Sitrin STARS athlete and US Army Veteran Shawn Cheshire of Camillus, NY will compete at the season-opening IPC Nordic Skiing World Cup in Canmore, Alberta Canada December 9-17, 2013. Cheshire is visually impaired and will compete with a guide in adaptive biathlon and cross-country skiing. She’s vying for a spot on the United States Paralympic team, and hopes to head to Sochi, Russia in March 2014.
Cheer on the Sitrin STARS at the 8th annual US Open International Wheelchair Curling Bonspiel on December 6–8 at the Utica Curling Club on Clark Mills Road in Whitesboro. It's the largest international wheelchair curling competition ever held at UCC, and it is free and open to the public!
Less Than 2,000 Tickets Remain for Harley-Davidson Raffle!
December 3 2013
Tickets are selling out fast, so don’t miss the chance to win your dream bike! Less than 2,000 tickets remain for Sitrin’s 18th annual Harley-Davidson Fundraiser! This year’s model is a 2014 Street Glide FLHX, which has been the top selling bike year after year! It is valued at $20,899 and features the High Output Twin Cam 103™ engine.
Early Bird Registration for Sitrin’s Third Annual Stars & Stripes Run~Walk is now available for $20, and there is a great incentive to start your fundraising early!
Sitrin’s Military-Civilian Coalition (MCC) is welcoming veterans of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, and Operation New Dawn to participate in a wheelchair basketball game at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, November 26 at the Jewish Community Center on Oneida Street in Utica.
Cedarbrook Resident Celebrates 100th Birthday!
November 22 2013
Mrs. Virginia Sherwood is celebrating 100 years of life! When asked about her secret to longevity, she said “I don’t have a secret; it’s all about your attitude!”
Local veterans and members of Sitrin’s Military-Civilian Coalition (MCC) are welcoming adolescents from the Central Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CABVI) to participate in a military-inspired obstacle course.
On Veterans Day, November 11, 2013 members from the American Legion presented Sitrin with two generous donations for its Military Rehabilitation Program.The R. Kirk Parkhurst Squadron 1448 donated $4,000, which was raised through its annual golf outing, and the Oneida County Sons of the American Legion donated an additional $2,000.
Utica Resident Wins SU Basketball Raffle
November 1 2013
Congratulations to the winner of Sitrin's SU Basketball Raffle, Chris Hotaling from Utica, NY! The winning ticket, number 1671, was drawn by Paralympic-level athlete Jimmy Joseph on Friday, November 1 at the Sitrin Medical Rehabilitation Center.
Harley Raffle Tickets Now Available
October 25 2013
Tickets are now available for Sitrin’s 18th annual Harley-Davidson motorcycle raffle! One lucky winner will ride away on a 2014 Street Glide FLHX, which is Harley’s best-seller year after year. This popular bike is valued at $20,899, and features the High Output Twin Cam 103™ engine.