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CRMC PARTNERS WITH RIDE 2 SURVIVE TO RAISE FUNDS FOR CANCER PATIENTS – 11/13/14

arris, NY – On November 5, Catskill Regional Medical Center, in conjunction with Morrison and Crothall Healthcare, partnered with Ride 2 Survive for a fundraising Smoothie Bike event in the Catskill Cafe. Employees, patients and their families rode a bike that was hooked up to a blender. When pedaled, the bike powered the blender to mix up hand selected fresh fruits and veggies into smoothies which were sold.

The event promoted a healthy lifestyle and raised $300 for Ride 2 Survive, a foundation established to assist with transportation expenses for Sullivan County residents with cancer.

Ride 2 survive is a volunteer community-based organization whose mission is to assist with transportation expenses for Sullivan County residents under the care of an oncologist and who have been diagnosed with cancer or a pre-malignant condition. The Ride 2 Survive’s Annual Dinner Dance, the foundation’s largest fundraiser, will take place on November 15, 2014 at the Villa Roma in Callicoon, New York, however, donations are accepted throughout the year. For more information, visit www.ride2survivesullivancounty.org.

A member of the Greater Hudson Valley Health System, Catskill Regional Medical Center is dedicated to providing the highest quality health care to residents in the Sullivan County region. For more information about Catskill Regional, please call 845-794-3300 or visit www.crmcny.org.

 


From L to R: Gretchen Hartman, RD; Peter Newman, Executive Chef; Ride 2 Survive Committee Members, Glorianne Ellison and Kara Passante; William Titherington, Director of Food and Nutrition and Colette Berger, Manager of Food and Nutrition.