The 6th Annual A Day at the Races, A Premiere Social Event to Benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association

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The 6th Annual A Day at the Races, A Premiere Social Event to Benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association, will be held on June 21st, 2014 ...

Elmont, NY - May 7, 2014 - The 6th Annual A Day at the Races will be held on Saturday, June 21, 2014 from 11am-5pm at Belmont Racetrack. This premiere social event helps fund the MDA Summer Camp program. The local MDA Summer Camp is July 19th-25th the Boroughs and Westchester areas, who are living with neuromuscular disease a one-week sleepover camp where they can make memories that will last a lifetime. The cost to send just one kid to camp is over $800. MDA picks up the tab for all of our campers, and receives no government funding. MDA Summer Camp can take place thanks to the generous donations provided through generous donors and great programs like A Day at the Races. 
 
Thank you to our Committee Members; EastEnd Marketing/Valero, ERA Top Service Realty and the National Association of Letter Carriers. We also like to thank our sponsors 7-Eleven, Capital One Bank, Hand Rolled Bagels and Ridgewood Bank. Every sponsor receives admission to the event, which includes a buffet lunch and awards ceremony. If you would like to participate you can purchase a sponsorship, journal ad, tickets or donate to the camp or silent auction. You can go on www2.mda.org/Day at the Races2014 or call 516-358-1012 to get involved. Attendees will also receive an invitation to MDA Summer Camp VIP Day. 
 
MDA is a nonprofit health agency working to defeat Muscular Dystrophy and  related diseases through programs of worldwide research, comprehensive services and  far-reaching professional and public health education. MDA also supports more than 250 research projects around the world and sponsors more than 200 hospital-affiliated clinics. Local MDA clinics include Montefiore Medical Center, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, NYU Langone Medical Center, NYU Hospital for Joint Disease, St. Charles Hospital and Rehabilitation Center, Columbia University Medical Center, Weil Medical College of Cornell University and White Plains Hospital. 
 
For more information about this event please contact Edward Russo at (516) 358-1012 or erusso@mdausa.org.
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