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ATI Foundation Hosts Extravaganza

WILMINGTON, DE -- The ATI Foundation, founded by ATI Physical Therapy in 2003 to assist children with physical impairments in need of medical resources and funding, held its East Coast Celebration Extravaganza Oct. 27 in Wilmington, DE. The event brought over 650 participants together and raised over $20,000 for the ATI Foundation.

The event kicked off with a 5K Run, Walk, and Roll, in which participants ran a course that wound around the Wilmington Riverfront and brought them back to Frawley Stadium, home of the Wilmington Blue Rocks. Overall Male Winners were Mark Hannagan (first place), David Hughes (2nd), and Radley Reister (3rd). Overall Female Winners were Kirsten Belair (1st), Kelly Horowitz (2nd), and Brianne Scott (3rd).

The morning continued with the inaugural Chili Cook-Off & Tasting featuring CBS 3 Philadelphia anchor Ukee Washington, Delaware Food Blog editor Ryan R., and ATI Senior Vice President of Operations Ray Wahl as judges.

The event also featured face painting and music from local favorites Love Seed Mama Jump. Terry Williams, director of the ATI Foundation, presented an adaptive bicycle to Drew Rigney, who has spina bifida, through an ongoing partnership with Preston's March for Energy. The foundation will sponsor six more bikes with Preston's March for Energy in 2013.

Williams also presented a $2,000 check to 16-year-old Dan Miller, who has Hunter's Syndrome, and his family to assist in converting their minivan into a wheelchair enabled van.

Event sponsors included Remline Promotions, Staples Business Advantage, Advanced Rehabilitation Services, Ernie Loberg Construction, First State Orthopaedics, the Law Offices of Doroshow, Pasquale, Krawitz, and Bhaya, PRO Work Occupational and Employee Health, Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists, Herr's, and Saladworks.


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