Yuri Horwitz, who completed the race in 18.328 minutes, is from Portsmouth, NH and ran Cross Country and Track at PHS during the late 90’s. Yuri also ran in college at William and Mary and now resides in Washington D.C. with his wife and two children.
All participants received a T-shirt and were invited to enjoy an informal BBQ with hot dogs & hamburgers while the race results were tabulated. An informal awards presentation was conducted by Justin Finn as soon as the results were available.
The money raised from this event has not been completely totaled but the event is estimated to net close to $8,000. The money raised will be used to continue offering scholarships and social service grants to the local community.
Living Innovations, Portsmouth Regional Hospital, Ricci Construction, Dos Amigos, Peterson Engineering, Granite Bank, Secure Planning Inc., Murtha Landscaping, SIS Bank, Eddy Group, McLane, Piscataqua Landscaping Co. Inc., Infinite Imaging, The Edgewood Center & State Farm (Allen Dugan).
And a noteworthy ‘thank you” to all the volunteers who helped make this event a success. They are: Janice Wood. Janis Reams, Karen Pierce , Marie Brownell, Paul Whitcomb, Rich Greulich, Steve Wood, Cynthia Shanley, Janice Cassidy, Chris Simonds, Refreshment Prep, Walter Liff, Jay Gibson, Al Lantinen, Bob Herold, Lindsey Hery, Leonard Seagren.
Ted’s plans represent the interests of our citizens. He believes that “with the right leadership, the challenges are not insurmountable if we work together for forge solutions.” His business experience and being both a State Senator (President-2005) and Mayor, make him a formidable candidate for the corner office.
- Birthday salutes to Stella Scamman (16 years in Rotary) and Dick Yeaton (41 years-wow)!
- Seven day notice for Donna Harvey and Lindsey Hery!
- Peter Grace to Chair 2017 Golf Tournament.
- Visiting guests included Jillian Burns (Moe Sullivan invitee), Karen Kindle (Stella), Evaristo Vasquez (Luis), Tony Pirri (John Lyons), Olivia Petersen (local Rotary operative) and Gabe Weinrieb, Eric’s son.
- International Service / Immunization project in India and Africa.
- Happy Dollars … there were many from the audience. Eric Weinrieb stole the crowd’s attention when he introduced his little league son, Gabe, a powerhouse hitter for Portsmouth Little League. His team (Ages 9-10) won the N.H. State Little League Title after Gabe singled in the 9th with two outs!You almost felt like being in the stands watching…
- 50/50 - Reverend Gordon Allen (again). Proceeds ($75) donated to the Salvation Army.