Swim Laps Go a Long Way in Support of Pediatrics


Vol. 18, No. 2
Summer 2008

  • Compassionate, Cutting-Edge Care Provides Relief to 89-Year-Old Patient

  • Winthrop Elects Three New Members to Board of Directors

  • Two Winthrop-University Hospital Physicians Top New York State Lists for Cardiac Care

  • Phyllis & Nathan J. Mistretta Emergency Diagnostic Imaging Center Dedicated at Winthrop

  • RP-7 "Virtual Doctor" Makes it's Debut at Winthrop

  • Congratulations, Top Docs!

  • A Vibrant Research Program at Winthrop

  • Pediatric Bowel Management Program Addresses Unique Needs of Children

  • International Exchange Program Tours Winthrop

  • 23rd Annual Golf Tournament Raises a Record $430,000 for Emergency Services at Winthrop

  • 11th Annual Opera Night Raises $75,000 for Child Life

  • Charlie's Champions Foundation Shows Continued Support for Cancer Center for Kids

  • Community Members Say Yes to Good Health

  • Senator Schumer Hosts Press Conference at Diabetes Education Center

  • 2nd Annual Black & White Ball Raises $300,000 for Cancer Center for Kids

  • Michael Magro Foundation Supports CCFK's School Re-entry Program

  • Starlight Starbright Children's Foundation Helps Make Wishes Come True

  • Winthrop Receives "Found Money"

  • The Miracle Foundation Makes Third Gift of $50,000 to Cancer Center for Kids

  • Swim Laps Go a Long Way in Support of Pediatrics

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  • In what proved to be Winthrop's most successful Swimathon yet, swimmers of all ages raised over $15,000 in support of the Hagedorn Pediatric Inpatient Center's "Fund for the Future" at the 7th Annual Swimathon held on April 13 at Hofstra University's Swim Center.

    "The Swimathon has grown into a highly anticipated annual event, providing a wonderful opportunity for both children and adults to participate in community service, while enjoying a healthy activity," said Ron Marino, DO, MPH, Associate Chairman and Director of General Pediatrics and organizer of the annual fundraiser.

    Contributing to the success of the Swimathon were the Garden City High School jazz ensemble, Central Beat Rock Band, Joe Petrush from Total Immersion swim instruction, Denise Cook, RN, and Cathleen Grossfeld from All About Kids who volunteered their time and services to the event.

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    Tom Curtin, social studies teacher at North Shore Middle School in Glen Head pictured with student swimmers at the 7th Annual Swimathon. Pictured are (back row, l.-r.) Kevin Kerr, Mr. Curtin and Pat Welden; (front, l.-r.) Michael McCormack, Erin Sheerin, Kevin McCormack, Paulina Calcaterra, Olivia Calcaterra, Michael Cuomo and David Davani.



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