Pasadena Firefighter/Paramedic Jodi Slicker Pays Tribute to Fallen Firefighters

first_img Pasadena Firefighter/Paramedic Jodi Slicker proudly completed 90 flights of stairs on September 10, 2016 to mark the 15th anniversary commemoration of 9/11/01.Firefighters, Police Officers, Military Personnel, and Civilians joined together in a spirit of remembrance and courage to honor the memories of those lost 15 years ago. Teams and individuals climbed 110 flights of stairs, the same number as in the twin towers, wearing the name of a fallen Emergency Responder whose life was lost on that day.“We climbed in memory, and to honor each of the fallen 343 FDNY, 23 NYPD, and 37 Port Authority heroes, and to raise awareness of the sacrifices made by Firefighters everywhere” Slicker said.The San Diego 911 Memorial Stair Climb sells out at 1,200 participants. Each climber selects one of the 403 first responders who died on 9/11 to climb in honor of. Each climber carries one of their head shots during the competition.Slicker climbed a total of 90 flights of stairs in full firefighting gear and breathing apparatus (weighing approximately 60 lbs.), averaging 9:30 mins every 30 flights. Slicker and 5-5-5 Fitness who she is also affiliated with were honored to be asked to help move their World Trade Center Steel memorial for it to be displayed.Slicker climbed in honor of Lieutenant Philp S. Petti with the Fire Department of New York who was 43 years old at the time of his death. While growing up in Brooklyn‚ Petti dreamed of being a firefighter. After trying a variety of other jobs‚ he joined the FDNY‚ and‚ for 18 years‚ lived his dream. He enjoyed every part of the job‚ particularly treasuring the friendships he made in the firehouse. Petti was also a music fan and an athlete – he played nearly every team sport‚ coached his children’s soccer and baseball teams‚ and rooted fiercely for the Giants‚ Mets‚ and Rangers. EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS 7 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Community News Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Subscribe faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Donald CommunityPCC- COMMUNITYVirtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksCitizen Service CenterPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Business News First Heatwave Expected Next Week Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Top of the News center_img HerbeautyTop Important Things You Never Knew About MicrobladingHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHow To Lose Weight & Burn Fat While You SleepHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyStop Eating Read Meat (Before It’s Too Late)HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty7 Most Startling Movie Moments We Didn’t Realize Were InsensitiveHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyAmazing Sparks Of On-Screen Chemistry From The 90-sHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Ways To Power Yourself As A WomanHerbeautyHerbeauty Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Community News Pasadena Firefighter/Paramedic Jodi Slicker Pays Tribute to Fallen Firefighters Published on Monday, September 12, 2016 | 1:34 pm Make a comment Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Community News Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  More Cool Stuff Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img

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