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Break Out Your Skates: East End Organization Enhances Annual Skate-A-Thon Benefit

Nicole Barylski

A conga ice skating line formed during a previous Skate-A-Thon. (Courtesy Photo)

"This year there will be new events throughout the day including an ice show and hockey game," noted Brigid Collins about the upcoming skate-a-thon and bake sale benefitting Katy's Courage. "We're really looking forward to it!"

Painting the Katy's Courage ladybug on the ice. (Courtesy Photo)

On Saturday, March 7th, the Sag Harbor based not-for-profit is hosting the Fourth Annual Skate-A-Thon and Bake Sale at Buckskill Winter Club. The benefit kicks off with a puck throw from 3:30 to 3:35 p.m., followed by a Figure Skating Recital by Coaches and Participating Kids from 3:45 to 5 p.m. Skate-A-Thon Skaters take the ice from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m., and then the ice opens for a public skate from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. The evening caps off with a Hockey Game (pre-registration is required) from 8 to 9:30 p.m.

"Katy was a good friend of Annabel and Harriet DeGroot, and their family kindly puts on the event at Buckskill each year in support of Katy's Courage and in her memory," expressed Collins. "We always have a great turn out and it's a ton of fun for everyone, all for a great cause."

Katy's Courage was founded in memory of Katy Stewart, an inspirational 12-year-old who passed away from a rare form of pediatric liver cancer. The organization is dedicated to supporting education, children's bereavement counseling, and pediatric cancer research.

Registration is $25 per person.

Buckskill Winter Club is located at 178 Buckskill Road in East Hampton. For more information, visit katyscourage.org.

Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com NicoleBarylski NicoleBarylski

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