Welcome to Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Center

KPTC Game Show Night...

The KPTC Foundation Board at Cohen Children's Medical Center presents The KPTC Game Show Night, which will be held on Friday June 13, 2014 at 7:00pm at the Bowling Green Elementary School, 2340 Stewart Ave, Westbury, NY 11590.

Tickets are $15 for adults, and $8 for students. There is also an option for a $20 ticket to get priority seating, which includes guaranteed seating in the first few rows, snacks, and an extra chance to play in the games (Must be 18 or older to buy priority seats). All Funds Raised will go to the Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Center (KPTC) at Cohen Children's Medical Center. The evening will be full of family-friendly fun where audience members will have the chance to compete in versions of games like The Price is Right, Family Feud, the Not-So-Newly-Wed Game, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, and of course Hollywood Squares for a chance to win raffle tickets for some great prizes including a kitchen set, gift card worth up to $50, an eReader, and an iPad.

For more information, read the flyer and/or become a sponsor or to reserve tickets contact KPTC Foundation Board Director Rickie Santer. We hope to see you at the event.

KPTC Annual Bike Ride...

Once again the KPTC Foundation will be holding it's Nassau to Suffolk Bike Ride. Sunday, June 22, 2014, 62, 50 and 25 mile rides. Registration starts at 7:30am at the Harry Tappen Beach (500 Shore Road, Glennwood Landing NY). First Ride kicks off at 8:00am

For more information please read the flyer or visit the Bike Challange Web Site.

Annual Gift Campaign...

Each year we reach out to all our Local Kiwanis Clubs to ask for Continued financial assistance in order to support the Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Center Foundation's mission in reduding pediatric trauma related death and injuries of our young children.

IIt's YOUR Club's annual gift of $250.00 that helps to maintain our world class facility at North Shore- LIJ's Cohen Children's Medical Center, New Hyde Park, New York.

Please read the complete letter.

Annual Black & White Ball... 

Last year's (2013) Black & White Ball was a hugh success.  We celebrated the joining of 14 new Fellows and 2 Diamond Level Fellows.   If you were there I am sure you had a good time, if you were not, there's always next year.

This year's (2014) Black & White Ball promises to be as eventfull as ever.  The cost has been held to $65.00 for a number of years, however due to rising costs the event will be $75.00 per person this year.   Where else can you go for a wonderful night out with food, beverages, music, dancing and most importantly friends.  We look forward to your continued support of this great event.

For a few pictures from last years event, click on the Black & White Ball link.

About our Program...

The Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Center at North Shore University Hospital Foundation is one of three KPTC programs operating in the New York District of Kiwanis.  The foundation supports pediatric trauma efforts at the Cohen Children's Medical Center as well as programs throughout the area to protect the safety of children and to improve the ability of local emergency medical services response teams.

A brochure on the KPTC North Shore program can be downloaded.

Our Road Show...

If your Kiwanis club would like to have a presentation on the KPTC program, contact KPTC Foundation members for a program which will include an 11-minute video on the program. To make arrangements, contact:

Foundation President Joe Corace,                  (917) 282-9498

Foundation Treasurer Michael Siniski,             (631) 563-7084

View the video about the KPTC Trauma Center and it mission.  (Linked to a YouTube presentation)

A Note from the President:  Joe Corace

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