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June 3, 2018 - The 15th Annual North Rockland Community 5K Run/Walk @ Bowline Point Park, Haverstraw, NY.


The three North Rockland Families each received $10,000 for a total of $30,000 from this annual Event.  We thank all those that volunteered!  RCPHS made a substancial financial donation to this event.

For more​​, see our News Page  >>  

Pictured above: Richard Fernandez and Richard Vasquez

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OUR UPCOMING RCPHS EVENTS:

March 22, 2018 -  Catholic Charities Community Services of Rockland 10th Annual Community Service Awards Dinner


​RCPHS members along with our Advisory Board member Ed Day (Rockland County Executive) attended this local event to support the fine work done by the Catholic Charities Community Services of Rockland organization.  Great event and cause!


​See our News Page for more >>  

January 4, 2018 -  Announcement by David Goldwasser (Director of the Marisa Fund) Detailing 2017 Turkey Trot Proceeds 


David Goldwasser, Turkey Trot Race Director/ Marisa Fund, thanks all volunteers again for their unselfish work and time this past Thanksgiving morning. The Turkey Trot yielded $119,500 in proceeds!


This total does not include the final donations that will come from the Modell’s coupon and the total number of pounds of non-perishable food donated on race day for the People to People food bank (probably well over a 1,000 pounds).


​The bulk of this amazing total went to the Marisa Fund and several generous contributions were also made to local charities/non-profits including a record setting $6,000 donation to the RCPHS Scholarship Fund!  All of this would not be possible without the amazing Turkey Trot volunteers!


​See our News Page for more >>  

2018 Executive Board: Richard Vasquez, President <> Jose Nunez, Vice President <> Eric Vazquez, Treasurer <> Liz Walter, Secretary <> Victor Sequinot, Sergeant-At-Arms 

October 3, 2018 - Rockland County Legislature Recognizes Three Outstanding Residents as Part of  Hispanic Heritage Month -

​The Rockland County Police Hispanic Society sends out a huge Congratulations to Richard Fernandez!


The Rockland County Legislature recognized three individuals for Hispanic Heritage Month.  Congratulations goes out to our very own member of this Society, Rich Fernandez - a well deserved honor!  Also see our News Page  >>  

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Welcome To Our Website ...The Rockland County Police Hispanic Society, Inc. (RCPHS) is a community based non-profit Organization founded in 1996.  Our objective is to foster relationships with local charities and non-profit organizations that provide services not only to Hispanic people, but to all people of Rockland County.  We are loyal, patriotic Americans and we honor our Hispanic heritage.  Learn More >>

August 2, 2018 - Haverstraw Detective Terry Collazo recalls 31 years in blue -

We are very proud of our past president and current member Terry Collazo who recently retired after 31 years of service at the Town/Village of Haverstraw PD.


Click Here to read the Rockland Journal News article honoring him and also see our News Page  >>  

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March 31, 2018 -  Rivertown Magazine and Local Business Name Marta Rodriguez as Hero of the Month 


RCPHS member Marta Rodriguez was presented with a plaque as Rivertown Magazine's March 2018 "Hero of the Month" at Posa Posa Restaurant in Nanuet.  Gary Parahus (owner of Gary's Gutter Services): "We salute her for all she has done for the community and the world.  Marta is involved with many non-profit and charitable organizations... 


For the entire story​​, see our News Page  >>  

October 11, 2018 - Rockland County Times "Unsung Hero": Richard Fernandez, Retired NYPD Sergeant and Community Volunteer -

​The Rockland County Police Hispanic Society sends out our Congratulations to Richard Fernandez!


A history of volunteerism has demonstrated Richard Fernandez’s commitment to his community and willingness to work for the betterment of others. Despite being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis 20 years ago, Fernandez has never stopped volunteering for his community and has inspired most who come in contact with him as a result. He is this week’s Unsung Hero.  Please see our News Page   for more >>  

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November 22, 2018 - RCPHS Members & Others Volunteer at the 5-Mile Turkey Trot for the Marisa Fund -

A large contingent of volunteers showed up on a very cold Thanksgiving Day morning to help make the 27th Annual Rockland Road Runners Turkey Trot a successful event!  Volunteers included: RCPHS members, family & friends; American Legion Post 46; North Rockland NJROTC and Little Helping Hands.  Click Here for more info and photos on our News Page.


Statement from Rich Fernandez​​, Turkey Trot Volunteer Coordinator:


A heartfelt thank you to all our AMAZING volunteers who went above and beyond the call of duty today to make sure the Turkey Trot was a successful event in spite of the extremely frigid temperatures.  Your actions today verifies what I already know; our Turkey Trot volunteers are the most committed and skilled volunteers.  Without your support, an event of this magnitude could not happen you are the backbone of this great event.


I will email you community service letters no later than 11/30/18.  Please contact me via email if you do not receive your community service letter by the 30th. 


Again, thank you from the bottom of my heart for your help today! 
Have a wonderful and safe Holiday,
Rich Fernandez
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Statement from David Goldwasser, Trot Director:

Even though we had to endure record-setting cold, each and every volunteer stepped up for children with cancer. Whether you separated bananas, or lugged water, cheered on runners or moved garbage pails...every little thing you did so well made our event a major success.

I am so grateful for your help...you made me look good through your tireless efforts and even though you may not realize it, those seemingly small things done with great love, end up helping us to raise large amounts of money for the little kids who need it most!

So, thank you all...have happy, healthy holidays and keep the volunteer spirit in your heart...it makes the world a better place.

Thank you, and I hope to see you all for the 28th Annual Turkey Trot for The Marisa Fund next November.

David Goldwasser 
Director of The Marisa Fund and the 5 Mile Turkey Trot 
www.Marisafund.org


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