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Lions Golf For A Cause

On Monday, May 5, the Floral Park Lions Club held its annual Mickey Finn Swing Into Spring golf tournament. The tournament is named in honor of Mickey Finn, a former Lion and a leader in the community. Fifty-two enthusiastic golfers enjoyed a sunny day at the North Shore Towers Golf Course.

The day began with breakfast in the clubhouse, and continued with 18 holes using a “best ball format” and lunch at the turns. The day concluded with dinner at Crabtree’s Restaurant in Floral Park.

Dinner included an awards ceremony and a raffle of prizes that were donated by local businesses. All of the profits from the outing will go to charity.

Lions Clubs International, established in 1917, is the world’s largest service organization. There are over 46,000 clubs and 1.35 million members worldwide.

The Floral Park Lions Club was established in 1925, making it one of the oldest clubs in the world.

The event donors include: Stat MD, Manor Deli, Thomas F. Dalton Funeral Homes, Floral Park Management Realty, Childs Murphy Kuehn & Cesiro, Floral Park PBA, Mulligan & Grote, Law Offices of Marilyn Heller, Men on the Move, Dennis & Marilyn O’Connell, the family of John “Sterling” Murphy, the Keats’ Agency, Kiwanis Club, Bauman Dennis & Hochuli, the Neighborhood Telephone Man, WFG Associates, Lion Tom Muscarella, Lion Tom Di Maria, Corbett Public Relations, Ville de Este, the Sterling Sign Company, Olivetto’s, Bou & Thompson, Marcia & John Mansfield, Manor Fruit Shack, Pellegrini Meats, Reflections Jewelry, Jerilyn Hair Salon, Graham Garden Center, Trinity Restaurant, Raindew, Bella’s Bakery, My 3 Sons Bagel, Pita Park, Village Pizza, Park Place Restaurant, Right House Seafood, All In One Salon, LAI Acupuncture, Marble Steakhouse, Poppy’s Place, Korner Kutters, Tulip Caterers, Le Chat Noir, Levine’s, Dee Dee’s Diner, TCBY, Village Pizza, TD Bank, Dr. Barton Fingerman, Turnpike Car Wash, Crabtree’s Restaurant, Friendly Nails, FJC Security, Ryan, Donnelly & Brennan, Kwiatowski & Kwiatowski, Dr. Lynn Pombonyo, Floral Park Chamber of Commerce, Donnelly Mechanical, and St. Anne’s Council.

Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information about joining the Floral Park Lions.

News

The Town of North Hempstead has prepared a transportation contingency plan for local commuters who may be looking for alternatives if the Long Island Railroad (LIRR) workers strike on July 20.

The plan includes adding free parking at North Hempstead Beach Park, on West Shore Rd. in Port Washington, to aid car pooling, and providing up to 300 spaces at iPark, 1305 Union Tpke. in New Hyde Park, enabling commuters to catch bus service along Union Tpke. or meet up with carpooling buddies.

Speaking for a group of local residents, Santo Cipolla is asking the Sewanhaka Central High School District to revisit a 28-year-old policy that allows one community to attend any of the five district high schools, including Floral Park Memorial High School.

“It was a policy that was created to desegregate South Floral Park and a portion of Floral Park called Jamaica Square,” Cipolla said at a school board meeting last week. “It is our belief that there is not equal access to the schools and violates the equal protection clause under the Fourteenth Amendment.”


Calendar

Mike Barry will perform at Swing The Teapot

Friday, July 18

Bellerose Village’s Board of Trustees Meeting

Monday, July 21

Summer Rummage Sale

Wednesday, July 23

 


 

 


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