Hockey Fights Cancer

To raise money and awareness for the fight against cancer, an issue that touches many of us, Rye Garnets Ice Hockey pulled out all the stops and dedicated its home game on February 3, 2016 vs Scarsdale to this important cause.

Fund raising included an eBay auction of autographed NHL memorabilia, the chance to Chuck a Puck at cancer and the generous donation of ticket sales by Playland Ice. Proceeds from this three-pronged attack netted $2100 for RGIH’s charity, the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in West Harrison.

Adding to the spirit of the cause, cancer survivor and Rye resident Camille Gladstone spoke of the importance of coming together to support advances in treatment as well as being there for each other. And Rye Senior Hadley Durkee treated the crowd to an amazing rendition of the Star Spangled Banner.

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About Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in West Harrison

Opened in October 2014, the new Memorial Sloan Kettering West Harrison site is a state-of-the-art, 114,000 square foot outpatient facility serving the needs of patients from the Bronx, Hudson Valley and Fairfield County regions.

The West Harrison facility mirrors the comprehensive nature of our other ambulatory care centers in New York City, New Jersey and Long Island. Conveniently located right off 684 and 287 in Westchester County, MSK West Harrison offers medical, neurologic and radiation oncology; diagnostic and interventional radiology; surgical oncology consultations; genetic counseling; high-risk cancer screenings and surveillance; dermatology; survivorship programs; social work; nutrition; and other support services. In addition, access to the latest clinical trials that focus on developing new cancer treatments are available. MSK West Harrison is staffed with approximately 150 employees in various disciplines such as nursing, laboratory, radiation therapy, and radiology as well as administrative support, patient services, and operations.