News Release – 2018

News Release – 2018

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NEWS RELEASE – for immediate release May 1, 2018

Contact: John Turner, Vice President of Public Relations, Cayuga Medical Center 607-274-4498,

Jessica Adams, Public Relations Specialist, Cayuga Medical Center, 607-274-4104,

Cayuga Medical Center Hosts Fifth Annual Ride for Heart Health – Benefit Bike Ride, July 21, 2018

Ithaca, NY – The Cayuga Heart Institute of Cayuga Medical Center, alongside Treleaven Wines will be hosting their fifth annual Ride for Heart Health – an event filled day featuring a bike ride through the beautiful Finger Lakes followed by an private luncheon in the vineyard.

The Ride for Heart Health, takes place on Saturday, July 21st at Treleaven Wines in King Ferry, NY and offers a full day of outdoor activities centered on cardiac health awareness.

Beginning with registration at 7am, the ride will kick off at 8am with a choice of three different courses: 30, 50 and 70 miles. The breathtaking route will travel through the gorgeous wine regions of New York State alongside Owasco and Cayuga Lakes.  Immediately after completing the course, riders will be able to enjoy an intimate, complimentary catered lunch in the vineyard with food provided by Alexander’s Food Truck and music presented by the Inner Crazy.  The event is family friendly and all proceeds will benefit the Cayuga Heart Institute.

“The Cayuga Heart Institute was honored to be chosen as the beneficiary of Ride for Heart Health,” said President and CEO of the Cayuga Medical Center John Rudd, a life-long cycling enthusiast himself. “It’s through partnerships such as these where we can make headway in our fight against heart disease.”

For more information and to register, please visit


Cayuga Medical Center is a state-of-the art medical center in collaboration with prestigious health care organizations including Cornell University’s Weill Medical College in New York City, Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, NY, the Sands-Constellation Heart Institute (SCHI) at Rochester General Health System, The University of Rochester Medical Center (orthopedics and neurosurgery) and Mayo Medical Laboratories. For more information on services available at the medical center and its satellite campuses, please visit or call (607) 274-4498.

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