Governor Andrew Cuomo recently vetoed a bill that would have allowed charitable organizations to take debit or credit cards for the purchase of raffle tickets. In the midst of this veto, one local organization has seen a bit of a challenge in their own ticket sales.
Paul Fortin is a 69-year-old Boonville, NY resident who is also a Vietnam Veteran. Paul remains very active and is about to embark on an incredible journey for an amazing cause. On February 9th Paul will journey on a nine-day expedition to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Africa to support the Sitrin Health Care Center’s Military Rehabilitation Program.
It's not every day someone turns 100! Estel Kempf is a tenant at Cedarbrook, Sitrin Health Care Center’s assisted living apartments, in Utica and she was in great spirits as she blew out her candles in celebration of her centennial. At seeing the cake and all her friends gathered, she cried tears of joy.
The Sitrin Stars and Stripes Run-Walk is one of the biggest fund-raisers of the year for the organization's military rehabilitation program. One of the biggest services they provide is care for those wounded warriors who have been injured in combat situations. They are doing something new this year that allows you to do something really special!