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The beacon. (Babylon, N.Y.) 1972-current, January 14, 2010, Image 9

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Vendors needed for Black History Month Program Vendors are needed for the 22nd annual Black History Month Program, sponsored by Supervisor Steven Bellone and the Town o f Babylon Department of Human Services, to be held Sat., Feb. 2 7 ,10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Babylon Town Hall Annex, 281 Phelps Ln.. North Babylon. The theme of the program will be The History of Black Economic Empowerment. This year the Urban League of Long Island and its President and CEO Theresa Sanders will be honored. Entertainment will be provided by gospel recording artist Jeff Roberson. Admission is free. For vendor applications and further information, call 631-422-7642. Babylon Rotary Senior Resource Guide now available The Babylon Rotary Club, a service and fellowship organization formed in 1947 by local businessmen and professionals, has recently com e up with an invaluable resource to the community with its Senior Resource Guide. This guide highlights spine of the most important areas of need impacting Ideal seniors in these difficult economic times and provides information about many non-profit resources which may be able to address these needs. The areas include health resources, food and clothing options, social services, financial resources, socialization options, transportation aid and volunteering. If you or your organization would like to obtain a downloaded copy of the Senior Resource Guide, go to the Babylon Rotary website at www.babylonrotary .org and click on downloads. Other Babylon Rotary community projects have included: Carper Day, literacy,prom o tion, food drives to support local food pantries, Christmas gift .baskets, w e t ìa n 4 iesS9rAtÌQPs Q tftpf jLife^jipgram, Iriteracty Rótafact, èfc: along with manyinternational projects. If you would like more information about the Babylon Rotary Club, or are interested in membership, contact the Babylon Rotary Club, P.O. Box 672, Babylon, New York 11702 or come to one o f the organizations luncheon meetings at the Long Island Yacht Club, Little East Neck Road, West Babylon, every Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. Our Lady of Rosary to sponsor | Youth Free Throw January 23 All boys and girls ages 10 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level o f com p e tition for th e 2010 K n ig h ts o f C o lu m b u s F r e e Throw Cham p ionship. The local c o m p e tition w ill be held on Sat., Jan. 23, 2010 at 8:30 a.m . in th e g y m n a s iu m o f Ss. C y r il 8c M ethodius Church on Route 231 in D eer Park. T h e K n igh ts o f C o lu m b u s Free T h r o w C h a m p ionship is spon s o r e d annually, w ith winners progressing through local, d istrict, and state com p etitions. International cham p ions are announced by the Knights o f C o lum b u s international headquarters based on scores from state-level com p etitions. All boys and girls 10- to - 14 years old are eligible to participate and will com p ete in their respective age divisions. Last year m o r e th a n 2 2 3 ,0 0 0 sh a r p s h o o t e r s participated in over 3,200 local com p e titions. A ll c o n t e s t a n t s on th e lo c a l le v e l are r e c o g n ized for th e ir p a r t icip a t io n in the event. Participants are required to furnish a photocopy o f their birth certificate as proof o f age. W ritten parental consent is required on all entry forms. Entry form s may be obtained at Our Lady o f the Rosary C o u n c il, 759 Long Island Ave., Deer Park betw een the hours o f 3 p.m. and 10 p.m ., M onday through Saturday or by contacting N icholas LaSorsa at 6 3 1 -559- 8718 SC 14,2010, BEACON SHOPPER m m , .I B M 79-31 O A S S A U ™ unii, ¿d u! Ü kkicol SEIIM Fri. 7:30 PM, Sat. 2:00 & 7:30 PM, Sun. 2:00 PM y^ooo. r. ^uiiuuuunniijuiÿtiiomfvnirnnni^nntiiir^otyfltfg^çÿti ^ Ï Ï B . 5 &G j z ? D i t ó Fri. 7:30 PM, Sat. 2:00 & 7:30 PM .... y n iiiim y ; ' I\ ..H I;,.m M uf in u j i y ' »I'liilv fW y jw « Buy tickets at t f C f o s t / l 7 3 S t S r * Retail Locations, Arena Bo* Offices or call 1-800-745-3000 Town o f ls lip seeks volunteers to assist in enforcem ent o f h a n d icapped p a r k in g regulations Islip Town Supv. Phil N o lan has announced cap p e d p a r k ing p e r m its p r o p e r ly d isp layed , that the Town is seeking volunteers to enforce Each volunteer w ill be issued an official photo certain h a n d ica p p e d p a r k in g reg u la t io n s as part o f the n e w ly estab lish e d Parking V io la ­ tions Unit. The volunteers w o u ld act as watch­ dogs, p a trollin g th e Town and taking p h o tos o f veh icles that are illegally parked in han d i­ capped spots or that do not have their hanjji- Last Hope A n im a l Rescue fundraiser set f o r Jan. 17 Last Hope Animal Rescue is holding a fundraiser, Sun., Jan. 17,1 to 5 p.m., at Popei’s Restaurant, 760 Grand Avenue, Deer Park. Proceeds to benefit the Feral Cat Programs o f Last Hope. The event includes a complete dinner, Chinese auction and raffle and tickets are $40 per person. Space is limited, so please call 516-527-2327, 516-220-6695 or 631- 205-5069 or go to www.lasthopeanimalrescue.org. identification card by the Town, and w ill be,lent a camera to use during their patrol. All n e c e s­ sary train in g w ill be p r o v id e d by th e Tow n . “It is im p erative that designated handicapped parking spaces remain available for those individ­ uals who truly need them , and w h o have o b tained the proper perm its for their vehicle,” stated Nolan. “Illegally parking in handicapped spots becom es especially problem atic during the holiday season, w h en th é parking lots at shopping centers fill up quickly and people are o ften tem p ted to pull into a vacant handicapped spot. This is unacceptable, and we hope that through this v o lunteer program, we can be v igilant about ensuring these spots are kept o p e n for those w h o legitim a tely need them .” A n y o n e interested in volunteering to assist the Town in the enforcem ent o f certain handicapped parking regu lation s is asked to call 631-2 2 4 - 5547.

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