The Adirondack American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 1118 made a generous contribution of $3,068 to the Sitrin Health Care Center’s Military Rehabilitation Program. The Auxiliary raised these funds by selling more than 100 American flags that were placed on a hill behind the Legion in Cold Brook to honor active duty service members and veterans.
Sitrin STARS Gear Up For Sochi
March 4 2014
Five athletes from Sitrin’s STARS (Success Through Adaptive Recreation & Sports) Program will represent the United States in wheelchair curling at the 2014 Winter Paralympic Games from March 7 to 16. Among them is New Hartford resident Jimmy Joseph, the only U.S. wheelchair curler to ever compete in three Paralympic Games.
Sitrin is proud to partner with the Boilermaker Road Race once again for the Charity Bib Program! This year, the Boilermaker awarded Sitrin 30 bibs for charity runners and walkers!
Cedarbrook Celebrates Five Years!
February 20 2014
Sitrin’s Cedarbrook Assisted Living and Enriched Housing Facility will celebrate its fifth anniversary on Thursday, February 20, 2014. A party is planned for tenants and their families, including food and entertainment.
On Saturday, February 22, 2014 at noon, the New Hartford American Legion will host its first-ever Hair Force fundraiser to benefit Sitrin’s Military Rehabilitation Program. More than seven members of Post 1376 will shave their heads in effort to raise funds for the program, which provides comprehensive care for service members with post-traumatic stress, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, amputations and other combat-related conditions.
Ilion Woman Wins 2014 Harley-Davidson Street Glide FLHX!
February 14 2014
Jennifer Wheet of Ilion, New York is the lucky winner of Sitrin’s 18th Annual Harley-Davidson Raffle with ticket number 3302!
Boilermaker Wheelchair Challenger Awarded Racing Chair
February 5 2014
On February 5, 2014, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield awarded local wheelchair racer Lay Aung a brand-new racing chair for his completion of the 2013 Boilermaker Wheelchair Challenge.
Get your tickets ready! Sitrin will hold the drawing for its 18th Annual Harley-Davidson Raffle on Valentine’s Day, Friday, February 14, 2014 at noon in the lobby of the Sitrin Medical Rehabilitation Center located at 2050 Tilden Avenue, New Hartford. One lucky winner will take home a 2014 Street Glide FLHX, which has been Harley-Davidson’s top-seller year after year. The popular bike features the High Output Twin Cam 103™ engine and is valued at $20,899.
Garic Wins Pushrim Division at Miami Marathon
February 2 2014
Local wheelchair racer Hermin Garic placed first in the pushrim division in the Miami Marathon Sunday, February 2, 2014 with an approximate time of 2:07:18.
Sitrin’s Military-Civilian Coalition (MCC) is welcoming veterans of Operations Iraqi, Operation Enduring freedom and Operation New Dawn to participate in a therapeutic West African hand drumming demonstration on Saturday, February 8 at 10 a.m. The session, lead by drum set recording artist Corey Colmey, will be held in the basement of Gannett Library at Utica College and is free for veterans.