Sitrin to Hold Annual Warrior Retreat Weekend
July 20 2017
This weekend (July 21-23), veterans and their families will head to Camp Sitrin for the fourth annual Warrior Retreat, a weekend filled with activities including natural horsemanship, family fishing, blindfolded boat races, target shooting, water relay races, kayaking or canoeing, rubber duck races, lawn twister, mattress run, yoga, and more. There will be food galore with veterans preparing breakfast, in addition to a barbecue of ribs, chicken and pulled pork, and dinners sponsored by the VFW Post 8259 and the American Legion Post 161. Children will also learn how to make their own ice cream!
On Sunday, July 23rd Sitrin Health Care Center, in partnership with ALS of Utica, will take on a Guinness World Record attempt for the World’s Largest Ice Bucket Challenge. The organizations’ goal is to have 1,000 or more people participate in the Challenge, which will shatter the world record of 782 people, currently held by China.
Due to recruitment opportunities that recently surfaced, SU Men’s Basketball standout Andrew White will not be able to participate in Sitrin’s 15thAnnual Celebrity Classic Wheelchair Basketball Game, which will be held tonight at 6:30 p.m. at the Utica College Clark Athletic Center.
Remsen Resident Wins Annual Sitrin Harley-Davidson Raffle
February 3 2017
Congratulations to Gary Nitte of Remsen, NY, ticket #056, winner of the Sitrin Health Care Center’s 21st Annual Harley-Davidson Raffle.
The Sitrin Health Care Center received a $5,000 grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation. This is the fourth consecutive grant awarded to Sitrin for its Military Rehabilitation Program, which provides comprehensive care for veterans of the OIF, OEF and OND conflicts.
Winner of Sitrin's Annual Harley-Davidson Raffle Announced
January 3 2017
Congratulations to Gary Nitte of Remsen, NY who won Sitrin's Annual Harley-Davidson Raffle with ticket #056!
Ilion Elks Lodge 1444 Veterans Committee recently presented the Sitrin Health Care Center with a check for $4,000 to benefit its 5th Annual Stars and Stripes Run~Walk, the primary fundraiser for Sitrin’s Military Rehabilitation Program. Funds were raised through the Ilion Elks Lodge’s first annual golf tournament, held at Hidden Valley Golf Club.
Team USA Red took home a victory last weekend at the 11th Annual U.S. Open International Wheelchair Bonspiel, where they competed head-to-head against some of the best wheelchair curlers in the world.