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!).

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.