MILTON, Mass. – Members of the Curry Men's Soccer and Men's and Women's Tennis programs participated in a community service event on Saturday, November 21st at Cunningham Elementary School in Milton. The Milton 5K Gobbler for Best Buddies drew over 700 runner and walkers.
Best Buddies mission is to establish a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD)
The Curry Student-Athletes worked the registration tables, water tables, as race marshals, cheering sections and parking lot attendants.
Men's and Women's Tennis Coach Norman Nguyen and Men's Soccer Coach Peter Mendel were pleased with the eagerness of their athletes to help out in many capacities. "I'm glad our students were so involved with the overall running of the event, it was nice to see them give back" said Nguyen.