For the past 12 years, Nassau University Medical (NUMC) has been a beneficiary of the Entertainment Industry Foundation’s grant for its Breast Health Center and, on May 2, Nassau Health Care Corporation (NHCC) staff participated in the annual Revlon Run/Walk held in Manhattan. Some volunteered their time, others walked for the cause. Last year, the medical center received a grant for $80,000, which benefits uninsured and underinsured women using the services provided by NUMC’s Breast Health Center.
After losing their first game in more than three years, the injury shorthanded Chiefs sixth grade lacrosse team played at home at Hampton Stadium and rocked the Rockville Centre Cyclones 6-3, bringing their 2009 winning record to 6-1.
On April 16, Westbury High School’s Boys Varsity Baseball Team traveled to Staten Island to play Locust Valley in a non-league contest at Richmond County Ballpark, home of the Staten Island Yankees – the minor league affiliate of Major League Baseball’s New York Yankees.
“We’re looking forward to developing Louis as an important part of our future NHL teams,” said Tim Burke, assistant general manager and director of player development for the Sharks.
On April 27, Westbury Okinawan Karate, which is offered by the Westbury Recreation Department, had a formal Testing and Reception Party. Twenty students who met the attendance requirements and proficiency of the skills required were tested. Additionally, four students who tested for Junior Blackbelt the previous day also received their belts.
The Long Island Fight for Charity, one of the most anticipated events of the year, will host a “Call for Boxers” Kickoff Cocktail Party at the Carlyle on the Green in Bethpage State Park on Tuesday, May 26 from 5 to 8 p.m. Men and women are invited to volunteer to represent their organizations as boxers in the Seventh Annual Long Island Fight for Charity that will take place in the fall of 2009.
On Mother’s Day, the undefeated Chiefs 6th Grade Lacrosse team played a home game at Hampton Stadium and shutout the Half Hollow Hills Colts 4-0 in front of their biggest crowd of the season. This brings the team’s record to 5-0.
Under sunny skies, over 200 people took part in the 2nd Annual, Cross Walk for Local Disaster Relief at Eisenhower Park on April 25 and raised nearly $10,000 for the American Red Cross in Nassau County. Among the walkers were members of W. T. Clarke High School’s Red Cross Club.
The Mineola Chiefs 6th Grade Boys Lacrosse team went on the road May 3 and beat the Oceanside Sailors 7-5 in the pouring rain to bring their undefeated record to 4-0.
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