Since statistics show that 50 percent of all men and 33.3 percent of all women will have cancer at some point in their lifetime, it is likely that most people know someone who has been affected by cancer In order to help, Marissa Frank, a North Shore High School student, spearheaded the Concert for a Cure to further raise awareness for cancer with all the proceeds going to the American Cancer Society, the host of Relay for Life. Relay is an event that takes place all over the world to help raise money for cancer and cancer research. With community support, this battle can be less of a struggle.
“Relay for Life is such an important and memorable event. I tried to capture it in one emotional, beautiful, and hopeful concert,” says Frank.
The Glen Cove High School’s spring play, Man of La Mancha, was recently performed at the high school. Attendees raved about the students’ performance.
The Glen Cove Council of PTAs held its Annual Community Scholarship Fund Event at the Swan Club earlier this spring. This year the PTA Council introduced its first annual Diamond Club to honor dynamic individuals who have brought a positive effect on the school community. Honorees are selected from PTA units’ members, parents, school volunteers, administrators, faculty and staff. The first Diamond Club inductees are Nomi Rosen, Dr. Michael Israel, Rosemarie Sekelsky, Brittney Frank Rifkind, Mary Murphy and Suzanne Anderson.
Before traveling this summer to teach in Alaska and Florida, Irina Lebedeva will present the talent of her Long Island Ballet Academy & Dance students at the school’s spring recital. This year the annual event takes place on May 30 at 5:30 p.m. at the studio in Sea Cliff.
The recital will begin with a glimpse of what classes are like for Lebedeva’s students, ages 3 to 18. The students will stretch and warm up at the barre. Afterwards, students will present group dances including the Grand Pas de Quatre, originally choreographed for great ballerinas in 1845, the Pas de Trois des Odalisques and as a finale for all students, the Grande Tarantella.
The Builders Club of The After 3 Program are on the move again. This group of kids are asking local merchants to display a donation can for their current fundraiser, “Help Save the North Shore Shelter.”
The North Shore Shelter is housed in the Presbyterian Church on the corners of School and North Streets in Glen Cove. The purpose of this shelter is to house the homeless men of the community during the cold months of November through March.
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