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Holiday Light Show- December 9th
Join JVC Broadcasting And Christmas Radio 103.9 At The Holiday Light Show From 5p-9p.
Toys For Tots Toy Drive-December 9th
Join us for Scotto Brothers 4th Annual Marines Toys For Tots Toy Drive at the Fox Hollow Catering & Hotel 7725 Jericho Turnpike, Woodbury, NY, On Monday December 9 from 6:30pm-8:00pm! Bring an unwrapped toy for donation and stay for a fun filled evening featuring photos with Santa, live dancing entertainment, activites gor children of all ages & desserts. Complimentary admission. Please register to attend by visiting our website.
JVC Broadcasting's Annual Christmas Toy Drive-December 13th
Join JVC Broadcasting, My Country 96.1, Party 105, La Fiesta, Christmas Radio 103.9 and Suffolk Center for Speech Therapy with 7 locations throughout Nassau and Suffolk at their 13th annual Christmas Toy Drive on December 13th at Brookhaven Town Clerk, 1 Independence Hill in Farmingville. This is your chance to donate for the holidays and support local long islanders in need. For more information please call 631-648-2500 and find out how you can help in your community. To find out more about Suffolk Center for Speech Therapy visit www.lispeechandmyo.com.
Decorate A Citarella Gingerbread House!-December 14th
Join Us To Create The Ultimate Holiday Treat And Decoration! Participants Will Decorate Citarella's Pre-Made Gingerbread Houses From 11:00am - 12:30pm! All Decorations, Materials And Cookies Will Be Provided By Citarella. All Ages Welcome! Register By Calling 631.324.0806 Or Online At Our Website. Admission: Members $15.00, Nonmembers $20.00
HolidayFundraiser – December 14
Janine Stiene, owner of Long Island Speech is teaming up with Infant Jesus and the Port Jeff Interact Club for their 5th annual fundraiser. Janine has invited students from the Interact Club, as well as friends, family, and members of the community. The fundraiser is being held December 14 at the Port Jeff Village Center (located at 101 East Broadway in Port Jefferson) from 4pm-8pm. There will be dinner, ice skating, and a special visit from Santa! All that Janine requests in return is an unwrapped toy to be donated to local underprivledged children.
The Annual Christmas Dance-December 14th
The Christmas Dance Located At Msgr. Kirwin Hall, St. Aidan School, 525 Willis Avenue, Williston Park, NY Will Include Food, Music, DJ, And Of Course, Dancing. Everyone Is Invited. Bring Your Friends Married And Single. For Further Information, Call Ray At 516-561-6994. Sponsered By The St. Aidan's Spirituality For Singles.
Holiday Light Show- December 16th
Join JVC Broadcasting And Christmas Radio 103.9 At The Holiday Light Show From 5p-9p.
Holiday Light Show- December 19th
Join JVC Broadcasting And Christmas Radio 103.9 At The Holiday Light Show From 5p-9p.
Tickets to Super Bowl XLVIII-December 20th
Don’t miss your chance to be at the Super Bowl on February 2, 2014 at the Met Life Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ! Raffle tickets are $100 each and there are ONLY 1500 tickets available. The winner will receive 2 lower level end zone seats and a free hotel in Times Square on the night of the event. Drawing will be held on December 20th, so make sure you got your raffle tickets! To get your raffle tickets, call Peconic Bay Medical Center’s Foundation Office at (631) 548-6080 or you can purchase tickets online at pbmchealth.org/superbowl.
Boots On The Ground NY-Dec. 24th
Join Boots On The Ground at their various events to support LI Veterans!
Don't miss their Holiday Breakfast on Saturday, December 24th. This is your chance to donate food, toys and gifts to Veterans and their families. Location to be determined.
For more information contact, Frank Bania at 631-294-5248 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org . Check out their website/facebook for more information and updates at bootsonthegroundny.com and facebook.com/bootsonthegroundny.
KITCHEN & BATH DESIGN CENTER'S COAT COLLECTIONS Now - December 29th
Have an extra coat in your CLOSET? Kitchen & Bath Design Center is collecting clean, reusable coats now until - Dec 29th
Collection boxes located at: 406 Middle Country Road Coram, NY 11727 for more info call: 631-736-5301
on behalf of ... www.onewarmcoat.org
Kitchen & Bath Design Center
Ring in the New Year with the Coram FD Ladies Auxiliary! - December 31st
Join The Coram Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary on Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at the Coram FD Headquarters at 303 Middle Country Road. Doors open at 8:00 PM. 21 and over please! $50 per person pre-sale, $60 per person at the door. Includes a fabulous dinner, dessert, DJ, Open Bar, and a Champagne Toast at Midnight! For tickets & more information please call 320-5882.
DONATE BLOOD AND SAVE THREE LIVES-Now-January 17th
The 2014 New York/New Jersey Super Bowl Host Committee, in partnership with the New York Blood Center, American Red Cross Blood Services NY- Penn Region and New Jersey Workplace Blood Donor Coalition, launched the Super Community Blood Drive, which is aimed at motivating people to donate blood for patients in New York and New Jersey. There’s an urgent need to donate prior to the Thanksgiving Holiday and one pint of blood can save up to three lives! Every person who donates blood as part of the campaign will receive a red Super Community Blood Drive wristband and the opportunity to win tickets to Super Bowl XLVIII. For more information and to find out where you can donate in your community please visit http://nynjsuperbowl.com/give-back/give-blood
Are You Ready for Hurricane Season?
The National Weather Service is already predicting a more active than usual Hurricane Season for 2013. There are many things you can do to protect yourself and your family. Here are three online resources that provide expert advice and tips about how you can reduce your vulnerability to severe storms and hurricanes:
Have you ever thought about joining your local volunteer fire department or EMS agency? Click on the link to become a volunteer today...
Civil Service Job Opportunities!
Suffolk’s Department of Human Resources and Civil Service administers competitive examinations for job titles in over 241 jurisdictions.
For information on positions and more, visit:
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.
Vets Build provides hands on training to veterans across Long Island. A new five week free career training resource is now available to all veterans. The training will help veterans find jobs in home construction and emerging green building industry. Classes are now in session! To sign up visit United Veterans Beacon House, 1715 Union Blvd. in Bay Shore or contact Tim Schere: 631-665-1571 Tim@UVBH.com Click on this link for more information http://www.unitedwayli.org/income/vetsbuild
Employment Opportunity For Veterans
CGI Group Inc. is hiring Disaster Recovery Administration Specialists to assist victims of Supers Storm Sandy in our area and they are looking for Veterans to fill these positions. These are temporary positions that could lead to full time employment. Click here for more information and to apply http://www.cgi.com/en/careers/working-at-cgi.
Boys and Girls Clubs of America
This summer, the Boys & Girls Clubs of America are asking teens to make a difference in their local communities. From June 30th to September 28th, parents and teens can donate $1 or more at any Staples store, with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting local students. Each store will be matched with a local Boys & Girls Club which will receive the donations benefitting youth who attend the Club. Teens are also encouraged to spread the word through social media. Click here to be a part of the mission https://www.facebook.com/staplesforstudents
Water is Life
Water is Life is a non-for-profit organization bringing clean drinking water to third world countries. Now’s your chance to donate and help solve real problems! Be a part of the movement and help bring clean water to those in need. Visit www.waterislife.com to donate today.
Sound Beach Civic Association Scholarship Fundraiser
The Sound Beach Civic Association is preparing for an event that will set the stage for their scholarship fundraiser. They are looking for people to register for the community wide garage sales that are part of this. If you’d like to help, please contact Beatrice Ruberto via e-mail at Rubertob11789@aol.com or visit www.soundbeachcivic.org.
New York Police and Fire Widows’ and Children’s Benefit Fund
Since 1985, the New York Police and Fire Widow's and Children's Benefit Fund has distributed over $123 million to families of fallen New York City Police and Fire personnel. The goal is to raise enough funds to provide meaningful annual distributions to beneficiaries for the remainder of their lives. Let the families of our fallen first responders know you appreciate their sacrifice. For ways to volunteer and to get involved visit www.answerthecall.org
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
Suffolk's Bravest is the place to express your gratitude and respect for Suffolk County's volunteer emergency services. Now's your chance to show your admiration for the hard work, commitment, and courage of your volunteer firefighters and EMT's. If you aren't a volunteer and would like more information or just want to show your support visit their facebook page www.facebook.com/SuffolksBravest
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
Long Island Volunteer Center
Give the Gift of Yourself!
Volunteers are still needed to help victims of Superstorm Sandy. Your fellow Long Islanders need your help, no special skills are needed. Training will be provided. If you are over the age of 18 and interested in making a difference, visit www.longislandvolunteercenter.org or call 516-564-5482 to get involved.
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
Be Careful when Donating! Check with the Better Business Bureau
Donating isn’t about simply sending a check. It’s about that positive feeling of giving back and becoming part of an important effort. I check my charities with the Better Business Bureau first because they accredit the ones that meet all of their 20 high standards. Check your charity at www.ny.give.org and Give With Trust.
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/
Red Cross Looking for Blood Donations
The Red Cross reminds you that Blood donations are urgently needed give the gift of blood and save 3 lives every time you do. For more information about donating blood or hosting a blood drive please click on the link below.
Help Veterans Find Jobs
Are you an employer looking to hire Veterans? Are you a Veteran looking for a job. Visit www.100000jobsmission.com
Veterans can search for jobs, and Empolyers can be involved.
About the 100,000 Jobs Mission:
JPMorgan Chase and a number of leading U.S. companies launched the 100,000 Jobs Mission in March 2011 with a goal of hiring 100,000 transitioning service members and military veterans by 2020. Our nation's military and veterans represent the best this country has to offer. We owe our nation's veterans more than gratitude—we owe them the opportunity to lead successful lives following their service.
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.
Help Veterans and Active Duty Military! Old Cell Phones Needed
The town of Brookhaven is collecting old cell phones for Troops overseas. Your old cell phone can help a soldier stay in touch with his family. To donate please contact John Rago the Veterans Service Officer for the Town of Brookhaven, 631-451-6574.
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
North Fork Alliance -A Drug Free Communities Coalition
Sometimes it's hard to make good decisions. We want to have fun, and fit in, but we don't want to disappoint our families, our friends or ourselves! There's a lot we're not sure about. But, here's something you can believe. Real friends like you for who you are...So, you don't need to drink to fit in!
For more information visit www.northforkalliance.org
USO Operation Care Package
Support our troops by creating a care package with the USO. For more information visit www.uso.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. For more information visit http://www.mismatchtheclown.com/volunteering_homeless_veter.html
TAKE HEART SUFFOLK COUNTY INITIATIVE
Suffolk County and Take Heart America announced a county-wide initiative designed to increase sudden cardiac arrest survival rates. THA’s primary goal is to improve the overall survival rate from out-of-hospital SCA from 5% to 20%. They combine a variety of resuscitation innovations, each known to be effective separately, but when used together have proven to dramatically increase the odds of living and resuming a productive life. For more information: http://suffolkcountyny.gov/Departments/FireRescueandEmergencyServices/TakeHeart.aspx
Mammography Saves Lives
October is National Breat Cancer Awareness Month, and the Mammography Saves Lives team would like to inform you of the benifits of getting a mammogram. For more information on when and where to go for help when it come to breast cancer, and breast cancer screening please visit http://www.mammographysaveslives.org/
New York Better Business Bureau
Donating isn’t about simply sending a check. It’s about that positive feeling of giving back and becoming part of an important effort. But before you give, check your charity with the Better Business Bureau. They only accredit ones that meet all of their 20 high standards. Visit http://www.ny.give.org/ and Give With Trust.
Be Storm Ready
Long Island Power Authority(LIPA) would like to remind you that as the fall and winter months approach and storms begin to pick up, to always be prepared. Download LIPAS's app onto your mobile device or desktop, or sign up for LIPA's Text Messaging Service by texting "REG" to myLIPA(695472). For more information check out LIPA's website at http://lipower.org/stormcenter/.
Hunger in New York
One in eight households in New York State struggle with hunger. The House Majority Leadership is expected to introduce a bill that would strip $40 billion in funding from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), forcing millions of people off of the program. For more information, contact Michelle Golden at (518)436-8757 x 114 or visit www.hungersolutionsny.org.
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.
Schedule Your Donation!
Vietnam Veterans of America wants to pick up your old, resuable household items and clothing. Kitchenware, radios, dishes, lamps, toys, jewelry and more is accepted. You can just place your bags anywhere that the driver can see them between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. To schedule your pick-up or for more information, call 631-582-0242 or visit http://wepickup.org/.
RSVP for Tomorrow's Health Care Forum
Join the Riverhead Chamber in a symposium to assist business owners abide with health care initiatives come January, 2014. The program runs from 9am- 12pm and registration and continental breakfast begins at 7:30am. The program will take place at The Inn & Spa at East Wind 5720 Route 25A, Wading River.
Aid Available to Pay for Heating Bill
As of November 18th, low-income homes can apply for up to $650, state assistance to pay for heating costs. You can apply online for New York State's Home Energy Assistance Program. Eligibility is based on income and household size. For more information, call the Nassau Department of Social Services at 516-227-7605 or the Suffolk Department of Social Services at 631-853-8820. Also visit, http://www.mybenefits.ny.gov.