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Richard Greene Memorial Softball Game

Friday, 23 July 2010 00:00

On Aug. 28 the Underdogs Softball team will be hosting the Second Annual Richard Greene Memorial Softball Game and Fundraiser on what would have been Richard’s 25th birthday. Come down and share in the memory of a son, brother, cousin and close friend that the world lost too soon.

The game will be played at 6 p.m. on Field D at Hicksville’s Cantiague Park (490 West John Street). There will be various raffles with the proceeds benefiting the Ricky Greene Scholarship Fund and there will be a special appearance by Long Island Ducks mascot QuackerJack (the 28th only from 6 to 8 p.m.). The rain date for the event will be Sept. 4 (same time and location).

 

Bethpage Baseball Invites Hicksville Players to Register

Friday, 16 July 2010 00:00
Children ages five through 18 are invited to join the 2010 Bethpage Baseball league. The league is open to all, registrants who apply through the website, www. bethpagebaseball.org, receive discounts on sign-up fees through Aug. 15. In-person registration is also encouraged, beginning after Aug. 15. The fall season runs through Sept. 7 to Oct. 30. Fees (in-person) are $110 per player and $75 for a second player (per season). Online fees are $95 per player and $60 for a second player (per person). The league has improved fields, better equipment and organized fun for all participants.
 

Hicksville Athletes Score in 7th Annual Heart & Sole 5K Run

Friday, 16 July 2010 00:00

Another record-breaking field of 392 runners and walkers crossed the finish line at the Plainview-Old Bethpage Middle School at the 7th annual Heart & Sole 5 Kilometer Run on Sunday morning, July 11. It was the second year in a row that the number of finishers for this event broke the race record.

 

Cristie Kerr, Kwiat Jewelers Partner With ACS to Fight Breast Cancer

Friday, 09 July 2010 00:00

#1 Ranked Golfer on the LPGA Tour

The #1 ranked golfer on the LPGA Tour will be making an appearance here on Long Island for a cause that has great personal importance to her.

Cristie Kerr will be the keynote speaker at the American Cancer Society’s Babe Zaharias luncheon being held on July 14 at the Glen Oaks Country Club in Old Westbury. Kerr is a crowd favorite who started playing golf when she was 8 years old. She just completed a stunning 12-stroke victory at the season’s second major with a closing round of 66 at Locust Hill. She has also become a leader in the fight against breast cancer, a matter of personal importance since her mother Linda was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2003. In addition, Cristie’s aunt and godmother all had breast cancer.

 

32nd Annual Jones Beach Volleyball Tournament July 17

Friday, 09 July 2010 00:00

Registration Ends July 15 or When Roster is Full

The 32nd annual Jones Beach Volleyball Tournament, sponsored by Citibank and the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, will be held on Saturday, July 17. The rain date is Sunday, July 18.

 

Hicksville’s Flahavan Wins ‘Finest/Bravest’ Award

Friday, 02 July 2010 00:00
Congratulations to longtime Hicksville runner Liz Flahavan, who was the recipient of the “Finest/Bravest” Award for having the fastest combined times of all Masters (age 40-plus) women in the June 10 David Lerner Associates Long Island Police Appreciation 5K Run and the June 20 Deputy Chief Raymond Downey Forever Running 5K Run. Flahavan ran the Police Run in 22 minutes, 29 seconds and the Downey Fireman’s Run in 22 minutes, 22 seconds. Greater Long Island Running Club Board of Directors member Paul Fetscher presented Flahavan with the honor at the Downey Run Awards Ceremony. Liz Flahavan (left) accepts her award on behalf of GLIRC’s Paul Fetscher.
 

Marty Lyons Foundation to Host 25th Annual Celebrity Golf Classic

Friday, 02 July 2010 00:00

On Monday, July 19, the Marty Lyons Foundation will host its 25th Annual Celebrity Golf Classic at the Old Westbury Golf and Country Club. Brothers Mike Ryan, president of The LandTek Group and Ed Ryan, vice president of The LandTek Group, will be honored at the event as the 2010 Men of the Year. The LandTek Group, the foremost leader in athletic field and golf course construction, is the corporate sponsor of the fundraising event. Golf-outing registration and brunch will be 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., and the cocktail and dinner reception will be at 5:30 p.m.

 

Central Nassau Guidance to Host 11th Annual Golf Outing July 19

Friday, 25 June 2010 00:00

Central Nassau Guidance and Counseling Services, Inc. will host its 11th annual Golf Outing on Monday, July 19 at the Town of Oyster Bay Golf Course, Woodbury.

This outing serves as Central Nassau’s largest fundraiser, which helps the agency offer a lifeline of hope to individuals and families struggling with substance abuse and/or mental health issues. The outing will feature lunch at noon and a 1:30 p.m. shotgun start followed by a reception and dinner.

 

Long Island Women’s 5K Run July 17

Friday, 25 June 2010 00:00

Applications are now available and online registration is now open for the 2010 Arrow Exterminating Company Long Island Women’s 5-Kilometer Run, and female runners and walkers of all ages and abilities are invited to participate.

This will be the 27th anniversary edition of the run, which is Long Island’s only 5-kilometer race that is for women only, and it will be held on Saturday, July 17 starting and finishing at Farmingdale High School. Proceeds of the run will once again be dedicated to the fight against ovarian cancer, through the good work being done by “Long Island Oceans” whose mission is “bringing light to all GYN Cancers.” This year the run will also benefit The Opening Word, an education program for poor, uneducated women, aimed at giving them the tools they need to become productive members of society. Women of all ages and levels of ability are urged to attend this important event for women!

 

Largest Turnout Ever for Central Nassau Guidance and Counseling Services Runday

Friday, 18 June 2010 00:00

On Saturday, May 29, Central Nassau Guidance and Counseling Services had 419 runners – its largest field ever – at its 18th Annual 5K Runday.

The event raised $29,286 in unrestricted funds to surpass its goal of $25,000. The funds raised will benefit the many services that Central Nassau provides throughout Nassau and Suffolk including counseling; outpatient chemical dependency services; personalized recovery oriented services; case management; and residential programs.

 

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