CPT Gregory T. Dalessio Memorial Run
On June 23, thirty year old Capt. Gregory T. Dalessio of Cherry Hill, New Jersey was killed on his second tour of duty in Iraq. Capt. Dalessio was loved by those who knew him and is said to have shone a light on all of their lives. For a man adored by his siblings and community, a 5K memorial walk/run is scheduled in his honor for December 6 at St. Peter Celestine Church in Cherry Hill. Proceeds will be donated to the “U2 One Campaign” of which Action Against Hunger is a partner and recipient.
The cost of registration for the race is $25 -- t-shirts will be given to the first 300 registrars and awards will be given to the top three finishers of each category.
To register for the event, please visit http://www.lmsports.com/
Cherry Hill pays tribute to fallen vet
“Dalessio, an Army captain who died June 23 in Iraq, centered his life on sharing such care and generosity not only with his family, but also with the wider world, his loved ones said. And so it was fitting, Pagano said, that township officials on Monday renamed Ivy Lane Park to honor Dalessio, giving future generations a venue where they can recall and understand his legacy.” —Courier Post Online
Honor The Fallen
"When thinking of Greg only one word comes to mind — family,” his younger brother Nicholas Pagano shared during the service." —Military City
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