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Supporting veterans and their families in Shrewsbury

Seamus Shanley, a former Marine and current Worcester firefighter from Shrewsbury, approaches the finish line with his son, Rory, 4, and daughter, Maeve, 2.

Shrewsbury – Over 200 runners and walkers participated in the eighth annual Veterans Memorial 5K Road Race/Walk held Nov. 4, beginning and ending at Veterans Inc. Independence Hall. Garrett Roy, of Shrewsbury, finished first overall in 17:11. Ashley Linder, of Laconia, N.H., was the first-place female in 20:19. Prior to the race, a Salute to Veterans was observed with speakers Vincent Perrone, president and CEO of Veterans Inc.; Denis Leary, vice president and executive director; and state Rep. Matt Beaton, R-Shrewsbury. Proceeds go to Veterans Inc., the largest provider of services to veterans and their families in New England.

Photos/Ed Karvoski Jr.
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2 Comments for “Supporting veterans and their families in Shrewsbury”

  1. There is no such thing as a ‘former’ Marine!

  2. I suppose you could say that about all the branches of the armed forces!!

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