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WINTHROP’S 13TH ANNUAL SWIM-A-THON RAISES $35,000 FOR WINTHROP’S CHILD LIFE PROGRAM


Nearly 150 swimmers made a splash on Sunday, March 9, 2014 at Winthrop-University Hospital’s 13th Annual Swim-a-Thon at Hofstra University’s Swim Center. Participants raised funds for the Hospital’s Child Life Program, a program through which certified Child Life Specialists utilize play and education to improve children’s understanding of medical procedures, teach relaxation techniques to help young patients cope with illness or surgery, and provide emotional support for the entire family. The 2014 event raised approximately $35,000, bringing this event’s total contributions to the Child Life Program since its inception in 2002 to more than $288,000.

Participants enjoyed swim coaching by Joe Petrush from Total Immersion Swimming; massage therapy by Licensed Massage Therapist Denise Cook, RN; live music by the Mineola High School jazz band and Central Beat rock band; crafts provided by Cathy Grossfeld of All About Kids; yoga, prizes and more.

“We are grateful for the community’s support in making the event such a success, and every lap goes a long way,” said Ron Marino, DO, MPH, Associate Chairman and Director of General Pediatrics at Winthrop, and organizer of the annual fundraiser. “The event grows yearly and is great time for all!”

SPONSORS

Premier Sponsor

Mr. & Mrs. Robert Marino

Make a Splash Sponsors

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Livoti
Mr. and Mrs. Spiro Spirakis

Towel Sponsors

AAKOP
The Founder’s Group at Morgan Stanely
Saf-T-Swim

Swim Lane Sponsors

Colonna Chang Family Foundation
Michael Magro Foundation
The Nessler Family
The Pufahl Family
Alex Stewart
Teck Metals

Dolphin Sponsors

IHOP
Lazersharp Plumbing and Heating, Inc.
Dr. Rachel Routolo and Long Island Plastic Surgical Group, PC
Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Turnbull

Prize Contributors

Abbott Nutrition
The Argyle and Barrique Restaurant
BJs Wholesale Club
The CHEW
Coquette Boutique
Nicole Crerand
The DeSantis Family
Duck Walk Vineyards
Mr. and Mrs. Jay Dunne
Eleanor Rigby’s Restaurant
Erik’s of Southold
Ferraro’s Liquor
Glen’s Dinette
Cathy Hart
High Tech Car Wash & Lube
HJL Tax Consultants
Hotel Indigo
The Jorge Family
K's Auto Repair
Kiss and Makeup
The Krawiec Family
Dr. & Mrs. Robert Lee
Madison Taylor Salon
McDonald's
Trish McEvoy
Lisa Malikin
Mile & Sugar Café
Mineola Bicycle Fitness & Mower
Natural Market
The Nessler Family
Osprey Dominion Vineyards
Paul Marino Music Studio
Pindar Vineyards
The Ruoff Family
Salon Beyond
Salon Blue
The Sokol Family
Souvlaki Stop
The Spirakis Family
Joan Sunshine
All Care Physical Therapy and Wellness - Drs. Patricia and Fernando Tan
TCBY
The Trapani Family
Viana Hotel and Spa
Winthrop-University Hospital Employees Federal Credit Union
Yesterday's Diner
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