Townwide Fund’s Mary Timmons visited The Guide Dog Foundation to visit the kennels and go over details about the upcoming Long Island Fall Festival. The Guide Dog Foundation is one of the member agencies supported by The Townwide Fund. Mary is seen here with Linda Jones, a guide dog recipient, at The Guide Dog Foundation.
The Senior Center at the Huntington Helen Keller Services for the Blind improves the quality of life of seniors with opportunities for socialization, physical activity and mental stimulation. It provides members with a place to come together and meet, which is invaluable for seniors who tend to live a solitary life because of the isolating effects of visual impairment. We are proud to help our seniors and enjoy knowing that our fundraising efforts make a difference in their lives. Executive Director Mary Timmons (Center) is seen here with (Left) Debbie Costa, Coordinator, Suffolk County Rehabilitation, and (Right) Sheila Sullivan, a representative from Assemblyman James D. Conte’s office.
Executive Director Mary Timmons is visiting many of our member agencies. This week she was visiting with Family Service League’s Noreen Fremed, Coordinator of Communications and Operations. FSL kindly allows TWF to have our coin boxes in their lobby – we appreciate their support as we work to reach the top of the TWF Thermometers!
Mary Timmons (Executive Director/Townwide Fund of Huntington), Linda Mitchell (Huntington Chamber of Commerce) and Janine Salgado (Tri Community)
The Townwide Fund Thermometers are Back!
The first of six TWF Thermometers went up this past Saturday, August 11, when Jim Lavery and Alex Armonas installed the sign on Park Avenue on the Family Service League’s lawn. Big thanks to Jim Lavery, who coordinated the design and construction and is reaching out to Townwide Fund member agencies with locations that would give us great visibility. Thanks to Alex Armonas, who asked Gary Pezza of East Neck Development to donate the wooden posts and paint. Thanks also to Ellen Fleury who designed signs that will inspire everyone to help us reach our goals, member agency Family Service League for allowing us to place the sign on their lawn and to Sign-A-Rama, who provided the sign itself. Alex and Jim were out in the hot sun, digging post holes and making sure that we had the best possible visibility.
May 2nd, 2012: The Helen Keller Foundation for the Blind hosts the Huntington Townwide Fund for their May board meeting. Helen Keller provides crucial services for blind residents of Huntington. The TWF is proud to support this fine organization for our residents.
April 19th, 2012: The Townwide Fund of Huntington celebrates 50 years of service to the Town of Huntington. The memorializing gala was a HUGH HIT with over 300 people celebrating at the Oheka Castle. The "red tie" event pitched a Great Gatsby style event with red carpet entry, celebrity style photo ops, and high-end cocktail hour, hors d'oeuvres, and dinner. The setting could not have been more perfect. With political figures, established businessmen and women, and the directors of our member agencies in attendance, the 50th Anniversary Gala was the event of the year.
A special congratulation must be extended to Jim Powers - TWF Board President, Keith Brown - Gala Chairman, Mary Timmons - Executive Director, and Caroline Mulè for going above and beyond the call of duty to make the Fund's 50th Anniversary such a wonderful event. Here's to the next 50 year of the fund. May the Townwide Fund flame burn bright and strong!
March 15th, 2012: The Townwide Fund of Huntington is proud to support the Huntington Chamber of Commerce's 2nd Cash Mob at Finnegans Pub and Life is Good.
TWF Board President, Jim Powers with Life is Good store owner, Jean Ann Weller
February 2012: The Townwide Fund of Huntington is happy to support the Huntington Chamber of Commerce Cash Mob at Honu Kitchen and Cocktails and Value Drugs
January 30th, 2012: The Townwide Fund of Huntington is proud to have its annual board meeting at the Harborfields High School. Joined with member agencies, the Townwide Fund shared its success during 2011 with $104,000 in donations to our 20 member agencies.
Incoming President James Powers, left, hands Michael Mulè a token of the fund's appreciation for his dedicated service as the president of the Townwide Fund for 2011.
November 24th, 2011: With more than 1,600 runners, the 2011 Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot race was a huge sucess. Nick Ryan of Boston, Mass., took 1st place with an amazing time of 20:12 (5:04 pace). The 4-mile run is a big event attracting runners from all over the country. A very special thank you to all of our sponsors, including Range Rover, Super Runners Shop, and Borg & Borg Ins.
Race Chairwoman Bea Hartigan claimed this race was "the best race we have had yet!"
2011 Turkey Trot Race Results
November 9th, 2011: Rainbow Chimes hosts the Townwide Fund board at our November Meeting. Rainbow Chimes is a big part of our community outreach to agencies. Their work with in-need families and children provides a valued service for the Town of Huntington.
October 29th, 2011: The Townwide Fund hosts its first-ever Halloween Costume Bowling fundraiser at 300 Long Island in Melville. This event was a HUGE success, with more than 100 participants. The rain and sleet could not get our spirits down for the Fund! The Halloween Costume Bowl raised more than $4,000 for our member agencies. A special Thank You goes out to Sima Ali for organizing this outstanding event.
Raffle winner Carol Portman and her family picked up the Canon PowerShot Digital Camera raffle prize at the Halloween Costume Bowl.
From left: TWF Board President Mike Mulè, Elliot Portman, Carol Portman, Joshua Portman, and Kensey Portman at 300 Long Island
October 11th, 2011: The Townwide Fund is proud to present our disbursements to Huntington's Family Service League and the Huntington Dolan Center.
Family Service League: Townwide Fund of Huntington board members Vita Scaturro, grants chair, left, with Family Service League President and CEO Karen Boorshtein, and President Michael Mulè.
Dolan Center: From left: Vita Scaturro, grants chair; Michael Mulè, president; Terence Smith, adminstrator; and Dr. William Gehrhardt, medical director, outside the Dolan Family Health Center on Pulaski Road.
October 4th, 2011: The American Red Cross on High Street in Huntington Village graciously hosts the Townwide Fund of Huntington's monthly board meeting
October 3rd, 2011: Craig Levine and family are picked as the raffle winners for the Canon PowerShot Digital Camera from the Long Island Fall Festival. Daughter Bella picked the winning raffle ticket and is seen below with board members, Alex Borg, Bea Hartigan, and Paul Dougherty
September 30th - October 2nd. The Townwide Fund of Huntington was in full swing at the annual Long Island Fall Festival in Hecksher Park.
Board Members Bea Hartigan and Paul Dougherty staff the booth at the Long Island Fall Festival.
Nancy Gaska greets visitors and hands out balloons.
Board Member Ellen Fleury, President Mike Mulè, and volunteers greet guests at the Long Island Fall Festival
September 20th, 2011: Black and Blue in Huntington Village was proud to host the Townwide Fund's Third Tuesday Business Networking event.
September 17th, 2011: Townwide Fund board President Michael Mulè and board members attend Cow Harbor Day in Northport Park.
September 7th, 2011: The Townwide Fund Board is pleased to annouce the addition of Kay Blough as the Townwide Fund's new Assistant Executive Director.
Townwide Fund President Michael Mulè and Kay Blough
September 7, 2011: The Townwide Fund is proud to present the Pederson-Krag Foundation with the 2010 grant of $22,500. The Pederson-Krag Foundation Provides supportive outpatient mental health and substance abuse services and training to children, adolescents, adults and families.
Townwide Fund President Michael Mulè hands Pederson-Krag CFO Andrew Breslow the $22,500 grant.
August 2nd, 2011: The Townwide Fund Board held its August meeting at the Suffolk YJCC. The board toured the JCC's facilities and learned more about the programs and contributions it makes toward our community. The Suffolk Y JCC provides a wide array of services, including infant day care, before and after school activities, family support and much more!
July 13th, 2011: Townwide Fund Board members Bea Hartigan and Jo-Ann Raia, along with Associate Director, Mary Timmons, presented the TWF's Corporate Sponsorship/Payroll Deduction Campaign to over 20 Department Captains at The Town of Huntington along with Personnel Officer, Lisa Baisley and Barbara Kaufer. Having the support of the Town of Huntington, which employs more than 600 individuals, is a great boost for the Townwide Fund of Huntington's Corporate Sponsorship/Payroll Deduction Campaign. We hope and anticipate that this support willl encourage more participation by those in the both the public sector and private sector in the Town of Huntington. The TWF's Payroll Deduction Program generally costs nothing to implement. It simply gives employees an easy opportunity to "Donate Locally" and support vital health and human services provided to residents of our Town.
July 28th, 2011: Camp Alvernia's Jump-A-Thon! Every camper (besides Senecas) will be participating in the Jump-A-Thon during their normal Rec Hall and/or Games period. The Jump-A-Thon will benefit The Townwide Fund of Huntington, Inc. A special Thanks goes out to Camp Alvernia's Director Ben Esposito and Brother Larry for supporting the Townwide Fund of Huntington.
July 6th, 2011: The Family Service League was proud to host the Townwide Fund of Huntington's board meeting. FSL, member agency, has been assisting Huntington residents since 1926.
FSL CEO and President Karen Boorshtein with TWF Board President, Michael Mulè and the Board of the Townwide Fund
June 28th, 2011: The Townwide Fund is proud to annouce the following local businesses and non-profits are participating in our payroll deduction program:
Town of Huntington
Pederson Krag Foundation
Visiting Nurse Service
G.R. Reid Associates
Townwide Fund of Huntington - Mary Timmons
June 7th, 2011: The Visiting Nurse Services and Hospice Care of Suffolk County host the Townwide Fund of Huntington's monthly board meeting. Their newly renovated facility has been helping Huntington residents and families since 1952.
May 11th, 2011: The Townwide Fund of Huntington is happy to support the Bristal Assisted Living at East Northport for their grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony. Director, Marlo Signoracci met with Townwide Fund board member, Melanie Mazzeo and Mary Timmons.
May 6th, 2011: Michael Mulè meets with the Town of Huntington about the Townwide Fund of Huntington's Payroll Campaign. The Town of Huntington has always been a big supporter of the Fund.
May 4th, 2011: The Helen Keller Foundation hosts the Townwide Fund monthly board meeting. Director Debbie Costa presents Michael Mule with a wreath of appreciation.
May 3rd, 2011: The Townwide Fund of Huntington met with GR Reid Associates to encourage their participation in the payroll deduction campaign.
April 6th, 2011: Long Island Cares: The Harry Chapin Food Bank hosts the Townwide Fund of Huntington Board Meeting. Long Island Cares Director, Paule Pachter explains how over 6 million pounds are distributed to the hungry each year.
April 5th, 2011: Board Members Keith Brown and Paul Dougherty present the fundraising campaigns to the East Northport Chamber of Commerce.
March 19th, 2011: The Townwide Fund held their annual St. Patrick's Race. With over 350 finishers, their year was celebrated with great weather and high spirits.
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March 15, 2011: Townwide Fund holds its second monthly business networking meeting, graciously hosted by Porto Vivo restaurant on Gerard Street in Huntington Village.
March 3, 2011: The Townwide Fund of Huntington holds their monthly board meeting at the YMCA of Huntington on Main Street.
TWF Board President Mike Mulè with YMCA Director Eileen Knauer
February 22, 2011: Long Island Cares hosts presentation of Townwide Fund of Huntington, Inc. supporting its Payroll Deduction Program
February 22, 2011: Northport Chamber of Commerce host presentation of Townwide Fund of Huntington, Inc. concerning its Payroll Deduction Program, Coin Box Program and annual events.
March 8, 2011: Family Service League Board hosts presentation by Michael Mule on behalf of Townwide Fund
March 1, 2011: Northport Village Board hears presentation by Michael Mule on behalf of Townwide Fund
February 22, 2011: Townwide Fund of Huntington, Inc. gives initial presentation of Payroll Deduction Program to principal of Fuoco Group
February 15, 2011: Townwide Fund of Huntington, Inc. hosts its first "Third Tuesday Townwide Fund monthly business networking event"
February 10, 2011: Townwide Fund President proposes payroll deduction campaign to the Huntington Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
February 10, 2011: Check out our article in the Village Tattler:
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January 31st, 2011: The Huntington Hospital Dolan Center Hosted the Townwide Fund's Annual Meeting. A very sucessful year was celebrated with the official donation of over $103,000.
The Townwide Fund Board with Member Agencies. Another successful year with over $100,000 raised and donated in 2010
January 25, 2011: Pederson-Krag hosted the Townwide Fund of Huntington and includes Townwide Fund of Huntington in its yearly Payroll Deduction Campaign
January 20, 2011:The Huntington Lawyers Club hosted the Townwide Fund of Huntington