October 30, 2017 │ Vol. 11.2
On Saturday, October 14th, almost 200 children, parents, and guardians came together at the Long Island Children's Museum for a spooktacular Halloween party in support of our  Children & Youth  programs, which serve over 5,000 children in crisis across Long Island. Over $26,000 was raised to help these children who have been abused, neglected, trafficked, in foster care, or struggling with other basic needs. Read more .
What's Happening
Board Members Recognized for Years of Service
Board Members Hon. Anthony J. Falanga (center left) and Laura L. Palker (center right) were recently recognized by Lance W. Elder, President & CEO (left), and Richard Kessel, Board Chair (right) for 5 years of service on our Board. Other Board service milestones included Bruce Watterson (5 years), Thomas Boerum (15 years), Michael Schroder (15 years), and Louis Grassi (30 years). Learn more about our Board Members here .
EAC Network Raises Nearly $3,000 on Inaugural One Island Giving Day
EAC Network is proud to have been part of One Island Giving Day, which encouraged people who live and work on Long Island to give back to Long Island nonprofits. During the one-day event, we almost tripled our goal of $1,000, raising $2,877 to help support our program areas of greatest need, such as CASA, Chance to Advance , and LIPI . Didn't get a chance to donate? Donate now .
Have you ever been in a situation where individuals are not getting along, and it’s affecting their relationship (of any kind), productivity, or even just the energy in the room? Let’s say your coworkers, Celia and Marco, are having a disagreement. They can’t resolve this between themselves, and their conflict is causing tension in the office. What should you do? Read more .
Human Resources Explores the Human Side of Hiring
EAC Network's Recruiter Regine Michel (right; with Senior Vice President of Marketing at Indeed, Paul Darcy, left) recently attended the Indeed Explore: The Human Side of Hiring event in New York City where she learned how to better understand the relationships, connections, and passions at the heart of hiring as well as how to optimize the candidate and employer experience during the hiring process. Interested in a career at EAC Network? View our open positions here .
President & CEO Recognized at Toys for Tots Kickoff Luncheon
EAC Network President & CEO, Lance W. Elder, pictured here with Hon. Maureen O'Connell, Nassau County Clerk, was recognized once again as the Honorary Vice Chairman for the annual Toys for Tots drive led by Major Chuck Kilbride and the Marine Corps. EAC Network receives thousands of toys each year from local Toys for Tots drives, which are then distributed to children in need among our programs. View photos from past Toys for Tots drives here .
Upcoming Events
Sunday, November 5, 2017
EAC Network is proud to be participating as a Charity Partner in the  Generosity Long Island 5k  for the first time. If running a marathon isn’t your cup of tea, this 5k is for you! Walk, run, or wheel in Eisenhower Park with friends, family, and coworkers! Join our team or donate to a participant now!
November 10-13, 2017
If you're interested in the art of mediation, want to develop conflict management skills, and more, consider being trained in basic mediation! Hosted by our Long Island Dispute Resolution Centers , this course will offer an extensive curriculum by a NYS-certified trainer. Learn more .
Now through December 15, 2017
EAC Network is proud to have been nominated once again for best Charity and best Not for Profit in the Bethpage Best of Long Island! Please help us pull out a win this year! Read more about how to vote and how your vote helps here .
Thursday, March 8, 2018
Cohalan Cares for Kids is an annual fundraiser hosted by the Suffolk County Bar Association that raises funds for our Suffolk County Children's Center at Cohalan Court . The Children’s Center provides a safe, fun, and engaging environment for children while their parents or guardians attend to court business and promotes literacy by giving every child a book to take home each time they attend the Children’s Center – whether it’s once or 100 times.

This year's event will honor Sarah Jane LaCova, Executive Director of the Suffolk County Bar Association.

Attendees will enjoy live music, prizes, food, wine, and more!

Tickets are $60 or two for $100; law student tickets are $40.

Sponsorships are also available, ranging from just $150-$1,500.

Register early today !
Community Partners
Interested in becoming a Community Partner in 2018?

Join local businesses and organizations that have teamed up with EAC Network to strengthen our community.