A Reason to Run – NSSA’s Jack’s 5K Run for Autism

i May 14th No Comments by

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In spite of the cool foggy morning on May 9, Jack’s 5K Run for Autism was a bright spot in the day.

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Runners, volunteers, teachers, families, and staff all showed up to help make the event a success.

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A first-timer was the overall winner, congratulations!

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We had lots of helpers.

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It was great to see so many youngsters doing the run!

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Thanks to everyone who showed up to run and volunteer, and to the many people who made donations online at https://www.firstgiving.com/Page/3042873/Donation – and it’s not too late to help, donations can be made at FirstGiving through August 2015.

They Could Have Danced All Night…

i May 8th No Comments by

On Friday, May 1, students at Smithtown High School East transformed their cafeteria into an under-the-sea wonderland for the NSSA Spring Dance.

Barell students and NSSA Adult Service clients dressed up in their springtime finery…some teacher “dates” were surprised with floral corsages (so sweet!).

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Smithtown students provided and served pizza, salads and beverages, and boogied with our students and clients on the dance floor. There was even a photo-booth set up complete with fun props!

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Everyone had a blast dancing, singing, eating, laughing.

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Thanks again to Smithtown High School East for inviting our students and clients and for being such great hosts. Thanks also to NSSA’s Stacey Agosta for coordinating the event.