Thursday, 30 May 2013 00:00
On Saturday, June 15, the FDNY is sponsoring the fifth annual Tommy O Memorial 5k run/ walk. This event honors the memory of Tommy Orlando, a NYC firefighter, who died tragically on Dec. 4, 2008. Tommy was a community activist and very involved in youth sports in Hicksville. He was a Holy Family CYO coach and board member.
The race will be held at Wantagh Park, rain or shine. On site registration begins at 10 am and the race will start at 10:30 a.m. The fee is $30 for adults and $10 for children 16 and under. Make checks payable to Engine 65 and in the memo line show Tommy O.
Proceeds from this event will be donated to the Holy Family CYO Tommy O Memorial Scholarship fund. Holy Family CYO awards two $1,000 scholarships annually to high school seniors who have demonstrated a commitment to community service throughout their high school careers.
All race participants will receive a tee shirt. Refreshments will be served following the race. If you are unable to attend this event but wish to make a donation please mail it to: Ed Hebron, 2 Mitchell Ct., Hicksville NY 11801. For more information please contact Ed Hebron at 516-822-5096.