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Take our Kids to Work Day: Samantha Stewart at Alvin Ailey

Take your kids to work day is a day for the up and coming generation to see where their dreams can take them. 12-year-old Samantha Stewart is the daughter of NYPD Detective, Dillon Stewart, who lost his life in the line of duty on November 28th, 2005. From left to right: Alexis Stewart, Leslyn Stewart,…

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Meet our 2018 Marathon Team: Aileen Iorio

Aileen Iorio started her running career and the start of her real career at the same time. She went to Hofstra University where she studied to obtain her law degree. A law degree is no joke, she was assigned heavy reading assignments and decided to combine her homework and her workouts. She would bring her…

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Meet our 2018 Marathon Team: Kacie Sabella & Maria Gage

Two best friends take on the NYC marathon together, both running for Team Answer the Call! With their friendship starting in college Kacie Sabella and Maria Gage have been best friends for 15 years. They are each others “running buddies” talking through long runs and continuing to motivate each other every step of the way. Maria…

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Meet our 2018 Marathon Team: Lauren Koslow

As a CPA at Ernst & Young, a runner, and a volunteer for Answer the Call’s Junior Committee, Lauren Koslow keeps busy. Often finding herself not having any free time to run until late at night.  This will be Lauren’s first marathon and it has her friends questioning her sanity. She has always felt an…

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Meet our 2018 Marathon Team: Kylene Sperger

  This will be Kylene’s second marathon, the first one taking place only this past April in New Jersey. She thought of it as a warm up for the NYC marathon. She knows that sounds slightly crazy but wanted to ease her nerves going into such a well known race. Running the NYC marathon has been…

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Sean & Kyle’s 2nd Annual Lemonade Stand!

Last year, brothers Sean (age 6) and Kyle (age 4) decided they wanted to have a lemonade stand in their grandmother’s front yard. Most kids want to keep the profits, to buy a new set of legos or an ice cream cone, but not these kids. When their mother, Debi Griffin, suggested the idea of…

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Meet our 2018 Marathon Team: Jackie Lockwood

All marathon runners have a huge goal they share, however, one runner has that goal x 50. Jackie Lockwood has a mission to run a marathon in every state totaling 1,310 miles! Jackie started racing only 4 years ago and has thus far completed 7 marathons. She has checked off Rhode Island, New Jersey, Vermont,…

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Meet our 2018 Marathon Team: Matt Doherty

Matthew was always fascinated by Police Officers, viewing them as superheroes, people who can do it all. It was always his dream to join these superheroes and this dream became reality only two months after graduating college. Matthew Doherty is now a detective for the New York City Police Department. He has had the pleasure…

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Meet our 2018 Marathon Team: Kelly La Forgia

What better way to celebrate living quarter of a century than completing a goal of running your first full marathon? At least that’s what Kelly LaForgia thinks! At 25 years old she considers herself a lifetime avid, completing various half marathons over the years. She’s now ready to take on a greater challenge. Since she…

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Meet our 2018 Marathon Team: Kathryn Metz

For 11 years Kathryn volunteered in Chappaqua, New York as a firefighter. It was there where she met and fell in love with her husband! He is still active today and is the former chief. Her time in the Chappaqua Fire Department showed her how incredible the FDNY, NYPD, PAPD and all other emergency service…

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