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May 9th, 2012

Suicide prevention walk set in memory of Dimino



The first annual Suicide Awareness and Prevention Memorial Walk will be held on June 16, 2012 to benefit the Justin T. Dimino Memorial Scholarship Fund.
Monroe-Woodbury - Teenage suicide has impacted many communities, especially the Monroe-Woodbury community. The 1st Annual Suicide Awareness and Prevention Memorial Walk will be held on Saturday, June 16, 2012 at Monroe-Woodbury High School Track to benefit the Justin T. Dimino Memorial Scholarship Fund.  The Walk in Dimino’s memory will help create awareness and the prevention of suicide.

• The event will be held at 10 a.m.  at the Monroe-Woodbury High School Track, 155 County Road 95, Woodbury, NY.

• Students $10. Adults $20. No fee for children 12 and under.

• Sponsorship levels $100, $250, and $500+. Free T-shirts for the first 200 paid registered walkers. 

• T-shirts will be available for sale on the day of the event.

• Sponsorship, registration or donation information may also be obtained at www.cfoc-ny.org. 

• To be a sponsor, one must reserve sponsorship by May 15, 2012. 

• To register to walk, please register by June 8. 

• For more information, call Camille Stack at 783-7330.

The Justin T. Dimino Memorial Scholarship Fund is a component charitable fund of the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan.  This fund was created by Justin’s family to honor and memorialize Justin who passed away suddenly on January 9, 2011 at the age of 16. “Justin will forever hold a special place in all our hearts,” said Justin’s mother, Stephanie Stack.

Justin Dimino was in his junior year at Monroe-Woodbury High School at the time of his passing. He was a boy who lit up the room with his smile and personality. Justin was the starting defensive back for the championship Crusader football team at Monroe-Woodbury High School. Football was the love of his life, as were his family and friends.

Through the Justin T. Dimino Memorial Scholarship Fund, a scholarship will be awarded annually, beginning in June 2012, the year Justin would have graduated from Monroe-Woodbury High School. The scholarship will be awarded annually to a graduating member of the varsity football team at Monroe-Woodbury High School who has achieved a B average or better.

The Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan a 501(c)(3) public charity that was created to help individuals, organizations, and businesses establish charitable endowment funds to benefit their community.

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