Donations for Hurricane Harvey relief by check can be made to the American Red Cross, P.O. Box 37839 Boone IA 50037-0839 or Salvation Army P.O. Box 1959 Atlanta Ga 30301 and NYSUT Disaster Relief Fund NYSUT Headquarters 800 Troy-Schenectady Rd Latham NY 12110.
Donations can be made on line and by phone – check the website of the above organizations for directions. Be careful – donation to known organizations only – unfortunately scams abound in situations like this.
The Vanderbilt Tent
A view of Northport Harbor
On September 12 the R-UTN Annual Picnic will once again be held on the beautiful grounds of the Vanderbilt Museum in Centerport, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Plan to join friends and former colleagues, welcome new retirees, and enjoy a delicious picnic buffet. Admission is free to paid-up R-UTN members, and guest are welcome for $10. RSVP by August 29 when you send your membership form to Membership Chair, Judy Bensimon.
The Vanderbilt Museum is also offering free admission to the 2:00 p.m. Planetarium show. Parking on the grounds is free, and a shuttle is available to members in need of assistance from the parking lot to the luncheon tent.
Denise Nicolosi, retired Norwood Avenue School teacher, passed away on August 14.
The wake will be on Thursday at Clayton Funeral Home, Kings Park from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M.
The Funeral Mass is on Friday at St. Joseph’s Church in Kings Park @ 10:30 A.M.