3rd Annual Shamrock Shuffle Supports Foundation of CVPH

PLATTSBURGH, NY (03/06/2018) -- The Third Annual Shamrock Shuffle 5K takes places on Saturday, March 17 at 11 a.m. Registration begins at 10 a.m.  The race starts and finishes at Valcour Brewing Company and is sponsored by Adirondack Coast Events. The Foundation of CVPH is the beneficiary of this year’s event. 

Register online for $22.50 at  The event features two laps around the US Oval. Wear your green running gear, leprechaun hats and bring your shillelagh’s.  The first 50 finishers will get a free beer courtesy of Valcour Brewing Company. 

As the philanthropic arm of the University of Vermont Health Network – Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital, the Foundation of CVPH has been dedicated to improving the health and wellness of the community since 1989.  Donations to The Foundation stay local and support hospital programs and enhanced patient care as well as community outreach initiatives. The Foundation offers a variety of ways to support these initiatives and values partnerships with organizations that share their vision. Learn more at


About Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital
The University of Vermont Health Network - Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital is a private, not-for profit hospital and a subsidiary of Community Providers Inc., (CPI). Established in 1967 with the merger of Champlain Valley and Physicians hospitals, CVPH joined Fletcher Allen Partners in 2012, which in 2014, became The University of Vermont Health Network.  Together with its partners, Alice Hyde Medical Center, Central Vermont Medical Center, Elizabethtown Community Hospital and the University of Vermont Medical Center, CVPH provides high quality, cost effective care, close to home. Services include an award winning cardiac services program, accredited cancer center, freestanding ambulatory surgery center, comprehensive rehabilitation services and a 24 hour physician-staffed Emergency Care Center.  Governed by a 15-member Board of Directors, CVPH is accredited by the Joint Commission and licensed by New York State and Medicare/Medicaid approved.  Learn more at or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.



About The University of Vermont Health Network

The University of Vermont Health Network is an academic health system that is comprised of six affiliate hospitals, a multi-specialty medical group, and a home health agency. We serve  the residents of Vermont and northern New York with a shared mission: working together, we improve people’s lives.  Our partners include:



Our 4,000 health care professionals are driven to provide high-quality, cost-efficient care as close to home as possible. Strengthened by our academic connection to the University of Vermont, each of our hospitals remains committed to its local community by providing compassionate, personal care shaped by the latest medical advances and delivered by highly skilled experts.