Skip to Content
Author: The BCW

Leave a Comment

May 15, 2022—Ronald McDonald House Announces Event Sponsors

Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson Valley (RMHGHV) will host their annual Footsteps for Families Walk Over the Hudson on Sunday, May 15, 2022. McDonald’s Owners, Trefz Family Restaurants and Opstad Consolidated – McDonald’s, supported the event as Platinum Sponsors. In addition, another local new non-profit, Love Runneth Over, is also a Platinum Sponsor of the event this year.

This year marks the 4th year the event will be held at the Walkway Over the Hudson. Kicking off on the Highland side for the first time, teams and participants will gather to walk the 1.28 miles from the Highland side of the Walkway to the Poughkeepsie side and return to the Highland side to enjoy music by DJ Johnny G, activities – including face painting and Touch-A-Trucks provided by Sponsors Central Hudson Gas & Electric and Highland Fire District and food trucks which will include Flores Food Truck and The Cluck Truck.

The Trefz family restaurants have taken a leadership role in the building and sustainability of the House since its inception. Paul Trefz, the owner of several restaurants throughout Dutchess County, is currently Vice President of the RMHGHV Board of Directors and his daughter, Josie Trefz, the owner of the Fishkill & Wappingers McDonald’s locations, serves as a board member. Josie is also an active member of the Red Shoe Society Young Professionals Group at RMHGHV. Dave Opstad, owner of Opstad Consolidated- McDonald’s owns and operates 13 restaurants throughout the Hudson Valley including Highland and Poughkeepsie locations.

Additional community sponsors include Hudson Valley Credit Union, Lolita’s Pizza, Schultz Farm & Properties, J. Mullen & Sons, Inc. and many more. When families must travel far from home to access the medical care their child needs, RMHGHV provides hope, help and a home-away-from-home. Keeping families together and easing some of the emotional and financial burdens they experience when faced with a child’s medical crisis. To register a team, please visit:

For more information about Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson Valley, please visit:

Similar Member News Items

The Osborn Pavilion in Rye has been recognized as a “Best Nursing Home” for 2024 by U.S. News & World Report, receiving a 5/5 overall rating. It is one of only four skilled nursing facilities in Westchester County to achieve a High Performing rating in both the Short-Term Rehabilitation and Long-Term Care categories. U.S. News […]

Read Article

    Tomorrow, Dec 1st at 11:30 am join me LIVE on Zoom for my FREE 45-minute “Instagram for Beginners” crash course. You’ll learn all of my best strategies for: * How to have a great profile * the BEST content to post * How to write great captions with hashtags * How to gain […]

Read Article

Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson Valley (RMHGHV) recently announced their partnership for the upcoming holiday season with American Christmas by MK Illumination in Mt. Vernon. This marks the second year for this collaboration and will include a RMHGHV event to be held on Saturday, December 16th at Holiday Lane at American Christmas. Guests […]

Read Article

Become A Member

Join the county’s largest and most influential business organization today.

The Business Council of Westchester is committed to helping businesses market, learn, advocate, and grow. Over 80 events and programs are offered every year, giving our members ample opportunity to connect and meet with businesses representatives in the Westchester community and beyond.
Back to top