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Annual Parish Walk-A-Thon


Save the Date!

Please join us for our annual 5-mile walk along the Far Rockaway beach boardwalk on Saturday, September 24, 2011.

Walkers, donors and volunteers are needed to make this event a success for our parish community.

View the event flyer:



If you are registering as a walker, please send registration form, signed waiver release form and fee of $10.00 ($5.00 for ages 10 years old and under) by check or money order payable to:

St. Mary Star of the Sea and St. Gertrude Church

and mail to:

St. Mary Star of the Sea and St. Gertrude Church       
1920 New Haven Avenue
Far Rockaway, NY 11691-3516
Attn: Joanne Murray
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It's simple!  Click on a link above to open the form, enter the appropriate information into each field, print and return to the rectory with your check or money order. 

You may also drop off the forms and registration fee at the rectory. Walkers must complete and sign the waiver release and submit all forms and the registration fee together.

Walk-a-thon information will be provided to all registered walkers after the registration has been processed.


Sponsorship Opportunities

Primary Donation # Available
Title Sponsor $ 5,000 1
"Start" Line $ 500 1
"Finish" Line $ 500 1
"Halfway" Line $ 400 1
Directional Arrow $ 250 5
Kid's Corner $ 200 1
Van Sponsor $ 1,000 1
In Kind Donations Fair Value Unlimited


For details on our sponsorship opportunities and to make your donation, please open the links below:

If you prefer to register as a major sponsor or donor online, please follow the link below:

You may also contact Joanne Murray directly, at 718-327-1133, ext.16.




To sign-up as a volunteer or to get additional information, call the rectory at, 718-327-1133, and speak with Joanne Murray (ext. 16) or Susan Singh Smith (ext. 25).