Category Archives: Family Foundation Events

Sailing event held in memory of 9/11 victim Patrick O’Keefe

Several awards were presented during the race, including the Oak Memorial Perpetual Trophy, in memory of Patrick O’Keefe. The award went to the crew that best embodied the spirit of brotherhood.

Long Island Herald The Woodmere Bay Yacht Club in East Rockaway hosted a dinner last weekend for the captains, crews, and supporters of the Patrick O’Keefe Foundation’s Spirit Rider Regatta, held off the Long Beach coast on Sept. 6. The regatta is an ocean sailing race held in memory of Firefighter Patrick J. O’Keefe, a […]

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Give Back: 7 Foundations Honoring Victims of September 11 

(L-R): Michael Lynch, Betty Ong, Shelley Marshall(Michael Lynch Memorial Foundation/ Betty Ann Ong Foundation/ The Family of Shelley Marshall)

By Lindsay Lowe Parade The Betty Ann Ong Foundation Ong was a flight attendant on Flight 11, and the information she conveyed to the American Airlines ground crew during the hijacking helped investigators identify the terrorists on board. The foundation established in her name helps children learn about healthy eating, exercise, and overcoming the challenges […]

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Roads Closed for Saturday’s Annual Marty and Tom Celic Run in Clove Lakes Park

The start of the 37th Marty and Tom Celic 4-Mile Run at Clove Lakes Park, Aug. 31, 2013. (Staten Island Advance /Derek Alvez).

By Virginia N. Sherry Staten Island Advance STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The 38th annual Celic Run takes place in Clove Lakes Park Saturday morning, with road closures in West Brighton from approximately 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Clove Road, between Victory Boulevard and Forest Avenue, and Martling Avenue, from Clove Road to Slosson Avenue, will […]

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