NewYork-Presbyterian Receives Business Impact Award from Westchester Parks Foundation

Oct 1, 2018

Bronxville, NY

Westchester County Executive George Latimer, NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital President Michael J. Fosina, Westchester Parks Foundation Executive Director Joe Stout

From left to right: Westchester County Executive George Latimer, NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital President Michael J. Fosina, Westchester Parks Foundation Executive Director Joe Stout

NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital announced it is hosting the “Be Well Bash,” a wellness and injury prevention event for all ages. This free event will take place Saturday, September 29, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., rain or shine, on the front lawn of the Bronxville School, located at 177 Pondfield Road.

NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence is sponsoring this free program for K-12 student athletes, weekend warriors and seniors. The community can meet clinicians from the Columbia Orthopedics and Sports Medicine program, and specialists in primary care, cardiology and a host of specialties to learn about how to stay healthy and achieve their goals.  It will be an afternoon filled with activities from the NFL PLAY 60 Skills and Drills program and the New York City Football Club Street Team program; injury prevention workshops; music; food; entertainment; face painting and much more

“Whether you are young or ‘young at heart’, you can get yourselves active, fit and strong in a safe and healthy way, and we’ll show you how,” said Michael J. Fosina, MPH, FACHE, president of NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital. “The Be Well Bash will be a fun and casual way for our clinicians to meet the community and answer their questions.”

The Be Well Bash committee includes: Mayor Mary Marvin, Bronxville Chamber Executive Director Nicole Tuck, Bronxville Chamber Board Member Bob Krause, Bronxville School Athletic Director Karen Peterson and representatives from NewYork-Presbyterian and the Columbia Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Program.

“We are so excited and honored to be the host of what is truly a groundbreaking event in the world of sports and wellness,” said Mayor Mary Marvin. “We hope to be the home of such a positive community event for years to come.”

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NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital

Founded in 1909, NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital has a long and well-established history of providing superior healthcare to the residents of southern Westchester County and its surrounding communities. The 288-bed hospital joined the NewYork-Presbyterian Regional Hospital Network in 2014 and offers a Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, a renovated Maternity Department and an Emergency Department providing emergency care to approximately 42,000 people annually. A state-of-the-art comprehensive cancer center, accredited by the American College of Surgeons with Commendation, offers infusion, radiation therapy and support services. NYP Lawrence Hospital provides additional support and care to area residents through NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Westchester, a multispecialty physician practice, as well as ColumbiaDoctors, the faculty practice of Columbia University Irving Medical Center. For more information, visit or call 914-787-1000.


NewYork-Presbyterian is one of the nation’s most comprehensive healthcare delivery networks, focused on providing innovative and compassionate care to patients in the New York metropolitan area and throughout the globe. In collaboration with two renowned medical school partners, Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia University Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian is consistently recognized as a leader in medical education, ground-breaking research and clinical innovation.

NewYork-Presbyterian has four major divisions: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is ranked #1 in the New York metropolitan area by U.S. News and World Report and repeatedly named to the magazine’s Honor Roll of best hospitals in the nation; NewYork-Presbyterian Regional Hospital Network is comprised of leading hospitals in and around New York and delivers high-quality care to patients throughout the region; NewYork-Presbyterian Physician Services connects medical experts with patients in their communities; and NewYork-Presbyterian Community and Population Health features the hospital’s ambulatory care network sites and operations, community care initiatives and healthcare quality programs, including NewYork Quality Care, established by NewYork-Presbyterian, Columbia and Weill Cornell.

NewYork-Presbyterian is one of the largest healthcare providers in the U.S. Each year, nearly 29,000 NewYork-Presbyterian professionals deliver exceptional care to more than 2 million patients.

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