The Silver Shield Foundation announces its third Annual Greenwich Walk, in honor of the families of our fallen heroes and in memory of Bristol Police Lt. Dustin DeMonte and Sgt. Alex Hamzy, taking place on Saturday, November 12, at Tod’s Point Beach. Walkers will raise funds to support the organization’s core mission of providing scholarships for children and surviving spouses of Police Officers, Firefighters and EMS members killed in the line of duty.
The 2022 Walk will commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the founding of The Silver Shield Foundation.
Silver Shield Foundation Trustee Chuck Scarborough will preside over the Opening Ceremony.
Event Speakers will include Greenwich First Selectman Fred Camillo, Connecticut State Police Colonel Stavros Mellekas, New York City Police Department 1st Deputy Commissioner Edward Caban, and New York City Fire Department Chief of Department, John Hodgens.
In attendance will be representatives from many agencies, including the Greenwich Police Department, Greenwich Fire Department, Bristol Police Department, New York City Police Department, New York City Fire Department, Connecticut, New York and New Jersey State Police, Suffolk County Police Department and Nassau County Police Department.
Also attending will be Silver Shield Foundation scholarship recipients who will also walk in memory of their parent or spouse who died in the line of duty.
Over 125 walkers participated in last year’s event, raising $103,000 to advance Silver Shield’s mission.
Walkers are being asked to donate or raise a minimum of $100 for the event and can register, donate, or sponsor on the Silver Shield Foundation website at www.silvershieldfoundation.org/greenwich-walk.
Registration begins at 8:00am. The opening ceremony will begin at 9:00am, with the Walk kicking off at 9:30am. A rain date is set for Sunday November 13, 2022.