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 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.
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!
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.
In its 15th consecutive year, the Outback Steakhouse Empire Challenge at Hofstra University will highlight the brightest football talent from New York City and Long Island in an effort to raise money and awareness to fight cystic fibrosis and support youth football in the New York metropolitan area. Kickoff for the event is set for 7:30 p.m., with gates opening at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person and are available at the James M. Shuart Stadium ticket booth on game day, beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Boomer Esiason, former NFL quarterback, CBS analyst, and chairman for the Boomer Esiason Foundation announced the event, which will be held June 22 at the James M. Shuart Stadium at Hofstra University. Some of the highlights of the day’s event include:
The following Hicksville Comet Track athletes qualified for the Nassau County High School Track and Field Championships at The Mitchell Field Athletic Complex in Uniondale.
The 4x100M Relay team consists of Vinay Kumbar, Kevin Brewer, Robert Karman and Matthew Ellis. The 4x400M Relay Team is Brian Shea, Andy Smulcheski, Colten Walsh and Tyler Kurzner. Matt Liebl and James McCarthy qualified for the Discus, while Robby Karman also qualified for the 100M Sprint.
The Hicksville High School track coaches are Christina Fama and Craig Stuber.
Pictured is Hicksville Comet 100 meter sprinter Robert Karman and Track Coach Craig Stuber at Nassau County High School Track Championships.
Long Island community members are invited to join New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) and the Alliance for Lupus Research (ALR) for the annual Walk with Us to Cure Lupus program. The walk will be held on Saturday, June 12, at NYIT’s campus in Old Westbury.
Students at Hicksville’s Epic Martial Arts are preparing for the Long Island Open Karate Tournament and the Just For Champions Karate Tournament after placing in the top of their respective divisions, including Katas, Sparring and Weapons. At the Just For Champions Hall of Fame Banquet, Sensei Nick DeLuca and Sensei Stacey DeLuca were each presented with the Elite Silver Warrior Lifetime Achievement Award for 20 years of dedication to the Martial Arts. Sensei Michelle Del Giorno was also presented with the Golden Warrior Lifetime Achievement Award for 30 years of dedication to the Martial Arts.
Hicksville’s Anna Lau was among the 150 endurance athletes who successfully completed the 8th annual Long Island Greenbelt Trail Runs on May 8. The 48-year-old completed the 25 Kilometer Run in 3 hours, 21 minutes and 25 seconds, scoring as the 8th woman overall. It was the second consecutive year Lau has successfully completed the 25K Run, and she was seven minutes faster than in 2009.
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