EAST MEADOW, N.Y.--()--David Lerner Associates and the Greater Long Island Running Club (GLIRC) recently held the 21st Annual David Lerner Associates Long Island Police Appreciation Run at Eisenhower Park. All proceeds from the event benefited the Police Crisis Fund, which supports families of the local law force in emergency situations.
“We contribute to this great cause every year to show our appreciation for everything that local law enforcement does for our community.”
“David Lerner Associates has been a proud supporter of this Run and the Greater Long Island Running Club for the past 21 years,” said David Lerner, Founder and CEO. “We contribute to this great cause every year to show our appreciation for everything that local law enforcement does for our community.”
Hundreds of runners and spectators turned out to enjoy the beautiful weather and support a worthy cause. Sal Nastasi of Massapequa Park was the first place overall male, while Shari Klarfeld of Plainview was the first female to cross the finish line.
David Lerner Associates has been a dedicated supporter of the Long Island police force throughout the last two decades. The Police Appreciation Run has raised over $300,000 for the Police Crisis Fund since its inception.
David Lerner Associates and the Police Crisis Fund Committee recently donated $2,500 to the family of Officer Thomas Iannucci to go toward hospital procedures for his 19 month old son, Logan Stryder Iannucci, who was diagnosed with bladder exstrophy at birth. An additional donation of $2,500 was made to the family of Special Agent John Capano, the ATF officer who was slain during a Seaford pharmacy robbery on New Year’s Eve.
To make a donation to the Police Crisis Fund, send checks payable to the “GLIRC Police Crisis Fund” at the following address: The Greater Long Island Running Club, 101 Dupont Street- Suite 24, Plainview, NY 11803 or contact Mindy at (516) 520-9481.
Founded in 1976, David Lerner Associates (DLA) is a privately-held investment company. DLA’s headquarters are in Syosset, New York and has branch offices in Westport, CT; Boca Raton, FL; Teaneck, NJ; White Plains, NY; and Princeton, NJ. For more information, visit DLA’s website at www.davidlerner.com and follow DLA on Twitter at @ThanksDavid.