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Spin for Soldiers


A local health club will hold a “Spin for Soldiers” fundraising event Sunday to support an organization that provides service dogs to veterans injured in Iraq and Afghanistan.

The event will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the New York Sports Club, 420 S. Riverside Ave. in Croton-on-Hudson.
The public is invited to meet a wounded veteran with his service dog and to participate in the stationary bicycle exercise or sponsor one of the “riders” to raise money to help another veteran through The Tower of Hope.
To register or sponsor a rider, click here and follow the link to the Spin Event announcement.  Or, you can sign up at the club.  and click on the Spin Event announcement to register or sponsor a rider, or sign up at the club.
For more information, contact the sports club at 914-271-8909, call The Tower of Hope at 203-286-0900 or email the organization at rlund@thetowerofhope.org.

This entry was posted on Wednesday, October 14th, 2009 at 2:30 pm by Rich Liebson. |
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KatieRich Liebson is a "military brat" who grew up on bases in the U.S. and Germany during his father's 23-year career as an Air Force enlisted man. Rich enlisted in the Army in 1976 and until his discharge in 1980 was assigned to the 78th Engineer Battalion in Ettlingen, Germany, as a public information specialist and translator. He's been a reporter at The Journal News and its forerunner, the Reporter Dispatch, for more than 20 years. During that time he's covered a variety of beats and has written frequently about veterans and veterans issues.
HemaHema Easley was born and raised in India, where she worked as a reporter for The Associated Press and United Press International. While in India she wrote about the insurgency in Indian-controlled Kashmir and covered the 1999 India-Pakistan conflict in the mountains of Kashmir. She joined The Journal News in 2002. She has covered municipal government in Westchester and now covers on social services in Rockland as well as military issues.

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