The Life Without Limits 5K Walk & Wheel was a great success!
It is not too late to support the event.
Go to www.ucpwalkwheel.org
First Day of School Kicks off at The Children’s Center
The Children’s Center at UCP of Long Island celebrated a new school year on September 6th, welcoming 74 students.
As children were escorted off of buses they were greeted by Stephen H. Friedman, President & CEO of UCP of Long Island and the Children’s Center staff.
“We are looking forward to a wonderful school year,” Principal Sherri Glazer said. “Our children never cease to amaze us, so I know they all will excel.”
Congressman Lee Zeldin Holds Press Conference at The Children’s Center on Access to Critical Equipment for People with Disabilities
Linda Bollinger-Lunger of Long Island Select Healthcare (LISH), Legislator Robert Trotta,
Congressman Lee Zeldin,
Stephen H. Friedman, President & CEO of UCP of Long Island
and UCP of Long Island participant, Rolf.
At a press conference held at The Children's Center at UCP of Long Island, Congressman Lee Zeldin emphasized the importance of his proposed H.R. 3229 Bill, a legislation that will protect people with disabilities by ensuring that they have access to vital equipment.
Legislator Robert Trotta of the 13th District, as well as UCP of Long Island staff and participants showed their support. “It was a great turnout of people advocating strongly to pass legislation to help individuals and families who struggle with disabilities,” said Zeldin. “People are rallying behind this effort to protect access to essential equipment.”
UCP of Long Island participant, Rolf, speaks of the importance
of people with disabilities having access to the equipment they need.
“Congressman Lee Zeldin is fighting for people with disabilities and we at UCP of Long Island are grateful for that,” said Stephen H. Friedman, President & CEO of UCP of Long Island. “It is time that Congress acts and passes the H.R. 3229 Bill so those that use, benefit and depend upon wheelchairs can live a life without limits.
The H.R. 3229 Bill has to be passed by the end of 2016. Learn more about the bill and how you can help here: http://conta.cc/2bMBcHH
Congressman Lee Zeldin, Stephen H. Friedman,
President & CEO of UCP of Long Island,
UCP of Long Island Board Member Steve Louro and UCP of Long Island participant Rolf.
UCP of Long Island to Honor Steve Louro at Life Without Limits Gala
United Cerebral Palsy Association of Long Island will host its Life Without Limits Gala on October 28, 2016 at Flowerfield in St. James, NY. This year’s event will honor Steve Louro, CEO and Founder of Professional Group Plans.
Steve Louro has had a longstanding relationship with UCP of Long Island. He has been involved in the agency’s special events including the Golf Classic, Scramble and Life Without Limits Gala. He has also sponsored The Children’s Center‘s Breakfast With Santa event for many years.
“We are delighted to be honoring this impressive individual at the Life Without Limits Gala,” said Stephen H. Friedman, President and CEO of UCP of Long Island. “Steve is deserving of this honor because he is dedicated to helping individuals with disabilities live a life without limits.”
For more information on the Life Without Limits Gala, contact the Office of Development at 631-232-0015.