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Annual Tommy O Memorial 5K Run, Walk Is June 9

On Saturday June 9, the FDNY is sponsoring the 4th 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. Onsite registration begins at 9 a.m. and the race will start at 10 a.m. The fee is $30 for adults and $10 for children 13 and under. Please 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 T-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 Court, Hicksville, NY 11801.

For more information please contact Ed Hebron at 822-5096.