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Franklin Academy’s Girls Soccer Teams Raise Money for Alice Hyde’s Family Maternity Services

Franklin Academy's Girls Soccer Teams Raise Money for Alice Hyde's Family Maternity Services

Glow Race Benefits Alice Hyde Medical Center for Third Consecutive Year

Malone, NY (9/24/2018) - Franklin Academy's Girls Varsity and Junior Varity (JV) soccer teams are sponsoring the Huskies Homecoming Glow Run on Friday, October 19th at the Malone Civic Center beginning at 8 p.m.  Funds raised from the 5K and Community Fun Run will benefit Family Maternity Services at the University of Vermont Health Network - Alice Hyde Medical Center.

The Glow Run is a fundraising event for people of all ages. Runners and walkers are invited for a fun night filled with glow sticks, black lights and an after party with Word of Mouth DJ Services until 10 p.m. The cost to participate is $20 per person or $15 per person for a team of ten or more. After October 15th, the cost to participate will be $25 per person or $20 per person for a team of ten or more. The first 100 people registered will receive a Glow Run T-shirt. Prizes will be given for the top finishers in each age category as well as prizes to the largest participating teams.

This is the third consecutive year the teams’ Glow Run will raise funds for Alice Hyde Medical Center.  In 2016, the JV team donated $5,000 to support the purchase of the new Tomosynthesis Unit, an advanced form of breast imaging that uses a low-dose x-ray system and computer reconstructions to create three-dimensional images of the breast.  The group came by and toured the facility once the unit was in place.  Last year, Alice Hyde’s Reddy Cancer Center benefitted from a $5,000 gift, also from the JV team.

Chantelle Marshall, Philanthropy Director at Alice Hyde stated, “With some of the original JV players moving up to the Varsity squad, both teams are working together on this year’s event.  Their dedication to the community and continued support of Alice Hyde Medical Center makes a difference for our patients.”

Family Maternity Services at Alice Hyde welcomes an average of 200 newborns every year – including some future Huskies.

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About Alice Hyde Medical Center
Alice Hyde Medical Center is a private, not-for-profit hospital located in Malone, NY. Established in 1913, Alice Hyde Medical Center is comprised of a 76-bed acute care facility, four family health centers, a walk-in clinic, cancer center, orthopedic and physical rehabilitation center, cardiac rehabilitation unit, and a dental center. The medical center provides a 24-hour MD staffed emergency department, laboratory, a full array of surgical services, and a wide range of outpatient services. For over 100 years, Alice Hyde Medical Center has been providing high-quality, low-cost health care to the more than 55,000 residents of the North Country. In early 2015, Alice Hyde opened The Alice Center, a new, state of the art 135-bed skilled nursing facility with a 30-bed Assisted Living Program. The facility replaced two obsolete skilled care facilities located in Malone, and is the first such facility to be constructed in Franklin County. Alice Hyde Medical Center is governed by a 13-member Board of Directors, and is accredited by the Joint Commission. Learn more at www.alicehyde.com.

        

About The University of Vermont Health Network

The University of Vermont Health Network is an integrated system serving the residents of Vermont and northern New York with a shared mission: working together, we improve people’s lives.  The partners are:

Our 4,000 health care professionals are driven to provide high-quality, cost-efficient care as close to home as possible. Strengthened by our academic connection to the University of Vermont, each of our affiliates remains committed to its local community by providing compassionate, personal care shaped by the latest medical advances and delivered by highly skilled experts.