MCF Awards Grants At Greentree

DSCN1537The Manhasset Community Fund held its Awards Ceremony at the Greentree estate on June 9 where an official grant presentation was made to local organizations that provide programs and services for Manhasset residents.

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Ina Garten Hosts Garden Party For EAC

Photo: Ben Fink

Photo: Ben Fink

Celebrity chef, Food Network host, entrepreneur and cookbook author Ina Garten, known to all as The Barefoot Contessa, will host an exclusive summer Garden Party on Friday, July 25, 2014 between 4:00 and 6:00 pm. to benefit the Suffolk County Child Advocacy Center (CAC) at the Pat & Mary Bagnato Place for Kids, a program of EAC Network. [Read more…]

Full Crowd For Chamber Networking Event

Chamber_062714AThe long-awaited Multi-Chamber Networking Event, organized by the Roslyn Chamber of Commerce, turned out to be a smashing success as over 450 people from 12 Chamber of Commerces met on Tuesday, June 17 at The Muttontown Club in East Norwich to profile their products and share ideas on how to improve the business climate in Nassau County.

The event, sponsored by CareConnect, drew members from the following Chambers: Roslyn, Farmingdale, Glen Cove, Great Neck, Hicksville, Manhasset, Merrick, New Hyde Park, Port Washington, Syosset-Woodbury, Wantagh and Williston Park. [Read more…]

Teens Holding July Food Drive In Setauket

fooddriveFrom July 1 through July 31 at the Emma S. Clark Memorial Library (120 Main St., Setauket),

teen volunteers will be collecting nonperishable food items to be donated to various food pantries in the area. Donation boxes will be located in the lobby to the left of the Circulation Desk.

Visit to view the Library’s hours.

If you have any questions about the food drive or would like to become a teen volunteer, you may contact Nanette Feder, Teen Services Librarian, at 941-4080 ext. 116 or email her at

Silver Anniversary For Museum Of Art

On a balmy Saturday evening women in floral evening gowns and men in tuxedos strolled the gardens of the Nassau County Museum of Art sipping champagne and enjoying hors d’oeuvres while wearing decorative masks to celebrate a milestone birthday, the museum’s 25th anniversary. Read More…Ball_062114I [Read more…]

AHA’s 51st Annual LI Heart Ball A Success

Dr. Petrossian - Gala

More than 400 attendees from the Long Island medical and corporate community came out to the Cradle of Aviation in Garden City on Friday, May 2 to attend the American Heart Association’s 51st Annual Long Island Heart Ball.  The Long Island Heart Ball is an annual social event held to recognize outstanding accomplishments of individuals and companies in the area of cardiovascular science and leadership.  

This year’s event was chaired by Christopher Doveala, Vice President, Financial Services, Leviton Mfg. Co.  The 51st Annual Heart Ball honored George A. Petrossian, MD, FACC, Director, Interventional Cardiovascular Procedures, St. Francis Hospital, South Nassau Communities Hospital. Dr. Petrossian received the 2014 Cardiovascular Science Award. Attendees will also heard from former New York Islander and heart survivor, Jean Potvin and reality star and stroke survivor, Ashlee White.

The evening was a spectacular success and included dinner, silent auction and dancing to the tunes of That 70’s Band. This year’s Heart Ball Sponsors include; Cardiovascular Medical Associates, Americana Manhasset/Castagna Realty, St. Francis Hospital, The Heart Center, Leviton Manufacturing Company, Astoria Federal Savings, Cushman & Wakefield, George A. Petrossian, MD, FACC and Winthrop-University Hospital. The Heart Ball media sponsors include; Long Island Pulse Magazine, WBAB-FM 102.3 and WBLI-FM 106.1.  [Read more…]

Independent Business Women’s Circle’s 15th Anniversary Celebration

P1010032_edited (2)The Independent Business Women’s Circle (IBWC) will host a joyous celebration of women who have inspired, mentored or motivated other women. Honorary board member Helen Denise will be the keynote speaker. She is a remarkable woman who founded and serves as CEO of HiLin Life Products, the New Jersey-based manufacturer of the acclaimed FDA approved KnoWhen Saliva Fertility Monitor. Helen’s warmth and candidness will be an inspiration to all and will motivate you to persevere in attaining your own goals, refusing to let failure become an option.

You’ll also meet Robin Gorman Newman, founder of the IBWC and author, publicist, Off Broadway producer, and founder of, a worldwide organization, newsletter and blog for 35+ moms. [Read more…]

LI Elite Announces BBBSLI As 2014 Charity Partner

bbLong Island Elite (LIE), an organization dedicated to fostering the career and personal growth and development of Long Island’s young business professionals and the region’s emerging business leaders, announced that Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island (BBBSLI) has been selected as its 2014 Charity Partner of the Year.  Part of the mission of the LIE is to support local non-profit organizations in the Long Island community. This year the LIE will focus its charitable efforts on raising funds and awareness to support the BBBSLI.

“Big Brother Big Sisters of Long Island is most gratified to be selected LIE’s 2014 Charity Partner. Our organization depends on the generosity and support of individuals and groups within the community.  We thank the business leaders and professionals in the LIE for the efforts they are planning to put forth this year on behalf of BBBSLI,” said Mark Cox, CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island.  [Read more…]

LICADD’s Angel Ball To Honor Paul Williams

paulThe Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (LICADD) invites you to attend its 27th Annual Angel Ball on Monday, May 12, 2014 at the Garden City Hotel.  Guests will enjoy a reception at 6:30 pm, followed by dinner, dancing, and a silent auction at 7:30pm.  Proceeds from the gala event will support LICADD’s alcohol and drug prevention education and intervention programs for children and families on Long Island. 

Paul Williams, Grammy Award-Winning Singer-Songwriter and Recovery Advocate will be honored as the 2014 Humanitarian Award Recipient.  Mr. Williams has won an Oscar, two golden globe awards, and has earned induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.  He currently serves as president and chairman of the board of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP).  Mr. Williams considers the dissemination of his personal and educational knowledge of recovery his greatest passion, and is spreading his own message of hope and healing to thousands through his inspirational appearances around the country. [Read more…]

Museum Ball Kick-Off Event In Roslyn

Journal Chairs Becky Creavin and Patricia Janco-Tupper join Ball Chair and Publisher of Anton Community Newspapers Angela Susan Anton and  Karl Willets, director of the Nassau County Museum of Art.

Journal Chairs Becky Creavin and Patricia Janco-Tupper join Ball Chair and Publisher of Anton Community Newspapers Angela Susan Anton and Karl Willets, director of the Nassau County Museum of Art.

The Nassau County Museum of Art’s annual gala was previewed recently at a kick-off cocktail party at the Roslyn Harbor home of home of Sharon and Stephen Cuchel.

The benefit not only raised funds for the museum’s educational programs, but also helped build excitement and anticipation for the June 14 ball. [Read more…]