October 15, 2018 │ Vol. 23.1
Vote for EAC Network in Bethpage's Best of Long Island!
Thank you to everyone who nominated us for the Bethpage Best of Long Island! We've been officially nominated in the Charity and Not-for-Profit "Service" categories and need YOUR votes to bring us to the top! Vote for EAC Network daily now through December 15th and help us bring home the gold!
What's Happening
Recently appointed to EAC Network’s Board of Directors is West Islip resident Samuel J. Ferrara, Esq., Executive Partner and Co-Director of the Family and Matrimonial Law department at Lake Success-based Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara, Wolf & Carone, LLP. “We are so grateful to have Mr. Ferrara as a new guiding force on our Board of Directors,” said Lance W. Elder, President & CEO. “Not only is he well-versed in everything family and children-related, but he is also an experienced mediator, which will lend a supportive helping hand to our  Long Island Dispute Resolutions Centers .” Read more .
Safe Start Hosts Car Seat Events and Receives $20,000 from GEICO
GEICO and EAC Network collaborated once again for a series of child passenger safety check events at GEICO’s Woodbury headquarters. Prior to the car seat inspections, GEICO presented EAC Network with a $20,000 grant in support of our Safe Start program!
Nutrition Education Presents at AIDS Institute Conference
Nutrition Education & Food Services (NEFS) expert staff recently presented “Taking the Mystery out of Food Shopping: Who Says Shopping Can’t Be Fun” at the AIDS Institute Nutrition Providers Meeting. Since 1992, NEFS has been re cognized as an outstanding source of nutrition services for People Living with HIV/AIDS on Long Island. Pictured are Estefani De Vargas, Bilingual Social Worker, Rosella Fuscaldo, Nutrition Educator, Carol O’Neill, Senior Director, and Laura Dufresne, Registered Dietitian.
EAC Network Represented at Toys for Tots Kickoff Event
EAC Network staff representing our Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) and Project Support attended the Toys for Tots Kickoff Luncheon at the Coral House in Baldwin. Toys for Tots donates thousands of Toys each holiday season for EAC Network's at-risk children. Pictured with Marine Corps as well as Freeport Fire Department representatives and Santa Claus are Georgina Carpio, Liz McDermott, and Lupe Cordova. EAC Network's President & CEO, Lance W. Elder, was also in attendance and received a plaque. Locate your nearest Toys for Tots drive here .
Lance W. Elder, President & CEO, and Sarah Muller, former Development & Marketing Assistant, were interviewed by Bill Horan on the My Hometown Radio Show on Nassau Community College's WHPC 90.3 FM where they talked about EAC Network's programs and the exciting upcoming event, Over the Edge . Listen here .
Upcoming Events
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, James Bruno, and Louis Guerra, Partners at  Albrecht Bruno & O’Shea Funeral Homes  and Charles J. O'Shea Funeral Homes for their 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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