Saturday, June 16, 2012
Scott Grodman, 50, of West Bloomfield, rode home from Chicago over a three-day span to benefit diabetes research.
Scott Grodman finished a three-day, 300-mile bicycle trek from Chicago Saturday evening at Leo's Coney Island, as a fundraiser for diabetes research. Grodman was greeted by dozens of family and friends after the ride filled with hot weather and country roads, accompanied by his children Jared and Adam, and wife Karyn Grodman, helping out along the way. "I feel great. Yesterday was tough because it was very long and hot. But today was great, people were texting me all day as we got closer here and it was a lot of fun to be a part of," calmly said Grodman, 50, of West Bloomfield, who celebrated his birthday on the path. Family and friends kept in touch with Patch during the ride, snapping action photos throughout the trek and updating …
Thursday, June 14, 2012
Scott Grodman, riding this week to help find a cure for diabetes, will update Patch on his progress over the three-day-long trek.
A West Bloomfield man with a heart geared for philanthropy plans to ride a bicycle home from Chicago today to raise funds for diabetes research. Scott Grodman, a podiatrist who turns 50 this week, intends to finish Saturday at Leo's Coney Island. Along the way, he'll check-in to the above map with his location as well as an update to his progress. Grodman and wife Karyn began began raising money for diabetes research in February 1994 shortly after discovering that their 15-month-old son, Jared, had diabetes. Then, when their youngest son Adam was born diagnosed with diabetes in July 1995, it only strengthened their resolve. "We were so motivated by our sons' diagnoses and inspired by their shared determination to fight back against …
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Peri Kramer, patient's mother and active fund-raiser, is part of online balloting.
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- Alan Stamm
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Peri Kramer of West Bloomfield, co-founder of a medical charity motivated by parental concern, is among nine Michigan nominees in the third annual Jewish Community Heroes program sponsored by the Jewish Federations of North America. Public voting online through Nov. 10 will select 20 semi-finalists. State nominees also include Yisrael Pinson of West Bloomfield, Micah Fialka-Feldman of Huntington Woods, Joshua Levinson of Royal Oak and Janet Berman of Farmington Hills. To vote through midnight Nov. 10, visit this page. Votes can be cast daily. Email address and Zip code are requested.