WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Tarrytown based nonprofit, Volunteer New York! has been selected to be the beneficiary of the first New York Islanders’ Westchester Community Night game on Tuesday, March 29 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, with sponsorship support from Balancing Life’s Issues, Inc.
A portion of every Westchester Community Night ticket will go towards supporting volunteerism and nonprofits in Westchester and the surrounding communities.
An expected crowd of thousands of Westchester fans and residents, including Westchester Deputy County Executive Kevin Plunkett, will join Volunteer New York! as they support the New York Islanders on Westchester Community Night. The New York Islanders are currently in the race for a post-season playoff spot.
“This event was made possible with the generous sponsorship of Wendy Wollner, President of Balancing Life’s Issues. Balancing Life’s Issues is an organization that deeply cares about strengthening the quality of life here in our community through volunteerism, and I’m thrilled for this chance to work with the New York Islanders, the Westchester County Executive’s Office and Wendy on this tremendous night for Westchester . . . in Brooklyn!” said Alisa H. Kesten, Executive Director of Volunteer New York!
Discounted tickets starting at $35 are available for purchase through the group promotional calendar on www.islanders.nhl.com by using code: REPWESTCHESTER. Included with every ticket is a free New York Islanders Westchester Community Night t-shirt.
“Coming together as a community, whether it’s a volunteer project for a nonprofit, or in Brooklyn, is what Volunteer New York! is all about. Connecting people to opportunities, that’s our job 365 days of the year,” said, Tony Fasciano, Director of Communications for Volunteer New York!.
Thanks to support of Balancing Life’s Issues, Inc. Westchester parents who are bringing children aged 12 and under will have the chance for them to ride the Zamboni during intermission. To have your child considered for this opportunity email firstname.lastname@example.org with contact details. The selected youth will be chosen at random.
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