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Springfield City Hall Will Host Anti-Bullying Flag Raising Ceremony On Monday

WHO:             Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Representatives from the Carl Joseph Walker-Hoover Foundation

WHAT:           The Carl Joseph Walker-Hoover Foundation Anti-Bulling Flag Raising Ceremony 

WHEN:           Monday, September 12, 2011, at 10:30 a.m.

WHERE:         Steps of Springfield City Hall 

 

BACKGROUND

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Representatives from the Carl Joseph Walker-Hoover Foundation will participate in an Anti-Bullying Flag Raising Ceremony on Monday, September 12, 2011, at 10:30 a.m., on the Steps of Springfield City Hall. 

The Carl Joseph Walker-Hoover Foundation will also hold its 2nd Annual Anti-Bullying Back-to-School 5k Road Race/2k Walk on Saturday, September 17, 2011, at Forest Park. This year’s theme is "Be a Buddy Not a Bully." For additional information about the walk visit www.carljoseph11.org or email carljoseph11@gmail.com   Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Springfield Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Alan J. Ingram will serve as Honorary Co-Chairs of this year’s race/walk.

The Carl Joseph Walker-Hoover Foundation was established in 2010 to bring awareness to the extreme measures that some children will take as a result of bullying.  Eleven year old Carl Joseph Walker-Hoover took his life.  Conceived with an initial investment of $25.00, the Foundation’s mission is to help ensure that bullying is no longer tolerated in our community. 

The events are sponsored by The Carl Joseph Walker-Hoover Foundation.

 


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