Aces
Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at: https://bit.ly/LVVF2021
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 11TH:
STAIR CLIMB AT THE STRAT (THE STRATOSPHERE HOTEL)
8AM at the Strat Hotel, 2000 Las Vegas Blvd South
Please meet at the Strat at 7AM. There will be Fire, Police and Military organizations Locally and Nationally that will be participating.
Plan on attending the “Toast to the Fallen” immediately after the stair climb at the PT’s Sports Bar located inside The Strat. They will offer special food and drink pricing for this event.
Check in 7:00AM
Staggered start climb at 8:00AM
Maximum 343 participants
Location: The Strat- Hotel Casino & Tower
Must register: https://lnkd.in/gPGcmCsS
All proceeds will go towards the IPOF (Injured Police Officers Fund), Tunnel to Towers Foundation, PFFN Benevolent Fund.
DR. MICHAEL E. BROWN MEMORIAL MOTORCYCLE RIDE
Registration at Hogs & Heifers on 3rd Street at 10am
Dr. Mike Brown worked at Sunrise Hospital here in Vegas. His brother was Capt Paddy Brown of FDNY Ladder 3 who was lost on Sept 11th.
Registration info can be found at: www.hogsandheifers.com.
Registration can also be done at Hogs & Heifers beginning at 10AM.
Kickstands up at Noon.
$20 per Rider; $10 per Passenger.
All proceeds will go to Frank Sillers’ Tunnels to Towers Foundation.
Bike rental: Jeremy Koehler at Eagle Rider. (415)240-3876
ANNUAL LAS VEGAS VALLEY FIREFIGHTERS TRIBUTE MARCH
7PM – Fremont Street Downtown Las Vegas
This annual march features Honor Guards, Bagpipers, Firefighters, Police and Military.
It begins at Fremont and Main Streets, heads east down Fremont to the 3rd Street Stage. At the stage there will be a ‘Moment of Silence’, the National Anthem will be sung by Carnell (Golden Pipes) Johnson, the names of the 343 FDNY members, 23 NYPD officers, and 37 PAPD Officers shall be read. This will be followed by a tribute on the Viva Vision Canopy above the length of the Fremont Street Experience. The march will then head up 3rd Street to Downtown 3rd where collation will be available at the various establishments there.
Firefighters, Police, and Military around the nation are invited: September 11th.
Facebook page: ‘Las Vegas September 11th Firefighter Tribute’