Massapequa Man Wins the Gold at the 2002 Transplant Games
Massapequa resident Arthur Michaels is a perfect example of how organ, tissue and bone marrow transplants can save lives. After two liver transplants, he has gone on to participate in many marathons, including the Boston Marathon and the New York Marathon, and most recently to win a gold medal in racquetball at the 2002 U.S. Transplant Games.
"Row for a Cure" Kicks Off
Sixth Annual Row for a Cure for Breast Cancer is underway. Rick Shalvoy aims to raise over $l00,000 by rowing around Long Island in a 19-foot lifeguard boat. Nassau County Legislator Peter J. Schmitt met Shalvoy to help him kick off his row. Shown in photo (l.-r.) area: Shalvoy and Schmitt.
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