Peter J. Lavery Memorial Scholarship Fund
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The annual MPO Peter J. Lavery Memorial Run, a police escorted motorcycle ride, is held on the 3rd Sunday of September. It is the primary fundraiser for the PJL Memorial Scholarship Fund. The 9th Annual Memorial Run will be held on Sunday, September 15, 2013. A donation of $20 is requested for each motorcycle.

The Operation's Committee includes Newington police officers, family and friends who work together to plan and implement the 35 mile motorcycle ride that has drawn up to 700 bikes and 50 police escorts.

Churchill Park is located at 1991 Main Street in Newington, off the Berlin Turnpike at Bertucci's, just about 1/4 mile down Main Street on the left. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. and the ride departs at 10:00. We will return to Churchill Park at approximately 11:15 for lunch provided by Stew Leonard's and music provided by Shark Entertainment.

The committee wishes the thank Jimmy and Craig Brown of Maguires Sports Bar for helping for the first 7 years. We wish them much success in their new business venture. You will still see them and their crew assisting with the food preparation at Churchill Park.

MPO Peter J. Lavery 2013 Memorial Run Flyer (pdf)

2012 Sponsors include:
Newington Parks & Recreation
Stew Leonard's
Brown Development Corporation
General Paving and Construction Corporation
Trantolo & Trantolo
Pronto Printer of Newington
Newington Outback Steakhouse
Connecticut Police Supply
Greater Hartford Police Supply
Mickey Finns Honda
Shark Entertainment
Newington Police Department
Reality Workwear Corporation
Omar Coffee Company
Gengras Harley-Davidson
Pat Whalen - Connecticut State Police Pipes & Drums
Newington Police Department
Newington Volunteer Fire Department
Sign Pro, Inc.
The Bar

2012 Ride Thanks
A special thank you to all sponsors of the 2012 Memorial Motorcycle Ride. Without all of your generosity and support we would not be able to put on this ride each year. It is truly appreciated! View Thank You Message

Any business or individual who wishes to sponsor or help at the 8th Annual Peter J. Lavery Memorial Ride can call the Newington Police Department, Sgt. Jeanine Allin at 860 594-6224.

2012 ride t-shirts and sweatshirts can still be purchased at Connecticut Police Supply, 105 Fenn Rd., Newington or by contacting Sgt. Jeanine Allin, Newington Police Dept. at 860-594-6224 or by mail at: MPO Peter Lavery Memorial Scholarship Fund P. O. Box 44 East Berlin, CT 06023-0044 or by message to Facebook.

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2012 Photos

MPO Peter J. Lavery  Memorial Run Archive 2010


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