Child Abuse Prevention Services Looking for Volunteers

For over 35 years,Child Abuse Prevention Services (CAPS), and a dedicated core of volunteers have been working together to keep every child safe from harm, and R-UTN member Teddy Emmanuel is one of the volunteers. Caps is Long Island’s leading resource on the prevention of child abuse and neglect and provider of youth violence prevention to all K-12 Nassau and Suffolk schools.

As a CAPS volunteer, she has presented developmentally appropriately, multi-media workshops to Long Island schools. The best way to reduce the effects of bullying,child abuse and neglect is to prevent it before it occurs. Education and empowerment are the keys.

Free professional training is available to those who qualify.
Call 516 621 0552


Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Walking Tours

Here’s your chance for a 1 1⁄2 hour guided walking tour that explores the past, present, and future of the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. Learn about the historic and modern architecture, the Nobel legacy, and the advanced cancer, neuroscience, and plant research taking place at the lab each day. Knowledgeable tour guides include Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

Reservations are required at least 7 days in advance. There is a non-refundable tour fee of $5 per person that can be paid on arrival. Cash or checks only. Checks should be made payable to Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.

The tour route is primarily outdoors and takes place rain or shine. The tour includes areas of stairs and steep hills. It is not recommended for people who have difficulty walking.

Call 516-367-8455 or email for additional information. A minimum of 10 participants is required for each tour, and your reservation will guarantee that you will be notified if your tour needs to be rescheduled.

Tours begin at 10:00 a.m. Tour dates are August 27, September 10, September 23, October 21, October 28, and November 5.