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Alongside their continuing efforts in the community, the team at Rosicki, Rosicki & Associates, P.C. is currently planning the firm's next big event. With a history of fundraising success, whether through hosting the Hunter's Hope Galas or by participating in AHRC's Camp Loyaltown Auction, the firm's partners, attorneys, and staff continually seek new and effective ways to give back to the community.

Continue to visit RosickiGives.com for the latest information on fundraisers, galas, and community-building events sponsored by the firm.

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August 18, 2014

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 familiar with the annual event will see something brand new among the fund-raising festivities this year: the 5K Fun Run. Open to runners of all levels and abilities, the un-timed 5K Fun Run will start at 8:30 in the morning before the usual 3-mile AHRC Walk, which starts at 10:30.

"Moving ahead, leaving no one behind."

True to the AHRC Walk's slogan, the Walk is wheelchair-accessible and open to those of any fitness level. The day promises to be a fun-filled celebration for children and adults of any ability, as well as their families, friends, and supporters.

Hosted by the Nassau County AHRC Foundation with the kind sponsorship of several area businesses, the AHRC Walk and 5K Fun Run also relies on the hundreds of local donors supporting the event's participants. So far this year, people have raised over $30,000 for the cause!

The cause, of course, is supporting individuals living with developmental and intellectual disabilities. AHRC Nassau strives to help these people realize their full potential through a variety of services, including community integration, pre-vocational training, and employment assistance. It also provides numerous avenues of support for the families of those challenged by disabilities. AHRC also offers local businesses a range of quality services, including cleaning, recycling, and landscaping, among others. By collaborating with area businesses, the organization provides opportunities for people with disabilities to gain exposure to genuine work environments and learn valuable skills.



August 16, 2014

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 Racism continues to break down the social and institutional barriers that prevent people from realizing their full potential simply because of the color of their skin.

On June 4, ERASE Racism devoted its annual benefit to a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act. The benefit recognized a number of community leaders in the Long Island area dedicated to the mission of ERASE Racism and to racial equality in general. Several individuals and corporations received awards for their efforts toward the development of affordable, sustainable housing; equitable health care access; and integrated communities.

A common theme running through many of these participants' speeches, however, was that the struggle to end racism and segregation is an ongoing one. As Elaine Gross, president and founder of ERASE Racism, pointed out, even affluent blacks are as likely to live segregated from whites as poor blacks are. Unfortunately, genuine integration in America clearly is still a long way off.

ERASE Racism, and the volunteers and donors who support it, are devoted to eliminating racial discrimination, especially in the areas of housing, health care, and education. Their vision is to transform America into a country of fully integrated communities, where no one is denied opportunity because of race or ethnicity.

As part of its mission, ERASE Racism heads public policy campaigns to promote racial equality. It conducts research and educational initiatives throughout the New York region, and provides a range of training and evaluation services for those interested in carrying on the mission of equality.



August 14, 2014

Building for a Cause - RR&A Staff Volunteer for Habitat for Humanity

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One of the unfortunate realities in America today is the fact that nearly 5.5 million households are in dire need of affordable housing. Unable to qualify for government assistance, yet also unable to afford a secure home of their own, these families do not have many options.

Habitat for Humanity (HFH) is one of the nation's foremost nonprofits addressing this problem. With 1,500 affiliates throughout the country, HFH seeks to establish partnerships with families in need, and help them obtain a home with the aid of a network of donors and volunteers. Since its establishment in 1978, HFH has helped 30,000 responsible families achieve the goal of home ownership.

Driving HFH is a fundamental idea that housing should be "a matter of conscience." The organization strongly believes that every hardworking family—regardless of race or religion—should have access to a safe and affordable home.

Earlier this summer, staff at the Plainview and Batavia offices of Rosicki, Rosicki & Associates continued their long tradition of giving to HFH. These generous employees donated dozens of hours of their free time to help the Nassau County chapter of Habitat for Humanity with one of its building projects. Over the course of two days in late June and mid-July, these RR&A employees helped build a fence around the property of a new home in Roosevelt, New York.

The volunteers also assembled scaffolding in preparation for the installation of the house's energy-efficient insulation and siding.

This effort is just one small part of HFH Nassau County's greater involvement in the region. Since its founding in 1992, HFH Nassau County has provided interest-free, zero-down mortgages to the responsible households that it helps. In return, the recipients must remain financially responsible, and invest at least 300 hours of their own time and effort toward the building of their new home.

In addition to building and financing homes for households in need, HFH Nassau County also runs outreach programs to educate local schools, universities, and businesses about the issues of affordable housing in Nassau County. By doing so, the organization seeks to establish meaningful partnerships with donors, and to recruit additional energetic volunteers, like those from Rosicki, Rosicki & Associates.

To learn more about Habitat for Humanity in Nassau County, New York, please visit www.hfhnc.org.



August 11, 2014

Hunter's Hope Concludes 17th Annual Family & Medical Symposium

The Hunter's Hope Foundation presented its annual Family & Medical Symposium for Krabbe & Leukodystrophy Families at the end of July. The symposium, which recently concluded its 17th year, provides networking, support, and education for families affected by Krabbe Disease and various other leukodystrophies. The event provides a unique opportunity for these families to connect with others faced by the same challenges, as well as to interact with scientists at the forefront of research into the class of debilitating diseases known as leukodystrophies.

While leukodystrophies are rare genetic disorders, there are dozens of different variants, making them relatively common as a class. Krabbe Disease is one of the most well-known leukodystrophies, but all involve chemical deficiencies in myelin, the primary component of the nervous system's white matter. Appearing in roughly 1 in 100,000 births, Krabbe Disease results in the progressive deterioration of motor skills and sensory abilities. The disease is often fatal.

In order to combat both the lack of awareness about the disease and the disease itself, pro-football Hall of Famer Jim Kelly and his wife, Jill, founded the Hunter's Hope Foundation in 1997. The organization is named for their son, Hunter, who struggled with Krabbe Disease for over eight years until his passing in 2005. The foundation has continued on since then, helping other families facing the same challenges experienced by the Kellys.

In addition to its cutting-edge research efforts to fight leukodystrophies, the Hunter's Hope Foundation has served as a leader in providing needed education and encouragement to families. A pillar of this effort is the organization's summertime Family & Medical Symposium.

This year's event kicked off on July 23 with a check-in and welcome dinner, followed by a day of scientific discussions in which parents learned about some of the latest research into understanding and mitigating diseases of the myelin. Day three provided sessions on raising awareness of leukodystrophies and dealing with the everyday struggles associated with the diseases. The final full day gave families a chance to enjoy handicap-accessible swimming pools and horse-drawn wagon rides, topped off with a family talent show.

Throughout the symposium, the children of these families had plenty of opportunities to meet and mingle. At the daily Kid Kamp, children with leukodystrophies and their siblings had a chance to meet others just like them. The children enjoyed many fun activities, including movies, crafts, water balloons, hiking, and an exciting fire truck visit.



August 06, 2014

Rosicki, Rosicki & Associates Participates in Hospital Toy Drive

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Over the summer, several Rosicki, Rosicki & Associates employees participated in a successful toy drive to benefit pediatric patients at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in the borough of Queens in New York City. A number of law offices participated in the drive, which was organized through Delta Court Service, Inc.

The donated toys were given to pediatric patients currently staying at the hospital. The staff noted that this type of gift is important in helping pediatric patients to cope with the anxiety and discomfort that often accompany a stay in the hospital. By all accounts, the presents proved to be a fun and exciting surprise that was appreciated by the children and their parents.

The toy drive was not a one-time only event. Another one will be organized in the run-up to the holiday season this winter. At that time, employees of Rosicki, Rosicki & Associates and other offices will again have an opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of children in need of a respite from their hospital stay.

The pediatric department at Jamaica Hospital is among the most highly respected facilities in the nation when it comes to pediatric medical care. The hospital’s Ambulatory Care Center has expertise in a number of subspecialties. It also has a pediatric emergency room that treats 30,000 patients every year. While the main hospital facility provides extensive specialized medical treatments, a number of satellite offices throughout the community provide children and their parents with convenient access to everyday, general medical care.

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In order to help children cope during their stay, Jamaica Hospital’s department of pediatrics offers an entertaining and relaxing environment for children and their parents. A well-stocked reading center is available as a source of entertaining stories and quiet time, as well as to promote reading skills among children.

In addition, there is a supervised playroom where children can have some fun in between treatments. The room is also the area where toys from this summer's toy drive were placed to be enjoyed by visiting children.

August 04, 2014

Hunter's Hope Concludes 17th Annual Family & Medical Symposium

The Hunter's Hope Foundation presented its annual Family & Medical Symposium for Krabbe & Leukodystrophy Families at the end of July. The symposium, which recently concluded its 17th year, provides networking, support, and education for families affected by Krabbe Disease and various other leukodystrophies. The event provides a unique opportunity for these families to connect with others faced by the same challenges, as well as to interact with scientists at the forefront of research into the class of debilitating diseases known as leukodystrophies.

While leukodystrophies are rare genetic disorders, there are dozens of different variants, making them relatively common as a class. Krabbe Disease is one of the most well-known leukodystrophies, but all involve chemical deficiencies in myelin, the primary component of the nervous system's white matter. Appearing in roughly 1 in 100,000 births, Krabbe Disease results in the progressive deterioration of motor skills and sensory abilities. The disease is often fatal.

In order to combat both the lack of awareness about the disease and the disease itself, pro-football Hall of Famer Jim Kelly and his wife, Jill, founded the Hunter's Hope Foundation in 1997. The organization is named for their son, Hunter, who struggled with Krabbe Disease for over eight years until his passing in 2005. The foundation has continued on since then, helping other families facing the same challenges experienced by the Kellys.

In addition to its cutting-edge research efforts to fight leukodystrophies, the Hunter's Hope Foundation has served as a leader in providing needed education and encouragement to families. A pillar of this effort is the organization's summertime Family & Medical Symposium.

This year's event kicked off on July 23 with a check-in and welcome dinner, followed by a day of scientific discussions in which parents learned about some of the latest research into understanding and mitigating diseases of the myelin. Day three provided sessions on raising awareness of leukodystrophies and dealing with the everyday struggles associated with the diseases. The final full day gave families a chance to enjoy handicap-accessible swimming pools and horse-drawn wagon rides, topped off with a family talent show.

Throughout the symposium, the children of these families had plenty of opportunities to meet and mingle. At the daily Kid Kamp, children with leukodystrophies and their siblings had a chance to meet others just like them. The children enjoyed many fun activities, including movies, crafts, water balloons, hiking, and an exciting fire truck visit.



July 09, 2014

Rosicki, Rosicki & Associates Joins Habitat for Humanity to Repair Home

Several Rosicki, Rosicki & Associates employees volunteered with Habitat for Humanity of Nassau County (HFHNC) on June 28 to rebuild a home in Roosevelt that was in need of repairs after Super Storm Sandy ravaged the area in 2012. Members of the law firm, which is based in New York, worked with Habitat for Humanity to rebuild the home.

Almost two years after the storm, many families are still struggling to repair the severe damage that the storm caused to their homes. The storm destroyed more than 95,000 buildings in Nassau and Suffolk counties, according to federal government statistics.

Habitat for Humanity of Nassau County is working with The Salvation Army to assist hundreds of homeowners who voluntarily applied for assistance after the storm, but who have not yet received help.

The most difficult part of the recovery for homeowners has been making their houses livable after the storm, as the cost and scope of the repairs has been overwhelming for many.

In the weeks following the storm, volunteers flooded the area. However, two years later, volunteerism has begun to wane. Thus, groups who volunteer their time, such as Rosicki, Rosicki & Associates, are vital to providing much-needed labor and funding for the home repair projects that HFHNC oversees.

Individuals who volunteer for HFHNC’s building and repair projects do not need to have experience. Groups focus on restoring homes back to safe living conditions, which can include replacing carpet, repairing floors and walls, and fixing other parts of homes damaged by floodwaters.

HFHNC provides volunteers with group leaders, training, and tools to safely work on houses.

The impact that HFHNC’s work has on families can be significant. For example, a recent HFHNC project focused on helping a large family that included several adults with special needs. Through the assistance of HFHNC, the family was able to move out of their rental house and into a home that could comfortably accommodate all of them.

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April 22, 2014

Hunter’s Hope Gala Attendees Show Their Support for Jim Kelly

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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 and neck.

The law firm Rosicki, Rosicki & Associates, P.C., hosted the event, which was held in New York. Prior to the evening gala, Tom and Cynthia Rosicki, who oversee the law firm, read a poem to Jim Kelly and his wife, Jill, at the hospital. At the beginning of the event, Tom Rosicki shared the poem, which recognized the Kellys’ longtime commitment to the Hunter’s Hope Foundation.

The organization supports research to find treatment and a cure for Krabbe disease and other leukodystrohpies. One of the passages reads, “This poem is about two who have been blessed, not by taking, but by giving, and through their faith give life to the living. Because of their strength, we’re here to help fulfill the Hunter’s Hope mission chartered by Jim and Jill.”

Tom Rosicki told the attendees that the Kellys expressed their appreciation for the poem and the outpouring of support. He said, “There’s a reason why it’s called Hunter’s Hope…it’s hope.”

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Rosicki, Rosicki & Associates’ annual gala aims to raise funds to support the Hunter’s Hope Foundation, a nonprofit organization that encourages early screening for newborns in order to detect fatal diseases that affect the nervous system. In 1997, Jim and Jill Kelly began the Hunter’s Hope Foundation following the death of their son, Hunter, who was diagnosed with Krabbe disease shortly after he was born.

The boy died of the disease at the age of 8. Since the Hunter’s Hope Foundation began, it has raised $14 million to fund medical research.

For more information, please visit www.rosicki.com.



March 28, 2014

Rosicki, Rosicki & Associates to Host 10th Annual Hunter’s Hope Gala

The law firm Rosicki, Rosicki & Associates, P.C., will host its 10th annual gala to aid the Hunter’s Hope Foundation tonight at the Hyatt Regency in New York. The celebration aims to raise money to fund the Hunter’s Hope Foundation, where researchers are looking for treatments for Krabbe disease, a degenerative condition that fatally damages the nervous system, and other leukodystrophies.

In 2013, the event was held at the Hunter James Kelly Research Institute at the New York Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences, where guests received a tour of the research facility.

Rosicki, Rosicki & Associates is a longtime supporter of Hunter’s Hope. Jim Kelly, Hunter’s Hope co-founder and Hall of Fame quarterback, said, “Tom and Cynthia (Rosicki) have stood by our side for what will be 10 years now. Through their ongoing support, the Rosickis and their guests have had a major part in helping us build the Hunter James Kelly Research Institute.”

For more information please visit www.rosicki.com.



March 8, 2013

Rosicki, Rosicki & Associates Hosts Gala to Benefit Hunter’s Hope

On March 8, guests at the 2013 annual gala for the Hunter’s Hope Foundation enjoyed a tour of the Hunter James Kelly Research Institute at the New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences, where more than 30 researchers take an integrated approach to studying Krabbe disease and other leukodystrophies.

The tour was a first for the annual gala, which raises money to help the Hunter’s Hope Foundation’s researchers find new treatments and a cure for these devastating diseases. Guests learned more about the accomplishments of the institute, which also advocates for universal newborn screening for leukodystrophies and provides care for families and children affected by the diseases. Jim and Jill Kelly, who cofounded the Hunter James Kelly Research Institute, attended the gala along with many members of the judicial, banking, and legal communities.

Rosicki, Rosicki & Associates, PC, a mortgage and real estate law firm with offices in New York, has hosted the gala for Hunter’s Hope for nine years. At the 2013 gala, Mr. Kelly thanked Tom and Cynthia Rosicki, partners in the firm, and their guests for their ongoing support of the institute.



November 4, 2012

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 an extensive selection of educational and interactive programs designed to foster a sense of excellence in every person who participates. AHRC staff and volunteers extend compassionate guidance and friendship to those who face special challenges and the organization looks forward to continuing its important work long into the future.

As a proud sponsor of the Nassau County AHRC Foundation, Rosicki will take part in a fun-filled event on November 4, 2012. The 2012 Moving Ahead Walk raises money for AHRC Nassau and as always, walkers will make their way over the three-mile course come rain or shine. With a wheelchair and stroller accessible route, the 2012 Moving Ahead Walk stands apart as a particularly family-friendly occasion. To learn more about how you can join Rosicki, Rosicki & Associates in supporting this cause, visit AHRCwalk.org.



October 20th, 2012

Rosicki Supports the Wounded Warrior Project

In recognition of America's brave and selfless servicemen and women, the Rosicki firm is sponsoring a group of individuals who will test their physical limits on a grueling 10-12 mile obstacle course designed by the British Special Forces. A challenge unlike any other, Tough Mudder takes place this year on October 20th, with proceeds raised by sponsored athletes going directly toward the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP).

A non-profit organization that provides injured soldiers with the support they need to live happy and productive lives as civilians, the Wounded Warrior Project partners with our nation's leaders to ensure that those who sacrificed so much for their country can return home to a deeply supportive and appreciative community. WWP believes that our nation's veterans deserve access to the best social services available and channels considerable resources to ensure that these brave men and women can thrive personally, support their families, and enjoy the hard-won respect that they have so dutifully earned. To learn more about how you can join Rosicki in sponsoring a Tough Mudder participant, visit www.toughmudder.com



October 11, 2012

Rosicki and the 17th Annual Camp Loyaltown Auction

Supporting the local community has always been a top priority for Rosicki, Rosicki & Associates. To show appreciation for a fantastic children's organization in the Catskill Mountains, the firm is hosting a fundraising auction to benefit Camp Loyaltown on October 11, 2012. Established more than 40 years ago as a program of Citizens, Inc., Camp Loyaltown provides developmentally disabled youth with an opportunity to join their peers for a summer of fun in the great outdoors. In addition to its programs for children and teens, Camp Loyaltown offers a special two-week session for challenged independent adults ages 21 and over. Developmentally disabled adults who live at home or in a monitored community are also welcome to participate.

Each summer, more than 650 campers from across the Northeast gather together to enjoy a host of recreational activities including swimming, pedal boating, and miniature golf. Campers also have access to a dance studio, theater, and craft center to engage their creative inclinations. Emphasizing one-on-one care, Camp Loyaltown assigns only four campers to each of its counselors and keeps both doctors and registered nurses on staff to ensure a safe and happy time for all.

Rosicki invites you to learn more about this special event. Visit www.CampLoyaltown.org to learn more.



October 2, 2012

Rosicki and the National Disability Employment Awareness Month Annual Awards and Breakfast Celebration

Rosicki, Rosicki & Associates, P.C. will join local businesses to celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) this October. A congressional initiative launched in 1945 that aims to raise awareness of the challenges faced by disabled American workers, NDEAM also heralds the many valuable contributions people with disabilities make to our country as dedicated employees who possess unique gifts and talents. Inspired by a different theme each year, NDEAM 2012 emphasizes the bold statement "A Strong Workforce is an Inclusive Workforce: What Can YOU Do?" Like all of the American enterprises that observe this special time of the year, Rosicki takes great pride in its commitment to our nation's disabled population and actively supports these commendable individuals in their professional endeavors.

The National Disability Employment Awareness Month Long Island event will take place on Tuesday, October 2, 2012. In addition to enjoying a delicious morning meal surrounded by colleagues, friends, and family, attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about the campaign. Rosicki Partners Craig Wolfson and Tom Rosicki have served as past NDEAM speakers and award recipients.



September 20, 2012

Rosicki and Tantalizing Tastes: A Benefit for the Fay J. Lindner Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities

On September 20, 2012, Rosicki will sponsor a celebratory fundraiser on behalf of the Fay J. Lindner Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities. Playing an integral role in the lives of children, teens, and adults diagnosed with one of the many forms of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), this commendable organization provides an extensive range of treatment services based on the latest scientific research, all of which are delivered in a fully supportive and compassionate environment. To support the center in its endeavors, Rosicki is involved with a night to remember where guests will enjoy sumptuous cuisine prepared by Long Island's top chefs. Fine wine from prominent, highly regarded producers will be poured alongside selections from some of the Northeast's best vineyards. Capping off the evening, the hosts of Tantalizing Tastes will hold a raffle, in which the grand prize is a tropical vacation getaway for two to Bermuda. Individuals who are unable to attend but would still like to make a 100% tax-deductible donation to the Fay J. Lindner Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities can do so online. Visit www.FayJLindnerCenter.org to reserve your seat at the 2012 Tantalizing Tastes.


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