The 12th annual Sitrin Celebrity Wheelchair Basketball Game is happening on Thursday night at 6:30 at Utica College.Syracuse University stars C.J Fair and Baye-Moussa Keita and Olympic bronze medalist Erin Hamlin headline the celebrity team, which will take on the Sitrin STARS in a game of wheelchair basketball.
Additional celebrity participants include:

Joseph Griffo, New York State Senator
Anthony Picente, Oneida County Executive
Robert Palmieri, Mayor of Utica
Robert Maciol, Oneida County Sheriff
Alex Carbone, Carbone Auto Group
Symeon Tsoupelis, Jr., Symeon’s Greek Restaurant
Steve McMurray, WKTV
Kristen Copeland, WKTV
Joe Dunaway, Fust Charles Chambers LLP
Gary Heenan, Utica College Hockey Coach
Mark Richards, Lite 98.7 DJ
Polly Wogg, Big Frog 104
Jim Rondenelli, WIBX
Steve Giuffrida, BNY Mellon
Tom Neumann, First Source Federal Credit Union
Joe Meher, Best Buy
David Gogola, The Hartford

Proceeds benefit the Sitrin STARS Program.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students and kids under 5 are free.

Last year's event raised over $10,000 for the Sitrin STARS Program.


photo courtesy of Sitrin, DeNicola Photography