Wednesday, 23 April 2014 00:00
Floral Park Little League Parade and Baseball Fest 2014
Saturday, April 26
Craft Fair and Flea Market
Saturday, April 26
Floral Park Fire Department Open House
Sunday, April 27
Wednesday, April 23
Village of Floral Park Architectural Review Board meets on April 23 at 7:30 p.m. at the Recreation Center.
The AHRC Nassau Floral Park Auxiliary will hold the Ida Bono Memorial Luncheon on Wednesday, April 23 at noon at the Garden City Country Club, 206 Stewart Ave. in Garden City. For reservations call Joyce at 516-352-4138.
The Floral Park Women’s Club membership meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 23 at 7:30 p.m. at the Recreation Center. New members welcome. Refreshments will be served.
The Town of Hempstead Passport Van will be available outside at the Floral Park Public Library on Wednesday, April 23 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Town residents may apply for a passport or renew an existing on.
The Hillcrest Civic Association meets on April 24 at the Recreation Center at 7:30 p.m.
St. Elisabeth’s Church, 6 Harvard St. in Floral Park, will hold a Craft Fair and Flea Market on April 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call Russ for information at 516-775-5270.
Floral Park Little League Parade and Baseball Fest 2014 on Saturday, April 26. Parade assembles at the village hall at 9:30 a.m. and will march to the recreation center.
Floral Park Historical Society will host the Vanderbilt Cup Race historic marker unveiling ceremony on Saturday, April 26 from noon to 2:30 p.m. at Emerson Ave. and Jericho Tpke.
Floral Park Fire Department Open House will be held on April 27 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the commuter parking lot at Carlton Ave. and Floral Blvd. Department members will provide information about membership and explain the duties and rewards that come with being a volunteer firefighter or EMT.
The Bellerose Village Board of Trustees will hold their regular meeting and budget hearing on April 28 at 7:30 p.m. at village hall, 50 Superior Rd.
The Floral Park Chamber of Commerce’s Spring Luncheon Meeting will be held on May 1 from noon to 2 p.m. Location and details to be announced. Visit www.floralparkchamber.org for information.
The next meeting of the West End Civic Association will be on Thursday, May 1 at 8 p.m. at the Atlantic Avenue Firehouse, second floor. Representatives from the Sewanhaka Central High School and Floral Park Bellerose school districts will present the budget which will be presented for a vote in May. All members are urged to attend.
West End Civic Association meeting will be held on Thursday, May 1 at 8 p.m. at the Atlantic Avenue Fire House.
Irish American Society at 297 Willis Ave., in Mineola will host #KeenanStrongBenefit to benefit
Billy Keenan featuring performances by the Cunningham Brothers, Jameson’s Revenge, Girsa and the Narrowbacks. The benefit will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. Visit www.keenanstrong.org or call 516-746-9392 for information.
The Floral Park Lions Club “Swing Into Spring” 14th Annual Mickey Finn Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, May 5 at North Shore Towers Country Club. Breakfast will be at 10:30 a.m. The shotgun start is at noon. Cocktails and dinner at Crabtree’s Restaurant at 6 p.m. Sponsorships still available. For tickets or sponsorship information call Bart at 516-354-8917 or Jim at 516-502-5696.
Historical Society Meeting will be held on Monday, May 5 at 7 p.m. at Centennial Hall
Board of Trustees meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 6 at 8 p.m. in the village hall court room.
The following programs regularly serve all residents of Nassau County. Call the NC Dept. of Senior Citizen Affairs 516-571-4330:
• Employment Referrals for Seniors. The NC Dept. of Senior Citizen Affairs is a resource to employers seeking qualified workers and to mature job seekers, 55+, who want assistance with employment and résumé preparation. Services are free of charge.
• The Foster Grandparents Program is recruiting senior volunteers to share their time and love with children in Nassau County. Volunteers receive a non-reportable stipend, transportation reimbursement, paid holidays, sick days and vacation days.
• If you are 55+, make your spare time count. Join the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, a national organization, and share your talents and skills.
Friday, 29 August 2014 00:00
Girl Scouts of Nassau County recently recognized Krista Longobardi and Meaghan Smith, both students at Floral Park Memorial High School, for individually earning their Gold Award, the highest and most prestigious award within the Girl Scouts Organization. In order to be eligible for a Gold Award, a Girl Scout must have completed two Girl Scout Senior or Ambassador Journeys or have already received the Silver Award and completed one additional Journey. The Gold Award also requires the completion of 80-hours or more of an individual leadership Take Action project that makes a sustainable and measurable impact on an important issue, or need in the community, and that serves to educate and inspire others in the community.
Longobardi’s Girl Scout Gold Award Take Action Project, Pick Your Pet, teaches children ages 5-12 the benefits of owning a pet. She was able to educate her community on the adoption process, the best pet for your household, and how adoption can save an animal’s life. Longobardi’s love of animals made it easy to spread knowledge on this topic. She improved her communication and public speaking skills as a result of her project since she spoke in front of her community leaders and peers.
Thursday, 28 August 2014 00:00
Saint Mary’s High School will host the 22nd Annual Don Monti Memorial Golf Classic and Fall Alumni Dinner on Thursday, Sept. 25, at Plandome Country Club. Following the golf outing, a dinner reception will take place where Tom Raleigh, of Floral Park, will be honored with the Timothy J. Coughlin ’76 Memorial Award for Outstanding Contributions to St. Mary’s High School.
Raleigh has deep connections to St. Mary’s High School and the Manhasset community. Four of Raleigh’s five children went to St. Mary’s: Tom, Jr. ’88, Brian, ’91, Katie ’93, Kevin ’95. Raleigh has been a loyal St. Mary’s advocate both as a past parent and former coach.