Pacific Palisades Will Rogers 5K/10K 2019
By: Countless friends in the Palisades, CA community
Arnie Wishnick, also known as "Mr. Palisades" believed in community. He never missed a Big Band dance at the American Legion, he was a member of the Optimist Club and the Fourth of July parade organizing committee for more than 40 years. His 40-year career as a bank manager and executive director of the Chamber of Commerce allowed him to help him shape the very community he lived in. He seemed to know everyone in town, and you would never hear him say a mean word about anyone.He had a warm and infectious smile, a sly sense of humor and a genuine interest in people.
In April 2019, after battling pancreatic cancer for many months, he left a void in the heart of the Palisades community as evident by the 500 people who attended his memorial. We dedicate the Pacific Palisades Will Rogers 5K & 10K Run to Arnie Wishnick, an incredible leader and friend.
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