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Tai Chi Chuan Spreads to Community Groups Through Mini-Grants

The Roselie Brenner Tai Chi Fund, managed by Hempstead-based social service agency EAC Network, awarded three mini-grants of up to $1,000 to Long Island-based community groups to develop sustainable projects and activities that promote active participation in Tai Chi Chuan …
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EAC Network’s NYC Mental Health Diversion Program Named a 2015-2016 National Criminal Justice/Mental Health Collaboration Learning Site

The Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center in partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) selected EAC Network’s NYC Mental Health Diversion Program as one of four peer-to-peer learning sites as part of the …
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EAC Network’s Golf for Good Raises Over $140,000

(GLEN HEAD, NY) On June 25, 2015, Hempstead-based EAC Network hosted its 26th Annual Golf for Good at the exquisite North Shore Country Club.  The day honored former EAC Network Chief Operating Officer Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr., now President & …
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Westbury Students Resolve Conflicts

(Westbury, NY)  In Westbury High School’s Library, a dedicated group of students were honored with EAC Network’s Long Island Dispute Resolution Centers (LIDRC) Peer Mediation Award Ceremony.  These individuals successfully completed a sixteen-hour Peer Mediation Training, a conflict resolution program …
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EAC Network Raises Almost $145,000 at Its 45th Anniversary Celebration!

At the end of 2014, Hempstead-based EAC Network completed 45 years of service across Long Island and the New York metro area.  The human service agency celebrated this milestone with a Casino Night on April 30, 2015 at the Carlyle …
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EAC Network to Honor Robert P. McBride at 45th Anniversary Celebration

(HEMPSTEAD, NY) “EAC Network is a Long Island and New York metro area-based charity that has lived near and dear to my heart for more than twenty years,” says Robert P. McBride, Senior Vice President at Park Strategies, LLC, and …
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Indianapolis-Based Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation Supports Long Island’s EAC Network

(HEMPSTEAD, NY) Indianapolis-based Robert and Toni Bader Charitable Foundation (RTBCF) has expanded its generosity 750 miles with a $2,500 grant to Hempstead-based EAC Network.  RTBCF chose EAC Network’s Meals on Wheels, Employment Readiness Initiative (ERI), and Suffolk County Children’s Center …
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Newsday Charities, a McCormick Foundation Fund, Awards EAC Network with $50,000 Grant

(Hempstead, NY) Newsday Charities, a McCormick Foundation fund, has graciously awarded EAC Network with a $50,000 grant to support the agency’s Long Island Parenting Institute (LIPI) once again. LIPI provides parenting education for parents of children from infancy through adolescence …
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We Care Fund Supports EAC Network’s Nassau Supervised Visitation with $10,000

After receiving $10,000 from the Nassau County Bar Association’s (NCBA) We Care Fund earlier in 2014, EAC Network is proud to announce that the Fund has generously supported its Nassau Supervised Visitation (NSV) program with another $10,000 grant.  NSV provides …
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LONG ISLAND REAL ESTATE GROUP AWARDS EAC NETWORK WITH $22,300 RENOVATION GRANT

(MINEOLA, NY) EAC Network is proud to announce that the Long Island Real Estate Group (LIREG) has awarded the agency with a $22,300 grant to renovate the building that houses the Just for Dads fatherhood program and Safe Start injury …
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Farmingdale Resident Treats Long Island Children in Need to $20,000 Shopping Spree

(Farmingdale, NY) Holiday cheer filled the air for 200 children in need as they eagerly shopped for their favorite items at Walmart during EAC Network’s annual Gubitosi Holiday Shopping Spree for Kids and Youth.  The children were accompanied by one …
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HELP FOR CHILDREN/HEDGE FUNDS CARE GENEROUSLY SUPPORTS EAC NETWORK’S SUFFOLK COUNTY CHILD ADVOCACY CENTER (CAC)

As the beneficiary of a $20,000 grant from Help For Children/Hedge Funds Care, EAC Network’s Suffolk County Child Advocacy Center at the Pat and Mary Bagnato Place for Kids (CAC) is able to provide on-site mental health services to help …
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WE CARE FUND SUPPORTS EAC NETWORK

As the beneficiary of a $10,000 grant in 2014 from the Nassau County Bar Association WE CARE Fund, Hempstead-based EAC Network continues to receive the Fund’s charitable support for its Nassau Supervised Visitation program. In 2013, EAC Network’s Nassau Supervised Visitation …
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Catherine Stanton Joins EAC Network Board of Directors

(HEMPSTEAD, NY) EAC Network is pleased to announce that Bethpage resident Catherine M. Stanton, Senior Partner at Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP, has joined its Board of Directors. As the head of her firm’s worker’s compensation department, she …
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EAC Network’s Home Energy Assistance Program Receives $12,500 Grant from the AARP Foundation

EAC Network’s Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) received $12,500 from the AARP Foundation to provide financial assistance for the payment of energy bills by low-income seniors 50 or older who were hit hardest by the record-breaking cold last winter. Recognizing …
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EAC Network’s Employment Readiness Initiative Receives $25,000 Grant from Bank of America

The Employment Readiness Initiative (ERI) received $25,000 in the form of a Bank of America Workforce Development and Education grant. The funds will provide direct program support designed to serve individuals who lack necessary business skills and require assistance in …
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EAC Network Public Health Programs

Race, gender, sexual identity, age, disability, socioeconomic status, and geographic location all contribute to an individual’s ability to achieve good health.  As we better understand how significantly a person’s physical well-being affects the other areas of their life (and, at …
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EAC Network Promotes Student Leadership with Bank of America Grant

As the beneficiary of a $15,000 grant from the Bank of America Student Leaders® program, EAC Network provided paid, hands-on opportunities for learning and professional development to three students this summer. Lance Elder, President and CEO at EAC Network, enthusiastically …
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Roslyn Youth Work Hard to Build a Safer Community

(ROSLYN HEIGHTS, NY) On August 1, 2014 in the Hector Gayle Community Center’s auditorium, a dedicated group of students and were honored with EAC Network’s Long Island Dispute Resolution Centers (LIDRC) Peer Mediation Award Ceremony. While other youth were engaged …
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EAC Network Celebrates 25th Annual Golf for Good and Raises Over $162,000

EAC Network celebrated its 25th annual Golf for Good outing on June 25, 2014 at the North Shore Country Club in Glen Head, NY. Proceeds from the event support the not-for-profit human service agency’s programs throughout Long Island and the New …
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Hockey Great Bob Nystrom Joins EAC Network Board of Directors

EAC Network is proud to announce that Bob Nystrom, best known as the NHL New York Islanders star right winger throughout the team’s Stanley Cup run (1979/80 – 1982/83), has joined its board of directors. Today, Nystrom is a partner …
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Angela Susan Anton Joins EAC Network Board of Directors

EAC Network is pleased to announce that Angela Susan Anton, publisher of Anton Community Newspapers, has joined its board of directors. In her role as publisher, she oversees 18 newspapers reaching homes in 70 Nassau County communities with a weekly …
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Meals on Wheels Celebrates a 100th Birthday with Home Delivery Client!

Mildred Gould, a Meals on Wheels recipient, recently celebrated her 100th birthday. Helping her blow out the candles are Carol O’Neill, EAC Network Regional Director, and Barbara O’Neill, Meals on Wheels Program Coordinator. Mildred has lived though many  historic changes …
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MSC Industrial Supply Co. Supports EAC Network’s Annual Luncheon

EAC Network received a very charitable donation of $10,000 from MSC Industrial Supply Co., in support of the agency’s 14th Annual LIGHT OF HOPE Luncheon, presented by Bethpage Federal Credit Union. The fundraiser was held on Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 …
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BWD Group Shows Support for EAC Network’s LIGHT OF HOPE Luncheon With $5,000 Gift

BWD Group, LLC (BWD) of Plainview NY, presented EAC Network with a $5,000 gift in support of the agency’s 14th Annual LIGHT OF HOPE Luncheon, presented by Bethpage Federal Credit Union. The fundraiser was held on Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 …
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EAC Network’s Meals on Wheels Program Receives a $2,500 Grant

EAC Network is proud to announce its Meals on Wheels program received a generous $2,500 grant from the Meals on Wheels Association of America (MOWAA).  The grant was awarded for the human service agency’s efforts to raise community awareness and participation …
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EAC Network Participates In The NYC Half Marathon and Raises Over $11,000 For Its NYC Programs

EAC Network participated in the New York Road Runners Annual New York City Half Marathon on Sunday, March 16th, 2014 and raised over $11,000 to help support the agency’s NYC programs and services. EAC Network was chosen as an official …
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EAC Network’s 14th Annual LIGHT OF HOPE Luncheon Raises Almost $115,000

EAC Network’s 14th Annual LIGHT OF HOPE Luncheon, presented by Bethpage Federal Credit Union, was held on Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 at the Crest Hollow Country Club. The annual event raised almost $115,000 for the agency’s many programs and services. …
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EAC Network and PSCH Announce their Affiliation and Initial Strategic Agenda

Alan M. Weinstock, CEO of PSCH, and Lance Elder, President and CEO of EAC Network, are proud to announce the formal affiliation of the two non-profit organizations which serve New York City and Long Island with human services programs serving …
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Suffolk County Bar Association Hosts 3rd Annual Cohalan Cares for Kids Event

EAC Network joined the Suffolk County Bar Association on Thursday, February 6th at its headquarters in Hauppauge, NY to host the 3rd Annual Cohalan Cares for Kids event. The annual event raised almost $24,000 and benefitted EAC Network’s Suffolk County …
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