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Don’t miss Crabtree Valley Mall’s inaugural Community Heroes Day Saturday, May 20th from 10AM – 4PM.  Join us as we celebrate our local first responders and military personnel! 

This family oriented event features fun activities and displays throughout the mall.  See and explore current and vintage fire and rescue vehicles.  Enjoy games and giveaways for the kids.  Participate in fitness challenges or watch and learn lifesaving demonstrations. 

First responders and military members can register at the event to win a FULL SCHOLARSHIP for themselves or a family member to attend MyComputerCareer’s Professional I.T. Training Program. 
From 12PM – 1PM, The HWY 55 World Hamburger Eating Championship will also be held on the lower level near the Food Court!  Twelve of the top professional eaters in the world will compete to be the first to finish a 55oz burger, fries, and drink.

There’s something for everyone at Crabtree Valley Mall’s Community Heroes Day! 

We will continue to add updates from participating organizations, so please check back frequently to see what’s new.

Army – Kanki Hallway

  • Cornhole
  • Mini-challenges
  • Giveaways
  • Information on career opportunities

Crabtree Valley Special Police Department – Macy's Courtyard

  • CVSPD Patrol Car
  • Coloring pages and other fun giveaways for kids

Department of Motor Vehicles License and Theft Division - Upper Level Promotional Court

  • Floor display
  • Information on career opportunities

Hwy 55 Burgers Shakes & Fries World Hamburger Eating Championship – Promotional Court

  • 11:30am: Amateur eating contest featuring local community heroes from first responder organizations and branches of the military
  • 12:00pm: The professional eating contest will feature reigning champion Molly Schuyler and 10 of the top professional eaters in the world— all competing to be first to finish a 55-ounce burger, fries, and drink. They’ll be competing for the largest prize pool of any 2017 recognized hamburger eating championship, and all will try to beat Schuyler’s record time of 1:53, set during last year’s event.

Marines - Lower Level Belk Courtyard

  • Pull up challenge
  • Inflatable Drill Sergeant
  • Giveaways
  •  Information on career opportunities

Morrisville Police Department K-9 Unit - Promotional Court

  • At 3:00pm you can watch apprehension and obedience demonstrations starring K-9 Arko, a 2 year old Dutch Shepherd. 
  • Learn how the Police Department trains their K-9 Units

My Computer Career – Adjacent to Promotional Court & North Face Hallway (upper level)

  • Register to win a FREE one year tuition
  • Vehicle display 
  •  Information on career opportunities

Navy - Upper level Belk Courtyard

  • Mini challenges
  • Giveaways
  •  Information on career opportunities

North Carolina Highway Patrol – Center Court

  • Texting and driving simulator
  • Vintage Patrol Car
  • New Patrol Car
  • Motorcycle(s)
  • Information on career opportunities

Raleigh Fire Department – Panera Bread Hallway

  • Vintage 1926 American LaFrance Type 75 Pumper display
  • Pictures of and discussions about the downtown Raleigh fires of 1920 and 2017
  • Information on career opportunities

Wake County EMS – H&M Hallway

  • CPR demonstrations
  • AED demonstrations
  • Equipment displays
  • You and your children will enjoy exploring a real ambulance and experience firsthand how EMT’s utilize this life saving vehicle

Wake County Sheriff Department – Men's Belk Courtyard (upper level)

  • Learn about life as a Sheriff and seek employment to work with the Sheriff’s Department

WQDR – Adjacent to Promotional Court

  • Live remote from 11:00am – 1:00pm
  • Giveaways

US Coast Guard – Starbucks Hallway (upper level)

  • Video screen with interactive content and displays
  • Information on career opportunities 

USO of North Carolina – Food Court (upper level, near the elevator)

  • Learn about the USO
  • Information on career opportunities 
Mall Common Areas
Event Date: 
May 20, 2017 at 10:00AM to at 4:00PM