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Chicago paper takes up cause for St. Bede veteran

Posted by wlpo on November 28, 2016

In case you missed it, a big city newspaper had a story over the weekend about efforts to build a new track at St. Bede Academy.

The Chicago Tribune has a story about the family of Captain Thomas Heitmann raising money to build a track in their son’s honor. Heitmann who graduated from St. Bede starred in track while he was a Bruin. In 2011 while serving with the Marines, Heitmann was killed during a training exercise in a helicopter crash.

Soon after, Heitmann’s family kicked off a fundraising campaign trying to collect $600,000 to build a track at the academy. If you want to contribute, contact St. Bede. You can also click Heitmann Go Fund Me


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