Church Group Finds Hard Work in Big Easy
"We went to the ninth ward, and it was like Dresden after World War II. Trees in the street, homes ripped off their foundations. You could have dropped a thousand bombs and it wouldn't have been as bad," Dave Scheffel, one of 15 members of Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, Garden City, who traveled to New Orleans in May for a week of volunteer service, remembers.
Charlie's Champions Rally in Support of Winthrop's Cancer Center for Kids
Winthrop-University Hospital's Cancer Center for Kids recently received a $10,000 grant from Charlie's Champions, a newly established foundation that generously raises funds to benefit the Center's services.
Local Soccer Players Celebrate a Special Season
The Special Children's Program of the Long Island Junior Soccer League (LIJSL) recently celebrated the end of its spring season and the success of the players with a special picnic and barbecue at the Peter C. Collins Soccer Park in Plainview.
Introducing Garden City Basketball
The Garden City Basketball intramural program is open to boys in Grades 1-9 and girls in Grades 1-7 and is held in the St. Paul's Field House. The season will begin in mid-November and run through March 2007.
Wingate Inn's Generosity, Compassion Unforgettable
From the Mayor's Office