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36th Anniversary Buckley’s-Kennedy’s Run on Sunday, May 15th To Benefit Those in HeartShare’s Care
On Sunday, May 15th, the 36th Annual Buckley’s-Kennedy’s 5K Charity Run will honor the memory of a member of our community who recently passed away, as well as benefit the programs and services of HeartShare Human Services of New York. The 2016 Run is dedicated to the memory of “witty, charming and kind” Brian Monaghan, a retired NYPD officer and vibrant musician who, much too soon at the age of 50, suddenly and tragically died last year, ironically, on the same day as the Buckley’s-Kennedy’s Run. Brian had a generosity of spirit matched by few, especially when it came to helping young musicians break into the business. He and his young family brought vitality, laughter, music and hope to our community, especially for those diagnosed with intellectual and developmental disabilities. He is missed terribly. The Buckley’s-Kennedy’s 5K Charity Run is a respectful way to pay tribute to his life, and, at the same time, help support a great cause. As in the past, the Run will focus on raising funds to assist HeartShare. HeartShare continues to respond to the families in our community through its many programs, including foster care, adoption, youth services, low-income energy support, and an array of developmental disability services for children and adults – including those on the autistic spectrum. Through its programs, HeartShare provides essential services to nearly 35,000 New York children, adults and families. The Buckley family has a long and proud relationship with HeartShare, and knows first-hand about the great services it provides to so very many at-risk children, adults and families and how those services greatly benefit our community. In-person registration will be available at Buckley’s and Kennedy’s Restaurants this weekend. For more information on run route in Breezy Point, visit https://heartshare.org/events and http://www.buckleyscaterers.com/. Follow HeartShare on Facebook (/heartshare) and @heartshare on Twitter and Instagram.