5K Fleetwood Run & Walk

(WBRE/WYOU) Chestnuthill Township, PA

 A scholarship run today in the Poconos in honor of  slain Ross Township Zoning Officer Dave Fleetwood. The fourth annual Dave Fleetwood memorial run and walk taking place at the West End Regional Park in Chestnuthill Township.The event pays tribute to Fleetwood, who was tragically killed in a shooting at the Ross Township Municipal Building in August of 2013.Organizers say it's a way to remember a friend, and someone who had a positive influence on the community. And the money raised benefits local students.

Executive Director of the event Bernie Kozen called Fleetwood a wonderful public servant and the run benefits a dozen or so area high school students with scholarships.

Organizers estimate more than one hundred runners and more than 50 walkers took part in today's event.

 

 


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