• 600 People Turn Out For Team Zoey

    A crowd 600 people braved the cold in Verona Park on Saturday for Team Zoey‘s Turkey Trot, a 5K run and one mile walk to fund research into progeria, a rapid aging disease. The Turkey Trot was...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Elementary School Artists: Design A T-Shirt For Team Zoey

    The Forest Avenue SCA is calling on all of Verona’s elementary school students to try their hand at designing a new t-shirt for Team Zoey’s Turkey Trot fundraiser. To participate, you need to submit a drawing on...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • Team Zoey Sets Golf Fundraiser

    Team Zoey, the group that is working to fund research into a life-threatening disease that affects a Verona child, has set the date of this year’s Team Zoey Golf Outing for Monday, September 24, at the Preakness...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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  • Pajamas For Progeria Fundraiser At Forest

    On Thursday, February 8, students at Forest Avenue School spent the day in their pajamas! Second grade teacher Sarah Conklin and Media Specialist Elissa Freda organized the Pajamas for Progeria Day fundraiser, which collected $750.31 for Team...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Team Zoey Sets 7th Turkey Trot 5K

    Saturday, November 25, is the date for this year’s Team Zoey “Turkey Trot” races in Verona Park. Now in its seventh year, the 5K race and one mile “fun run” raise money to battle an unusual childhood...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Mets Go To Bat For Verona Youngster

    Amazin’ indeed: The New York Mets are sponsoring a fundraiser to combat a disease that affects a Verona first grader. On Saturday, September 24, when the Mets play the Philadelphia Phillies at Citi Field, $30 of every...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Bagging Donations For Team Zoey

    The Verona High School football team was at Kings Supermarket on Sunday for their annual “Celebrity Bagging”. The guys did the heavy lifting and collected donations for Team Zoey. That’s the group that has been created around...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Register Now For Team Zoey 5K

    For the last few years, Thanksgiving time has meant not only turkey and football games in Verona, but a 5k race and fun run to raise money to battle an unusual childhood disease, progeria. Zoey Penny of...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Progeria Group Seeks To Fund More Clinical Trials

    Progeria is an extremely rare genetic condition that causes rapid aging. Team Zoey, the volunteer group that has rallied around Zoey Penny, a Verona child affected by the disease, is once again participating in the Progeria Research...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Team Zoey Opens 5K Registration

    Team Zoey, the group that has been raising money to fund research into a disease that affects a Verona child, is once again holding its post-Thanksgiving 5K in Verona Park. The “Miles of Hope Turkey Trot” will...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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