Welcome New ACT Member!

Please join me in welcoming Bill KD2COL to our Team. Bill is involved with the Red Cross and enjoys public service. 

ACT Joins Forces with the Lighthouse Mission

the lighthouse mission of bellport nyThe Amateur Radio Communications Team has joined forces with the Lighthouse Mission.

One of our long standing Team Members and fellow Amateur Radio operator Tony Gazzola KB2VZG was a huge asset to the Bellport, East Patchogue communities and the Lighthouse Mission.

 

 

Tony Gazzola KB2VZG

Tony Gazzola KB2VZG

Tony had done so much for his community it would be impossible to put it into words. If you’d like to read more about this amazing man, visit “Doing God’s Work” posted at the  Long Island Advance.

Our Team now collects clothing and donations for the Mission. Samantha Riso, our community Health and Welfare Coordinator has recently started a program to collect funds to purchase personal items for the homeless.

If you would like to donate $10 toward this cause, please contact the ACT Team by emailEvery dollar of your donation will be used to help people in our communities.

If you don’t wish to donate please visit the Lighthouse Mission Web Site and find out the many ways that they help our neighbors! Donate directly to the Mission by Clicking Here!

Cross Bay Swim Volunteers Needed!

2016SwimDisk2306Volunteers for the Great South Bay Cross Bay Swim are needed on Friday, July 14th.  Now you don’t have to do any swimming, but you can volunteer to go out in one of the boats or help out on land.

This is a really exciting event because it is a chance to spend some time on a boat with some really nice people in the Great South Bay. 

The Ham Radio Operators will provide communications to and from the race course to the final destination in Brightwaters. 
At this time volunteers are needed at 6 AM in Brightwaters and the race is over before 11 AM.

If you are interested contact John Melfi W2HCB via Email (w2hcb@arrl.net).

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Free Family Emergency Preparedness Training

Emergency PreparednessFrom “Community Viewpoint” South Shore Press:

On Monday, June 19th at 6:30pm, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker will host a FREE Emergency Preparedness Training at the Longwood Public Library (800 Middle Country Road, Middle Island).

The program will give residents of all ages the tools and resources they need to prepare for any type of disaster, respond accordingly, and recover as quickly as possible. Free Emergency Starter Kits will be given to each household upon successful completion of the training.

“As we begin to enter hurricane season, it is important that all residents are prepared for different types of storms and emergency situations,” said Legislator Anker. “I encourage residents to participate in this emergency training program to learn how to respond accordingly to a multitude of situations.”

All participants must register in advance. You can register online by visiting http://www.prepare.ny.gov and clicking “Training Events” or you can call Legislator Anker’s office at 631-854-1600.