WVOX-AM “Wartburg Cares” Radio Show Features Backyard Sports Cares

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WVOX radio interview with DAnny Bernstein

On September 20, 2017, Backyard Sports was given the incredible opportunity to co-host a local radio show through WVOX and Wartburg Cares Radio. Produced by Angela Ciminello, Vice President of Development and Marketing at the Wartburg Adult Care Community in Mount Vernon, Backyard Sports Cares Executive Director, Danny Bernstein and Dillon Faulkner, were able to share their thoughts on what makes Backyard Sports so special for the WVOX listeners Wednesday morning.

Backyard Sports’ Fall Plus programming and Prep Basketball League at SUNY Purchase were featured topics, as well as some of Backyard Sports’ most rewarding and exciting ongoing community programs, such as early morning soccer at the Jefferson Elementary School in New Rochelle and Birthday parties at the Coachman Family Center in White Plains. Backyard Sports continues to find new ways to reach children and serve communities in need of quality sports programming and play.

On Saturday, September 23rd, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Backyard Sports will provide recreational programming for the Wartburg Fall Festival on the beautiful Wartburg Historic Campus at One Wartburg Place, Mount Vernon, NY. Come visit us at the Backyard Sports tent for mini-soccer games, corn hole, relay races, obstacle courses and a GaGa pit provided by Scott Blumberg and Talon Athletics. Festival admission is free of charge and includes a Children’s Area, Food Trucks, Live Entertainment, Shopping, and the annual Wartburg Alumni Homecoming.

For access to the audio file from our radio show appearance, please click here.

BYSC Celebrates February Birthdays with Coachman Family Center Kids

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Last Sunday, Backyard Sports Cares visited the Coachman Family Center to brighten spirits of homeless children through sports and play. Based in White Plains, the Coachman Center is home to more than a dozen families in need of shelter due to various and unfortunate circumstances. Although the families live at the center in White Plains, the … Continue reading “BYSC Celebrates February Birthdays with Coachman Family Center Kids”

“Off the Street” Program at Hamilton Elementary Teaches Kids Lacrosse

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Supported by the Westchester Jewish Community Service’s Off the Street Program, Mt. Vernon’s Hamilton Elementary School offers an after school program, which provides 80 at risk K-5th grade children a safe place for homework help and enrichment activities. Backyard Sports has been the recreational partner for the past three years, providing team sport programming to … Continue reading ““Off the Street” Program at Hamilton Elementary Teaches Kids Lacrosse”