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Sneakers and Sandals Annual Beach Ball to Benefit Long Island Cares

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Coach Mo Cassara, Elisa Distefano Echo of the Echo Agency to Host Annual "Sneakers and Sandals Beach Ball" in Point Lookout.

Point Lookout, NY - June 18, 2014 - It's game on for Long Island's summer social season, so slip on your sandals and join us on the south shore for Coach Cassara's "Sneakers & Sandals Annual Beach Ball" to benefit Long Island Cares, Inc.- the Harry Chapin Food Bank.
We invite you to sip on a summer cocktail as the sun sets over the bay at The Buoy Bar in Point Lookout, on Tuesday, July 22 from 6-9 pm.  This year's "Sneakers & Sandals Beach Ball" will benefit Long Island Cares, Inc. helping over 320,000 Long Islanders who are hungry or food insecure.
Tickets are $60 per person or two tickets for $100 and includes unlimited beer, wine and specialty drinks, plenty of passed food, live music with DJ and MC Echo rocking the mic! Dance on the dock or with your feet in the sand (and bay), enjoy a spectacular sunset, great company, tons of fun and a chance to give back to our community.
Coach Cassara hopes to make a major score for this incredible charity, so make a play to make a difference -- and party with a purpose!  
RSVP to save your spot by contacting Robin Goldberg, Special Events Manager at: (631) 582-3663, ext. 104 or email:   
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 a wide variety of innovate direct service programs that help families achieve self-sufficiency. The organization was founded by the late singer, Grammy Award winning songwriter and social activist Harry Chapin in response to the growing issue of hunger on Long Island. 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 hunger assistance centers 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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