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News 2011

Donate to NB when you Purchase Car Parts, Accessories or Holiday Gifts...

Posted On: November 18, 2011

Donate to NB when you Purchase Car Parts, Accessories or Holiday Gifts...: If anybody needs to purchase auto parts or car accessories in the upcoming months, please consider purchasing them through the Auto Accessory Superstore. All items are competitively priced and the company will be donating a portion of sales to New Beginnings. New Beginnings is eligible to receive a 5% financial donation from the total sale amount from any customer who provides the following charity promo code: NEWBEG to the Auto Accessory Superstore. Please make sure that the customer provides this assigned charity promo code upon placing their order either through our website or by phone at (888) 314-5310.


Veteran’s Advisory Panel Meeting with Senator Lee Zeldin

Posted On: September 27, 2011

Veteran’s Advisory Panel Meeting with Senator Lee Zeldin: On September 27, Allyson and Kate from New Beginnings attended a meeting with Senator Lee Zeldin as members of the John P Jennings Veterans’ Advisory Panel. The meeting was to discuss the goals of the Joseph Dwyer legislation which is to expand public awareness of and access to PTSD programs and services available to veterans and their families in New York State. Senator Zeldin is great supporter of New Beginnings’ cause and offered exciting news that he will be working with New Beginnings in the upcoming months to write new legislation aimed to increase the funding and awareness of the programs and services like those of New Beginnings, that are available to Veterans. In addition, the legislation will promote the distribution of materials regarding awareness and available programs throughout New York.


3rd Annual Veteran's Day Gala

Posted On: August 30, 2011

3rd Annual Veteran's Day Gala: This November, New Beginnings will be hosting our 3rd Annual Veteran’s Day Gala. The Gala will be Thursday, November 10, 2011 at 7pm at Leonard’s of Great Neck. (555 Northern Boulevard, Great Neck, NY 11021). We are thrilled to announce that this year’s Gala honorees are Jim and Carol Dunne. We are asking for your support of New Beginnings and our 2011 honorees at this year’s Gala. It’s a 1970’s themed event with raffles, auctions, disco dancers and much more. We are also very pleased to announce that the very well known That 70’s Band will be performing. This is an event you do not want to miss! Tickets for this event are $175, with discounts for tables of ten or more. If you can’t attend this year’s Gala, you can still show your support by purchasing an ad in the Gala journal. The journal ads range in price from $100 to $1000 and sponsorship opportunities are also available. Donations of ANY kind are greatly appreciated! As always, all contributions are tax deductable. Please visit our website for more information and updates.


Congratulations to Allyson and Kate!

Posted On: August 24, 2011

Congratulations to Allyson and Kate!: Allyson and Kate were recently honored as Citizens Bank Citizens of the Week and were featured on News 12 Long Island. Citizen's Bank recognizes individuals who help to make Long Island a better place to live while engaged in volunteer work for a non-profit organization. Check out Citizens Bank Website to see the winner profile for Allyson and Kate (week 13).


Comedy Night Tickets

Posted On: July 27, 2011

Comedy Night Tickets: You can now purchase your tickets for the Sunday, September 25th Comedy Night at Governor's Comedy at McGuires in Bohemia. This will be a great night with 5 ALL STAR COMICS and raffles. Tickets are available on the New Beginnings E-Store, each ticket is $25 per person and very limited, so get yours today!


Cruise with New Beginnings for Hope, Healing, and Understanding

Posted On: July 07, 2011

Cruise with New Beginnings for Hope, Healing, and Understanding: New Beginnings will be hosting a cruise set for May 19, 2012. This will be an all inclusive excursion to Florida and the Bahamas for 7 nights! View flyer for more information.


Labor of Love

Posted On: April 29, 2011

Labor of Love: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients in New York and throughout the northeastern U.S. have renewed hope and a new beginning, thanks to the tireless efforts of U-Haul Dealer Allyson Scerri and many others.


Grand Opening Press Coverage

Posted On: April 26, 2011

Grand Opening Press Coverage: Check out the Article "Center To Serve People With Brain Injuries" a wonderful write up about New Beginnings which was featured in Long Island's Newsday on April 17th. The Article cited the features and services provided at New Beginnings and quoted attendees of the celebration including Mr.Tom Archer and Mr. Bobby Schindler. Additionally, to view some photos of the event the South Shore Press published an article "Celebrating New Beginnings" which featured an array of photos taken throughout the day.