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9/11 memorial services around the Tri-State

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Nippert Stadium Stair Run Honors 9/11 Victims

Join University of Cincinnati's Veterans Programs & Services and Army and Air Force ROTC detachments in a stair run in memory of the more than 400 first responders and nearly 3,000 civilians who died on 9/11. Participants are challenged to climb 2,071 steps in 56 minutes—symbolic of the 110 floors of each of the World Trade Center towers. 

Registration for the event, which is free to participate in and open to the community, begins on-site at 5:30 a.m. Friday. The stair climb begins at 6:46 a.m. and runs through 7:42 a.m.  The event is timed in recognition of specific moments from that day.

More information:  http://www.uc.edu/news/NR.aspx?id=22159

Newport Fire/EMS

Join in remembering the tragic loss and heroic events of 9/11 during a service that will be held at the Northern Kentucky Firefighters Memorial by the World Peace Bell at 4th and York streets at 10 a.m. Friday.

The Newport syndicate will be honoring local fire, EMS and police officers with a luncheon following this year's ceremony.

Loveland Police Department and the Loveland Symmes Fire Department

On Friday at 7 p.m., the Loveland Police Department and the Loveland Symmes Fire Department will honor those emergency service men and women who lost their lives serving their communities. This year Officer Sonny Kim and Firefighter Daryl Gordon, who were both connected to Loveland, will receive special recognition.

The event will be held at  Memorial Park on Railroad Avenue near Harrison Avenue.

Butler County Safety Services

Firefighters from all over the region will be assembling Friday for the Butler County Safety Services September 11 Memorial Ceremony at the Fallen Firefighter’s Memorial on Monument Avenue in Hamilton. This ceremony is at 8:30 a.m. and open to all of those who would like to attend.

In the event of rain, the ceremony will be conducted next door at The Fitton Center at 101 South Monument Avenue.

McAuley High School

Students, faculty and staff from will gather around the U.S. flag on the school’s front lawn for a prayer service in memory of the lives lost on 9/11 at 8:10 a.m. Friday (prayer service will conclude by 8:30 a.m.)

St. William School in West Price Hill

Local police and fire departments will be invited to attend a ceremony at St. William School for their special Patriot Day celebration on Friday. It will take place in the schoolyard at 2:10 p.m.

The Northern Kentucky 9/11 Memorial

The Northern Kentucky 9/11 Memorial will be dedicated Friday at Crescent Springs Community Park. The project has taken 3 1/2 years of fundraising and includes renderings of the Twin Towers.

The base is in the shape of a pentagon and pays tribute to five groups affected on that day, including firefighters, police, the airline industry, civilians and the Pentagon. At the center of the memorial is an I-beam from the Twin Towers.

The dedication begins at 6 p.m. at 805 Buttermilk Pike in Crescent Springs.

Everyone is invited to attend.

Shuttles will also be provided from Clock Tower Way.

Students sing the National Anthem at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Thousands of children will be celebrating America by singing "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the same time.  Approximately 500 students will be participating in the sing-along at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.

Students from Erpenbeck Elementary, Goodridge Elementary and Collins Elementary will sing the anthem at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

The event will help students learn the meaning of  "The Star-Spangled Banner" while connecting the country on September 11.

Find out more here: http://www.theapef.org/#!national-anthem-sing-a-long/c6qz

Harrison VFW's "We Remember" ceremony

The ceremony will be held on Friday at 7 p.m. at the VFW's Cabana on the Whitewater Bar & Grill on 9160 Lawrenceburg Road in Harrison.

For more information, visit www.HarrisonVFW.org

Free haircuts from the Paul Mitchell the School Cincinnati

The Paul Mitchell the School Cincinnati will be giving away free haircuts to soldiers, fire and police members.

Call (513)769-7699 to reserve your appointment.

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