Friday, 23 May 2014 08:16
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) of Long Island will host its 8th Annual Walk Like MADD 5K, a non-competitive fundraising walk at Farmingdale State College, 2350 Broadhollow Rd., on Saturday, May 31. Registration begins at 9 a.m., with the ceremony beginning at 10 a.m.
The walk will raise funds and rally support for MADD’s mission to eliminate drunk driving.
During the ceremony, the Garden of Awareness Memorial will honor victims of drunk driving. Information on MADD services and support and programs will be discussed.
“Working together we can accomplish our goal; and with the support
of the community at Walk Like MADD, each step brings us closer to eliminating drunk driving,” said Tara Spohrer, walk manager at MADD Long Island.
To register, visit www.walklikemadd.org/longisland. For details, visit www.LongIslandMADD.org or call 631-547-6233.
Thursday, 23 October 2014 00:00
The Saint Mary’s High School Alumni Association hosted another successful Don Monti Memorial Golf Classic and Fall Alumni Dinner on Thursday, Sept. 25, despite the cancellation of the golf outing portion of the event due to heavy rain and wind throughout the day. The event, which was the 22nd annual, honored Tom Raleigh of Floral Park, who was this year’s recipient of the Timothy J. Coughlin ’76 Award for Outstanding Contributions to St. Mary’s High School.
The evening portion of the event brought a large turnout of alumni and guests to Plandome Country Club for the dinner reception to support St. Mary’s High School’s many wonderful programs. All the money raised directly benefits current St. Mary’s students.
Thursday, 16 October 2014 00:00
When a young woman named Elizabeth McFarland died of breast cancer, a group of women gathered together for a small meeting and Liz’s Day was born.
On Sept. 27, the 16th annual Liz’s Day took place at the Floral Park Recreation Center. The event featured a used book sale, a Chinese style auction raffle, foods, drinks and music. All of the money raised from the event went to breast cancer research.