Observer-Dispatch – ‘Team Eli’ running for Semper Fi Fund

By – STAFF REPORT, Observer-Dispatch, Link to article
Posted Oct 16, 2013 @ 01:12 AM
REGION – The third annual Empire State Marathon/Half Marathon will take place Sunday, Oct. 20, in Syracuse and members of “Team Eli” of Camden, will be participating as community athletes for the Semper Fi Fund.

Named in memory of U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Elisha Parker, a 2002 Camden High School graduate who was killed in action in Iraq on May 4, 2006, Team Eli will run to support our nation’s wounded service members and their families.

Team Eli’s goal is to raise $5,000 this year for the Semper Fi Fund and is seeking support from the community.

Donations may be made online by visiting

Donations may also be mailed to: Renny Parker, 10 Second St., Camden, NY 13316.

Make your check payable to Semper Fi Fund.

Donations will continue to be accepted after Oct. 20.

For information on the Semper Fi Fund, visit