Thanks to our volunteers who placed flags in front of every home in our HGCA area. A special thank you to Girl Scout Troop 3155 and our Jr. Firefighters for helping us out.
Thanks to all our volunteers who helped us prep the flags donated by Legislator Rose Walker.
Here’s a view of the recently tidied Lee Avenue Triangle. Special thanks to Frank, Joe and Keith!
The Community Service Committee would like to thank everyone for their generous donation to our Third Annual Toy Drive. It was a huge success. We were able to bring cheer this holiday season into the homes of 3 families from Lee Avenue School.
The principal and nurse at Lee Avenue School was taken aback by the amount of gifts that we brought. They couldn’t thank us enough.
The Community Service Committee would like to thank everyone for their generous donation to our Thanksgiving Food Drive. It was a huge success. We were able to donate 8 boxes of food and Gift Certificates for a turkey to two needy families in our community. We had enough donations for a Thanksgiving meal and to fill their cupboards for several meals!
We also would like to thank our commercial supporters Ferreira Foodtown for their generous donation of four $25.00 gift certificates and Hicksville T-Mobile for donating 2 cases of cereal.
Michael, columnist from Hicksville News (formerly Hicksville Illustrated) will be speaking on:
Michael A. Miller served as a Legislative & Media Coordinator at the State Assembly in Albany and as Director of Public Affairs & Ombudsman for the Town of North Hempstead. He has been appointed to several local government advisory boards and commissions, and served on the Board of Directors of the Water Authority of Western Nassau County. Over 800 of his essays on local history and public affairs have appeared in the 18 weekly newspapers of the Anton Media Group (including Hicksville News, and Long Island Weekly). He lives in New Hyde Park and is an independent communications consultant.
At the June 2015 general meeting, John Rigert introduced and called up each recipient and their commercial sponsor to present the award. In total, 7 scholarships were awarded this year.
Recipients pictured left to right: Priya Mishra, Sebastian Niculescu, Charlene Abogado, Kaitlyn Sullivan, Conor Larkin, Kathryn Anderson, Gabrielle Goubran
Recipients have the following plans for study upon graduation:
|Priya Mishra||attending Columbia University, studying Computer Science and Economics||Delco Plaza|
|Sebastian Niculescu||attending joint program between Brown University and Rhode Island School of Design, studying Mathematics and Sculpture||Foodtown|
|Charlene Abogado||attending Molloy College, studying Nursing||Perfect Pharmacy|
|Kaitlyn Sullivan||attending Oneonta, studying Psychology||Perfect Pharmacy|
|Conor Larkin||attending John Jay, studying Forensic Psychology||Perillo Brothers|
|Kathryn Anderson||attending Siena College, studying Education and Accounting||HGCA|
|Gabrielle Goubran||attending Hunter College, studying Theater and Economics||HGCA|
We’d like to thank all of our corporate sponsors for their generosity and their participation. We’d also like to thank Hicksville High School Principal Raymond Williams for joining us to speak about the students’ accomplishments and community service.
Despite some uncooperative weather the second time around, we still managed to get some folks out on June 6th to perform our annual cleanup out on South Broadway. Thanks to all who participated!
On May 25th, the Memorial Day Parade made it’s way down it’s usual route from the Sears lot to the HMS. Members of the HGCA showed up looking sharp on this gorgeous day to march.
On May 22nd and 23rd, flags were distributed to all homes within our borders in time for Memorial Day. Special thanks to Michelle Iannuzzo and Girl Scout Troop 3155 for their huge help with the distribution.