CYC November 2015 News:
Christmas Tree Lighting – On both Saturday and Sunday the 14th and 15th our Youth Civic members volunteered once again in helping to decorate and put up lights at Capital One Bank on Middle Country Road in preperation for our annual tree lighting. Thank you! Our 2015 Christmas Tree Lighting will be Wednesday December 9th at 7pm.
CYC June 2015 News:
3rd annual Centereach Street Fair – Youth Civic members volunteered their time to help with this event. It was a beautiful day for the fair which brought together the community residents, local businesses and community organizations. Volunteers manned our Youth Civic table and promoted the membership and a food drive for the event. Anyone who made a donation received a raffle ticket to win a prize. Volunteers also helped promote our 50/50 raffle. Thank you!
CYC May 2015 News:
35th Annual Youth Volunteer Awards – The Town of Brookhaven Youth Bureau Advisory Board hosted its 35th annual youth volunteer awards on May 8th at Town Hall. The awards were present by Town Supervisor Ed Romaine and Councilman Kevin LaValle. We are proud to report that the Centereach Youth Civic was a recipient this year! Even better still our CYC member Ashleigh Gardner was an individual recipient receiving a Proclamation for her passion and comittment to the community. Congratulations everyone!
CYC April 2015 news:
Car Wash Fundraiser – which was held on Saturday April 11th at Kups Auto Spa on Mark Tree Road. Its been a long winter and the turn out reflected the need of everyone wanting their cars washed. It was a successful fundraiser! Thank you to our members who volunteered. We would also like to thank Councilman Kevin LaValle for helping us promote this event!
CYC March 2015 news:
St.Baldricks head shaving event/fundraiser – was held March March 6 2015 at the Centerach Fire House. Thank you to the CYC members (and their parents) who volunteered to help make it the success that it was! We raised $38,703.00 to help fund research and support for children with cancer. Thank you! Together we make a difference.
CYC January 2015 news:
CPR and American Red Cross Babysitting Certification class -Was held January 31st at the Centereach Fire House.
CYC hosted this event. Centertification was provided by the Centereach Fire District. This class filled up so quickly that we didnt even have to send out a flyer!
Venues for Volunteering – Was held on Thursday January 22nd 6:30 – 8:30pm at the Middle Country Public Library – Selden location.
This event was geared for Middle School and High School youth in the Middle Country community looking for community service opportunites The CYC had a table at this event. Thank you to those who participated. As a result, the library has shared a link from their venue to our website for those interested in volunteering for community service.
CYC December – 2014 news:
Get Well Holiday Card Project – We collected over 600 cards for sick children at Stonybrook Hospital over the holiday. We placed collection boxes at the Centereach Fire House and at Brookhaven Town Hall.
Care Packages for the Troops – On Dec 2nd we went to the Sayvill VFW Post 433 and worked with the Blue Star Moms to help put together and send care packages for the troops.
CYC May – 2014 news:
YOUTH CIVIC PARTICIPATES IN GREAT BROOKHAVEN CLEANUP
On Saturday May 17th the Youth Civic along with the Centereach Civic and Chamber of Commerce worked together to clean up Mark Tree Road and School Street.
CYC June 2014 news:
THE YOUTH CIVIC WORKS WITH BROOKHAVEN TOWN’S DEPT. OF WASTE MANAGEMENT TO HIGHLIGHT SINGLE STREAM RECYCLING
We were invited to paint one of their new 55 gallon drums with a recycling theme to help promote the town’s new single stream recycling program. The container will then be placed in our town parks for recycling.
The paint was provided by the town. The Youth Civic met on Saturday May 3rd to paint the 55 gallon drum. We have a great time! Not only did we participate in helping the town keep the community clean, we also discovered some great artistic talent. We cant wait to find which park our recycling container will be delivered to!