CITY OF YONKERS JOINS ICE BUCKET CO-FOUNDER & YONKERS NATIVE PAT QUINN TO HOST SECOND ANNUAL ALS ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE AT EMPIRE CITY CASINO

Mayor Mike Spano and City Council President Liam McLaughlin today announced the City of Yonkers, along with Yonkers native Pat Quinn, will host the Second Annual ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Sunday, August 7 at 1pm trackside at Empire City Casino.  The free festivities will run from 11:00AM to 2:00PM and will include music and family-friendly entertainment; highlighted by the ice bucket challenge at 1:00 pm.

Quinn, diagnosed with ALS and one of the co-founders of the global phenomena Ice Bucket Challenge, will lead hundreds of participants in a simultaneous ice bucket challenge to reignite the viral social media movement throughout the month of August to benefit ALS research.