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MADD Holds Kick-off for Yorktown Walk

MADD Walk organizers at Little Sorrento Credits: Maria Leff

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) held a kick-off breakfast Saturday, April 8, for its second annual Walk Like MADD event. MADD is a non-profit organization that strives to end drunk driving and support those affected by drunk driving.

At the kick-off event, held at Little Sorrento and sponsored by the restaurant, MADD honored the supporters of the 2016 walk, held Oct. 22, at FDR Park in Yorktown. The organization holds Walk Like MADD events throughout the nation, but 2016 was the first year it was held in Westchester.

Supporters of the 2016 walk included: Hudson River Financial Federal Credit Union, Yorktown Funeral Home, Yorktown Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Yorktown Auto Body, Spirelli Electric and Countywide Insurance Agency.

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This year’s walk will take place Sunday, Oct. 21, again at FDR Park.

For additional information, including sponsorship opportunities, contact walk manager Tara Spohrer at 631-547-6233, ext. 3662, or Donate at

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