Don Scott 5K Run


runnerThe Don Scott Memorial Foundation will be hosting its 6th Annual 5K Run on Sunday, May 15, at 9:30 a.m. (race day sign-up begins at 8 a.m.) in Manhasset.
The race sign in and start will be located at Mary Jane Davies Gazebo. Don Scott was a biology teacher, track coach and beloved leader at Manhasset High School for 42 years. In November of 2010, he lost his three-month battle with colon cancer. The Don Scott Memorial Foundation was founded to make a difference in the fight against colon cancer. The funds raised will be dedicated towards initiatives including increasing awareness, prevention and outreach. In addition, the foundation will support the needs of the Manhasset High School running sport including an annual student scholarship.
Join in the day’s events by signing up for the run. For more information and to register for the race, visit The Don Scott Memorial Foundation greatly thanks its supporters.
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Elizabeth Johnson is former editor of Manhasset Press and Manhasset Press Magazine. Growing up in nearby Garden City and attending New York University, she is well-versed in the locale and knowledgeable about the beat she covers. Her community involvement is extensive and includes the Manhasset SCA, Kiwanis International, Manhasset Chamber of Commerce, St. Mary’s Church, and various civic and local charitable organizations. Curious by nature, her travels, community service, love of the arts as well as local sports give her the inside view to unique content. During her time at Anton, she has received several awards from the New York Press Association and the Press Club of LI, including the coveted "Best Community Newspaper" several years in a row.


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