Upton VFW Post 8259 is holding the first-time Stars & Stripes Across the Land fundraiser to benefit Sitrin’s Stars & Stripes Run-Walk. Through the fundraiser, the community can purchase American flags to honor past and present service members, which will be displayed on the lawn of the Upton VFW Post 8259 on Saturday, September 6. Each flag will have a tag bearing a service member’s name, hometown, branch of service, rank and the war in which he or she served. There will be a ceremony at 1 p.m. to recognize each service member.
Sitrin Welcomes Community to Annual Blood Drive
August 15 2014
In conjunction with American Red Cross, Sitrin is opening its doors to the community for its 7th Annual Anne Faulkner Blood Drive.
Sitrin Holds 3rd Annual Car Show
August 8 2014
Back by popular demand, Sitrin’s 3rd Annual Car Show will be held on Thursday, August 14, 2014 from 2 to 4 p.m. This event, which will take place along Sitrin Lane in front of the long-term care homes, will feature classic cars and motorcycles of all makes and models.
American Legion Players Visit Veterans at Sitrin
July 28 2014
A group of American Legion baseball players and members of the American Legion will visit with veterans from the Sitrin Health Care Center on Tuesday,
Delano Competes in Shooting World Championships
July 18 2014
Tammy Delano, a member of Sitrin’s STARS (Success Through Adaptive Recreation and Sports) program and native of Rome, NY, will compete in the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Championships July 18-26 in Suhl, Germany.
Youth Fishing Derby at Camp Sitrin!
July 15 2014
The Central New York (CNY) Youth Fishing Educators Youth Fishing Derby will be held Sunday, July 20, 2014 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Camp Sitrin on Graffenburg Road in Frankfort. The event, co-sponsored by the Sitrin Health Care Center, is free for all children 15 years of age and younger. Children are required to be accompanied by an adult
Sons of the American Legion, R Kirk Parkhurst Post 1448 generously donated $3,500 to Sitrin’s Stars & Stars Run-Walk on June 18, 2014. Members raised the funds through their annual golf tournament, which was held at the Shamrock Golf & Country Club in Oriskany in May.
Millions of Americans are affected by swallowing disorders every year, including those with traumatic brain injuries, cancer, neurological diseases such as Parkinson’s and ALS and individuals who have had strokes. Many people who have dysphagia (difficulty swallowing) are often sent to a hospital for a videofluoroscopy study. This is conducted in an x-ray booth as the person ingests foods mixed with barium, which can cause stomach cramps, nausea, and other uncomfortable conditions.
Sitrin will launch its 19th annual Harley-Davidson motorcycle raffle on July 4th this year! One lucky winner will ride away on a 2015 Street Glide FLHX, which is Harley’s best-seller year after year. This popular bike is worth more than $21,000 and features the High Output Twin Cam 103™ engine.
Team Evan, of Sitrin’s Stars & Stripes Run/Walk, will host a Sky Lantern Event at the Town of Paris Recreational Park on Sunday, June 29, 2014. Proceeds will support the third annual Stars & Stripes Run/Walk, which benefits Sitrin’s Military Rehabilitation Program.