CityMD Urgent Care Joins New York Sports Connection to Sponsor Teen Sportsmanship Essay Contest

CityMD, an urgent care provider with offices throughout the five boroughs and the metro area, has joined forces with New York Sports Connection to present NYSC's first annual teen essay contest to encourage sportsmanship in New York City.
New York Sports Connection welcomes essay contest sponsor CityMD Urgent Care.
New York Sports Connection welcomes essay contest sponsor CityMD Urgent Care.
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NEW YORK - March 24, 2015 - PRLog -- A teen essay contest celebrating sportsmanship in New York City has picked up a new sponsor: CityMD Urgent Care. “Like New York Sports Connection, CityMD is concerned about the health of young athletes, so CityMD's support of our teen essay contest is a natural fit,” says Aaron Finkel. Finkel is the founder of New York Sports Connection, a local web-based clearinghouse for youth sports resources in New York City.

"CityMD is proud to support New York Sports Connection and its shared commitment to healthy, happy and active kids,” said Dr. Richard Park, CityMD's CEO. CityMD's support is helping underwrite a top prize of $500 for the essay or essays that best describe “what sportsmanship means to me” according to the contest rules.

The essay contest ends April 30, 2015, and is open to City residents who are between twelve and 18 years of age by the entry deadline. More information is available at

“New York City is the greatest sports town in the world,” says Finkel, a Manhattan resident who is the father of two young athletes. “But too often, it's the players behaving badly who get all the attention. With our essay contest, we want to promote virtues like fair play, self-control, and respect for others, and celebrate stories of good sportsmanship among young people in Brooklyn, The Bronx, Manhattan, Queens and Staten island.”

New York Sports Connection is also raising prize money for the contest through a crowd funding campaign on at

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About New York Sports Connection

Founded by a Manhattan father of two young athletes, New York Sports Connection ( ) is the premier interactive resource for families and youth sports organizations in New York City. Users can search for information on sports leagues, teams, classes and activities, ask questions of others in the community and read pertinent content on the local sports community. The site's Weekly Sports Alert email keeps members up-to-date on upcoming deadlines for tryouts, sign-up/registration periods, clinics, camps and other sports-related events.

About CityMD Urgent Care

CityMD has 39 offices throughout New York City, Long Island, Westchester, and the Palisades. CityMD employs expert staff including medical assistants and technicians along with board-certified physicians who are highly trained in treating a wide variety of illnesses and injuries. Locations are open 365 days a year, welcome walk-ins for both adult and pediatric care and accept most major health insurances. For more information on CityMD and a list of locations, please visit

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