Veterans of Sitrin’s Military Rehabilitation Program and children from The House of the Good Shepherd will learn how to make flies for fly fishing and fly tying on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 6 p.m. at the Sitrin Health Care Center.
Sitrin Kicks Off 20th Annual Harley-Davidson Raffle
September 25 2015
One lucky winner will ring in the New Year on a 2016 Harley-Davidson Street Glide FLHX in vivid black, valued at $21,899, through the Sitrin Health Care Center’s 20th Annual Harley-Davidson Raffle. This year, tickets are $100 each, and only 350 tickets will be sold.
Tickets Now Available for Jerseys, Jeans & Jewels 2
September 24 2015
Back by popular demand, the Sitrin Foundation’s Jerseys, Jeans & Jewels 2 fundraiser, featuring celebrity guests, the Utica Comets, will take place on Monday, October 12, 2015 at 6 p.m. at Esche’s Aqua Vino Restaurant. Tickets for this unique sports-themed event, presented by New York State Tool, are on sale now.
The Mohawk Valley Association of REALTORS (MVAR) raised $7,200 for the Sitrin Health Care Center’s Stars and Stripes Run~Walk through its 5th Annual Golf Tournament held at Skenandoa Golf and Country Club this August.
Fourth Annual Stars and Stripes Run~Walk Supports U.S. Heroes
September 10 2015
On Saturday, September 12, hundreds of individuals will walk, run, and fundraise to support the country’s dedicated servicemen and women at the Sitrin Health Care Center’s 4th Annual Stars and Stripes Run~Walk, presented by Adirondack Bank. This patriotic event, to take place at the SUNY Polytechnic Institute, features a 5K run, 5K wheelchair race, 2-mile walk, adaptive sports symposium, and military-inspired obstacle course.
In 2014, more than 440 million people across the world watched as an Internet sensation rapidly grew into a philanthropic crusade before their eyes, with more than 17 million participants (ALS Association). One year later, as the fruits of more than $115 million dollars in donations are leading scientists closer to a cure, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge continues to raise awareness and funds for ALS.
On Monday, October 12, individuals will mix and mingle with their favorite Utica Comets players at the Jerseys, Jeans and Jewels 2 fundraiser presented by the Sitrin Foundation. Guests are encouraged to wear their favorite team jersey, paired with jeans and accessorized with a little bling, to this sports-themed soirée, featuring an evening of fine food, music and dancing at Esche’s Aqua Vino Restaurant.
Each year on August 24, Marie Clay and her daughter Laurie Clay launch royal blue balloons on the birthdate of Phil Clay, husband and father, who died of Huntington’s Disease (HD) nine years ago at the age of 57.
AmeriGas Propane of Alder Creek raised $1,200 for the Sitrin Health Care Center’s Stars and Stripes Run~Walk through its annual customer appreciation day held in July. AmeriGas is a three-year sponsor of Sitrin’s Stars and Stripes Run~Walk, an event that benefits Sitrin’s Military Rehabilitation Program. The 4th Annual Stars and Stripes Run~Walk will take place on Saturday, Sept. 12 at the SUNY Polytechnic Institute.
Horses Help Deployed Veterans Find Healing, Recovery
August 12 2015
On Thursday, August 13, veterans in the Sitrin Health Care Center’s Military-Civilian Coalition (MCC) will spend the morning at Reindance Stables, Sauquoit, participating in equine therapy, a treatment that has successfully helped individuals with post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injuries, as well as physical disabilities and other combat-related conditions.