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IT’S ALWAYS SUMMER IN GC

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:13 +0000

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The temperature is dropping and the snow is falling but at Cathedral Nursery school it’s always warm and sunny. Our winter days are filled with fun and celebration.

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Village begins work on turf field, capital projects

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:13 +0000

BY RIKKI N. MASSAND

The fix is in for problems with the Garden City Public Library’s A/C that amplified difficult, hot summer conditions indoors and the need for fans on the second floor seven months ago. But the aging facility may need to be revisited with more than an interior redesign involving stacks, media layout and community program rooms.

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Board votes down plaque to honor mayors

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:15 +0000

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BY RIKKI N. MASSAND

With a vote at its Tuesday, February 21 meeting, Garden City’s Board of Trustees disagreed on a commemorative plaque honoring all former village mayors. A new resolution presented and passed early in the month to prevent the plaque was upheld. Questions on honoring village volunteers and especially mayors took shape for the debate, and either side was represented.

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A water tank puzzle for GC Village Board

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:16 +0000

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BY RIKKI N. MASSAND

With a water tank redesign project still in its initial conceptual phase, the village was given a detailed look at two options during a public work session this week, with prices and aesthetics of the designs being the top consideration.

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A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:16 +0000

We were sorry to hear that the Board of Trustees decided not to put up a plaque listing all of the Village’s previous mayors in Village Hall. Although we understand Trustee Bolebruch’s point that the Village government is made up solely of volunteers, we still think it would be a nice gesture to honor them.

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The reason for the LIRR expansion

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:16 +0000

To the Editor:

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Why no winners here?

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:16 +0000

To the Editor:

The high schools of Long Island produced fifty-eight first round winners in the National Regeneron Science Talent Search.

Jericho High School had nine winners; Great Neck South had six scholars; Herricks had six winners, etc. etc.

Sad to say in this age of technology there was not one winner from our “lighthouse” high school.

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Ethical Humanists of LI to host College Planning Workshop

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:17 +0000

Seldom are the words “ethics” and “humanity” heard in the same breath as “college admissions,” but on Wednesday, March 22nd at 7:30 PM, the Ethical Humanist Society of Long Island will play host to a free college planning workshop, where high school students and their parents will get the inside scoop of how to choose the “best” colleges, the ins

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Historical Society presents its case for Museum, Eleventh St. house license

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:17 +0000

BY RIKKI N. MASSAND

On Monday, March 27 the Garden City Historical Society’s license agreement with the Village of Garden City will expire for the land parcel of its longtime headquarters on Eleventh Street, home of the 1800s setting of the A.T. Stewart Exchange Consignment Shop.

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FROM THE MAYOR'S OFFICE

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:18 +0000

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By: Nicholas P. Episcopia

Village Facilities Tour March 11th

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Community Club features Agatha Christie play

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:19 +0000

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On Wednesday, February 15th, the Community Club of Garden City and Hempstead was treated to a delightful performance of The Mysterious Affair At Styles by Agatha Christi. The one hour adaptation of the play, based on one of Christie’s first novels, was presented by the Pantheon Players, most of whom are experienced actors in local community theatre.

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THE VIEW FROM HERE

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:19 +0000

BY BOB MORGAN, JR.

If you live in this part of the country, or in California, you will encounter numerous folks holding strong opinions against President Donald Trump. These are people who are fixated on the failures, shortcomings and policy choices of our 45th President. For example, many are convinced that reports of connections between some of Mr.

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THE OFFICE CAT

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:22 +0000

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BY GABBY TABBY

Shoplifting arrest: On February 15th Garden City Police arrested a 25 year old Queens woman for allegedly taking merchandise valued at $1,300 from Lord and Taylor. She was charged with grand larceny.

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Nell Gubner

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:23 +0000

Nell Gubner of Garden City, passed away on February 16, 2017.

She was the beloved wife of the late Harry D. Gubner Jr; devoted mother of Douglas (Darlene), Peter ((Kim), and Carol.

She was also the loving grandmother of Douglas, Lauren, Barbara, Deanna, Patrick, Emily and Cameron; cherished great grandmother of six.

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Saint Joseph’s Rosary Altar Society

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:23 +0000

On Thursday, March 9, the Rosary Altar Society of St. Joseph’s Church will be hosting their St. Patrick’s Day Bridge Party. The event will be held at the Cherry Valley Country Club from noon to 4 P.M. Join us to enjoy delicious New York sandwiches, salads and desserts. There is the opportunity to participate in table prizes and raffles. Lucky bucks cost $40 per person.

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Eastern Property Owners’ Association Annual Scholarship

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:24 +0000

It is with pleasure that the Eastern Property Owners’ Association of Garden City announces that it will once again award a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating high school senior who resides in the Eastern section of the village.

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International guest preacher at Cathedral

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:26 +0000

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The Reverend Canon Chris Chivers, Principal of Westcott House, Cambridge will preach at the Cathedral of the Incarnation Sunday, February 26 for the Feast of the Transfiguration at the Masses at 8:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. Reverend Canon Chivers has been principal of Westcott House, Cambridge in the U.K. since the summer of 2015.

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New art class offered by Community Club

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:26 +0000

Arline Palmer, Board of Directors and Studio chairperson for the The Art Department of the Community Club of Garden City and Hempstead, invites you to join a brand new art class, Life Through Art, for all newcomers as well as the seasoned artists.

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Grassroots environmental education at Community Church

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:27 +0000

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BY MELVA VICTORINO

On Sunday, February 26th at 9:15 – 10:15 AM, Matthew T. Rizzo will present an educational program on local water issues at the Sunday forum series at Garden City Community Church.

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Village facilities tour March 11th

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:28 +0000

A tour of Village facilities will take place on Saturday, March 11, 2017 beginning at 9:00 a.m. Participants will meet at the Senior Center on Golf Club Lane. The tour should last one-anda half to two hours and return to the Senior Center. This is a great opportunity to not only see our facilities but to learn how much it takes to keep Garden City running efficiently.




THIS WEEK AT THE ROTARY

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:28 +0000

At its 23rd annual Caregivers Ball on Thursday evening, April 27, at the Cherry Valley Club, here in Garden City at 6 p.m., RotaCare will mark its 25rd anniversary of serving Long Island’s poorest families by assisting them with healthcare challenges.

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Garden City Public Schools: Question of the Week

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:28 +0000

In alignment with the Board of Education’s goal of enhancing communication with the community, Garden City Public Schools continues its “Question of the Week” feature.

Q: What are some of the challenges in creating a school budget today?

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Musical duo to entertain Community Club

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:30 +0000

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On March 15th at 1:30PM Wayne Soderlund and Jeanne Andersen will present the Smorgasbandet at the Garden City Casino. They promise “A Smorgasbandet of Music” is on the menu, when New York based Smorgasbandet starts playing their instruments.

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EPOA Annual Scholarship

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:30 +0000

It is with pleasure that the Eastern Property Owners’ Association of Garden City announces that it will once again award a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating high school senior who resides in the Eastern section of the village.

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The Kordes Korner

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:31 +0000

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John Ellis Kordes

In 1910, the Garden City Company decided to develop the area east of Franklin Avenue. It was decided a large double roadway would be the centerpiece of the new development. Inspired by what the Garden City Estates Corporation had done with Nassau Blvd. a few years earlier, the Garden City Company wanted this double roadway to be the most beautiful drive on the Island.

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Musical History Tour of Rock & Roll

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:31 +0000

Musical History Tour of Rock &

Roll, Doo Wop & Pop Concert with the Vic Vincent Group

Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.

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Garden City PTA News

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:32 +0000

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Attention Parents of K-5 Students: Blast off to Reading

The PARP Blast Off Pep Rally will have many surprises, just like a great book! Register on the Garden City Public Library website (gardencitypl.org).

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Save the Date: AHRC Cocktail Party

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:32 +0000

Garden City AHRC will hold its annual cocktail party on April 1, 2017 at Cherry Valley Club from 7:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. featuring live music from The Touch, fabulous raffles, open bar, delicious hors d’oeurves all night & carving stations, friends and dancing!

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SOCIALLY SPEAKING

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:34 +0000

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With ATHENA

The snow is finally going away and you can see patches of green grass and you can see patches of green grass and the temperatures are going up to those of a spring day. Let us all hope that it stays pretty much as it is as of now. I know that the children are happy when there is snow, but they will change their minds as they grow older.

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COLLEGE NOTES

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:34 +0000

Robert (Bobby) Menges, son of Elizabeth and Peter Menges of Garden City, New York, was named to the Dean’s List at Duke University for the Fall 2016 semester. To make the Dean’s List, students must take a full course load and rank in the top third of their class.

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Barnaby - Murphy Engagement

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:36 +0000

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Mr and Mrs Robert J. Murphy are pleased to announce the engagement of there daughter Jacqueline Ann Murphy of Garden City to Daniel Howard Barnaby of Westport Conn.

Jacqueline is a Consumer Science Teacher at Floral Park High school sewanska school district. Daniel is a director for Trans Perfect located in Manhattan.

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Sullivan - Sampogne Engagement

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:37 +0000

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Mr. and Mrs. John P. Sullivan of Garden City are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Suzanne Kelleher Sullivan to Robert Louis Sampogne III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sampogne, also of Garden City. Suzanne and Rob both graduated from Garden City High School in 2008.

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Spring Fashion Show and Brunch at Community Church

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:38 +0000

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S.A.G.E., the fundraising organization of the Garden City Community Church, will be holding a Fashion Show and Brunch on Saturday, March 11, from 12:30 to 2:30PM. The community is invited to attend this delightful mother-daughter event in Gardner Hall. Church members and their children will be modeling clothing from Chico’s on 7th Street and Lester’s in Greenvale.

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Troop 1322 holds Raingutter Regatta

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:40 +0000

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On Friday, February 10th, Garden City Junior Girl Scout Troop 1322 participated in its very own Father Daughter Raingutter Regatta. Prior to the Regatta, the troop met with engineer and Girl Scout parent, Sean O’Brien. Mr.

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Best of Broadway concert at Adelphi this Saturday

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:41 +0000

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Noted Broadway Performer, Kelvin Moon Loh will be joining the students of Adelphi’s Best of Broadway concert this coming Saturday February 25th at 8PM, and Sunday February 26th at 4PM.

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Garden City Retired Men’s Club

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:41 +0000

Schedule of Activities

Monday, February 27 - Sandwiches

Monday, March 6 - Regular Mtg

Monday, March 13 - St. Patrick’s Day

Hot Lunch Corned Beef & Cabbage

Monday, March 20 - Regular Mtg

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Free legal help for seniors

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:41 +0000

The Nassau County Bar Association (NCBA) provides free monthly legal consultation clinics for Nassau County residents 65 or older. Seniors have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with an attorney who volunteers to provide a half-hour private consultation on any topic of concern. The next Senior Citizen Free Legal Consultation Clinic will be held Thursday, March 16, from 9:30 a.m.

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Community Club’s Annual Invitation

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:42 +0000

March is here! This month always holds the promise of Spring and good things to come. The Community Club of Garden City and Hempstead has a special invitation. Join the club for any of its March programs and experience what the club has to offer you. The guest fee is waived during this month, so come and enjoy a program.

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Winthrop “A Cause to Celebrate” to benefit the Child Life Program

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:42 +0000

The Children’s Medical Center at Winthrop-University Hospital is pleased to announce the 20th Annual “A Cause to Celebrate,” benefitting the Child Life Program. Honoring Baldwin resident Hayden S. Wool, Esq., the highly anticipated annual event will take place on Thursday, March 16, at The Garden City Hotel.

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fyi FOR SENIORS

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:42 +0000

Adult Art Class Registration Begins

The Garden City’s Department of Recreation and Parks will offer an adult art class this fall. This ten week program will teach the beginner as well as the advanced student the art of painting portraits and landscapes/still-life in pastel from photographs.

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It’s What’s Happening for Young Adults

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:42 +0000

Paint Party with Authentic HeArtwork

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Adult Coloring Series

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:42 +0000

Garden City Public Library

Tuesday, Feb. 28th @ 1:00PM and Thursday, March 9th @ 7:00PM

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Smarter Social Security

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:43 +0000

Strategies to Maximize Spousal & Survivor Benefits Garden City Public Library

Tuesday Evening March 7th, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

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Decorate a rainbow fondant cake with the Baking Coach

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:43 +0000

Wednesday, March 22 at 700 p.m.

Welcome spring by decorating a fondant rainbow cake using fondant cutouts, cake and buttercream. Everyone will go home with their own decorated cake. Participants are encouraged to bring a rolling pin. 90-minute program; limited to 24 adults.

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News From the Children’s Room

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:24:43 +0000

Upcoming Children’s Programs

Thursdays, March 2, April 6 & May 11 Drop-In LEGO Club

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GC Boy’s Varsity Swimming wins fifth consecutive Counties in stunning upset

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:25:05 +0000

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On February 11th, something amazing happened-- the Garden City Boy’s Varsity Swimming and Diving (GC) team won Section 8 Counties for the fifth year in a row!

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GCHS Italian Club experiences opening night of Rigoletto

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:25:06 +0000

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This past January, Garden City High School’s Italian Club had the once-in-a-lifetime experience o

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Launch of Tom Phelan’s novel at Garden City Library

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:25:06 +0000

The paperback of Tom Phelan’s acclaimed novel Lies the Mushroom Pickers Told will be launched on Tuesday, March 14, at 7:30 p.m. in the Garden City Public Library at 60 Seventh St., Garden City, NY. Sponsored by the Irish Cultural Society, this event is free and open to all.

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The Men’s Association

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:25:06 +0000

Next Meeting

Attention all Directors! The next meeting will be in early March. Watch for an e-mail to be sent by the President concerning the exact details and agenda. Please make every effort to participate. Your voice needs to be heard

Upcoming Garden City High School Home Athletic Schedule

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GCAA U8 ( 2nd Grade) Travel Baseball Tryouts

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:25:07 +0000

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On the afternoon of Saturday March 4, the GCAA will be holding tryouts for the 2017 U8 travel baseball teams. To be eligible to tryout, a child must live or attend school in Garden City and be born between 9/1/2008 and 8/31/2009. Players born between 9/1/2009 and 11/30/2009 who are currently in second grade are also eligible.

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Garden City High School Fencers in the Junior Olympics

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:25:10 +0000

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Tia Petrides and Zachary Ortiz, both nationally ranked fencers on the Garden City Varsity Fencing Team, qualified and participated in the 2017 Junior Olympics Fencing Championships, which took place in Kansas City, Missouri over the February break.

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Gold & silver medals at fencing tournament

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:25:12 +0000

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Congratulations to Sean Maas for winning the gold medal in epee and to Logan O’Grady for winning the silver medal in saber at the Nassau County Underclassman Fencing Tournament in Oyster Bay on February 8th! The tournament is open to non-starting Nassau County High School fencers in grades 7-11.

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Middle School Wings suffer first defeat

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:25:13 +0000

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The GCMS Wings suffered their first loss vs Sewanhaka MS by a score of 7-5. It was a hard fought game with a lot of back and forth. The Wings had a chance till the buzzer, but came up a little short.

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Education series for kidney cancer patients

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:25:13 +0000

Winthrop-University Hospital’s Department of Urology is offering a new educational series for patients newly diagnosed with kidney cancer. Meetings will be held on a quarterly basis during the year at the Winthrop Wellness Pavilion, 1300 Franklin Avenue in Garden City, Suite ML-5. The first meeting will take place Wednesday, March 8, fromGC-CHERRY6:30 to 7:1-308 Pagepm.

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Last Hope receives grant to provide free “Trap, Neuter, Release” vouchers

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:25:15 +0000

Last Hope thanks PET PEEVES (with our collective cat-loving heart) for a generous $12,000 grant so we can offer the public FREE TNR spay/neuter vouchers for feral cats from Feb.13 to May 1.

This grant allows us to be proactive in an attempt to lessen the upcoming kitten season by altering cats before females get pregnant. We’re trying to “Beat the Heat”.

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Cat Lovers Needed

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:25:15 +0000

Our Last Hope adoption venue at PetSmart on Route 110, Huntington Station currently has openings for volunteers who are able to cover morning and evening cleaning/feeding shifts as well as midday meet/greet ones. If you enjoy interacting with and helping cats, this is the perfect volunteer job for you!

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Last Hope Animal Rescue’s Supermarket Bingo

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:25:15 +0000

On March 10th join the Last Hope Animal Rescue for a fun night.

All proceeds benefit Last Hope’s animal rescue and rehabilitation efforts. Supermarket bingo will be held on Friday, March 10, at Levittown Hall, Levittown Parkway in Hicksville. Doors open at 6 p.m. Bingo will be held from 7-10 p.m.

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