As many of you may know, Zoey Penny, a 4th grade Verona student, suffers from Progeria; a rare and fatal rapid-aging disease. Without the discovery of new treatments, all children with Progeria will die of heart disease at an average age of 14 years. Team Zoey was created to raise money for the Progeria Research Foundation ( to find a cure and develop treatments. 

The "Miles of Hope" 5K Turkey Trot (5K run/1M walk) will be held this year on Saturday, November 30th at Verona Park.  All ages are welcome! Children under 5 and dogs are free!  To register go to