City of Gainesville and Alachua County to observe September 11th anniversary at stair climbing event

Press release from City of Gainesville

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The City of Gainesville and Alachua County will observe the anniversary of the September 11th attacks with the annual stair climb and a ceremony in remembrance of those who lost their lives as a result of the acts of terror on September 11, 2001.

When: 8:30-10:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 11

Where: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on the University of Florida campus

On this National Day of Service and Remembrance, community leaders ask that our residents honor the victims of the attacks by observing the day with acts of kindness, generosity, and service.

The event is free and open to the public. Seating will be available in the south endzone of the stadium. Members of the public also are invited to participate in the stair climb, marking the 110 stories of the World Trade Center.

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The event will be recorded for future broadcast on COX Cable Channel 12 and will be archived on the City of Gainesville website.