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  • The Mental Health Association of Nassau County

    23 MAY 2024 · Stacy Raine learns about The Mental Health Association of Nassau County, a not-for-profit membership organization that advocates for the needs of adults and children with psychiatric and emotional difficulties. Their services assist individuals facing chronic and serious mental illness and psychiatric disabilities, supporting them on their paths to building productive and meaningful lives. She speaks with Malika Watson, the director of the Education and Training, and Rachel Priest, Behavioral Health Educator.
    28m 26s
  • Little Saint Nick Foundation

    16 MAY 2024 · Bill Horan and Stacy Raine learn about The Little Saint Nick Foundation, located in East Rockaway, New York, which inspires kids in local communities to give back to those kids in need all year long! They speak with Zack Andersen, the Chief Operating Officer, and Bradley Cooper, Executive Director of the North East Region, of the Little Saint Nick Foundation.
    28m 27s
  • Long Island Girl Scout Silver Award Winner: Positivity Board

    9 MAY 2024 · Bill Horan and Stacy Raine talk with 15-year-old Alicia Tritchler from Lynbrook Girl Scout Troop 2168, and her troop leader, Debbie Prial, about Alicia’s Silver Award winning project, an amazing Positivity Board that has been featured in her local library and in her community.
    26m 59s
  • New York Water Safety Coalition

    2 MAY 2024 · Bill Horan and Stacy Raine talk with Bobby Hazen, one of the founding members of The New York Water Safety Coalition and Executive Founder of End Drowning Now. Bobby has been in the swim school and water safety industry for over 26 years. Bill and Stacy talk with Bobby about what it means to be safe around water, especially when it comes to kids. Drowning is the leading cause of death for children ages 1-4, but there are steps everyone can take to keep kids safe around water.  https://ndpa.org/wsst/Printables/WaterWatcherCard-NDPA.pdf https://www.enddrowningnow.org/
    28m 9s
  • The Long Island Community Foundation

    25 APR 2024 · Bill Horan and Stacy Raine learn about The Long Island Community Foundation - an organization that works to improve the quality of life for all Long Islanders by connecting past, present, and future generations with other nonprofits on Long Island, to make a healthy, equitable, and thriving community. They speak with Marie Smith, the Director of Donor Relations and Communications, and Sol Marie Alfonso Jones, the Program Director. Learn more about https://licf.org/.
    28m 15s
  • Glen Cove Downtown Business Improvement District

    18 APR 2024 · Bill Horan and Stacy Raine learn about the Glen Cove Downtown Business Improvement District - located adjacent to Glen Cove’s waterfront, the downtown encompasses part of State Route 107/Glen Cove Road, Pulaski Street, Glen Cove Avenue, Brewster Street, School Street, Glen Street, and Bridge Street.  They speak with Jill Nossa, their Executive Director.
    27m 59s
  • Jones Beach Energy and Nature Center

    11 APR 2024 · Bill Horan and Stacy Raine learn about the Jones Beach Energy and Nature Center, which explores the relationships between human beings, energy systems, and the environment. Located on the West End of Long Island’s Jones Beach State Park, the Center offers permanent and rotating exhibits, public programs, and educational resources to help visitors understand and appreciate the coastal environment. Bill: Sounds great - and I bet many people listening right now didn't even know this existed right in our backyard. They speak with Mia Ramirez, lead educator of the Jones Beach Energy & Nature Center. 
    28m 43s
  • The Basic Six

    4 APR 2024 · Bill Horan and Stacy Raine learn about a non-profit organization from Nassau County that helps women fighting cancer feel beautiful again, creating a six product, six minute beauty routine that is not too physically demanding, and can help restore self-confidence and a sense of personal beauty. The organization is called The Basic Six Inc., and they speak with June Bleich, their President and founding board member.
    27m 58s
  • Tap To Pointe Dance Center

    28 MAR 2024 · Bill Horan and Stacy Raine talk with Sara DeGennaro, the owner of Tap to Pointe Dance Center in Malverne, and a first time children’s author of a book called “Sofia’s First Ballet Class: Ballet Is Fun”.
    28m 9s
  • Juliana's Works of HEART

    21 MAR 2024 · Bill Horan and Stacy Raine meet a 12-year-old 6th grader from the North Merrick School District who has raised tens of thousands of dollars since she was only SIX years old for the Ronald McDonald House Charities - and the way she does it is quite special. Bill: I would love everyone to meet Julianna Tand, and her mom Jennifer, creator of Julianna’s Works of “HEART” - a 501c3 non-profit organization where Julianna sculpts clay figures and does many other things to raise money for charity to help sick kids.
    28m 23s
Exploring clubs, organizations, businesses, and issues in towns across Nassau County, Long Island.
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