Number of Participants: 10
Hours Donated: 2
Value of Time Served: $169
Event Type: Civic & Community
Date: December 22, 2014
New York 11542, United States
The Glen Cove High School Key Club, which has student athletes as members, held its third annual holiday feast to benefit the North Shore Sheltering Program. Club members along with their fellow classmates donated and served food at the event, which invited community members to enjoy a reasonably priced, delicious meal for a good cause.
Representatives of Cablevision’s Optimum Community “Charity Champions” program were also in attendance and presented the GCHS Key Club and Glen Cove school officials with a check for $500 and the North Shore Sheltering Program with an additional $1,000 on behalf of the Glen Cove club’s efforts.
According to Key Club Adviser Mary Ellen Cuomo, many local businesses donated food and other items to the event including, Downtown Caf̩, Amalfi’s Restaurant, St. Rocco’s Bakery, Page One, Vito’s Restaurant, Glen Cove Diner, The View Restaurant, Stancos Restaurant, El Tazmul, Stop and Shop, Cranky Ankie’s, La Bussola, Subway, Wild Fig and Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty in Sea Cliff.
1. Pictured (l-r): Key Club members Tillie Doyle and Antony Zaki, Kristen Thurber, manager of public affairs for Optimum Community, Glen Cove High School Key Club Advisor Mary Ellen Cuomo, Assemblyman Charles Lavine, Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton, Glen Cove City Councilman Tony Jimenez, Glen Cove City Councilwoman Pam Panzenbeck and Steve Fortuna, secretary of the board of directors for the North Shore Sheltering Program.
2. Glen Cove students donated and served food to those in attendance at the Holiday
Photo courtesy of the Glen Cove City School District.