Glen Head, NY - September 15, 2015 - Jean-Pierre Lardoux, AIA, NCARB, affectionately known as J.P., who is founder and principal architect of Plainview-based Fusion Architecture, PLLC, was recently honored by Adults and Children with Learning and Developmental Disabilities, Inc. (ACLD), at the organization’s 2015 Golf Outing held at the Glen Head Country Club in Glen Head, New York. This year’s outing raised nearly $95,000 to benefit ACLD, a leading Long Island based not-for-profit agency devoted to providing opportunities for children and adults with autism, learning and developmental disabilities to pursue enviable lives, increase independence and foster supportive relationships within the community.
Mr. Lardoux led the design efforts for ACLD’s Charles Evans Health Services Center in Bethpage, Magnolia Manor Residential Group Home in Bethpage, the Alan and Ellen Spiegel Children’s Center in Bay Shore), and a host of other ACLD projects. He was saluted during the Golf Outing by Joseph Ortego, president of ACLD’s Board of Trustees, and by his eight-year-old son Lucas Lardoux as a man who cares deeply about making a difference in the lives of other people.
“J.P.’s attention to detail and quest for the best defines him and Fusion Architecture,” Mr. Ortego said. “Those qualities have helped us in the pursuit of our mission, and all that J.P. has done for ACLD makes him a truly worthy honoree.”
More than 160 people took part in ACLD’s 2015 Golf Outing, which raised a total of exactly $94,685 to benefit ACLD. Major sponsors for the event included the Tournament Sponsor ($10,000), Heffernan Insurance Brokers; Eagle Sponsor ($3,500), Fusion Architecture; Scorecard Sponsor ($3,000), the Irwin Siegel Agency; and Special Golf Sponsors ($2,500) Cohn Reznick, Enterprise Fleet Management, Jarro Building Industries, Margolin Winer and Evens, LLP, Michael Borruto General Contractor, Performance Contracting of Long Island, TD Bank and Valley National Bank.
Adults and Children with Learning and Developmental Disabilities, Inc. (ACLD) was founded in 1957. The 501(c)(3), not-for-profit agency serves the needs of more than 3,000 individuals with disabilities, and provides support for their families. ACLD's mission is to provide opportunities for children and adults with autism, learning and developmental disabilities to pursue enviable lives, increase independence and foster supportive relationships within the community. ACLD employs more than 1,100 people and operates 77 different program sites including group homes and apartment programs across Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Service programs include early childhood services, day habilitation, residential alternatives, vocational training and job placement, recreation programs, respite, family support services, Medicaid service coordination, and medical and behavioral health services.
Pictured: ACLD Assistant Executive Director Robert Ciatto, President of the ACLD Board of Trustees Joseph Ortego, 2015 Golf Outing Honoree Jean-Pierre Lardoux, AIA, NCARB of Plainview-based Fusion Architecture, and ACLD Executive Director Robert C. Goldsmith celebrating the success of ACLD’s Golf Outing. Held at the Glen Head Country Club in Glen Head, raised $94,685 to benefit ACLD, a non-profit which provides support to more than 3,000 individuals with special needs on Long Island.