Race serves as living tribute to 1st LT. Mark Dooley
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To the Editor,

On Saturday, September 16, the ninth annual 1st Lt. Mark Dooley Race was held in Wilmington. The race serves as a living tribute to 1st Lt. Mark Dooley, who was killed in action while serving his country.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank the following for their generous support of the 1st Lt. Mark Dooley Race: Joe Gerardi and Joe Gerardi Sr.; Willie Gembarowksi; Laura Sibilia; Deerfield Valley Rotary Club members Arlene Palmiter, John Howe, Gordon Lucas, Tom Consolino, Marcia Dorey, Beth Greene, and Elaine Gryjanowski; Kayla Bartlett and Nick Therieau; Vicki Nadeau, Beth Mclean, Laura Davis, Helena Roby, and Eileen Lawrence; Alex and Olga Jimenez; Matt and Marcus Murano; Doreen Meaney; Dorothy Worthington; Linda and Travis Aiken; Shannon Murano; Bob and Janet Murano; Chuck Putnam; Norwich University Cadets (past and present); Alice Richter and the Crafts Inn; live music by Welkin Again (Mike, Howard, Moon); Norwich University bagpiper Tyler Tuttle; Norwich University Regimental Color Guard, Brenda Lomax, Braiden Cipro, Marcelo Maristan, Micah Mersiovsky, and Jane Carr; Deerfield Valley Rotary Club; Twin Valley Middle High School student volunteers; Windham County Sheriff’s Office; Dover police; Wilmington police; Burlington police officer Eugene Baccaglini; Windsor police; Members of the Vermont National Guard, Delta 3-172 IN, and Demon Company; Deerfield Valley Rescue; Old School Enrichment Center; Windham Southwest Supervisory Union; Peckham Industries; and Osterman Propane.

The 10th annual 1st Lt. Mark Dooley 5K Race & Kids Fun Run will be held on Saturday, September 15, 2018.

Additional information can be found at www.markdooley5k.com and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MarkDooley5K

Thank you,

Greg Murano

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