More than 1,900 people participated in the Community Chest Thanksgiving Day Run this year. Runners and walkers of all ages were cheered on by family and friends on a mild and very pleasant Thanksgiving morning.
A sold-out audience gathered for South Pacific star Kelli O’Hara’s Port Washington debut at Landmark’s Spotlight Gala on Nov. 7 setting a new fundraising record with unprecedented community support. “It comes at a crucial point in time as we, along with most non-profit organizations, struggle to meet our operating budgets,” said Joseph Asselta, co-president of Landmark’s Board of Directors.
On Nov. 11. Port Washington held a Veterans Day observance in Sunset Park at the Sousa Bandshell. Owen Costello memorialized that day in photos, which tell the story about this solemn and heartfelt observance. Here they are:
In 2005, more than 1,000 residents of Port Washington participated in the Community Visioning Process. One of the three issues that generated almost unanimous support was the construction of tiered parking. As a result of that recommendation, the town began its consideration of building a parking garage to address the shortage of parking within Port Washington. That process culminated in a public hearing last May and continued public discussion since then.
Alan Cohen, husband, father, and graduate of Roslyn High School, has an aggressive form of leukemia, and is in urgent need of a bone marrow transplant.
The best chance for a match will be in Jews of Ashkenazic descent. Alan is one out of thousands of patients in need of a bone marrow transplant and you could be their only hope.
All local incumbents faced only modest difficulties in winning re-election to their various offices.
The district’s expenses for 2010 are as follows:
Amy Hagedorn, president of the Hagedorn Foundation, and co-founder and past president of Sustainable Long Island, will be the honored guest and principal speaker at the annual fall fundraising lunch hosted by the League of Women Voters of Port Washington-Manhasset on Sunday, Nov. 22. The LWV event will take place at the Sands Point Village Club Mansion at 11:30 a.m.
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