Upcoming & Ongoing Events
Help Your Fellow Long Islanders
The Long Island Volunteer Center is an all-volunteer agency working to provide volunteer service on Long Island. Can you help? Visit http://www.longislandvolunteercenter.org/ to learn more!
Bellport Hagerman East Patchogue Alliance
Need a job? Worried about healthcare? Having a hard time making ends meet?
The Bellport Hagerman East Patchogue Alliance has partnered with Suffolk county to bring supportive services closer to our community. They meet every Tuesday morning from 9am-1pm at 1492 Montauk Highway Bellport. Meet with county representatives to find out what services you are eligible for, get help finding a job or assistances creating a resume.
The Town of Brookhaven Call Center 451-TOWN (8696)
The 451-TOWN (8696) Call Center operates Monday through Friday (except holidays) from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. They handle a wide range of constituent calls, including comments and requests for general information as well as specific questions about services such as garbage collection and recycling, public safety, code enforcement, street lighting, highway maintenance, parks, and Town events. For all information, call 451-TOWN (8696)
CIVIL SERVICE JOB OPPORTUNITUES
Suffolk’s Department of Human Resources and Civil Service administers competitive examinations for job titles in over 241 jurisdictions including the county, its 10 towns and its multitude of villages and school districts, along with fire, water and library special districts. To access a summary of upcoming examinations, please click on the following link http://apps.suffolkcountyny.gov/civilservice/brief.pdf
Police Officer- April 1, 2015
Emergenct Medical Technician- Continuous
Feeding America is a United States-based non-profit organization consisting of a nationwide network of more than 200 food banks and food rescue organizations. With over 50 million Americans struggling with hunger, Feeding America is asking for your help. There are many ways to get involved. For more information please visit http://feedingamerica.org/get-involved.aspx
The Morgan Center
Thousands of pre-school aged children are diagnosed with cancer each year in the United States, but only on Long Island do children dealing with such a grown up challenge get to attend pre-school in the safest space possible - The Morgan Center. If you know of someone who needs The Morgan Center, or if you would like to know more about the Morgan Center visit www.themorgancenter.org
Rock Can Roll
Rock CAN Roll, Inc., is a volunteer, 501c3, non-profit, hunger relief organization and think tank. We collect healthy & nutritious non-perishable food for distribution to local agencies and into the hands of children, seniors and families who live with hunger and in poverty. Get involved! Visit www.rockcanroll.org
Literacy of Suffolk
Help make a difference and become a volunteer tutor. Literacy Suffolk is looking for volunteer tutors to train as certified literacy tutors and help Long Islanders who can’t read or write function normally in the society. To find out more, call (631) 286-1649 or visit http://literacysuffolk.com/?page_id=21
Contractors for Kids
Contractors for Kids helps families that are facing a financial crisis because of the illness of a child. If you’d like to help eliminate financial hardship in your community call (888) 208-KIDS or visit www.contractorsforkids.org
American Red Cross
Every 9 minutes the Red Cross responds to disasters in local communities throughout the U.S. And behind each and every meal served, blanket given and counseling service provided is a Red Cross supporter like you who makes it possible. The Red Cross works 24 hours a day down the street and across the country. Thanks to the generosity of supporters like you the Red Cross responds to over 70,000 disasters, almost 9 million blood products are distributed to patients in need across the country, and more then 4 million people learn fire safety, first aid, and other lifesaving skills. For more information, visit http://www.redcross.org/
Help Veterans Find Jobs
Free House Cleaning for Women with Cancer
Non profit organization called Cleaning for a Reason offers women with cancer FREE housecleanings while they are receiving treatment. For more information, visit www.cleaningforareason.org
or call 631-696-1176.
Give to the Vietnam Veterans Of America
Give your used kitchen ware, brick-a-brack, Small Furniture, Small Appliances, and other items especially clothing to the Vietnam Veterans of America. You may have already received a yellow bag in your mailbox. For more information call 631-582-0242 or visit www.wepickup.org
Our Heroes Night Out
If you can bake or cook, sing or dance, or have an idea for assisting military veterans, contact Our Heroes Night Out. This organization provides homeless military veterans here on Long Island with evenings of entertainment and nights on the town.
Show Our Soliders You Care
Operation USO encourages you to send our overseas troops care packages as a way of saying 'thank you' and boosting the morale of our soliders. Operation USO offers packages containing prepaid phone cards, music downloads, sunblock and more! You can learn more about making a difference in a solider's day at http://www.uso.org/operation-uso-care-package.aspx
There are a ton of social networking websites but one stands apart because this one saves lives. Matchingdonors.com links organ donors with people in need of kidney and other transplants. If you’ve ever considered becoming a living organ donor or if you are someone who is in need of an organ transplant, visit matchingdonors.com
Mather Hospital Free CT Scans
Low dose CT scans save as many as 20,000 lives a year and Mather hospital is offering them for free. If you are between the ages of 55-74 and have smoked for 30 or more pack years and currently smoke or have quit in the last 15 years, you should consider a screening. Studies have shown that there is a 20 percent reduction in lung cancer death using a low-radiation CT scan over the standard chest X-ray. For more information, contact Eileen Zaoutis, RN, 631-686-2500.
Brookhaven Animal Shelter and Adoption Center
Discounted adoption fees are available for the month of June. The adoption fees has been reduced to $60 and this includes free neuter or spay; vaccinations, microchip, license, heartworm test, flea and fecal. Visit them at 300 Horseblock Road in Brookhaven. Monday, Tuesday and Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For more information, please call 631-451-6950 or visit the animal shelter's website.
Baseball Under The Lights
On Friday, June 26th, the League of YES in association with the Miracle League of Long Island, Hank’s Yanks and Matt Guiliano’s Play Like A Pro will present a non-competitive exhibition baseball game with players with special needs. The players will get to experience the thrill of playing under the lights for a crowd of family, friends and baseball fans alike. Come experience what the game of baseball is really about and how it is helping these players grow as individuals. The event will be held from 7:00 - 10:00 p.m. at SUNY Farmingdale’s lacrosse field at 2350 Broadhollow Road in Farmingdale. For more information, please contact: Michelle Wilson – email@example.com or Greg Cooke - firstname.lastname@example.org You can also go to Hank's Yanks website or Play like a pro baseball’s website.
Mather Maple Tree Project
Nick Mesick and is a Life Scout with the Boy Scouts of America in Selden. He is currently working to become an Eagle Scout. His project is the Mather Maple Tree Project which will include the installation of a new garden area where the old Mather maple tree once stood, with benches and a sculpture piece from the repurposed wood. He is hosting a car wash fundraiser on Saturday, 6/27, (rain date 6/28) from 10 am–5 pm, with a suggested donation of $10, on the Mather Heliport to raise funds for the materials needed for the benches and sculpture base.
On July 23rd, enjoy 4 hours of fishing and food. Fishing amenities include: rod/reel, bait, hooks and sinkers. for additional information or to register online visit Angela’s House or Contact Angela’s House for Additional Information: 631 979 2620
Celebrity Softball Game
On Sunday, August 2 at 11:00 a.m at the Bethpage Ball Park the home of the LI Ducks will have the “Frank Catalanotto Foundation vs Boomer and Carton All-Stars Celebrity Softball Game" presented by First Nationwide Title Agency. Celebrities currently scheduled to appear include Rick DiPietro, Wally Szczerbiak, Boomer Esiason and many more. Tickets can be purchased by calling 631-940-TIXX or by CLICKING HERE
. Celebrities are subject to change. For further information on the foundation, please visit fcatalanotto.org