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"Wake County firefighter kayaking 150 miles down Neuse River for fallen firefighters"

September 24, 2019

Wake County firefighter kayaking 150 miles down Neuse River for fallen firefighters

Eastern Wake Firefighter Allen Williford will tackle a grueling 150-mile kayak trip down the Neuse River in two days to raise money for Paddling For Pennies. Paddling For Pennies is a Wake County nonprofit...

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July 21, 2018

Paddling for Pennies to travel the Neuse River in August, honors Upstate fire engineer

An Upstate fire department is honoring the memory of one of their own in August as part of Paddling for Pennies. Members of the Asheville Fire Department will paddle down the Neuse River from August 15 through August 19 to honor Will Willis...

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"Wake County firefighter kayaking 150 miles down Neuse River for fallen firefighters"

August 1, 2018

Raleigh firefighters paddle 193 miles for a cause

RALEIGH (WTVD) -- A group of Raleigh firefighters will kayak a grueling four-day 193-mile trek from Raleigh to New Bern on August 15 to raise money for a nonprofit called Paddling for Pennies. "We raise..."

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August 2, 2018

Raleigh firefighters paddle 193 miles to New Bern for a cause

A group of Raleigh firefighters will kayak a grueling four-day 193-mile trek from Raleigh to New Bern on August 15 to raise money for a nonprofit called Paddling for Pennies.

"We raise money for firefighters, first responders, military, and veterans," explained East Wake...

Continue Reading: https://wcti12.com/news/local/raleigh-firefighters-paddle-193-miles-for-a-cause41

May 22, 2015

Firefighters Navigating Neuse To Raise Money For Worthy Causes

Dirty, sore, and wearing stinky wet socks – two Town of Clayton firefighters are in the middle of a grueling 200-mile adventure. At the stroke of midnight on Tuesday, Clayton firefighters....

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April 12, 2013

Clayton firefighters kayak 200 miles for fallen heroes: WRAL Video

Firefighters like water. It's the biggest weapon in their arsenal. But from April 22nd to the 27th, two Clayton Firefighters are going to get a whole new appreciation for cool, rushing water.

Fellow firefighters and veterans Allen Williford and Paul Zias are about...

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April 23, 2013

Clayton firefighters kayak 200 miles for fallen heroes: WRAL Video

Two Clayton firefighters are attempting to kayak nearly 200 miles of the Neuse River in less than one week to raise money and awareness for fallen and wounded firefighters and soldiers.
Reporter: Richard Adkins

Watch the Video: https://www.wral.com/lifestyles/outdoors/video/12373671/?ref_id=12372641