Day of Remembrance for Fallen 9/11 Heroes
The Laramie Local 946 Firefighters, in conjunction with the University of Wyoming’s Service, Leadership, and Community Engagement (SLCE) office, will host two events tomorrow as part of a National Day of Service and Remembrance to honor emergency personnel who made the ultimate sacrifice on September 11, 2001.
The first event is a flag ceremony on Fourth Street, directly in front of Laramie Fire Station No. 1, at 9 a.m. This event is free to the public. The Deputy State Fire Marshall, Chief Mark Young, is scheduled to be the guest speaker, followed by an invocation. The Laramie Fire Department Honor Guard will then present the flag. People of all ages are encouraged to attend.
Later in the evening, the Memorial Stair Climb will take place at War Memorial Stadium. Registration for the event begins at 6 p.m. at the stadium inside Gate 7, and the climb itself will start at 6:30 p.m. There is no cost to participate, but donations will be accepted. Anyone interested in this special event, even those who cannot climb the stairs, may show up to honor the fallen heroes.
In addition to the flag ceremony and Memorial Stair Climb, the University of Wyoming’s SLCE office is encouraging students and community members to participate in the Good Deeds Challenge. Participants are asked to perform a small act of service to foster the sense of unity and patriotism that developed in the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.