August 15, 2017                                                                                                 Vol. 9.1

EAC Network has taken over the operations of the North Merrick and Long Beach Senior Community Service Centers, as well as Long Beach Meals on Wheels and Long Beach Case Management, which had been contracted previously by JASA (Jewish Association Serving the Aging). The programs are funded by the Nassau County Office for the Aging. Read more.

What's Happening

The Junior League of Long Island recently presented EAC Network’s Chance to Advance program with a $1,750 grant to support a new endeavor, which will help Chance to Advance start a leadership project allowing for youth in the program to develop, practice, and perfect leadership skills. Read more.

Golf for Good is a full day of fun, networking, and, of course, golf! The event starts at 10:30am with registration. 12:30pm is the shotgun start. There will be friendly competitions for prizes like closest to the pin, longest yard, and up to three hole in one games! Awards will be given to the most “honest” golfer, best foursome, and best man and woman. Non-golfers can join in the fun at the cocktail and awards reception at 5:30pm. Read more.

Get to know our team member, Kristen Azzopardi, Clinical Case Manager for the Staten Island Court-Based Intervention & Resource Teams (CIRT). "There is nothing more satisfying than watching a client grow and develop throughout your time as a case manager." Read more.

One summer danger that can be incredibly serious – and potentially deadly – is heatstroke. The elderly must pay closer attention to what their bodies are telling them and take extra precautions when out in the sun, as they are much more likely to develop heatstroke. Here’s a quick primer on heatstroke and how you or your loved one can prevent it. Read more.

EAC Network is looking for runners to join and participate in its 2017 TCS New York City Marathon team! The funds raised will help us to empower, assist, and care for more than 70,000 neighbors in need within the five boroughs of New York City and across Long Island. This is the fourth consecutive year that EAC Network has a team registered in a New York Road Runners’ event. Read more.

Upcoming Events
August 14, 21, 28
Join our Long Island Parenting Institute, in conjunction with our Alternatives for Youth (AFY) program, for a series of free parent support groups for parents with children ages 12-18. Class topics include: road map to changing behavior, coping strategies and resilience, your teen and risky behavior, and effective co-parenting skills. View upcoming groups.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Christopher LambertAxis Construction and Senator John J. FlanaganNew York State Senate

Join us at Meadow Brook Club’s beautiful golf course for a celebration benefiting all of EAC Network’s services! You’ll have a chance to win brand new luxury cars and other exciting prizes all for a great cause!

Registration is now open! Get your ticket or sponsorship here while spots last! 

Thank You, Sponsors!
Title: Axis Construction; The Lambert Family
Sunday, November 5, 2017
EAC Network is excited to be a Charity Partner once again for the TCS New York City Marathon, and we seek runners to join our team and support our programs! Want guaranteed entry into the Marathon?! Make a difference in our community - sign up now! See the application and details here.
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 this year. Unlike marathons, this event is open to a wider range of abilities. If running a marathon isn’t feasible, this 5k is for you! Walk, run, or wheel in beautiful Eisenhower Park with friends, family, and coworkers to support our programs! Join our team here!
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