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The 4th Annual Brotherhood Ride To Honor 9/11/01 Fallen Heroes
The 4th Annual Brotherhood Ride To Honor 9/11/01 Fallen Heroes

 

On September 11, 2001 a total of 411 emergency service workers who responded to the Twin Towers died, as they attempted to rescue people and fight fires.  The New York City Fire Department lost 343 firefighters.  The New York City Police Department lost 23 officers.  The Port Authority Police Department lost 37 officers and 8 additional EMTs and paramedics from private EMS were killed.

Meet and greet the riders staying at the Emmitsburg Volunteer Ambulance Company during their journey to New York on Wednesday, September 7, 2011 beginning @ 4pm.   

 

The Brotherhood Ride consists of firefighters, police officers and EMS personnel who ride bicycles to honor emergency responders who died in the line of duty.  The Brotherhood Ride 2011 will be dedicated to the fallen heroes on the 10th Anniversary of September 11, 2001.  These emergency responders made the ultimate sacrifice to protect the citizens of New York City.  They are honoring them by riding bicycles over 1600 miles in 22 days.  The ride began in North Naples, Florida on August 20, 2011 and ends in New York City on September 10, 2011.

The 4th Annual Brotherhood Ride 2011 will be dedicated to those that died on September 11, 2001.  Honoring them by riding 1600 miles in 22 days; the ride began in North Naples, Florida on August 20, 2011 and ends at Ground Zero in New York on September 10, 2011.

The riders and support will meet with local fire departments and law enforcement agencies along their route to show the spirit of Brotherhood.  There will also be several fundraising events in Naples – Fort Myers, Florida area.  Proceeds will benefit the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and Concerns of Police Survivors.

The Brotherhood Ride consists of firefighters, law enforcement officers and emergency medical personnel, who ride bicycles to honor the memory of those that were lost.  The Brotherhood Ride provides emotional and financial support to the families of the heroes who have died in the line of duty.  Past rides include from Naples, FL to Charleston, SC for nine firefighters who died in the line of duty.  The second ride encompassed 413 miles to honor a Police Officer whose badge number was 413.  The third ride took them to Houston, TX to honor two fallen firefighters who died in the line of duty.  The Brotherhood Ride has donated over $68,000 to deserving families.

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