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Join Long Island Cares, Inc. at Cruise Night in Oyster Bay

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Dozens of cars are on display every Tuesday night.

Oyster Bay, NY - May 28, 2014 - Every Tuesday night in the Village of Oyster Bay from now until the end of the summer, dozens of antique, historical and uniquely designed cars are on display as part of the Oyster Bay Chamber of Commerce' Cruise Night. The cars line Audrey Avenue in the Village of Oyster Bay and the public is invited to view and learn about some of the classic vehicles on display. In addition, live music is provided by many local bands and some very popular Long Island musicians that are scheduled to make special appearances at Cruise Night.
The public is also invited to bring a donation of non-perishable food or make a cash donation to support Long Island Cares, Inc.-The Harry Chapin Food Bank. Staff and volunteers from Long Island Cares, Inc. will be at the Long Island Cares tent on Audrey Avenue to collect donations, provide information about the regional food bank's network of direct community services, and to promote Dee Snider's Ride to Fight Hunger on Long Island to benefit Long Island Cares. People can register for the Ride, which is being held on Sunday, September 7, 2014 at the Town of Hempstead's Lido Beach Park, by stopping at our tent each Cruise Night. You can also purchase tee-shirts and Harry Chapin CDs to support Long Island Cares.
For more information or to donate to Long Island Cares, Inc. through our virtual food drive, log onto and search "Oyster Bay." For additional information about Dee Snider's Ride to Fight Hunger on Long Island, log onto or visit
About Long Island Cares, Inc.
Long Island Cares, Inc. - The Harry Chapin Food Bank is Long Island's first food bank: serving the hungry on Long Island since, 1980.  Long Island Cares brings together all available resources for the benefit of the hungry on Long Island and provides emergency food where and when it is needed, and sponsors programs that help families achieve self-sufficiency. The organization was founded by the late singer, songwriter and social activist Harry Chapin in response to the immediate needs of hungry Long Islanders. It is continued today by his wife and partner Sandy Chapin, a dedicated Board of Directors and talented staff working out of their 35,000 square foot facility in Hauppauge and their storefront locations in Freeport and Lindenhurst. Long Island Cares is a member agency of the Food Bank Association of New York State and Feeding America. Long Island Cares, Inc. is recognized by the NYS Department of Health and the USDA as the regional food bank for Long Island.
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