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Special Events for Westchester Medical Center and Maria Fareri Children's Hospital for 2014 are listed below. Click here to search other events, such as classes and seminars. Visit our Corporate Sponsorship page to learn more about getting your company involved. Click month to jump that month's events. Click here to download the 2014 Special Events calendar.
FEBRUARY
Girls Night Out  | Day-for-Hearts
  MAY
Go the Distance
  JUNE
Annual Gala
 
 

FEBRUARY

Girl's Night Out


Heart Disease is the leading cause of death in women, yet few women know they are at greater risk for this serious disease than men. Girls' Night Out will give women the chance to chase away the winter blues and come together as only they can to have fun for a very serious cause: heart disease. The event, benefits the hospital's cardiovascular center, Westchester Heart  & Vascular.
When: February 6, 2014 
Where:
Tappan Hill Mansion, Tarrytown
Contact: Foundation Office, 914-493-2575
Learn more: www.westchestermedicalcenter.com/GNO
Valentine’s Day has always been a good time to mend “broken hearts.” Mid-February is also a perfect time to celebrate the mending of actual hearts and for the eleventh year, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital will host “A Day for Hearts,” a celebration event for children with congenital heart defects.
Heart-warming stories will abound at this reunion of Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital pediatric cardiac surgery patients. Join Maria Fareri Children's Hospital, its pediatric cardiology staff and other pediatric cardiology families for an afternoon of refreshments and fun children’s activities.
 To learn more about “A Day for Hearts” or to RSVP, call 1-877-WMC-DOCS or e-mail communityoutreach@wcmc.com.
When: February 9, 2014 | 2  -4 PM
Where: Gymnasium, Behavioral Health Center @ Westchester Medical Center

MAY
 
 
10th Annual Go the Distance Walk and Family Fun Day
Maria Fareri Children’s Hospitals turns 10 years-old in 2014 and so does the Go the Distance Walk and Family Fun Day! Join a crowd of thousands and “Go the Distance” for the children’s hospital for the Hudson Valley and Fairfield County.  The day’s main event is a one-mile, non-competitive walk. Before and after the walk there will be live entertainment, games and activities for all ages. 
Special events are planned for this year’s event as we celebrate Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital’s 10th birthday! Star building your Go the Distance team today!
When: May 4, 2014
Where: Macy Oval, adjacent to the Maria Fareri Children's Hospital on the Westchester Medical Center campus
Contact: Foundation Office, 914-493-2575
Learn more: www.westchestermedicalcenter.com/walk

JUNE
 
35th Annual Westchester Medical Center Gala
The annual gala is Westchester Medical Center's largest fundraising event of the year. Supporters take part in an elegant evening of including an auction, fine dining and dancing.
When: June 7, 2014 
Where: New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY
Contact: Foundation Office, 914-493-2575
Learn more: www.westchestermedicalcenter.com/gala    
To benefit Westchester Medical Center and Maria Fareri Children's Hospital

 
SEPTEMBER
 

Westchester Medical Center Trauma Mud Run

Run through the woods, climb obstacles, scramble through mud, navigate the fire towers all withing the Medical Center's Valhalla campus. A fundraiser for the Joel A. Halpern Regional Trauma Center and Burn Center, this 5K obstacle course/run is designed for participants of all ages and athletic abilities.
When: September 2014
Where: Macy Oval, Westchester Medical Center campus
Contact: Foundation Office, 914-493-2575  
Westchester Medical Center thanks its 2013 Corporate Sponsors.

Westchester Medical Center 14th Annual Golf Tournament
When: September 2014 
Where: Winged Foot Golf Club, Mamaroneck, NY
Contact: Foundation Office, 914-493-2575
Westchester Medical Center thanks its 2013 Corporate Sponsors.

32nd Annual RNICU Graduate Reunion
Twins and triplets and preemies, oh my!  It’s our Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit’s (RNICU) annual celebration of life as hundreds of RNICU graduates and their families return to Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital for an afternoon of fun activities.
 
When: September 17, 2014
Where: Westchester Medical Center campus
Contact/RSVP: Natalie Dweck | 914-493-8486 | dweckn@wcmc.com

OCTOBER

 L'il Champions Burn Survivors Day: Celebrating courageous kids
Li'l Champions Burn Survivors Day
It takes a special child, a true champion, to "heal" from a significant burn. On this day, Westchester Medical Center - home to the Hudson Valley's only burn care center - will celebrate these courageous kids with a special event that will bring former pediatric burn center patients and their families together. For complete details, visit our events calendar.
When: 2014 date TBD
Where: Taylor Pavilion Conference Hall, Westchester Medical Center
Contact: (877) 962-3627
Email: SweeneyJ@wcmc.com

 
NOVEMBER

Wines of the World

"Wines of the World" is a guided wine tasting and charity auction.  Come out and enjoy fine wines from around the world and receive expert advice on wine selections while dining. 
When: November 6, 2014 
Where: Brae Burn Country Club, Purchase, NY
Contact: Foundation Office: 914-493-2575  

10th Annual 100.7 WHUD Children's Miracle Network Radiothon

For more than 30 hours over the course of three consecutive days, the Steven A. Galef Lobby of Maria Fareri Children's Hospital serves as the on-air studio for 100.7 WHUD-FM personalities as the station plays host to the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals radiothon benefiting the hospital and the seriously ill children under its care. 
  
When:  November 12 -14, 2014
Where: Live on 100.7 WHUD-FM and www.whud.com  broadcasting from the lobby of Maria Fareri Children's Hospital at Westchester Medical Center
Contact: Meredith Buono | 914-493-5285 | buonom@wcmc.com

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