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Walk Remembers Gabby Acevedo Of Port Chester

Nearly $6,500 raised for scholarship fund.

The second event in honor of Gabrielle Acevedo of Port Chester raised about $6,500 over the weekend for the scholarship fund that bears the 2007 Port Chester High School graduate's name.

Gabrielle Acevedo was a Nazareth College student in Rochester, N.Y. She was injured in a head-on car crash on Jan. 22, 2011, in upstate Pittsford, NY. She died as a result of her injuries.

She was a senior at Nazareth, majoring in Speech Pathology with a minor in Spanish. In Port Chester, she had been a counselor and lifeguard for the Port Chester Recreation Department Day Camp, a peer leader and a member of the Anthony Foust Mentoring Program while in high school and a member of Partners for Learning at Nazareth College.

The scholarship fund in her memory is set up to help support a student studying communication disorders or special education. To donate to the fund, checks can be sent to The Anthony Foust Mentoring Group, Port Chester High School, 1 Tamarack Road, Port Chester, NY 10573, write "Gabby Acevedo" in the memo.

Virginia Acevedo May 02, 2012 at 12:44 AM
Thank you to all that came out on Saturday to remember and honor Gabby. Ginger Acevedo and Family
Linda Turturino May 02, 2012 at 03:47 PM
please promote more next year did not know about it would love to have attended
Virginia Acevedo May 03, 2012 at 01:08 AM
Sorry you did not know about the walk, was in the westmore and on port Chester patch, if you like you can still donate, send checks to Anthony Foust mentoring group at Port Chester High School, in memo put Gabby Acevedo, thanks hope to see you next year ..

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