CYO Donates Race Fees to St. Dominic’s Family Services

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CYO New York donated the money raised from event fees at its cross country meet Oct. 17 at St. Augustine’s in Ossining to St. Dominic’s Family Services.

The Dominican Sisters from Blauvelt started St. Dominic’s Family Services in 1878, a charity that now provides foster care and prevention, developmental disabilities, mental health, therapeutic education and preschool services to 2,000 children, adults and families in the Bronx, Orange and Rockland counties. Children from the St. Dominic’s school community attended the cross country meet.

Six races were held with a total of 117 entries. Race winners were Thomas Foley, CYO Club Boys, kindergarten through second grade boys, 1:15.7, 400 meters; Ari Pennicooke, CYO Unattached, kindergarten through second grade girls, 1:29.3, 400 meters; Declan O’Keefe, CYO Unattached, grades three through five boys, 6:43, 1,500 meters; Triona Sweetman, St. Aedan, grades three through five boys, 6:37, 1,500 meters; Thomas Brady, Immaculate Heart of Mary (Scarsdale), grades six through eight boys, 7:51, 2,000 meters; and Jane Hickey, SS. John and Paul (Larchmont), grades six through eight girls, 7:59.5, 2,000 meters.

Runners will be competing Sunday, Oct. 24 at 1 p.m. at St. Augustine’s in the County Championship meet. The final meet of the season is the Archdiocesan Championship meet scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 7, at a site to be determined.

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