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Mohegan Sun Pocono donates almost $20,000 to Allied Services

 

For the ninth year running, Mohegan Sun Pocono showed its commitment to the health and well-being of the local community through its support for WNEP’s Ryan’s Run, a charity campaign benefiting children and adults with disabilities at Allied Services Integrated Health System. Mohegan Sun Pocono recently presented Allied Services with a donation of $15,000.

Earlier in the year, Mohegan Sun Pocono announced that proceeds from its Throwback Thursdays concert series hosted at Breakers throughout June would also benefit Allied Services. The donations from guests attending Throwback Thursdays totaled $4,760.

“We’re proud to support WNEP’s Ryan’s Run and Allied Services. Over the years, we’ve seen the impact this organization has on the quality of life of individuals in our community” commented Tony Carlucci, President and General Manager of Mohegan Sun Pocono.

Since 2010, Mohegan Sun Pocono has donated close to $140,000 to Allied Services and WNEP’s Ryan’s Run. Funds raised through the annual charity campaign enable the non-profit health system to invest in advanced rehab technology and services to support the rehabilitation of children and adults with disabilities, life-changing injuries and illnesses.

On November 4, Mohegan Sun Pocono employee, Audra Hughes, will join 49 other volunteers in running the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon for Allied Services and WNEP’s Ryan’s Run. To learn more about the campaign, call 570.348.1407 or visit alliedservices.org/ryansrun

Photo ID: left to right, Robert Burkett, Director of Marketing, Mohegan Sun Pocono; Erica Tessier, Vice President of Marketing, Mohegan Sun Pocono; Ryan Leckey, Reporter/Producer, WNEP TV; Atty. Bill Conaboy, President & CEO, Allied Services; Jim Brogna, Vice President of Corporate Advancement & Communications, Allied Services. ?

WNEP’s Ryan’s Run 9: Campaign Kickoff Details

REPOSTED from WNEP.com

WNEP’s Ryan’s Run is celebrating its ninth year of helping to change the lives of kids and adults with disabilities served by Allied Services.

The charity campaign is spearheaded by WNEP-TV’s morning ball of energy Newswatch 16’s Ryan Leckey.

As is the tradition as part of the campaign kickoff, a free concert event is on tap at Mohegan Sun Pocono near Wilkes-Barre as part of “Party On The Patio.”

The free concert starts at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 23, 2018.  It features the Bon Jovi tribute band “Bon-Jersey.”  Although the concert is free, the event gives folks a chance to meet this year’s team of runners (Team Leckey) and donate to receive the newest Ryan’s Run athletic shirt.

Money raised throughout WNEP’s Ryan’s Run is earmarked to help Allied Services purchase cutting-edge rehabilitation technology to change lives here at home.

Allied Services is one of our area’s largest nonprofits with a mission of “providing miracles in rehab.”

Our campaign takes place from August through November.  The “run” portion of the campaign involves Ryan Leckey and 50 other area runners taking a trek in the TCS New York City Marathon on November 4, 2018.

The motto for Ryan’s Run is: Inspiring Fitness. Challenging Disability. Changing Lives.

 

COMMUNITY EVENTS: 

Our runners hold various fundraisers to raise cash for the cause throughout our campaign. Head here to keep up to date on the latest Ryan’s Run happenings.

Our biggest community event is WNEP’s Ryan’s Run 5K/All-Abilities Walk.  It takes place Saturday, October 6,  2018, at the track at the Scranton High School.   Stay tuned here for the link to signup early.

HOW TO DONATE: 

To donate to WNEP’s Ryan’s Run and score yourself the newest campaign moisture-wicking workout shirt, click here!A $30.00 donation or more scores you the latest RR9 gear.

You can head to the official WNEP’s Ryan’s Run website and meet our team at this link or you can keep up on the latest Ryan’s Run events by viewing our Facebook page.

Mohegan Sun Pocono donates nearly $20,000 to Ryan’s Run 9 campaign as a corporate sponsor.

 

If you’d like to mail a donation:

Allied Services Foundation
c/o WNEP’s Ryan’s Run
100 Abington Executive Park
Clarks Summit, PA 18411

HAVE A QUESTION? 

Call 570-348-1407.

A few fun facts about WNEP’s Ryan’s Run:

  • Ryan’s Run earned the silvery charity status by the New York Road Runners. The status puts our campaign on the same level as internationally respected organizations such as UNICEF.
  • This year’s runners were chosen during the winter months through applications submitted through WNEP and Allied.
  • To date, WNEP’s Ryan’s Run has raised nearly $3 million to help kids and adults with disabilities throughout northeastern and central Pennsylvania.
  • The campaign has also received multiple honors. Ryan’s Run was named by the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters as an “Outstanding Television Public Service Campaign.”

WNEP’s Ryan’s Run 9: Campaign Kickoff Details

REPOSTED by WNEP.com

POSTED 11:22 AM, AUGUST 17, 2018, BY UPDATED AT 10:58AM, AUGUST 17, 2018

WNEP’s Ryan’s Run is celebrating its ninth year of helping to change the lives of kids and adults with disabilities served by Allied Services.

The charity campaign is spearheaded by WNEP-TV’s morning ball of energy Newswatch 16’s Ryan Leckey.

As is the tradition as part of the campaign kickoff, a free concert event is on tap at Mohegan Sun Pocono near Wilkes-Barre as part of “Party On The Patio.”

The free concert starts at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 23, 2018.  It features the Bon Jovi tribute band “Bon-Jersey.”  If it rains, the outdoor concert will be moved inside the casino’s convention center.  Although the concert is free, the event gives folks a chance to meet this year’s team of runners (Team Leckey) and donate to receive the newest Ryan’s Run athletic shirt.

Money raised throughout WNEP’s Ryan’s Run is earmarked to help Allied Services purchase cutting-edge rehabilitation technology to change lives here at home.

Allied Services is one of our area’s largest nonprofits with a mission of “providing miracles in rehab.”

Our campaign takes place from August through November.  The “run” portion of the campaign involves Ryan Leckey and 50 other area runners taking a trek in the TCS New York City Marathon on November 4, 2018.

The motto for Ryan’s Run is: Inspiring Fitness. Challenging Disability. Changing Lives.

COMMUNITY EVENTS: 

Our runners hold various fundraisers to raise cash for the cause throughout our campaign.  Head here to keep up to date on the latest Ryan’s Run happenings.

Our biggest community event is WNEP’s Ryan’s Run 5K/All-Abilities Walk.  It takes place Saturday, October 6,  2018, at the track at the Scranton High School.   Stay tuned here for the link to signup early.

HOW TO DONATE: 

To donate to WNEP’s Ryan’s Run and score yourself the newest campaign moisture-wicking workout shirt, CLICK HERE!  A $30.00 donation or more scores you the latest RR9 gear.

You can head to the official WNEP’s Ryan’s Run website and meet our team at this link or you can keep up on the latest Ryan’s Run events by viewing our Facebook page.

If you’d like to mail a donation:

Allied Services Foundation
c/o WNEP’s Ryan’s Run
100 Abington Executive Park
Clarks Summit, PA 18411

HAVE A QUESTION? 

Call 570-348-1407.

A few fun facts about WNEP’s Ryan’s Run:

  • Ryan’s Run earned the silvery charity status by the New York Road Runners. The status puts our campaign on the same level as internationally respected organizations such as UNICEF.
  • This year’s runners were chosen during the winter months through applications submitted through WNEP and Allied.
  • To date, WNEP’s Ryan’s Run has raised nearly $3 million to help kids and adults with disabilities throughout northeastern and central Pennsylvania.
  • The campaign has also received multiple honors. Ryan’s Run was named by the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters as an “Outstanding Television Public Service Campaign.”

Weis Markets Proud Eight Year Sponsors of WNEP’s Ryan’s Run

Allied Services Integrated Health System is proud to announce Weis Markets as a returning major sponsor of WNEP’s Ryan’s Run 8, the annual campaign to raise funds for children and adults with disabilities at Allied Services. As a 8-year major sponsor, Weis Markets has donated more than $100,000 to Allied Services. The funds, along with donations from individuals, school, businesses and other major sponsors, enable the non-profit health system to invest in cutting-edge rehab technology, services and staff to improve the lives of individuals with disabilities and life-changing injuries.

“We’re proud to be a Major Sponsor of Ryan’s Run and to be helping individuals and families affected by life-changing injuries and disabilities get the care they need” said Dennis Curtin, Director of Public Relations. “As a locally focused retailer, we are committed to giving back to the communities we serve and are pleased to be working with the Allied Team.”

On November 4, WNEP TV’s Ryan Leckey and 50 other area runners will complete the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon. The legendary footrace marks the culmination of the WNEP’s Ryan’s Run campaign and months of fundraising and awareness-raising for Allied Services. Weis Markets will be represented by Jason Scholz, Assistant Store Manager, Weis Markets in Nanticoke.

To learn more about the campaign, major sponsors and how you can get involved visit www.allied-services.org/ryansrun/ or call 570-348-1407.?

Counting on Accountants: Area Nonprofits Get Helping Hand From Company’s ‘Stewardship Day’

REPOSTED from WNEP.com

 

Out of the office and into the community!

That’s what’s on tap Wednesday, August 1, for Baker Tilly. The national accounting and advisory firm is giving back to a number of area nonprofits as part of its third annual “Stewardship Day.”

Team members from across the firm will spend the day volunteering at a variety of different charitable organizations across the country and here at home.

Newswatch 16’s Ryan Leckey highlighted the local impact Wednesday morning that Baker Tilly is having in Lycoming County including at the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank.

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Clint Ortiz: How Running Saved me from a Hellish Lifestyle

REPOSTED from PINOY FITNESS By Raine Aggari 


With today’s fast-paced lifestyle, trying to manage time for work, family, friends, and social life can bring about unnecessary stress and degrade the quality of our lives.

Unfortunately, many of us resort to unhealthy coping mechanisms against stress – like drinking, smoking, overeating, etc., which can deteriorate our overall health and increase our risk for diseases.

Clint Ortiz or Tito Clint in the Pinoy Fitness Community is no stranger to this unhealthy lifestyle. In fact, when asked how he would describe his lifestyle prior to running, he said “You can actually call it a sort of hellish lifestyle. Ibang iba talaga sa ngayon.” Continue…

Exeter resident Mary Ann Ratajczak to run in TCS New York City Marathon this fall


Exeter resident Mary Ann Ratajczak, left, will run in the TCS New York City Marathon as part of the WNEP=TV Ryan’s Run later this year. She will run in honor of fellow Exeter resident 13-year-old Mikey Ash, who has a rare condition called Rubinstein-Taybi Syndrome. – 

Reposted from the Sunday Dispatch. By Jimmy Fisher – jfisher@timesleader.com

EXETER — Mary Ann Ratajczak enjoys running for fun, but this fall she’ll run for a bigger cause.

The Exeter resident will participate in the TCS New York City Marathon, which will be held Nov. 4 and benefits children and adults at Allied Services living with disabilities.

“I ran a lot of different races and half marathons and thought it was time to step up my game a little bit,” Ratajczak said. “I ran an event in Scranton last year and I saw all these people that run the New York City Marathon and I was impressed with all these kids.” Continue…

Charity Fitness Competition Clash For Cash 2018 Coming to Luzerne County

REPOSTED from WNEP.com

Clash For Cash 2018, a charity fitness competition that benefits WNEP’s Ryan’s Run, gets underway this Saturday, June 23.

The event plays out inside Mohegan Sun Pocono’s Convention Center near Wilkes-Barre from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Newswatch 16’s Ryan Leckey gave a look at what to expect this weekend on Wednesday during Newswatch 16 This Morning.

Clash For Cash is a fundraiser for this fall’s WNEP’s Ryan’s Run which helps kids and adults with disabilities served by Allied Services.

Although the event is sold out to competitors, admission to watch is free and is family friendly. Continue…

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