2016 Walk/Run Registration is Open! Grab your sneakers, family, friends and co-workers and head to an event near you! Events will be held in Albany, Glens Falls, Ithaca, Poughkeepsie, Hornell and Little Falls! Register at the links below!
March is National Kidney Month and our calendar is full of community activities focused on educating about chronic kidney disease! Join us for one of the following events:
Grab your snowshoes and head to Benton Field in Indian Lake for the 7th annual Showshoe Softball Tournament. The event will be held on February 27 with on site registration starting at 10 am. Entry fee: $100. 10 players per team, individual players are welcome. One pitch softball. Pre-registration is available. All registered players will receive a free BBQ lunch. Chinese Auction and awards ceremony at the Indian Lake Restaurant. Call 518-648-5828 for more information.
Are you a dialysis patient or currently on the transplant waiting list? Are you someone that would save a life if you could? Then you're on your way to making the kidney connection! Kidney Connection is a FREE service that allows those in need of a kidney to share their story in the hope that someone willing to be a donor will step forward and be tested.
World Kidney Day is March 10 and this year's theme focuses on children and CKD and ways to prevent it! We will be visiting various schools throughout the month to discuss children and CKD. If you would like a presentation in your school contact Garry Murray at 518-458-9697 ext 4. For more information on World Kidney Day, visit www.worldkidneyday.org
Join us on Saturday March 5 for the 16th annual Jody B. Herrington Memorial Bowling Tournament! Event will be held from 2 until 4 pm at Town & Country Lanes in Guilderland. Cost is $15 per person and includes free shoes, music, a celebration cake, 50/50 and more!
Looking for a way to connect with other patients and family members? Want a place to ask questions and share experiences? Then join the kidney club, monthly support group meetings for patients, family members and friends. The schedule of meetings is as follows: