Photo: Gillian Stone, from the Michael Hoefflin Foundation, Roy Wilke, Supervisor Antonovich, Joe and Monica Wilke, Christopher’s grandparents
Contact: Tony Bell, Communications Deputy
Office: (213) 974-5555 Cell: (213) 215-5176
August 19, 2014
For Immediate Release
LOS ANGELES COUNTY — Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich recognized Burbank resident Roy Wiegand, who ran 83 miles to raise money for the Michael Hoefflin Foundation for children battling cancer. Roy’s run was in memory of 12-year-old Christopher Wilke, who passed away after a long battle with cancer this year. His journey began at Angel Stadium – home of Christopher’s favorite baseball team — and ended in the Santa Clarita Valley. Roy was joined along the way by Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputies, members of the County Fire Department and members of the community.
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