Soccer games to fund girl’s memorial scholarship

Soccer games to fund girl’s memorial scholarship


TRAGEDY STRUCK THE SMALL COMMUNITY OF CEDAR SPRINGS.TWO ELEMENTARY STUDENTS DIED WITHIN WEEKS OF EACH OTHER.AS THE ANNIVERSARY OF ONE GIRL’S DEATH NEARS — A BIG EVENT IS PLANNED TO HONOR HER… AND GIVE BACK.EVAN DEAN HAS OUR STORY — ALL NEW AT 7. 3 OUTSIDE CEDAR VIEW ELEMENTARY, PAINTED ROCKS HONOR THE MEMORY OF TWO STUDENTS LOST…EMMA ORR — WHO DIED OF CANCER — AND CORA GONZALES… (ROAD NAT) 11-YEAR-OLD CORA WAS CROSSING THIS ROAD WHEN SHE WAS HIT BY A VEHICLE…SHE SURVIVED THE CRASH BUT DIED IN THE HOSPITAL A FEW WEEKS LATER…IT HAPPENED ONE YEAR AGO THIS MONTH…50:36 “IT’S DEVASTATING LOSS. JUST… OUR HEARTS JUST ACHE.”48:51 “SHE WAS JUST THIS SWEET GIRL WHO WAS JUST AMAZING. EVERYBODY AROUND HER LOVED HER.”ANNA NOZKOWSKI IS HEAD OF THE LOCAL SOCCER CLUB AND ALSO A CLOSE FAMILY FRIEND…SHE KNEW THIS MONTH WOULD BE ESPECIALLY HARD ON THE FAMILY…ANNA NOZKOWSKI REGIONAL COMMISSIONER, AYSO REGION 90251:59 “WE KNEW THAT THE TIME WAS COMING. IT WAS GONNA BE A DIFFICULT TIME. ONE OF OUR BOARD MEMBERS HAD SUGGESTED — LET’S DO A PURPLE OUT GAME.”EDE STANDUP: TO HONOR CORA’S LIFE, ORGANIZERS DECIDED TO BRING PEOPLE TO A PLACE… AND A GAME… SHE SO LOVED… HERE… TO THE SOCCER FIELDS AT BOOMER PARK IN CEDAR SPRINGS…52:47 “ABOVE ALL CORA WAS FUN — SHE WAS JUST FUN. SHE WAS A SWEET KID. SO WE WANNA DO SOMETHING THAT’S FUN. THAT WILL HONOR HER MEMORY.”THE GAMES ARE FREE TO WATCH, BUT MONEY RAISED FROM CONCESSIONS, A SILENT AUCTION AND PURPLE SOCCER SOCKS — WHICH WAS CORA’S FAVORITE COLOR — WILL GO TO SUPPORT THE CORA GONZALES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND…A WAY FOR CORA’S MEMORY TO LIVE ON… THROUGH GIVING BACK… 53:50 “THE GOAL OF THE FUND IS TO PROVIDE KIDS WHO MAY NOT BE ABLE TO AFFORD TO PLAY SOCCER A MEANS TO BE ABLE TO PLAY.” 52:56 “THE GONZALES FAMILY IS A GIVING FAMILY AND CORA WAS VERY MUCH THAT WAY.”54:40 “WE JUST ALL LOVED CORA. WE LOVE THE FAMILY. AND THIS IS JUST ONE SMALL WAY THAT WE CAN HELP THEM GIVE BACK.”REPORTING IN CEDAR SPRINGS… EVAN DEAN… 24 HOUR NEWS 8… 3 3 MARLEE:..THE “GET SOME MARLEE:.. 3 THE “GET SOME PURPLE” GAMES ARE SATURDAY OCTOBER 20TH AT BOOMER PARK ON RITCHIE AVENUE. THE FIRST GAMES START AT 9AM AND RUN ALL DAY.WE HAVE MORE INFORMATION INSIDE OUR STORY

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