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Town’s Golf Classic Tees-Off

Registration for the 6th Annual Supervisor’s Cup Golf Classic has teed off with 140 entries to be determined by lottery drawing.The Golf Classic is set for Wednesday, Oct. 2 at the famed Lido Golf Course, one of Long Island’s legendary links. Town residents 18 years of age and older are invited to register for a day of great golf and great fun.

“The Supervisor’s Cup is freshly polished and ready for presentation to this year’s winning foursome,” commented Supervisor Kate Murray. “An unbeatable day of competition and comradery awaits the lucky field of golfers chosen by lottery for this year’s tournament.”

For an entry fee of $15, golfers (selected by lottery) will enjoy 18 holes of tournament golf, a bucket of balls for the driving range, continental breakfast, afternoon barbecue, motorized golf cart, on-course refreshments, goody bag, awards and photographs.  Tournament contests include a “Four Player Scramble,” “Men’s & Women’s Closest to the Pin,” “Men’s & Women’s Most Accurate Drive” and “Men’s & Women’s Longest Drive.”

Tee-off time on Oct. 2 is 10 a.m. and the rain date is set for Wednesday, Oct. 16. Completed applications must be returned in person, postmarked or faxed before midnight, Friday, Sept. 6. Applications can be obtained at the Town of Hempstead Parks Department, 200 North Franklin Street, Hempstead, 11550.

Applications will also be available online at TOH.LI. The Lido and Merrick Road Park Golf Courses will have applications on hand as well as will most Hempstead Town parks. Completed applications may be returned in person or by mail to the Parks Administration Building in Hempstead or by fax to 516-292-6024.

There is only one application allowed per person and your name cannot appear on more than one entry application.  Supervisor’s Cup participants will be chosen by lottery on Thursday, Sept.12 at 1 p.m. in the Clubhouse of the Merrick Road Park Golf Course. The public is cordially invited to attend the lottery drawing. Players whose names are drawn in the lottery will have five days to submit payment following their notification of entry.  The lottery will select 140 golfers and 20 alternates. Selected names will be posted on the town web site at TOH.LI and winners will also be notified by phone and e-mail.

Golfers may register as a single, or in a twosome, threesome or foursome.  Selected golfers will be required to make payments in the form of check or money order to the Town of Hempstead.  On the day of the event, golfers will be asked to present photo identification at the morning’s check-in.   Golfers who are selected as alternates are invited to attend the breakfast and enjoy the driving range practice as they await the possibility of being added to the field in the event one or more golfers do not attend.

If you have questions or desire clarification on any aspect of the Supervisor’s Cup Golf Classic, simply contact the Department of Parks and Recreation at 516-292-9000, extension 245 or 266. Town of Hempstead employees, their spouses and children are not eligible to participate in this event. The tournament is open to Town of Hempstead residents only.

News

U.S. Air Force Veteran Mario Dell’aera, 80, of Levittown said he first volunteered for service in 1952, during the Korean War.

 

“They called volunteers ‘regulars,’” he said, reflecting back to when he first enlisted.

 

From 1952-1956, Dell’era called the Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, Nev. home. The base, he said, operated 24 hours, 7 days a week, training pilots to fly overseas into Korea.

Something about the warmth and sunshine of summer makes it the perfect season for lounging around. 

 

On July 26, the Levittown Community Council hosted its 17th annual Lazy Days of Summer Picnic at the East Village Green Park for families to take advantage of this season of relaxation and laidback fun free of charge.  

 

The DJ played Latin songs as children shook neon colored macarenas and followed the dance moves of a Zumba instructor. Other children enjoyed pony rides, shooting hoops, playing Can Jam and

Tug-of-War, petting farm animals, jumping in a bouncy castle, and fishing for plastic fish in a kiddie pool. 


Sports

Those looking to take swimming lessons and exercise classes at a nearby aquatic center can register for the fall 2014 session at Eisenhower Park, 1899 Hempstead Tpke., East Meadow.  

 

On Friday, Aug. 1 is the last chance for open registration. It begins at 8 a.m. for any remaining spots.  The availability of remaining classes will be made public the day before at 5 p.m.

 

On Monday, September 8 the first day of classes for the fall session begin.

 

Swim lessons will be offered for all levels: 

Eric Haslbauer of Levittown scored fourth overall in the 11th annual Heart & Sole 5 Kilometer Run held on the streets of Plainview on July 20. 

Haslbauer, 21, who has done  most of his running lately for Molloy College, crossed the finish line in 17 minutes, 53 seconds, earning him the second place award in the highly competitive 20-24 age group.

 

A near record field of 531 runners and walkers completed the run, only ten less than the record set last year. The Heart & Sole has clearly become an important summer road race in Nassau County.  The

Run benefits programs at Plainview and Syosset Hospitals.  Race management was handled by the Greater Long Island Running Club. 


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Rich Vos At Governor's - August 1

Worship Without Walls - August 2 


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