The 2017 Sayre Turkey Trot, hosted by the Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital Auxiliary, raised $13,000 and hosted more than 1,000 registered runners.
The Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital Auxiliary presented proceeds from the 2017 Turkey Trot to representatives from Bradford County backpack programs which provides packs of food to children in need to bring home on Fridays and before holiday breaks from school.
Recipients included Athens Food for Thought Program, Canton Warrior Weekender Program, North East Bradford Weekend Backpack Program and Wyalusing Weekend Backpack Program.
Guthrie is a non-profit integrated health system located in north central Pennsylvania and upstate New York, serving patients from an 11-county service area. Guthrie is a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, and is the first health system based in Pennsylvania and New York to join this network. Guthrie is comprised of a research institute, home care/hospice, hospitals in Sayre, Pa., Corning, N.Y., Towanda, Pa., and Troy, Pa., as well as a multi-specialty group practice of more than 300 physicians and 190 advanced practice providers in a regional office network encompassing 45 sub-specialty and primary care sites in 21 communities throughout Pennsylvania and New York. Guthrie offers a wide range of services and programs designed to enhance the health and well-being of those it serves.
Front from left: Auxiliary member and race coordinator Beth Herbst, John and Danielle Toscino for Athens School District and Amey Johnson of Northeast Bradford School District.
Back from left, Auxiliary President Kyle McDuffee, Treasurer Debbie Thompson, Auxiliary Member Linda Scopelliti, Canton Elementary School principal Mike Wells and Guthrie COO Paul Vervalin.
Not pictured are representatives from Towanda Weekend Backpack Program and Wyalusing Weekend Backpack Program.