Lisa joined CDPHP in 2005 as director of community relations and corporate events and is responsible for helping the organization remain active within the community through charity events and community sponsorship programs. Before CDPHP, Lisa was the director of media and public relations at Union College and the public relations coordinator at several Capital District school districts. She earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from SUNY New Paltz.
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I remember so clearly trying to give my son Alex experiences other children receive on a regular basis and failing miserably time after time. Things like going to a movie, amusement park, museum, or even just shopping in a department store often ended in disruption, embarrassment, meltdowns, and tears. continue reading →
The crisp days of October are ideal for gathering family and friends for a healthy outdoor walk or run. CDPHP® is proud to support these types of events that also benefit worthy organizations and the vital programs they provide in the communities we serve. Below is a sampling so you can learn more and participate. continue reading →
September is the perfect month to get outdoors for some exercise and fresh air. The temperatures are still comfortable and thoughts of weight control are on the minds of many, following a summer of barbecues, picnics, and vacations. The Capital Region and beyond offer a myriad of events that not only provide opportunities for exercise, but raise funds and awareness for charitable causes in our community. continue reading →
Whether you run, walk, or bike, this region offers plenty of opportunities to get active for a good cause in the summer months. Outdoor fitness fundraisers are fun for the whole family, offer a great form of exercise, and will make you feel good that you’ve contributed to a worthwhile cause. continue reading →
The arts and music can benefit both our physical and mental health. This has been shown in studies by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Researchers are also investigating how the arts can help us recover from disease, injury, and psychological trauma. Many scientists agree that exposure to the performing arts can reduce stress and anxiety, improve our well-being, and help fight infection. continue reading →
If you’re a runner, walker, or just an active person looking for healthy ideas and products or to take advantage of important health screenings, the CapitalCare/CDPHP® Health & Fitness Expo is for you! The Expo is part of the Freihofer’s 37th Run for Women and is open Friday, May 29 from noon to 7 p.m. and Saturday, May 30 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. To join in the fun, just head to the Convention Hall, which is next to the Egg at the Empire State Plaza in Albany. continue reading →