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Stairclimb Challenge Continues in January

Stairclimb Challenge Continues in January
Posted on 01/06/2017
Stairclimb Challenge Continues in JanuaryPort Angeles, Wash. – The Port Angeles Stairclimb Challenge, an annual fundraising effort dedicated to helping Port Angeles Firefighters in their effort to raise funds to beat cancer, continues with two remaining organized climbs in Port Angeles on January 9 and February 6, 2017.  

 Each Stairclimb Challenge takes place at the Port Angeles downtown fountain stairs.  Climbs generally start at 4:00 p.m.

 Remaining climbing dates, plus tentative teams scheduled to climb, are:

 January 9, 2017: Climb 3, PAHS Wrestling, United States Marines, Stevens Middle School students (MAY BE RESCHEDULED!)

 February 6, 2017: Climb 4, Peninsula College

 Two previous climbs were held during the fall:

 November 14, 2016: Climb 1, Klahanne Gymnastics, Impact Fastpitch, Port Angeles Swim Club, Stevens Middle School and Dry Creek Elementary School Staff

 December 5, 2016: Climb 2, Port Angeles High School Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC), United States Coast Guard

 Proceeds from each year’s event supports The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, the world’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding cancer research. 

 Stop by to watch others climb. Cheer on participants. And, stop by to make a donation. 

 Visit the Port Angeles Fire Department’s Scott Firefighter Stairclimb Facebook page to make a donation online:  https://www.facebook.com/Helppafirefightersbeatcancer (Keep an eye on this page for new information to be posted!)

 In December, Port Angeles High School Leadership students, led by student Erin Edwards in an effort to raise funds to beat cancer, brought in $551.52 in cash donations, mostly collected from staff and students’ donations” one dollar at a time. 

 Accompanying photo shows PAHS leadership student Erin Edwards (second from right) with Port Angeles firefighter Dan Montana (right) and other firefighters - Erik Sudin, Mark Karjalainen, Travis McFarland and Tim Davis - as they college dollar bills from PAHS students.

Photo Credit:  Port Angeles School District

For additional assistance, contact:

Tina Smith-O’Hara
Communications and Community Relations Coordinator
Port Angeles School District
360.565.3703 
tsmithohara@portangelesschools.org