Forest Class Of 2020 Raises Money For Team Zoey

By on November 27, 2016

zoeyturkeytrot2016-forest2020teamOn Saturday, November 26, the Forest Avenue Elementary School Class of 2020 Team and Forest Avenue Elementary School Faculty and Friends Team participated in the Team Zoey Turkey Trot in Verona Park, a benefit 5K road race and 1-mile fun run to help find the cure for Progeria, a rapid aging syndrome afflicting children, including Zoey Penny of Verona.

The Forest Avenue Class of 2020 Team was started last year by Meghan Walsh, whose daughter Molly became good friends with Zoey in kindergarten. The team raised $5,440 this year and, with last year, a combined total of $10,395. This year, the children wore their official team t-shirt which was designed by Evan Scott whose children, Madison and Liam, are also in first grade. T-shirts were provided by Forest parent Dean Ehrich at Fat Rat Press at a great discount and he donated printing services.

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Forest Avenue Faculty and Friends Team was led by Zoey’s kindergarten teacher, Kaleigh Cella. The team raised $2,810 this year. Team t-shirts were generously donated by Two Guys Tees located in Verona.

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