Jazzmatazz Tickets Now On Sale!
March 4 2009
Tickets for Jazzmatazz, the wine tasting event of the year, are now on sale! Sponsored by the Sitrin Medical Rehabilitation Center and Arthritis Specialists, the proceeds support local programs for individuals with arthritis and arthritis related conditions.
Sitrin Now Offers VitalStim Swallowing Therapy For Children!
February 10 2009
The Sitrin Medical Rehabilitation Center is now offering VitalStim Swallowing Therapy for children. VitalStim Therapy is a specialized form of neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) designed to treat many swallowing disorders through muscle retraining. According to the VitalStim web site, Sitrin Speech-Language Pathologist, Kristyn Hammond, MS, CCC-SLP is the only local therapist within a 50-mile radius to be certified to perform the new therapy.
Thanks to generous support from the local community and beyond, Sitrin’s 13th Annual Harley-Davidson fundraiser is now sold out! A total of 4000 tickets were sold at $10.00 each.
Challenge Grant Boosts Sitrin's Development Campaign
February 4 2009
The Sitrin Health Care Center recently received a generous grant in the amount of $75,000 from The Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties, Inc. and the Faxton Street Home Fund.Thisgift was a Challenge Grant awarded to Sitrin upon meeting the first million dollars of its $3 million Expanding the Comforts of Home development campaign for its current expansion project.
Sitrin Named Paralympic Sports Club
January 19 2009
The Sitrin Medical Rehabilitation Center has been officially approved by the United States Paralympics as a Paralympic Sports Club!
2nd Annual Great Outdoor Day at Camp Sitrin!
December 31 2008
Local Youth Enjoy Annual Fishing Derby!
Congratulations to all of the Winners of the Youth Fishing Derby at Camp Sitrin!
Santa Visits the Sitrin Child Care Center
December 15 2008
Ho, Ho, Ho! Kris Kringle will visit the Sitrin Child Care Center, on Tuesday, December 16, at 9:45 a.m.
It was a great weekend for Sitrin STARS (Success Through Adaptive Recreation and Sports) athletes as they won the gold in the U.S. Open International Wheelchair Curling Bonspiel, which was held at the Utica Curling Club.The team,comprised entirely of Sitrin STARS athletes, defeated Ottawa for the gold medal with a score of 7-2. Ottawa took home the silver, and Bradford won the bronze.
Five Sitrin STARS athletes will participate in the second annual U.S. Open International Wheelchair Curling Bonspiel to be held December 5 – 7, at the Utica Curling Club, located on Clark Mills Road in Whitesboro. Six teams from Great Britain, Canada, and the United States will be competing in the international competition. The U.S. Open is the final contest that helps determine the 2009 United States Curling Team and the 2010 Paralympic Team.
Free Stress & Arthritis Presentation To Be Held At Sitrin
November 24 2008
The Sitrin Medical Rehabilitation Center, located at 2050 Tilden Avenue in New Hartford, will offer a presentation on Stress & Arthritis on Thursday, December 11, from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Dr. Joanne Joseph, psychologist, will offer coping strategies for individuals living with stress and arthritis. This program is free and open to the public.