Swagelok Albany | Connecticut | Vermont | Westchester is proud to support the community by promoting education, health, and youth leadership development programs. In Q2 2018, we participated in the JDRF One Walk, 15-LOVE event, and ADA Tour de Cure:
May 12 -- On a rainy Saturday in May, Team Swagelok participated in the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation's One Walk, a fun, family-friendly event where dedicated walkers, volunteers, and sponsors raised money to make living with T1D safer and healthier, until it is no longer a threat.
As the leading global organization funding T1D research, JDRF's mission is to accelerate life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent, and treat T1D and its complications. The JDRF One Walk is the largest T1D event in the world and Albany Valve & Fitting Co., Inc. was proud to sponsor it.
Participating in the JDRF walk was fun and inspiring,” Jasmine Roberts, Team Captain said. “Seeing the immense amount of support, striving for a cure was really moving.”
By raising money and awareness, JDRF seeks to help make a world without T1D a reality.
June 4 -- Albany Valve & Fitting Co., Inc. sponsored the "Fore Love and Money" event at Schuyler Meadows, Loudonville, NY, to benefit 15-LOVE, the mission of which is to "reach out in a loving, caring way to youth of the Capital Region, using tennis as the medium, especially those in the inner cities" of Albany, Troy, Schenectady, and Rensselaer.
June 10 -- Team Swagelok, including employees, family, and friends participated in the American Diabetes Association's Tour de Cure in the Capital Region of New York. After two years of rainy, dreary Tours in a row, the team, captained by Christine Delarm, finally got to enjoy a beautiful day. This year's Tour at the Saratoga County Fairgrounds in Ballston Spa, NY included 1,200 participants and 300 volunteers, sponsors, and spectators.
"It means a lot to us that Albany Valve & Fitting Co. once again sponsored Tour," Laura Greenaway, Development Director said. "We appreciate the support of our sponsors, riders, volunteers, and the community in helping the American Diabetes Association bring us closer to a life free of diabetes and all its burdens.”