Posts Categorized: Events

On Your Mark, Get Ready, Get Set for This Year’s AHRC Walk and 5K Run

As the end of summer approaches, Nassau County, New York, walking and running enthusiasts are gearing up for the annual AHRC Walk, which will take place on Sunday, September 14—rain or shine! More than 1,000 eager people are expected to turn out to support area children and adults living with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Those…
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ERASE Racism 2014 Benefit Honored 50 Years of the Civil Rights Act

The Civil Rights Act, which acknowledged the equality of people of all colors, was signed into law in 1964. Passed in spite of strong political resistance and brutal violence, this landmark legislation was a turning point for the cause of racial equality in America. The fight is far from over, though. Five decades later, ERASE…
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Hunter’s Hope Gala Attendees Show Their Support for Jim Kelly

The 2014 gala benefit for the Hunter’s Hope Foundation was bittersweet, as attendees extended their thoughts and prayers to founder and Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly, who is battling cancer. During the March 28 celebration, Kelly was at a hospital in New York City, where he was being treated for cancer of the head…
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Rosicki and the AHRC Foundation Walkathon

Providing a strong network of support for children, teens, and adults with intellectual and other developmental disabilities, The Nassau County AHRC Foundation oversees a wide range of community-based initiatives that might otherwise be unavailable due to sweeping budget cuts in social services. A unique non-profit organization established more than 60 years ago, AHRC Nassau offers…
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