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Thursday, July 31, 2014
A Night in White , 4th Annual Summer Benefit for Autism
A Night in White , 4th Annual Summer Benefit for Autism
North Hempstead Country Club
291 Port Washington Blvd.
Port Washington
5167677177

Today,1 in 68 children has been diagnosed as having an autism spectrum disorder. There are an estimated 500,000 teens and young adults with autism who will enter adulthood in the next decade looking for work. With fewer resources being allocated to adult services and even fewer businesses able to accommodate the needs of people with autism, many will lead lives of isolation and have minimal opportunities to engage in the workforce.

Spectrum Designs is committed to making a meaningful impact in the lives of those with autism. Since its inception, Spectrum has employed over 30 individuals with autism.  We have come so far in such a short amount of time and we look forward to the limitless opportunities the future holds for this thriving organization.

However, we cannot do it without your help. Autism is a lifelong neurological condition. Although there is no cure, there is hope in taking action.

Please join us on July 31st. Help us make a difference in the lives of people with autism.

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Wine & Noses Benefiting Canine Companions for Independence
Wine & Noses Benefiting Canine Companions for Independence
Martha Clara Vineyards
6025 Sound Ave.
Riverhead
631-561-0200

Please join us on July 31st at an evening of Wine & Noses at the Martha Clara Vineyards in Riverhead, Sip wine - sample the appetizers - enjoy a unique dining experience while mingling with Canine Companion teams and the puppies in training as future assistance dogs. To purchase tickets, click on the link at the bottom of the flyer or go directly to www.cci.org/LIWineAndNoses. The Chapter members, NER Staff and our furry friends look forward to the pleasure of your company on what promises to be a fun event for all.

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Friday, August 01, 2014
Italian Renaissance Ballroom Benefit Dance with MC/DJ Louis del Prête
Italian Renaissance Ballroom Benefit Dance with MC/DJ Louis del Prête
Riverhead Polish Hall
214 Marcy Ave
Riverhead
6312831488

Italian Renaissance Ballroom Benefit Dance with MC/DJ Louis del Prête
(costumes welcome but not required)

Admission includes: 
Italian Buffet
Rhythm Master Class at 7:30 pm
Showcase Exhibitions
General Dancing (DJ Louis del Prête will mix a compliment of Smooth, Latin and Swing music)
Italian themed desserts & gifts

Cash bar available

Auction with great prizes: (spa treatments, dance classes, restaurant gift certificates, spa services and so much more….)

Tickets:
(Below prices are for unreserved seating (not sitting with a specific studio) . If you wish to have the quality service of your instructor(s), please purchase tickets through your home studio). 

$20 if purchased by July 12, 2014  
$25 if purchased by July 23, 2014    
$30 after/at the door

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Monday, August 04, 2014

4th Annual Frank Catalanotto Benefit Golf Tournament
Cold Spring Country Club

Huntington
877-83-4646

The 4th Annual Frank Catalanotto Golf Classic, sponsored by The Frank Catalanotto Foundation to benefit the Vascular Birthmarks Foundation (VBF), takes place on Monday, Aug. 4, at Cold Spring Country Club in Huntington.
The VBF helps children and adults who are affected by vascular malformations and syndromes and promotes awareness and acceptance for those living with a birthmark.
The tournament begins with registration at 9:30 a.m., brunch at 10 a.m. and a Shotgun Start at 12 p.m. At 5:30, there is a reception and a dinner buffet. Cost of a foursome is $1,600. Singles are $425 per person Tickets for the reception/dinner only are $175 per person.
The golf package includes valet parking, locker room facilities, brunch, caddy (one per foursome), green fee, and refreshments during play, cocktails and dinner buffet. Soft spikes are required.
A retired professional baseball player and a Long Island native, Mr. Catalanotto and his wife, Barbara, began The Frank Catalanotto Foundation 10 years ago.  The couple started this foundation driven by love for their daughter Morgan. Shortly after Morgan’s birth, they identified what turned out be a vascular birthmark on her face.

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Saturday, August 09, 2014
Passion for Compassion: A Benefit for Phyicians Commitee
Passion for Compassion: A Benefit for Phyicians Commitee
a private home in Amagansett
Full address will be provided after ticket purchase

202-717-8662

Physicians Committee president Neal Barnard, M.D., and members of this national nonprofit will gather at the home of Amagansett resident John Bradham to support efforts to put a new focus on health and compassion. This event is presented by co-hosts John Bradham, Dorothy Frankel, and Michael Schwarz and host committee members Jonathan Grill, Kate Krone, Leanne Mai-Ly Hilgart, Nora Marino, Zelda Penzel, Pam Popper, and Sony Schotland.

Guests at the Passion for Compassion benefit will be treated to gourmet plant-based hors d’oeuvres from Suite ThreeOhSix in New York City, desserts by Vegan Treats in Bethlehem, Pa., and cocktails. They will enjoy music and a silent auction featuring a one-week stay at the Crane Resort in Barbados, a gift card to Provisions Natural Food Market & Organic Cafe in Sag Harbor, N.Y., and other items.

Attendees will enjoy a special presentation by Dr. Barnard on the Physicians Committee’s work to create a better future for people and animals.

Event details:
WHAT: Passion for Compassion, a benefit for the Physicians Committee.
WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 9, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Brief program to begin at 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: The private home of John Bradham in Amagansett. Address will be provided upon registrant confirmation.

REGISTER: Please contact Anne Marie Vastano at 202-717-8662 or AVastano@pcrm.org or purchase tickets online at www.PCRM.org/Hamptons. All proceeds from the Passion for Compassion event will go to support the work of the Physicians Committee.

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Saturday, August 23, 2014
Long Island Dancing for the Family
Long Island Dancing for the Family
Dance with Me Studios- Glen Head
262 Glen Head Rd, Glen Head, NY 11545
Glen Head
4109981000

The Cade Foundation presents the “Long Island Dancing for the Family” to help support those OVERCOMING infertility on Saturday, August 23rd from 6-9PM. This will be a fun filled evening with complimentary dance instruction from Dance with Me Studio’s instructors, hors d’oevres, drinks, and a silent auction. One attendee will win a free IVF Cycle door prize, provided by Long Island IVF. Dance with Me Studios (262 Glen Head Rd) is home of champion dancers Maksim & Val Chmerkovskiy and Tony Dovolani from Dancing with the Stars. General admission tickets are $65 and VIP tickets are $100. All proceeds will support the mission and work of the Cade Foundation. Tickets can be purchased at: https://lidanceforthefamily.eventbrite.com. Those with questions can call 443-896-6504.

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Monday, August 25, 2014
Suffolk Community College Foundation 31st Annual Golf Classic
Suffolk Community College Foundation 31st Annual Golf Classic
Hamlet Golf & Country Club
1 Clubhouse Drive
Commack
(631) 451-4458

The Suffolk Community College Foundation will host its 31st Annual Golf Classic on Monday, August 25, 2014 at the Hamlet Golf and Country Club in Commack. The proceeds from the Golf Classic will support need and merit-based scholarships, emergency student loans and quality academic enrichment programs for Suffolk County Community College students.

To register for this year’s Classic please visit the Foundation’s website at www.sunysuffolk.edu/golf.  Should you have any questions, please contact the Foundation office at (631) 451-4458; fax (631) 451-4940 or via e-mail at edwardh@sunysuffolk.edu.
http://www.sunysuffolk.edu/golf

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Saturday, September 06, 2014
14th Annual Box Art Auction Benefiting East End Hospice
14th Annual Box Art Auction Benefiting East End Hospice
Ross School Center for Well-Being
Goodfriend Drive

East Hampton
631-288-7080

Over 75 prominent artists on Long Island’s East End have created unique and memorable art boxes that will be auctioned to benefit East End Hospice at an annual event on Saturday, September 6th, from 4:30pm to 7pm. A Silent Auction at 4:30 is followed by a Live Auction, Lucas Hunt, auctioneer. Among the artists, such names as Eric Fischl, April Gornik, Stephanie Brody-Lederman, Randall Rosenthal, Frank Wimberley and many others. The $75 price includes wine and hors d’oeuvres. Boxes can be previewed at www.eeh.org. The public is also invited to a free preview reception from 5 to 7pm on Wednesday, August 27th, at Hoie Hall, St. Luke’s Church in East Hampton, 18 James Lane.

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Cruzin in the Dunes 5k Race
BBPA Community Center
906 dune rd
west hampton dunes
westhampton dunes
5166624702

5K Race on Dune Road
Proceeds go to Restoring the Bay
Raffle Prizes and Awards

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Sunday, September 07, 2014
Walk For Wishes®
Walk For Wishes®
Eisenhower Park
1899 Hempstead Turnpike
East Meadow
516-944-6212, ext. 140

We are thrilled to announce the Inaugural Walk For Wishes® benefitting Make-A-Wish® Metro New York. Join us on September 7, 2014 at Eisenhower Park for an unforgettable fun-filled day with friends, family and neighbors as we share the power of a wish®. We welcome families, friends, corporations, clubs and schools to help bring life-affirming experiences to our wish kids by starting your walk team today! Registration is FREE for this easy and fun 5k event. Register before August 1st or raise $100 to get a t-shirt. Donations must be received online and by September 6, 2014, 11:59 p.m.

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Monday, September 08, 2014
Little Flower Annual Golf Classic
Little Flower Annual Golf Classic
Engineers Country Club
55 Glenwood Rd, Roslyn, NY 11576
Roslyn
718-875-3500 ext. 5022

Join Little Flower as we enjoy the day outdoors on the course, and raise much-needed funds for the critical programming we provide those in our care! We are delighted to honor TRITEC Building Company this year for their commitment to supporting communities and fostering economic development throughout Long Island.

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Saturday, September 13, 2014

Alternatives For Children 18th Annual Classic & Sports Car Rally
Alternatives For Children Aquebogue
1116 Main Road
Aquebogue, NY 11931
Aquebogue
631-331-6400

Alternatives For Children 18th Annual Classic & Sports Car Road Rally - sponsored by Competition Automotive Group. Drivers and navigators will travel the wonderfully beautiful East End, ending with a Lunch Reception at The Water’s Edge in East Moriches.

Cars of interest, classic, muscle, and sport - will be on display at the Awards Ceremony.

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Sunday, September 14, 2014
The Gift of Life’s Long Island Walk for Life
The Gift of Life’s Long Island Walk for Life
Eisenhower Park
1899 Hempstead Turnpike
East Meadow
561-982-2900

Walk for a cause with The Gift of Life’s Long Island Walk for Life on Sunday, September 14, 2014! The Walk is the only event in the area that is solely dedicated to raising awareness for bone marrow and blood stem cell transplants. Register as an individual early for $30 or $35 on the day on the walk. Gather your friends and family to form a team as well!

The event begins at 10:00 a.m. at Eisenhower Park on Merrick Ave and Stuart Ave in East Meadow New York.

Tickets are available at support.giftoflife.org. For more information visit www.giftoflife.org or email info@giftoflife.org.

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Monday, September 15, 2014
Spectrum Designs’ 1st Annual Golf Outing
Spectrum Designs’ 1st Annual Golf Outing
Sands Point Golf Club
130 Middle Neck Rd.
Sands Point
5167677177

2014 marks the 3rd year Spectrum Designs has been serving the Long Island Autism Community. Just a few years ago we embarked on a very ambitious journey; to sustain a operating business that would offer employment training and fair wages to people with autism.

Today,1 in 68 children has been diagnosed as having an autism spectrum disorder. There are an estimated 500,000 teens and young adults with autism who will enter adulthood in the next decade looking for work. With fewer resources being allocated to adult services and even fewer businesses able to accommodate the needs of people with autism, many will lead lives of isolation and have minimal opportunities to engage in the workforce.

Spectrum Designs is committed to making a meaningful impact in the lives of those with autism. Since its inception, Spectrum has employed over 30 individuals with autism.  We have come so far in such a short amount of time and we look forward to the limitless opportunities the future holds for this thriving organization.

However, we cannot do it without your help. Autism is a lifelong neurological condition. Although there is no cure, there is hope in taking action.

Please join us on Monday September 15 at the exclusive Sands Point Golf Club and help us make a difference in the lives of people with autism. Thank you!

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Deron Williams’ 2014 Celebrity Dodge Barrage
Deron Williams’ 2014 Celebrity Dodge Barrage
Basketball Ball City
299 South St
New York
646-593-7220

On Monday, September 15, 2014, Deron Williams will host the 5th Annual Celebrity Dodge Barrage at Basketball City in NYC. The Nets All-Star point guard’s signature fundraising event will feature a round-robin style dodgeball tournament, a live and silent auction, a VIP meet & greet lounge, great music, an open bar and a delicious array of food. Attendees will include celebrities, professional athletes, corporate sponsors and top-tier media outlets. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Point of Hope Foundation and Brooklyn’s League Education and Treatment Center.

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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Frank Cassata Family Foundation’s Casino Night Benefitting Sunrise Day Camp
Westbury Manor
1100 Jericho Turnpike
Westbury, NY

Westbury
631-454-7676

The Frank Cassata Family Foundation’s Casino Night benefitting Sunrise Day Camp, a day camp for children with cancer and their siblings.

This event with be held at Westbury Manor at 6pm.  Tickets are $150 per person.

Join us for a fun filled night! Includes a cocktail reception, dinner, dessert, raffles, a children’s fashion show & casino tables!

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Saturday, September 20, 2014
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Friends of the Poor Walk
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Friends of the Poor Walk
Bethpage State Park
Bethpage State Park Picnic Area
Old Bethpage
516-822-3132

Join the Society of St. Vincent de Paul on Saturday, September 20th, at their 6th Annual Friends of the Poor 5K Walk at Bethpage State Park! The event kicks off at 11am, with registration opening at 9am.  Register today at FOPWALK.ORG or call (516) 822-3132. Every dollar raised is used to help people in need on Long Island.

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Thursday, October 09, 2014
The Maurer Foundation’s Pink Diamond Gala
The Maurer Foundation’s Pink Diamond Gala
The Carltun
1899 Hempstead Turnpike, Eisenhower Park
East Meadow
6315245151

Join us for an evening of fine dining, dancing, live music, silent auctions and more to honor Dr. Eva Chalas of Winthrop University Hospital, and Mr. Tom Poole and Mr. Shep Poole of Hallen Construction.
 
The evening’s proceeds will benefit The Maurer Foundation’s free breast health programs provided to Long Island’s high schools, community groups and businesses.  These programs teach the importance of early detection and how to reduce your risk for breast cancer.

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Saturday, October 11, 2014
DogFest Walk ‘n Roll Benefiting Canine Companions for Independence
DogFest Walk ‘n Roll Benefiting Canine Companions for Independence
Marjorie Post Park
451 Merrick Road
Massapequa
631-561-0200

Grab a leash and be part of Canine Companions DogFest Walk ‘n Roll! It’s a community dog walk that supports the mission of Canine Companions for Independence. Register just yourself, or put together a group of friends, family members or coworkers and walk as a team.

Then fundraise. Your fundraising efforts will transform the lives of people with disabilities and earn you an awesome DogFest Walk ‘n Roll prize. Register today, you’re sure to have a tail-waggin’ good time!

DogFest Walk ‘n Roll Long Island will take place Saturday, October 11, 2014, 11 - 3PM, at Marjorie Post Park, 451 Merrick Rd, Massapequa, NY 11758.

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Sunday, October 19, 2014
21st Annual Walk-Along for Lupus
21st Annual Walk-Along for Lupus
Eisenhower Park, Field 6
Eisenhower Park, Field 6
Stewart Ave

East Meadow
516-783-3370

Registration begins at 8:30am. Walk-Along begins at 10:00am.  Rain or Shine.
Enjoy breakfast, lunch, live music, give-a-ways, team pictures, balloons, meet Greg-T from Z-100 and more.

Visit www.lupusliqueens.org/walkalongforlupus21 to register, form a team and start collecting donations today. Registration forms are available online at http://lupusliqueens.org/walk-along-for-lupus/walk-forms/. Or call 516-783-3370 to have a brochure mailed to you.

Minimum donation of $20 per walker receives Fight Lupus button, breakfast and lunch.
•$50 per walker earns the above and a Walk-Along for Lupus T-Shirt.
•$500+ per walker earns all of the above and a Visa gift card, ($50 for $500, $75 for $750 and $100 for $1,000 or more)

For those of you who would like to participate but cannot attend the walk, you can register, collect donations, and be eligible for our walk prizes by registering to be a Virtual Walker! https://lupusliqueens.org/walk-along-for-lupus/be-a-virtual-walker/

Pre-Register at our office the week before the walk. Pre-Registration makes your walk day experience even easier. You can come to our Bellmore office, drop off your donations, pick up your T-shirt, purple bracelets and lunch wristbands. Then just come to the walk and enjoy.

LALIQ office location:
2255 Centre Avenue, Bellmore, NY 11710

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Saturday, November 22, 2014
Polar Plunge- Freezin’ For A Reason
Polar Plunge- Freezin’ For A Reason
Cedar Beach

Mount Sinai

Last year over 1,000 Plungers braved the chilly waters while hundreds of spectators watched on. Help raise money for the athletes of Special Olympics New York by asking your
friends, family, co-workers, etc. to support you in taking the PLUNGE! Every Plunger that raises $125 receives an official Plunge sweatshirt…raise more money and receive more great prizes! Whether you plunge or support a Plunger, come join us on November 22nd!

How do I get started?
Log onto www.polarplungeNY.org/Brookhaven and click the Register Here button.
You can start a team, join a team or join as an individual. Set up your Personal Plunge Page and you are on your way to “Freezin’ for a Reason”! Check out the site or Facebook page for more great information about team building and fundraising ideas!

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