Sitrin will welcome the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team (WWAST) and a team of active-duty soldiers from the 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, on Friday, May 10, before they gear up for the evening’s doubleheader at Murnane Field in Utica. The WWAST is comprised of 15 veterans who lost limbs while serving their country, and have overcome those injuries through extensive rehabilitation and extreme perseverance.
The 11th Annual Sitrin Celebrity Classic Wheelchair Basketball Game, held April 18, 2013, was the most successful yet. The family-oriented event attracted more than 1,200 attendees and raised more than $10,000 for the Sitrin STARS (Success Through Adaptive Recreation and Sports) Program. For two 20-minute halves, the crowd watched local celebrities struggle to keep up with athletes from Sitrin’s STARS Program. This year Syracuse Basketball stars James Southerland and Brandon Triche joined the celebrity team, as well as, Ultimate Fighter Matt “The Hammer” Hamill.
Summer is right around the corner, and Sitrin is offering a summer day camp that fosters friendship and fun for children ages 6-14! Sitrin’s Traveling Summer Day Camp, which is now accepting registrations, will run June 24 through August 16.
Sitrin’s dental offices located in Ilion, New Hartford, and Oneida are now accepting more insurances and welcoming new patients!
Syracuse University Basketball Stars Brandon Triche and James Southerland will play in the 11th Annual Sitrin Celebrity Classic Wheelchair Basketball Game on Thursday, April 18th along with Ultimate Fighter Matt "The Hammer" Hamill and many other local celebrities! This unique event will be held at the Utica College Gymnasium at 6:30 p.m. and benefits the Sitrin STARS (Success Through Adaptive Recreation and Sports) program. It pits wheelchair athletes against local celebrities in two challenging and often hilarious 20-minute halves!
Sitrin is proud to be selected as one of ten charities for the inaugural Boilermaker Charity Bib Program. Starting Monday, March 18 at noon, Sitrin will be selecting 20 applicants to be part of the organization’s charity bib team, the Sitrin FundRacers. Each participant is required to raise a minimum of $500 for Sitrin’s Military Rehabilitation and Adaptive Sports Programs to earn entry to the sold-out Boilermaker Road Race, which will take place on Sunday, July 14, 2013. Runners may take part in the 15k or 5k races.
A new racing wheelchair will be officially presented to 2012 Boilermaker Wheelchair Challenger, Devon Henry of Herkimer, on Friday, March 15. The presentation will be held at 3:00 p.m. in Conference Room “C” of the Sitrin Medical Rehabilitation Center on Tilden Avenue in New Hartford.
USA Finishes 4th at World Wheelchair Curling Championships
February 23 2013
The bronze medal game turned into a nail-biter, resulting in a 6-5 win for China, and pushing USA to a fourth place finish in the World Wheelchair Curling Championships held in Sochi, Russia.
Team USA made it to the medal round today after defeating China 8-4 in the 3 v 4 playoff game of the World Wheelchair Curling Championships being held in Sochi, Russia.
USA Heads to Semi-Finals!
February 21 2013
Team USA has qualified for the playoffs in the 2013 World Wheelchair Curling Championships, and has now has a chance at bringing home a medal!