Our efforts to support the athletic programs are dependent on membership contributions and fundraising efforts. Over the last eight years, through our community’s generous efforts, the CPABC has donated in excess of $100,000 to the Carle Place athletic program.
The membership drive is going on now. Membership fees are: Family, $20; Master, $50; Platinum, $100. To join, send a check, payable to CPABC, to Carle Place High School, Athletic Department, CPABC, 168 Cherry Lane, Carle Place, NY 11514. For more information on game schedules and fundraising events, visit cpathleticbooster.org.
JLLI is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving Long Island communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. The membership is open to all Long Island women over the age of 21.
On Aug. 24, Westbury Okinawan Karate, which is offered by the Westbury Recreation Department, held a formal Testing and Reception Party. The following students met the attendance requirements and proficiency of the skills required to be tested and successfully passed to advance to the next belt level:
Anthony “A-Train” Giallanzo of Westbury has been selected to box in the Seventh Annual Long Island Fight for Charity, which will be held Nov. 23 at the Long Island Hilton in Melville. This action-packed event is one of the island’s leading charity fundraising and networking events. The event is expected to have an attendance of more than 1,200 people and to raise over $150,000 for local charities.
Registration for the 2009 North Hempstead Cup Tournament is now open and the North Hempstead Soccer Advisory Committee welcomes U10 thru U14 teams to attend the 2009 Columbus Day Weekend Soccer Tournament, which will take place Saturday, Oct. 10 and Sunday, Oct. 11.
Teams are guaranteed four games, with World Cup style play, and will be seeded into groups of five or six with major, intermediate and minor brackets offered whenever possible.
Ashley Cole and Leanne Iannucci recently competed in the ASA Eastern National Girls Softball Championships held in Sterling, VA. At this time, 65 teams from the United States competed in the weeklong tournament; as members of the Long Island Riptide (U14), Ashley and Leanne represented the Long Island-Metro area. The girls also took part in the Team Long Island College Softball Showcase, which was held at the Mitchell Field Softball Complex and Hofstra Softball Stadium. Both Ashley and Leanne are sophomores at Carle Place High School and members of the varsity softball team.
The new Center for Community Inclusion at the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University is teaming up with Lose the Training Wheels and the Down Syndrome Advocacy Foundation on a program that teaches individuals with disabilities to independently ride a conventional two-wheel bicycle. The program will be held from Aug. 10-14 on the Brookville campus, which is located at 720 Northern Boulevard.
Eric Verruto of Westbury, scored in 14th place overall and 1st in the highly competitive 30-34 age group in the Sands Point Preserve Sprint for the Feinstein Institute, held on the grounds of the Sands Point preserve Aug. 15. A total of 350 runners successfully completed the 5 Kilometer (3.107 Miles) course.
Hundreds of Long Islanders flocked to Centre Island Beach Saturday, Aug. 8, to attend the 20th Annual Swim-A-Cross and Beach Bash BBQ. The event raised $15,000 for the American Red Cross in Nassau County.
Congratulations to Christopher Ballato of East Meadow and Carle Place residents Adam Kwarren and Adam Vaz for graduating to the next tip or belt level in the Karatatot program at Charles Water Karate & Fitness in Williston Park.
Additionally, Adam Vaz, along with Old Westbury resident Aamir Muneer, competed in the school’s May Madness and both received trophies and medals for completing up to seven goals:, including 3,000 pushups, 5,000 kicks, 1,000 jumps and/or ground kicks, 2,000 belly burners and 2,000 jumping jacks, along with attending classes and following through with 10 random acts of kindness.
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