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RFH Pop Warner Kicks Off 2011 Season with Bob Kelleher Memorial Friendship Games

Rumson-Fair Haven Pop Warner raised over $200 for the Rumson EMS.

Rumson-Fair Haven Pop Warner kicked off its Fall 2011 Season on Sunday, August 21st with the second annual Bob Kelleher Memorial Friendship Games. 

Four RFH Pop Warner teams competed against Bridgewater-Raritan Pop Warner and despite the rain, raised $278 for the Rumson EMS in ’s name.

“Bob was the best friend you could ask for. The is extremely grateful to RFH Pop Warner for including us in this event. 
The generous amount raised for us will be put to good use,” said Jen
Wargo, President of the Rumson EMS.

Bob Kelleher passed away two years ago and was not only an RFH Pop
Warner Coach, but was Captain of the Rumson EMS. RFH Pop Warner thought it only fitting to dedicate their Friendship Games in Kelleher’s name. 

Jay Clark, RFH Pop Warner President, remembered Kelleher as a dedicated friend, coach and volunteer: "Kelleher epitomized everything that is good about public service by giving back to his community through his volunteering with the Rumson EMS and coaching with RFH Pop Warner. This weekend provides a great opportunity to show our thanks for his selfless contributions."

Denise Kelleher who was at the Junior Midget game watching their son Patrick play. “Bob had many friends through his coaching and through his involvement in the Rumson EMS, and it is great RFH Pop Warner recognized this by naming the Friendship Games after him,” she said. 

In addition to the fundraiser for the Rumson EMS, RFH Pop Warner
put on quite a show with their snack bar with great food as well as announcing by AJ Kelly.

For more information or to make a donation to the Rumson EMS,
visit their website at  www.rumsonems.org

For more information on RFH Pop Warner, please email Amy Clark at ajclark@verizon.net or visit www.rfhdawgs.com.

melissa August 23, 2011 at 12:27 PM
The snack bar would like to thank L'ii Grille Masters in Fair Haven for donating their "Extreme Burger!" It was a huge hit and a big seller. Please stop in at Grille Masters next to the Acme, grab a bite and say thanks!!

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