On behalf of our family and Cory’s Crusaders, we would like to thank everyone who participated in our Golf Tournament. Thank you to our generous sponsors, Thank you to everyone who donated raffles, product or their time volunteering. A special thank you to Stop & Shop Bellingham for donating all our snacks & drinks for our swag bags, Home Depot Bellingham, Mansfield & Smithfield for donating our grand prize raffles, Frank at Aplus Tire & Auto for providing the sports memorabilia auction items and Blissful Meadows and their entire staff for making it such a great experience. Together we raised $8,000.
Teresa & Jim Gaudet presenting a $15,000 check to Evan’s Crew at one of their rest stops along the pan mass challenge route.
With your support we were able to grant a $15,000 check to Evan’s Crew. To date we have granted over $100,000 to research through the Evan T. Mandeville Research Fund at Dana Farber.
Madeleine Carey, our BMR Senior Scholarship recepient. Our 5K recepients were Lexi Cole a 9th grader from Blackstone, MA and Stevan Reyes a 9th grade from North Smithfield, RI
Each year at our 5K event we present 2 $500 Scholarships! We randomly select one boy and one girl to each win. Students in grades 9 -12 from any school, any town who participate and complete the road race portion of our 5K Road Race our eligible to win. We also present a 3rd $500 Scholarship to a senior at Blackstone Millville Regional High School. This student is selected by the guidance department and must possess a never give up attitude and spirit.
Team Brianiacinsaniacs are our top fundraising team! They raised over $9,000
Our 7th Annual 5K Road Race & Walk was a huge success despite the rain.
Teams of walkers and runners began fundraising back in February for this event. I am pleased to say the event raised just under $40,000 after expenses! With over $5,000 raised that day. We had 23 teams signed up and 368 total registered participants! Race results can be found on Coolrunning.com. Our Top 3 over all are 1. Chris Tringali 2. Cole Bolduc 3. Robbie Cook. I would love to add that out of 117 runners my son Nicholas James Gaudet placed 6th overall and 2nd in his division running in memory of his brother Cory Gaudet So proud of him. Our scholarship winners were Lexi Cole and Steven Reyes. We can't thank everyone enough for your continued support! We had 57 sponsors who donated funds, supplies or their time & talent. We would especially like to thank G-Form for providing all of our event t-shirts once again this year! Included in that I would like to thank Stop and Shop Bellingham for providing all the food, paper goods, ice and soda for our cookout. Park & Shop Blackstone for the water, Coco cola for the powerade. The Run'N Wild Band for donating their time & talent (they rocked it for us once again -this is their 3rd straight year playing this event) To Alexandra St. Thomas & Buck St. Thomas for singing our National Anthem. The Blackstone Lions for donating the hot dogs and providing volunteers to serve food at our cookout. All the women who volunteered on registration tables, product tables and raffle tables and grabbing the race bibs at the end of the finish line. In addition to Judy Deguire who helps out with the race placements at the end. To our ½ mark water station team and also our road spotters. To the many people who help set up the day before and break everything down the day of. To Chuck Ladouceur for once again helping out with sound system. To Taylor Rental Norfolk for providing our tent, tables & chairs! This was much needed on this raining day. To the Blackstone-Millville Regional School District for allowing us to hold our event their every year (the school our son Cory graduated from) to the Blackstone Police Department for providing police detail helping us to ensure everyone stays safe. To all of the businesses and individuals especially Home depot Bellingham, Rocky's Ace Hardware who donated raffles to our table (all raffles were donated) to my team captains and individuals who went above & beyond to raise money and spread awareness! The success of this event would not have been possible without you. Top 3 fundraising individuals 1. Cindy Jolicoeur raising $4,175, 2. Frank Towle $3,820 and Nicole Wasserman $1,310. Top 3 Fundraising Teams 1. Brainiac Insaniacs with team co captains all of which are brain tumor survivors Cindy Jolicoeur Terri-Lynn Bartlett Hart Cheryl Magri raising $9272, 2nd place Fish On in memory of Joey Makar with team captain Frank Towle raising $5,055 and Team Liv in memory of Olivia Catarina (our brave angel) with team captain Tammy Catarina raising $2,505. I would also like to mention family teams in memory of Cory team Angels Among us captain Mary Falardeau , Cancer Crushers captain Jayde Gaudet, Globo Gym Purple Cobras Mikayla & Nicholas Gaudet, team Never Give Up Nicole Gaudet, Miles for Smiles Tina Carroll, Beazles Brawlers in memory of our brave angel Emma B Adams captain Catherine Rasco and Emma ‘s mom Jennifer Adams and Evan's Crew in memory of Evan T. Mandeville Andrée Brochu, and Evan’s parents Tim & Aimee Mandeville. Together we are making a difference in the life of a child fighting brain cancer. www.coryscrusaders.org
Teresa & Jim Gaudet co-founders
Students in grades 9-12 from any school, any town who register as a runner in our 5K Road Race and Walk are eligible to win. We randomly select a boy and a girl directly following the race. Names are picked out a of jar. *walkers on the track are not eligible