Family-Fun Weekend Events Will Benefit Children's Hospital April 18-19th

Hudson Valley Rite Aid Pharmacies Host Five, Family-Friendly Fundraisers April 18-19 for Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center

Valhalla, New York– Rite Aid Pharmacy locations in the Hudson Valley invite area residents to participate in a fun-filled weekend of fundraisers for Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center, the children’s hospital for the Hudson Valley.

The five, family-friendly events—scheduled to take place Saturday, April 18, and Sunday, April 19—appeal to every interest, ranging from food and music to sports and exercise. This weekend, families can enjoy a stroll through Walkway Over the Hudson Historic Park, a 9-hole golf tournament, a neighborhood concert featuring local bands, a kickboxing class, or community bowling, all while supporting the region’s advanced care pediatric facility. Check the listings below for the nearest event that matches your interest:

Saturday, April 18, 2015

A “Hole-in-One” For Local Children:

Golf Tournament: 9:00am Registration, 9:30am Tee Off, and 12:00pm BBQ at New Paltz Golf Course, 215 Huguenot St., New Paltz, NY 12561. For more information, contact Jen at (845) 255-9210.

Drumming-Up Support for the Hudson Valley’s Children’s Hospital:

Benefit Concert: 2:00pm – 7:00pm at Brian’s Backyard BBQ,1665 Route 211, Middletown, NY 10941, featuring five local bands. For more information, contact Jake at (845) 692-2422.

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Kicking For Kids:

Kickboxing Class: 8:45am – 9:45am at New York Sports Club, 1844 Route 6 and Stoneleigh Ave., Carmel, NY 10512. For more information, contact Anna at 845-803-5398.

 

Not Just a Walk in the Park:

Walk the Walkway: 11:00am – 3:00pm at Walkway Over the Hudson Historic Park with Rite Aid’s base at Walkway Café and Catering, 6 Haviland Road, Highland, NY 12528. For more information, contact Allison at (845) 255-5307.

 

A Perfect Game:

Community Bowling: 5:00pm – 7:00pm at Quinnz Pinz Bowling, 13 Railroad Ave., Middletown, NY 10940.

For more information, contact Alie at (845) 343-1191

 

Rite Aid Corporation is a national sponsor of Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals, which spans 170 hospitals across the US. Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center is the Hudson Valley’s CMN Hospital and since all fundraising efforts for CMN Hospitals stay local and help local children, donations made this weekend will stay right in the region and support the Hudson Valley’s children’s hospital.

Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital cares for the Hudson Valley’s most seriously ill and injured children, including those in need of open heart surgery, brain surgery, cancer treatments, burn and trauma care, organ transplants and the highest-level neonatal services. Funds contributed during Rite Aid’s charitable events will support the continuation and enhancement of advanced pediatric care services provided to the region’s children by Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital.

About Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center

Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center is the children’s hospital for New York’s Hudson Valley region and Fairfield County, Connecticut. As home to the region’s only pediatric intensive care unit, pediatric transplant program, burn center and cardiac catheterization program, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital cares for the area’s most seriously ill and injured kids.

A regional and national leader in children’s healthcare, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center was designed from the point of view of patients and families as well as doctors and nurses. In addition the hospital operates under the family-centered care philosophy, which encourages moms, dads, brothers, and sisters to be involved in the care process. These elements together create a special healing environment that puts children and their parents at ease so the whole family feels better.