11:18am | To honor the First Responders who perished in the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001, the non-profit ACCORD Community First, along with a local fireman Gary Biggerstaff, the Long Beach Fire Department, and others have joined together to Honor Our Region’s Heroes on Sunday, September 11th 2011. Biggerstaff is a local fireman who placed 343 crosses in his front yard after a trip to ground zero, and invited the public to visit and honor his fallen brothers that perished at the New York World Trade Center.
This year’s event will being in Orange County, with Gary’s Remember 9-11 Ride where an estimated 2000 Motorcycle Riders are to travel the more than the 2 ½ hour ride through Orange County, along the SOCAL coast, met by cheering crowds in neighboring Cities to the south, ending in Long Beach.
Along with the Ride culminating in Long Beach the day will offer an Official Ceremony; an Open to the Public Tribute Concert; Patriotic Military Flyover; and closing Commemorative Fireworks Display over Alamitos Bay At, McKenna’s on the Bay, open to those who wish to honor our Heroes on this solemn day.
For more information, please visit www.remember911ride.com.
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