Thank you for taking the time to visit our web site. The family of Gerry, in order to continue his work as an advocate for the handicapped and his passion to advance Spinal Cord Injury Research started “The Gerry Bertier #42 Foundation”. Gerry’s foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose charter is to support the advancement of Spinal Cord Injury Research.
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Kicked off our fundraising this year at Splitsville/Paragon Village 12 Theaters in Fredericksburg, Virginia on Saturday, April 27th. Really thrilled to be partnering with this business. They are a class act and so supportive of our cause. Everyone had a fantastic time…bowling, enjoying the food, meeting Coach Bill Yoast, Coach Ric Campbell and Gerry’s 1971 [...]
On Saturday, October 6, 2012 we held our 3rd annual dinner dance at the Fredericksburg Expo Center. This year we brought The Embers Band from South Carolina “Bringing the Beach to the Burg” to entertain. Great beach music..great food….our best silent auction ever raised $4,000.00. Items such as a #82 Jersey signed by Baltimore Raven [...]
PERKINS, William N. “Billy,” 55, of Glen Allen, entered into eternal rest on Friday, March 22, 2013. He was the son of the late Roger and Grace Perkins and is survived by his wife, Brenda; son, Matthew; granddaughter, Kristan; brother, Roger M. Perkins Jr.; and a loving, extended family. He worked as a recreational therapist [...]
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Bill Yoast, the original assistant coach to the championship T.C. Williams football team, who was portrayed in the movie “Remember the Titans,” reflects on his life as a coach and on his relationship with Gerry Bertier – before and after Bertier’s tragic car accident. (9 minutes)