Friday, 14 October 2011 00:00
Child Abuse Prevention Services (CAPS), Long Island’s leading organization dedicated to the prevention of bullying, child abuse and neglect, will host a night of friendly competition at its first CAPS Cosmic Bowling Benefit; a fundraiser for its Bully Prevention Center programs and services. The event will be held at the AMF East Meadow Lanes, East Meadow on Saturday, Nov. 19, from 7 to 10 p.m.
The cost to participate is $75 per person, and includes three hours of unlimited “cosmic bowling”—an exciting visual and musical experience for the entire family—shoe rental, Italian dinner buffet, soda and coffee (cash bar is available), prizes and a raffle. Teams with five to eight bowlers will be assigned their own lane. Individual bowlers, and groups of four or less, will be teamed up with other bowlers. Sponsorships are available. Call 621-0552, ext. 101 to register.
Founded in 1982, Child Abuse Prevention Services (CAPS) is Long Island’s leading nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention of bullying, child abuse and neglect. Its Bully Prevention Center centralizes the agency’s signature in-school programs for children, prevention workshops for parents, staff development and training for school professionals, the BullyHelpline and Helpline. CAPS is a 501(c)(3) organization underwritten by private donations and grants. Volunteers are urgently needed. For information call 621-0552; to make a donation visit www.capsli.org.