September 30, 2018 │ Vol. 22.2
Happy Fall!
Happy Fall from one of our In-Home Respite Services clients and her companion, as well as from all of us at EAC Network! With autumn comes event season, and we hope you will join us for Over the Edge , One Island Giving Day , our 5k Walk , and Casino Night !
What's Happening
EAC Network  is proud to announce the appointment of Stephen Wade LaMagna, Esq., founding partner of Martello & LaMagna, P.C., to its Board of Directors. “Mr. LaMagna’s extensive experience working with clients involved with DWIs, narcotics, domestic violence, sexual abuse, and more, directly relate to many of the human service programs we offer," said Lance W. Elder, President & CEO at EAC Network. Read more.
EAC Network Offices Compete in Health & Wellness Challenges
Congratulations to our Employee Health & Wellness participants at our 60 Plant Avenue, Hauppauge office! They competed with 175 Fulton Street, Hempstead in water drinking and steps challenges and won both, all part of our Employee Health & Wellness Initiative thanks to a grant by Cigna. Their prizes included the much-coveted "Little Lance" doll, a hand-made likeness of our President & CEO. Great job, everyone, and congratulations to Oskar Lopez for winning first place in the water challenge and to Katarzyna Krol for winning the steps challenge!
EAC Network Represented at Nassau/Suffolk Reentry Taskforce Resource Fair
EAC Network's Lisa Newman from Suffolk Transitional Case Management (TCM) , Gregg Scheiner from the Long Island Dispute Resolution Centers , and Leslie Dewrance-Doucet from Suffolk Community Service , recently participated in the Nassau/Suffolk Reentry Taskforce resource fair at Suffolk Community College.
Safe Start Car Seat Event Held at NFP with Nassau County Police Explorers
NFP recently hosted a car seat safety checkup event for our Safe Start program, which promotes the proper use of car seats in order to prevent injuries, with the Nassau County Police Department Explorers. With 75% of car seats improperly installed nationwide, checkup events are vital in teaching parents and guardians how to keep their children safe in motor vehicles.
Last Call to Go Over the Edge, and First Call to Walk a 5k!
Over the Edge is just a few weeks away! If you're a thrill seeker vying for the opportunity to rappel down the side of a building, register right now for the event October 20th! If keeping your feet on the ground is more your style, join EAC Network's team for a 5k at Eisenhower Park on November 4th. Walk, run, or wheel, everyone can participate! Register for the 5k here and invite a friend to join you!
Upcoming Events
Saturday, October 20, 2018

Do you have what it takes to help our neighbors in need by going Over the Edge?! Rappel 170 feet down the Tower at Nassau Community College to support children who are in foster care or who have been abused, struggling families and seniors, and people battling addiction or mental illness.

Registration is open here ! Too chicken to rappel? Encourage a friend, family member, or coworker! Or, support our Edgers here . Want to sponsor? Download the package here .

Rope: M&T Bank
Summit: Treeline
Toss Your Boss: Bonefish Grill
Vertical: NAI Long Island ; Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP ; Richard Kessel, East Coast Progressive Energy Solutions
Friday, October 26, 2018

One Island Giving Day is back for its second year! Aiming to keep Long Island dollars on Long Island to help Long Island community members in need, One Island Giving Day is set for round two for an entire day of giving. Join us for this digital fundraiser, or if you can't wait, donate now !
Sunday, November 4, 2018

We're excited to announce our second year participating in the Generosity Long Island 5k! The event takes place in Eisenhower Park, a 930-acre oasis of open space and recreation in the heart of Nassau County. The Park is one of the largest public spaces in the New York metropolitan area – even larger than Central Park! People of all abilities are welcome to join - you can run, walk, or even wheel!

Click here to register and join our team!
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Feeling lucky? Join EAC Network for an evening of excitement and exhilaration! Enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, live and silent auctions, specialty food stations, decadent desserts, a money wheel, your favorite table and card games including blackjack, roulette, and craps, chance and casino prizes, and more!

EAC Network will honor Louis A. Bruno of  Albrecht Bruno & O’Shea Funeral Homes  and Charles J. O'Shea Funeral Homes for his dedication to assisting our  Community Guardianship   program and his commitment to helping those in need.


Roulette: Treeline
Black Jack: NFP
Craps: CGAA, Inc.
Casino Table: M&T Bank , WB Mason Co., Inc.
Community Partners
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