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UPMC Pinnacle Announced as Presenting Sponsor of LIVESTRONG at the YMCA Golf and Gala

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August 07, 2019
The YMCA of York and York County is excited to announce UPMC Pinnacle as one of the presenting sponsors for the 2019 LIVESTRONG at the YMCA Golf and Gala.
 
“We’re excited to partner with UPMC for this exciting event for an amazing cause,” said Larry Richardson, Executive Director, YMCA of York and York County. “Generous supporters like them make our work possible and we can’t thank them enough.”
 
The annual golf event, hosted at the Hanover Country Club on September 27, combines a day of golf followed by a Golf Awards dinner. Each year, 100+ individual golfers hit the course, playing for a variety of contests throughout the event. 
 
The LIVESTRONG at the YMCA Gala will be held at the Wyndham Garden York on October 19. During this event, attendees come together to hear testimonials from survivors of cancer, enjoy a keynote speaker, eat dinner, did in a silent/live auction, listen to music, and dance the night away. Last year, the over 300 guests attended the event, raising over $80,000 to bring life-changing programs to survivors of cancer free of charge.
 
Since 2007, LIVESTRONG Foundation has collaborated with the YMCA of the USA to create LIVESTRONG at the YMCA, a 12-week physical activity program designed to get survivors back on their feet.
 
About the Y
The YMCA of York and York County is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits, strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. Serving over 65,000 people in the greater York region with over 13,000 annual active members, the Y engages men, women, and children, regardless of age, income, or background, to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve the region’s health and well-being, and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors. Anchored in the York community for over 164 years, the Y has long-standing relationships and a physical presence not just to promise, but to deliver, lasting personal and social change.
 
www.yorkcoymca.org
 
  
About UPMC
The UPMC Pinnacle health system includes seven acute care hospitals with 1,160 licensed beds, over 160 outpatient clinics and ancillary facilities, more than 2,900 physicians and allied health professionals, and approximately 11,000 employees. It is a health care hub serving Dauphin, Cumberland, Perry, York, Lancaster, Lebanon, Juniata, Franklin, Adams and parts of Snyder counties.

 

Contact:
Joe Kirkenir
Director of Administration
jkirkenir@yorkcoymca.org
717-812-0119 x300