An Artist’s Perspective

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Artwork by two of our own artists, NSSA client Brian M, and past consultation student Andrew D, is currently on display at the “Perspective” art exhibition and fundraiser at the Art League of Long Island, presented by the Kiwanis Divisions of Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Andrew has several photographs in the exhibit and Brian has examples of his original artwork.

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Artist, Andrew D.

The exhibit celebrates the work of local young artists with Autism. art league collage 1BMannion Art League 6.3.14-12art league collage 2BMannion Art League 6.3.14-15

This week Brian was interviewed at the gallery for a Verizon/Fios news segment called “Heroes on Our Island,” which will air July 15 at 8pm. He spoke eloquently and passionately about his art – both what inspires him and where he hopes his art will take him. He even started a new project while being filmed – we can’t wait to see this one hanging on the walls of NSSA soon!

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The “Perspective” exhibit will be on display until Sunday, June 8. There will be a reception on June 8 from 3-5pm with refreshments and raffles, and a suggested donation of $10. Thanks to the Kiwanis, NSSA is one of the benefiting organizations.

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We *Love All* the Commack High School Tennis Team

i Jun 3rd No Comments by

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Last week the Commack Boy’s Varsity Tennis team played it’s 3rd Annual Student/Teacher Doubles Tournament to raise money for NSSA. Tennis coach Shane Helfner, who is also President of the Suffolk County Tennis Coach’s Association, spearheads this event each year – we’re blessed to have such a good friend!

4tennis collage 1The weather was perfect and plenty of family and friends came out to watch the event. Spectators also enjoyed refreshments and winning raffle prizes!

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Everyone who played got a medal for participating, and much appreciation from us at NSSA. We congratulate the winners on games well played.participantswinnersAnd I do believe we witnessed the efforts of the youngest-ever ball boy!

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Thank you Commack High School, the Boys Varsity Tennis Team, faculty, and Shane Helfner, for once again helping raise awareness and money for NSSA. We Love All (<- see how I did that?) of you!