News posted in 2011
Sitrin Now Offering ZUMBA Fitness Class
December 15 2011
The Sitrin Health Care Center is excited to offer Zumba Fitness to the community. Zumba Fitness is an exhilarating class, which combines exotic music and easy-to-follow dance movements to tone muscle and burn fat. It’s a fun and effective workout for people of all ages. Karen Pohorecki, Sitrin’s licensed Zumba instructor, will lead the class on Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. starting December 20 through February 7.
Boilermaker Wheelchair Challengers Receive New Racing Chairs
November 15 2011
Boilermaker Wheelchair Challengers Anthony Grieco, of Utica, and Cody Arnold, of Syracuse, proudly accepted their new racing wheelchairs during a formal presentation at Sitrin. The racing wheelchairs, valued at $2,500 each, were generously donated by Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield, and Sitrin. Sitrin is the sponsor of the Boilermaker Wheelchair Division.
Sitrin STARS Participate in U.S. Curling Trials
November 10 2011
NEW HARTFORD -STARS athletes will participate in 6th Annual US Open International Wheelchair Curling Bonspiel to be held November 11 -13 at the Utica Curling Club, located on Clark Mills Road in Whitesboro.
Tickets Now Available for Annual Harley-Davidson Fundraiser
September 29 2011
Back by popular demand, Sitrin has kicked off its Annual Harley-Davidson motorcycle fundraiser. This year’s model, a 2012 Harley-Davidson Road King Classic FLHRC, features the Twin Cam 103™ engine, as well as ABS brakes for better stopping confidence, and the H-D Smart Security System to keep the motorcycle safe from theft.
Proposed Equestrian Therapy Center to be Built at Sitrin
September 20 2011
The Root Farm, a center of excellence for equine-assisted therapies for more than 14 years, is aligning with the Sitrin Health Care Center, Upstate Cerebral Palsy/The Kelberman Center. This joint effort will result in a new facility that will significantly increase equine-assisted therapies and recreational opportunities for a diverse population including children and adults with disabilities, veterans, and injured servicemembers.
Sitrin Audiologist Obtains Specialty Certification in Pediatrics
September 13 2011
Sitrin Audiologist, Dr. Kimberly Keane recently became one of the first seven people nationally to obtain Pediatric Audiology Specialty Certification (PASC) from the American Board of Audiology. Dr. Keane has demonstrated her high level of knowledge in the area of pediatric audiology by passing a rigorous examination.
Sitrin Offers Adaptive Biathlon Clinic
September 12 2011
Sitrin, in conjunction with the United States Paralympics, is offering a free adaptive biathlon clinic on Saturday, September 17 at Sitrin Health Care Center in New Hartford, and F. T. Proctor Park in Utica. Instruction will be led by U.S. Biathlon Paralympic Coach Robert Rosser, who will discuss equipment and training regimens, as well as provide hands-on training.
Sitrin To Host Annual Blood Drive
August 10 2011
NEW HARTFORD - In conjunction with American Red Cross, Sitrin is opening its doors to the community for its Annual Blood Drive. The blood drive will be held on Wednesday, August 24, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Sitrin Community Center, located on Sitrin Lane in New Hartford.
Sitrin Offers Free Chair Yoga Class
August 8 2011
NEW HARTFORD - Sitrin will host a chair yoga class on Monday, August 15, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Conference Room “C” at the Sitrin Medical Rehabilitation Center on Tilden Avenue in New Hartford. The class, which will be led by certified chair yoga instructor Stephanie DeVault, is free and open to all individuals with physical disabilities.
NEW HARTFORD - It’s nearly time for tip-off! The 9th Annual Sitrin Celebrity Classic Wheelchair Basketball Game will be held Thursday, April 14, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. in the New Hartford Senior High School gymnasium. This unique event benefits the Sitrin STARS (Success Through Adaptive Recreation and Sports) program, and pits wheelchair athletes against local celebrities in two challenging and often hilarious 20-minute halves.