Annual Swim-a-Thon Makes a Splash for Pediatrics

Vol. 17, No. 2
Spring/Summer 2007

  • Hand and Feet - From Buttoning to Toe-tapping, they're the 'Every Day' Tools

  • Advanced Wound Healing Comes to Winthrop

  • Winthrop Selected as National Training Center for CyberKnife�

  • Winthrop Celebrates Survivors

  • Healthy KIDS Takes the Show on the Road

  • Precious Purls Project Knits Memories for New Moms & Babies

  • Volunteer Louise Mazzaro Saluted for 33,500 Hours of Service

  • Smiles for Scott Foundation Brings Smiles to Pediatric Patients

  • Smiles for Scott Foundation Brings Smiles to Pediatric Patients

  • Golfers Raise More than $400,000 Under Sunny Skies at Winthrop�s 22nd Annual Golf Tournament

  • 10th Annual Opera Night Hits a High Note

  • First Annual Black & White Ball Raises More than $300,000 for CCK

  • Sleep Disorders Center Achieves Fourth Reaccreditation

  • Travel Smart: Visit Winthrop's Travel Center

  • Miracle Foundation Makes Second Grant of $50,000

  • Research at Winthrop Addresses Vioxx Heart Attack Risk

  • Accolades for Winthrop

  • New Smoke-Free Campus Policy

  • Michael Magro Foundation Donates VeinViewer Imaging System

  • Annual Swim-a-Thon Makes a Splash for Pediatrics

  • New Music Therapy Program Helps Patients Cope

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  • On April 22, Winthrop Pediatrics hosted the sixth annual Pediatric Fund for the Future Swim-a-Thon at the Hofstra University Swim Center. Participants enjoyed a fun-filled morning that featured swim instructions from Total Immersion Swimming, music from the Garden City High School jazz ensemble, the Central Beat rock and roll band, raffles, massages, gifts and more. The event attracted approximately 100 participants and raised $14,000 for the Pediatric Fund for the Future.

    "Every year, I am astounded by the overwhelming support and enthusiasm that is demonstrated by all of those who attend the Swim-a-Thon," explained Ron Marino, DO, MPH, Associate Chairman and Director of General Pediatrics. "Parents and children alike truly understand the importance of this fundraiser."

    To date, swimmers of all ages have raised more than $92,000 to support the high-quality comprehensive services that Winthrop provides to thousands of children each year.

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