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FCA’s Girls Empowerment & Leadership Summit Graduates 60 Middle And High School Students

FCA’s Girls Empowerment & Leadership (GEL) Summit, a four month program designed to create a supportive environment for young women attending middle school and high school, recently completed its inaugural session with a red carpet “Night of Elegance and Achievement,” for graduates of the summit. Administered by FCA’s award-winning Hempstead Prevention Coalition (HPC)
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Walsh Announces Sports Programs For Summer 2022

Oyster Bay Town Councilwoman Vicki Walsh invites residents to take part in Summer Athletic Programs for basketball, badminton, and volleyball, beginning on July 10th at the Hicksville Athletic Center. All athletic programs run for 10 weeks, are co-ed, and open to individuals 18 and over.  “The Town’s athletic programs offer a great opportunity for residents to take […]
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Legislator Siela A. Bynoe Supports Lakeview Civic Association’s Inaugural Community Cleanup Event

Nassau County Legislator Siela A. Bynoe (D – Westbury) supported the newly formed Lakeview Civic Association’s inaugural Earth Day community cleanup event on Saturday, April 30. After clearing litter from the Lakeview LIRR station and Harold Walker Park, volunteers gave the community a beautiful splash of springtime color by planting flowers. Legislator Bynoe
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The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) has awarded grant funding to the Long Island Museum to support “In the Moment,” a free program which designed to creatively engage those living with dementia-related illnesses and their care partners. “Art can be a powerful tool to enhance quality of life for individuals living with a dementia-related illness […]
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Islip Students Raise $967 With Walk-A-Thon For Veterans

Islip students recently raised $967 by participating in the American Legion Virtual Walk-A-Thon for veterans. The donations will help fund veterans’ organizations, including homeless service dog outreach. After classes on May 3, flag-waving students and administrators walked to the U.S. Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Main Street, where they presented a check to American
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Legislator Abrahams Joins With NuHealth And Community Partners To Host Breast Cancer Screening Event In Hempstead

Nassau County Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams (D – Freeport) partnered with NuHealth, Empire BlueCross Blue Shield HealthPlus, and local community organizations to bring the NUMC Mamo van to Empire BlueCross’ Hempstead office on Wednesday, May 11. During the screening event, patients received a breast exam from a nurse, a mammography, and self-exam instructions.