Sunday, September 10th, 2017
100% of all funds raised for Lustgarten Foundation
goes directly to PC research
Congratulations to Everyone who
participated in the Walk!
We raised $137,000!!
Here’s A Short Video of This Year’s Walk
On Tuesday, Aug 15th, Ann Parillo (Schenectady Today Show), interviewed Shari & Neil Piper, Therese O’Callaghan and Sue Patterson
On Sunday, Aug 20th, 2017, Shari Piper, Sue Patterson and Therese O’Callaghan were interviewed by Phil Bayly of WNYT-TV (Channel 13) News on Saturday mornings FORUM 13. To see the interview, click here.
Rensselaer Honda hosted the Tom Gorman Memorial Golf Outing on June 8th, 2017, to benefit Lustgarten Foundation. Thanks to the generosity of the golfers, RH raised a record-breaking total over $23,000! 100% of the proceeds went directly to pancreatic cancer research funded by Lustgarten Foundation.
Additional Supporting Walk Events
— Dinner at Maggies Sports Bar – Wednesday evening, June 7th raised over $1,000.
— Funny Bones – Laughter is the Best Medicine – Sunday, July 16th, raised over $1,500.00.
— Lustgarten Day at Saratoga Race Track – Saturday, August 19th – first race was for the Lustgarten Foundation. At 11:30 am, 20+ Trainers signed autographs for donations to Lustgarten Foundation, in memory of Trainer Dominic Galluscio, who passed away at age 55 after gallantly battling pancreatic cancer. Over $2,500 was raised. Thank you to the Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association and to NYRA.
Are you planning a local event that would support Lustgarten? Please let us know, and we’ll post it – send email to email@example.com.
Music by Code Blue Albany
Once again, the Capital District’s favorite, Code Blue Albany, joined us at the Sept 2017 Walk, covering songs from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. What a fantastic group!
The Puppet People of Schenectady
They’re alive! The magic and wonder of puppetry came back to visit at our Walk. Mark Carrigan created and moved these enormous puppets among the walkers.
2015 Walk Video
Here’s a glimpse of our 2015 Walk:
(Thanks to Joe Calderone, videographer, for providing this. We’re hoping to see Joe at the Walk this year, as well).
Many thanks to our three very talented photographers:
Jeff Fox, David Piper and John Sullivan.
Thanks to ALL our Walk sponsors, and special thanks to Rensselaer Honda and St. Peter’s Health Partners Medical Assoc. in Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery, Ostroff Associates and Albany Gastroenterology Associates.
Click here to see a list of our 2017 Walk Sponsors.