Friday, January 18, 2013
Members of the Burlington Police Department, State Sen. Kenneth Donnelly and State Rep. Ken Gordon honored members of the Burlington Police Department who traveled to Virginia to deliver cards to a boy with cancer.
There were many expressions of pride for the above-and-beyond trip members of the Burlington Police Department organized to deliver cards to a Virginia boy with cancer during Monday night's Board of Selectmen meeting. Members of the board, State Sen. Kenneth Donnelly and State Rep. Ken Gordon all expressed their pride and gratitude for the members of the Burlington Police Department that traveled to Virginia to deliver cards to Nathan Norman, a six-year-old boy with cancer whose Christmas wish was to receive cards from police. Sgt. Gerard McDonough, with the help of other officers, decided to go above and beyond and hand delivered the cards to Nathan. On top of that, they organized about 250 officers from many departments to caravan to …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
A video of the police caravan of roughly 40 cruisers heading down to Virginia to bring cards to a boy with cancer yesterday.
This morning hundreds of police officers, including many from the Burlington Police Department, met Nathan Norman, a six-year-old with brain cancer. Like most little boys, Nathan loves to watch cops, firemen and EMT's speed to calls in shiny cars and trucks —sirens blaring and lights flashing —making no stops as they race to save people. This Christmas, Nathan called upon these heroes to make his wish come true by sending him cards, letters and patches —anything with a first responder insignia. Police from around New England decided to do more than just send cards. They traveled in a caravan down to Nathan's hometown of Rustburg, Virginia to meet the little guy in person and make his Christmas wish come true in a big way. Check out this …
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
More than forty police departments, including Burlington, will be leaving the Burlington Mall Wednesday morning to deliver cards to six-year-old Nathan Norman in Rustburg, Virginia.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
More than 40 police departments will be leaving the Burlington Mall Wednesday morning to deliver cards to 6-year-old Nathan Norman in Rustburg, Virginia.
The only thing on Dawn Norman's wish list this holiday season is that her 6-year old son Nathan lives to see another Christmas, and that his wish of receiving cards, letters and patches from as many police officers, firefighters and EMTs is fulfilled. Why? Because police officers, firefighters and EMTs happen to be Nathan's heroes. As reported on New Milford Patch, three years ago, Nathan, who lives with his family in Rustburg, Virginia, was diagnosed with brain cancer. "I remember the doctor saying that there was an abnormality," Dawn Norman remembers. "The doctor kept telling me over and over that there was an abnormality and then it hit me. He was telling me that my son had cancer." Like most little boys, Nathan loves to watch cops, …