Participants included WPTA TV Vice President and General Manager Merry Ewing. It was the first of two days for those interested willing to take on the building and to raise money for the charitable organization.
All of those taking part must meet certain physical requirements and also raise $1,000 in pledges.
Organizers expect to raise at least $100,000 in connection with the event. The money will be directed to the Strong Neighborhoods program, which is an initiative that aims to create collaborations and build resources at a neighborhood level in areas that need it the most.
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