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Peter J. Biondi Memorial 5K to benefit SHIP

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The start and end of the 5th annual Peter Biondi 5K Walk/Run will occur at his namesake building in Hillsborough. Credits: Kurt Ortmann
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Beloved Assemblyman Peter J. Biondi was elected to eight terms in the state Legislature representing the 16th District covering parts of Somerset and Morris Counties.
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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The 5th Annual Peter J. Biondi Family 5K Run-Walk will take place Nov. 5.  

Start time for the race is 9 a.m. Proceeds from this event benefit the Samaritan Homeless Interim Program (SHIP) of Somerset County, in Peter Biondi’s name.  Visit the www.PeterBiondiMemorialRun.com for more information about the race or www.SHIP908.com for information about the good work that SHIP does throughout the community.

Peter J. Biondi (June 23, 1942 – November 10, 2011)  served in the NJ State Assembly representing Legislative District 16 from 1998 until his passing in 2011.

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Prior to serving in the Legislature, Assemblyman Biondi served the citizens of Somerset County as Committeeman and Mayor of Hillsborough, as a Freeholder and Director of the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

He was actively involved in many important community organizations and served as an Advisor for the Samaritan Homeless Interim Program (SHIP). 

Assemblyman Biondi is fondly remembered for his tireless advocacy on behalf of his constituents and for his desire to help those in need.  The purpose of this trail run or walk is to recognize and honor Mr. Biondi’s years of dedicated public service while raising awareness and proceeds for the marginalized individuals and families in the Somerset County region.  All net proceeds generated from this event will be donated to SHIP.

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