Sunday, December 9, 2012

NYRA Sponsors Spirit of Giving Weekend at Aqueduct

NYRA sponsored its annual Spirit of Giving weekend at Aqueduct Race Track on December 8th and 9th.
NYRA was proud to welcome Major Chuck Kilbride, U.S. Marines (ret.) and other U.S. Marines who joined us for our annual Toys for Tots campaign. The U.S. Marines were joined by the Honorary Chair of the Toys for Tots Campaign, Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano.They took a moment out of their busy day to visit the Jockeys Room.

NYRA also saluted Jamaica Hospital Medical Center as they were honored to be the recipients of the proceeds of the annual Stocking Stuffer Giveway.

NYRA formally welcomed and presented a check for $100,000 to the American Red Cross for local New York hurricane Sandy relief efforts.

NYRA was delighted that the following representatives from Community Board #10 joined us to present the trophy for the Queens County Handicap: Betty Braton, Chair; Karyn Peterson, Manager, and Donna Gilmartin, Aqueduct Liaison.