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Norwood at the Starting Line

By Michele Taranto
This is the third consecutive year the Norwood Police Department will be represented in the 128th Boston Marathon. Officer Justin LaRoche and Det. Sgt. Rim McDonagh will hit the starting line in Hopkinton, on Monday, April 15, to fundraise for Cops for Kids with Cancer. Over the last two years, these impressive (and athletic) officers have raised over $34,000 for this amazing charity. 
This non-profit charity gives over 94% of its proceeds to families of children with cancer that helps save a family from eviction, pay overwhelming bills, and repair vehicles needed for hospital visits.
There is always time to send in a donation. To support Cops for Kids with Cancer, visit @copsforkidswithcancer, @bostonmarathon, or scan the QR code in the picture.  
The Norwood PD will not be the only Norwood representatives on the 26.2-mile route. There are many local neighbors who will be lacing up on Patriot’s Day with encouragement from thousands lining the streets. 
Name Age
Thomas Ahearn 60
Megan Beiting 35
Leah Benson 27
Angela Collins 60
Sarah Cregg 45
Matthew Crowley 45
Paula Fallon 45
Melissa Frontino 47
Karyn Karydis 28
Joe Mawn 50
Derek Mourad 53
Roberta Myers 58
Patrick O’Toole 29
Sean Rooney 44
If you happen to see any of these officers or residents before the race, be sure to wish them luck!