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       Offering a wide range of programs              AHRC Suffolk is a chapter of NYSARC, Inc.,                     2009 Annual Report
                                                                                                                                          Celebrating
                                                      a family based organization working with and for people
       and services for adults and children           with intellectual and other developmental disabilities                               60 Years
       with intellectual and other                    from birth through old age.                                                         1949-2009
        developmental disabilities,
       and their families.
          Home Based Early Intervention

          Center Based Early Intervention

          Preschool Program

          School Program

          Day Habilitation

          Senior Day Habilitation

          Vocational Work Centers                   AHRC Suffolk                                   Non Profit Org.
                                                                                                    U.S. Postage
                                                    2900 Veterans Memorial Highway
                                                                                                       PAID
          Supported Employment                      Bohemia, NY 11716-1193                         Bohemia, NY
                                                                                                   Permit No. 54

          Transitional Employment

          Off-Site Employment

          Community Residences

          Intermediate Care Facilities

          Medicaid Service Coordination

          Respite Programs

          Family Support

          Guardianship Program
          and Services

          Leisure Activities

          Prevocational Services                                                          www.ahrcsuffolk.org
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       Officers and Board of Directors                                                                           Contributors
                                                                                                                 Mrs. Marie Tanchuck                       Mrs. Emma Ustler                  Dr. Nancy Westgate
                                                                                                                 Mr. Joseph S. Tantillo                    Mr. & Mrs. Chris Vaianella        Ms. Kathy Whaley
      JOSEPH P. MAMMOLITO                 OFFICERS                     DIRECTORS             HONORARY MEMBERS
                                                                                                                 Ms. Priscilla Tanzi                       Mr. David Vallee                  Mr. & Mrs. Ken Whehnke
      Executive Director                                                                                         Mr. Samuel R. Taube                       Mr. & Mrs. John R. Van Velsor     Mr. & Mrs. James Whelan
                                          FRED K. SALZBERG             Marilyn Barcon        Mary Jo Iovino      Mr. & Mrs. John Tavitian                  Mr. & Mrs. Richard Vandenberg     Mr. David Whelehan
                                          President                    Joseph Del Broccolo   Margaret Lachmann   Mr. & Mrs. David Taylor                   Mr. & Mrs. Charles Varady         Mrs. Carole White
      WILLIAM J. LEONARDI
      Deputy Executive Director                                                                                  Taylor Rental Center                      Ms. Lucy Vargas                   Mr. & Mrs. John White
                                          MARC BLITSTEIN               Frances Dempsey       James D. Lehane     Ms. Jeanne Tegins                         Mr. Patrick Vecchio               Mr. Chris Whiteman
      Administration                      Senior Vice President                                                  Salvatore Terravina                       Mr. & Mrs. Edward Velez           Mr. & Mrs. Mark Wickline
                                                                       Patricia Farina       Claudia Namias
                                                                                                                 The Branch Funeral Homes                  Verizon Foundation                Ms. Hannah Wider
                                          JAMES McENEANEY              Anthony Forgione
      DOLORES O’DONNELL                                                                                          The CFO Resource Inc.                     Ms. Jeannett Vickers              Mr. & Mrs. Robert Widmann
                                          First Vice President         Jeffrey Haber                             The Fish Store                            Ms. Maria Vigil                   Ms. Barbara Wilcox
      Deputy Executive Director
                                                                                                                 Therapeutic & Microscopic Endodontology   Mr. Barry Vigotty                 Mr. Fred Wilford
      Program                             WILLIAM MICH                 Elizabeth Hennessy                        Mr. & Mrs. Frederick Thiele               Mrs. Lillian Villa                Mr. & Mrs. James Wilford
                                          Second Vice President        Katherine Loukides                        Mr. & Mrs. Edward Thomas                  Villa Sorrento, Inc.              Mr. Barry Williams
                                                                                                                 Mr. & Mrs. David Thompson                 Village Automotive Center, Inc.   Mr. & Mrs. Dwayne Williams
                                          JOHN C. MACH                 Joseph G. Mayo                            Ms. Kathy Thompson                        Ms. Antonietta Villani            Ms. Gail Williams
                                          Third Vice President                                                   Ms. Susan Thompson                        Vision Screening Inc.             Mr. & Mrs. Scott Williams
                                                                       Linda McCready
                                                                                                                 Mrs. Carol Thorpe                         Vitale Bottled Gas Inc.           Mr. & Mrs. James Williamson
                                          PATRICIA LINDSAY             Carol O’Neill                             Mr. & Mrs. Stanley A. Thuma               Mrs. Janice Vitucci               Mr. & Mrs. Donald Willis
                                          Treasurer                                                              Mr. & Mrs. Douglas Tichy                  Mr. & Mrs. Carl Vitullo           Mr. & Mrs. Jon Wilson
                                                                       Walter Steck
                                                                                                                 Ms. Wendy Tigchelaar                      Volkan Petroleum, Inc.            H. Patrick Wilson, CPA
                                          PATRICIA JACKSON             Kenneth Walker                            Mr. & Mrs. Patrick Tighe                  Ms. Evelyn Vollgraff              Ms. Miriam Wink
                                          Secretary                                                              Time Inc. - Time to Give Back Campaign    Mrs. Martha Von Schischkoff       Mr. & Mrs. Stephen Winters
                                                                       Barbara Wilcox
                                                                                                                 Mrs. H. Joyce Tinto                       Mr. & Mrs. Michael Vorisek        Mr. & Mrs. Neal Wiser
                                          DEBORAH CARILLI                                                        Mr. & Mrs. Kevin Tom                      Ms. Diana Vormittag               Mr. & Mrs. Stephen Wohlgemuth
                                          Financial Secretary                                                    Mr. & Mrs. Lewis Tomaszewski              Mr. & Mrs. Frank Vulpi            Mr. Michael Wojciechowski
                                                                                                                 Mr. & Mrs. Mark Tonkins                   Mr. Ilene Vynerib                 Ms. Noelle Wojciehowski
                                                                                                                 Ms. Jennifer Toolan                       W.T. Hickey Corp.                 Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Wolcott
                                                                                                                 Ms. Mary L. Tosky                         Mr. & Mrs. Robert Waizenegger     Mr. & Mrs. Gary Wolf
                                                                                                                 Mr. & Mrs. Dominick Toto                  Mr. Robert Walderman              Mrs. Doriann Woodrick
                                                                                                                 Touchless Inc.                            Mr. John Walent                   Ms. Rita Wormold
                                                                                                                 Mrs. Betty Townsend                       Ms. Lisa Walker                   Ms. Eileen Wrenn
                                                                                                                 Mr. Peter Townsend                        Mr. & Mrs. Herbert Walker         Mr. & Mrs. Francis Yakaboski
                                                                                                                 Mr. & Mrs. Dennis Trainor                 Mr. & Mrs. David Walsh            Mr. & Mrs. Nicholas Yandoli
                                                                                                                 Ms. Vera Tramontano                       Mr. & Mrs. John J. Walsh          Mr. & Mrs. Martin D. Yaro
                                                                                                                 Ms. Patricia Tramposch                    Ms. Barbara J. Wanamaker          Ms. Joan M. Yodice
                                                                                                                 Travel Pleasers, Inc.                     Ms. Annette Waterbury             Mr. & Mrs. David Young
                                                                                                                 Ms. Jo Ann Travis                         Mr. & Mrs. Frank Watson           Mr. & Mrs. Walter Youngs
                                                                                                                 Mrs. Rose Tricarico                       Mr. & Mrs. Robert Watt            Ms. A. Gail Younker
                                                                                                                 Tri-Tech Electric East, Inc.              We Transport                      Your Dry Cleaner Inc.
                                                                                                                 Mr. & Mrs. James Trivelli                 Mr. & Mrs. Robert Weaver          Mr. & Mrs. David Yustein
                                                                                                                 Ms. Estelle Troglio                       Mr. & Mrs. Reuben Wecker          Mr. & Mrs. Norman Zabusky
                                                                                                                 Mrs. Martha Trombley                      Mr. & Mrs. Fred Weeks             Mrs. Rose Zalak
                                                                                                                 Ms. Jacqueline Troy                       Mr. & Mrs. Ken Wehnke             Mr. & Mrs. Salverio Zanchelli
                                                                                                                 Mr. & Mrs. Barry Troy                     Weinberg, Gross & Pergament LLP   Mr. & Mrs. Michael Zane
                                                                                                                 Mr. Chris Truncale                        Ms. Janice Weiner                 Mrs. Annette Zangle
                                                                                                                 John Tsouris, D.P.M.                      Ms. Lenore Weiner                 Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Zangre
                                                                                                                 Mr. Frank Tuthill, Jr.                    Mr. Irving Weinstein              Ms. Anita Zarbis
                                                                                                                 Tuttnauer USA Co., Ltd.                   Ms. Joan Weinstein                Ms. Mary Zarrilli
                                                                                                                 Twin County Sheet Metal                   T. Weinstein                      Ms. Joanne Zarzana
                                                                                                                 Two Guys Discount Appliances, Inc.        Mr. & Mrs. Michael Weippert       Ms. Alyce Zegel
                                                                                                                 Mr. & Mrs. John Tynan                     Mr. & Mrs. Howard Weisler         Dr. Robert J. Zeman
                                                                                                                 Mr. & Mrs. Walter Ullrich                 Mr. & Mrs. Michael Weller         Mr. Alex Zeruto
                                                                                                                 Mr. Steve Umscheid                        Ms. Helen Wenzara                 Ms. Gloria Zeruto-Michaelson
                                                                                                                 Universal Plumbing, Inc.                  Mr. Paul Wernersbach              Ms. Linda Zisa
                                                                                                                 Mrs. Hilda Uria                           Mr. & Mrs. Renaldo West           Mr. & Mrs. John Zureck
                                    Canaan Lake, AHRC’s first facility, opened in 1957.                          Mr. & Mrs. Francis Ursitti                West Sayville Golf Course         Mr. Frank Zysk
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       Contributors
       Mr. John Ruffini
       Mr. & Mrs. John Ruffino
       Mr. & Mrs. Domenick Ruggerio
                                                  Mrs. Veronica Seeley
                                                  Seery Systems Group
                                                  Mr. & Mrs. Stuart Seidenberg
                                                                                          Mr. & Mrs. Leonard Solicito
                                                                                          Ms. Froma Solomon
                                                                                          Mrs. Carmela Somma
                                                                                                                                                               A Message from the President of the Board
       Mrs. Ann Marie Runge                       Mr. & Mrs. Harold Seldin                Ms. Linda A. Sommer
       Russell H. Nill, Inc.                      Mr. & Mrs. Andrew Semon                 Mr. & Mrs. Doo S. Song
       Mr. & Mrs. Anthony Russo                   Mr. Thomas J. Serkes                    Mr. & Mrs. Steven Sotello
       Ms. Jodie Ruszkowski                       Mr. & Mrs. Rui Serrado                  Southampton Village Motel                     The New York State lottery motto is all it takes is a dollar     1975 was a significant year in AHRC’s history. We
       Ms. Eileen Ryan                            Setauket Country Club Ltd.              Southold Town Police Benevolent               and a dream. For AHRC, it took a dream and a two-line            acquired our first residence, a Victorian-style house on
       Mr. & Mrs. Frank Ryan                      Setauket Floral Design Inc.             Association                                   $3 classified ad in the New York Post. Placed in 1948 by         Roanoke Avenue in Riverhead. There, seven adults
       Ms. Susan Ryan                             Setauket Smoke Shop Inc.                Mr. & Mrs. Seymour Spector                    Ann Greenberg, a mother of a five-year old, her dream was        ranging in age from 22 to 61, and a supervisory houseparent,
       S&S Discount Tires Inc.                    Mr. & Mrs. Ashish Seth                  Mrs. Diana Spetta                             the catalyst for a movement that would grow to where we          lived, worked, and supported one another in a family
       Safeguards International Inc.              Ms. Janet Seufert                       Mrs. Bernice Spigonardo                       are today -- a state-wide organization providing a lifetime      atmosphere. We are one of the few agencies to still rely on
                                                                                                                                        of opportunity, choice and dignity.                              this model because our residents thrive in a consistent and
       Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Salvato                  Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Sgroi                 Ms. Barbara Spinelli
                                                                                                                                                                                                         comfortable family home environment. I’m very proud of
       Mr. & Mrs. Jim Salveson                    Dr. Duane S. Shank, D.D.S. P.C.         Mr. & Mrs. Joel Spinner
                                                                                                                                        My involvement with AHRC Suffolk started when my son             that fact. In 1982, AHRC was at the forefront of an
       Mr. & Mrs. Fred K. Salzberg                Mr. James Shannon                       Mr. & Mrs. Mark Spruyt                        Matthew was still very young, well before school age.            original concept for New York State. We built the first
       Dr. & Mrs. Edward Samuel                   Mr. & Mrs. Paul Shapiro                 Mr. & Mr. Raj Srinivasan                      Matthew is now 43. He works at a job in the community            barrier-free, intermediate care facility (ICF) in Shoreham to
       Ms. Linda Sanders & Mr. Michael Lockhart   Ms. Mary Shea                           SRMG, Inc.                                    (where he was trained in AHRC’s Supported Employment             accommodate the needs of adults with severe and multiple
       Mr. & Mrs. Alexander Santino               Mr. & Mrs. Richard Shearman             Kathy L. Stanislaw, D.D.S.                    Program) and lives near my wife and me in an AHRC                disabilities. We later expanded the Shoreham facility and
       Ms. Patricia Saperton                      Mr. & Mrs. Barry Shenkman               Star Car Auto Center                          residence on the east end of Long Island. As a parent, I feel    added ICF’s in Centereach and Westhampton.
       Mr. Herbert Satterlee                      Mr. Stephen Sheridan                    Mr. & Mrs. Timothy Stauder                    blessed to be a part of AHRC. As a Board Member and
       Mr. & Mrs. William Sauer                   Mrs. Ann Sherlock                       Ms. Kathy Staudt                              volunteer for more than four decades, I’m honored to be a        Despite all this tremendous growth, our roots still show.
       Sayville Browning Properties Inc.          Ms. Elizabeth Sherlock                  Mr. & Mrs. Harry Stavro                       part of this agency.                                             Walter Krudop, who served as a Board President in the
       Mr. & Mrs. Brian Scally                    Mrs. Vicky Shields                      Ms. Mary L. Stea                                                                                               50’s and was instrumental in the opening of AHRC’s first
       Ms. Nicole Scalzo                          Shields Investigative Services Ltd.     Mr. & Mrs. Steven Steck                       Back when Matthew was born, parents were meeting in              facility in 1957 (a small camp program at Canaan Lake in
       Mrs. Mae Scanapico                         Shinnecock Electric, Inc.               Amy Wishner Steinberg, M.D.                   church basements. AHRC’s Children Services program               Patchogue), once recalled: “Our budget was $10,000. We
       Mr. & Mrs. David Schecher                  Shore Mechanical, Inc.                  Mr. Mark Steinberg                            sprouted from similar roots. In April of 1959, a group of        purchased Canaan Lake for $20,000. If we wanted to
       Dr. Sheldon Scher                          Ms. Mavis Siaens                        Mr. & Mrs. Warren Sternberg                   mothers pioneered a play group for their children in a           build anything, the parents got down on their hands and
       Ms. Maryellen Scheriff                     Mr. Ronald Siedlecki                    Mr. & Mrs. Kevin Stevens                      small classroom of a Methodist church in Patchogue.              knees with hammers and nails and built it …”
       Ms. Tobi Scherpich                         Mr. Grover Siems, III                   Mr. & Mrs. James Stewart                      There was no bus service; parents drove their children or
       Mr. & Mrs. Edward Schiavone                Mr. & Mrs. Oscar Sierra                 Ms. Charlotte Stogdale                        carpooled. Curriculum was created mostly on instinct.            That family-based spirit is still very much alive today.
       Mr. Dan Schiffmacher                       Mrs. Lillian Silkworth                  Ms. Irene Stolarz                             Today, our children attend the state-of-the-art Saul and
       Mr. & Mrs. Herbert Schlender               Mr. & Mrs. Neil Silver                  Mr. & Mrs. Randy Stone                        Elaine Seiff Educare Center, where a team of skilled             Over 90% of the AHRC Board of Directors has a family
       Mr. Lewis Schlick                          Mr. & Mrs. Paul Silverman               Ms. Nancy Strano                              teachers and therapists help each student achieve.               member in program. These people embrace our mission
       Mr. & Mrs. John Schmidt                    Ms. Rose Ann Simone                     Mrs. Patricia Stransky                                                                                         and guide our vision. Many of our administration have
                                                                                                                                        AHRC’s Vocational Training program started at a small            over twenty years of AHRC experience, and each year at
       Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Schmitt                  Mr. August Simonson                     Mrs. Diane Stuart
                                                                                                                                        storefront in Riverhead in the mid 1960’s. Young adults          Staff Appreciation Day more than 100 staff members are
       Mr. & Mrs. Jack Schneyer                   Ms. Heather Simonson                    Mrs. Dolores Stundis
                                                                                                                                        were trained in woodworking, bench assembly, soldering           honored for their length of service, ranging from five to
       Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Schoenfeld               Ms. Maofelia Simsuangco                 Ms. Ida Suarez                                and housekeeping. Sixty years later, 400+ participants           forty years. The staff holds the keys. They drive AHRC
       Mr. & Mrs. Theodore Scholl                 Mr. & Mrs. Bruce Singer                 Successful Strategies Intl Inc.               learn valuable vocational skills as they work on                 programs with passion, efficiency and expertise.
       Ms. Pat Scholz                             Mr. Steven Singer                       Mr. Robert Suchan                             subcontracts from companies such as Cablevision, LIPA
       Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Schorn                   Mrs. Deborah Sirota                     Suffolk County Detectives Association, Inc.   and National Grid at one of our three Work Centers. If an        And as in all families, we always like to grow. I’d like to
       Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Schranz                  Sivin Corporation                       Suffolk County National Bank                  individual is capable of working in the community, our           extend a personal invitation to join us. The breadth
       Mrs. Hildegard Schroter                    Mrs. Eileen Skelton                     Ms. Judy Sullivan                             Supported Employment Program, which we created in                and scope of our programs provide opportunities of all
       Mr. & Mrs. Robert Schroter                 Mr. Roger Skillman                      Ms. Lucille Sullivan                          1987, connects and trains participants with local businesses     degrees. You can become a “Special Friend” to one of our
       Mrs. Constance Schwab                      Ms. Patricia Slattery                   Mr. & Mrs. Warren Sullivan                    in a variety of employment settings.                             participants, volunteer or participate at one of our many
       Mrs. Barbara Schwartz                      Mrs. Sarah Slattery                     Mrs. Alice Summerville                                                                                         fundraisers, or support our cause through membership.
       Mrs. Eve Schwartz                          Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence Slobodkin           Sunrise Transmissions Corp.                   The Day Treatment / Day Habilitation program formed in
       Mr. Kim Schwartz                           Mr. & Mrs. Dennis Slomin                Superior Officers Association                 the mid-70’s on the grounds of the Suffolk Development           As you read the following pages, you will hear from the
       Mr. & Mrs. Paul Schwarz                    Edward & Joan Smith                     Mr. John Sutter                               Center in Melville. Created to help our people with life         individuals we serve, their families, and AHRC staff. Their
       Mr. & Mrs. Robert Schwarz                  Joan & Edward Smith, Jr.                Robin Suydam                                  skills and achieve personal goals, now more than 450             stories are our story and the story of parents sixty years ago.
       Mrs. Susan Schwarz                         Mr. & Mrs. Kevin Smith                  Swank Motion Picture                          participants learn desired skills and engage in internal and
       Mr. & Mrs. Richard Schwinn                 Mr. & Mrs. James Smith                  Mr. & Mrs. Richard Swartz                     community-based educational and social activities that           Thank you for your interest in AHRC Suffolk.
       Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Scollan                  Ms. Kathleen Smith                      Mr. & Mrs. Gerald A. Sweeney, III             promote self-esteem and personal development. When our
       Ms. Ann Scolnick                           Ms. Sharon L. Smith                     Ms. Ruth Sweeney                              people reach the twilight of their lives, they can “retire” to
       Mr. & Mrs. Daniel Scolnick                 Mr. & Mrs. Stanley Smith                Symmetry Hair Design Ltd.                     our Senior Day Hab program (which was launched in
       Mr. & Mrs. Alfred Scopa                    Smithtown General Tire & Service Inc.   Syosset Teachers’ Association                 1994) where they can appreciate a shorter and more relax-
       Mr. & Mrs. Samuel Scornaienchi             Smithtown Landing                       T & S Drywall Contracting                     ing day, while still pursuing their personal interests and
                                                                                                                                        goals and taking part in community activities.                                 Fred K. Salzberg
       Ms. Lorraine Sealy                         Smithtown Teachers Association          Mr. Robert Tabosky
       Mr. & Mrs. John Seaman                     SMS General Construction                Mr. Douglas Taddeo                                                                                                           President of the Board of Directors
       Mr. & Mrs. Gary Sedoruk                    Mr. Michael Sokoly                      Mr. & Mrs. Robert Tambini
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         A Message from the Executive Director                                                                                            Contributors
                                                                                                                                          Mrs. Shirly Olsen                        Mr. & Mrs. George Piersa               Reichman, Brown & Kaplan, M.D., P.C.
                                                                                                                                          Mr. & Mrs. Mitchell Olshewitz            Mr. & Mrs. Francis Pierzchanowski      Mr. & Mrs. Carl Reinecke
       As I reflect on the year 2009, my 27th with AHRC Suffolk, and                                                                      One Meaning Couture                      Mr. & Mrs. Allan Pifko                 Mr. Marion Reinhardt
       the six decades that passed since the founding of AHRC, I can say                                                                  Mr. & Mrs. Arthur O’Neill                Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Pilny                Mr. & Mrs. Gerald Reising
       without hesitation that 2009 was one of the most challenging                                                                       Mr. & Mrs. Michael O’Neill               Pilot Club of Patchogue                Mr. & Mrs. Eric Remsen
       years in my era. We navigated through a historic economic                                                                          Mr. & Mrs. James Oosterom                Bruce Platnik, M.D.                    Ms. Virginia Renison
       downturn, withstood the pressure better than many non-profits                                                                      Mr. Joseph Orlando                       Mr. & Mrs. George Plevretes            Mr. & Mrs. Edward Renz
                                                                                                                                          Michael R. Orsino                        Mr. John Pohlman                       Mr. & Mrs. Dennis Reuter
       in this funding crisis, and still found a way to grow our                                                                          Mr. & Mrs. Fernando Ortiz                Mr. & Mrs. Sheldon Polan               Ms. Florence Rewinski
       exceptional programs and services. It is my pleasure to share                                                                      Mr. & Mrs. James Ostrom                  Mr. & Mrs. James Poldino               Mrs. Patricia Rewinski
       some of these key highlights with you.                                                                                             Ms. Geraldine Ostrov                     Mr. & Mrs. Alexander Pollina           Ms. Nina Riccio
                                                                                                                                          Mr. Donald Ott                           Beth Polner Abrahams, Esq.             Michael Rice, Esq.
                                                                                                                                          Mr. & Mrs. Stephen Overton               Mr. & Mrs. Monroe Poltun               Ridge Electric Contracting LLC
       In February, we formed the AHRC Suffolk Foundation to             settings. The school’s multi-sensory room, which offers          Mr. & Mrs. Peter Owens                   Ms. Janet Pomilio                      Mr. & Mrs. John Rinaldi
       serve as an independent source of funding for the agency.         students gentle stimulation of the senses and the opportu-       P2A Holding Corp.                        Popkin & Son Electric Inc.             Mrs. Catherine Rinaudo
       The Foundation will finance new agency projects but will          nity to discover and control their environment, also under-      Mr. & Mrs. Charles Pagano                Mr. & Mrs. Anthony Popp                Mrs. Barbara Ritter
                                                                                                                                          Ms. Margaret Pagillo                     Ms. Virginia M. Porciello              Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Rivalsi
       also serve as a cushion against potential budget cuts and         went improvements. This type of therapy provides special         Mr. Robert Pagillo                       Mrs. Nancy Pough                       Mr. & Mrs. German Rivera
       programs that currently run in a deficit.                         benefits to children with profound disabilities who might        Mr. & Mrs. Walter Pakosz                 Mr. & Mrs. John L. Poulson             Mrs. Lorraine Rizzo
                                                                         otherwise be impossible to reach.                                Ms. Frances I. Palatucci                 Mr. & Mrs. Michael Power               Ms. Marilyn Robinson
       We finished construction on our 29th residence, a six bed                                                                          Mrs. Lisa Palemire                       Mr. & Mrs. Perrie Pozen                Mr. & Mrs. Richard Rocco
                                                                                                                                          Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Panepinto              Mr. & Mrs. Harold Pratt                Mr. & Mrs. Richard Rocco
       ranch in Coram and we’re currently in the planning stage for      Our two businesses, Flowerfield Gardens and Great Tastes
                                                                                                                                          Ms. Cherei Pannullo                      Prestige Collision, Inc.               Mr. & Mrs. Michael Roddy
       our first “Alzheimer’s House”, to be built on agency owned        of Long Island – Gift Baskets for all Occasions had a very       Ms. Josephine Panzarella                 Mr. & Mrs. Robert Price                Mr. & Mrs. William Roddy
       land in Mt. Sinai. All the residents for the Alzheimer’s house    profitable year. Flowerfield helped their sales and visibility   Mr. & Mrs. Nikolaos Papadopoulos         Dr. & Mrs. Cedric Priebe               Ms. Janet Rodman
       will be selected from current AHRC homes and are present-         through a growing base of on-site corporate plant sales and      Mr. George Papageorge                    Mr. & Mrs. David Proctor               Mr. & Mrs. William Rodwancy
       ly in early stages of the disease. Open spots will then be        the basket business showcased a new line of baskets with a       Mr. Anthony Paresi                       Prospect Street Administrators, Inc.   Mr. & Mrs. Richard Roger
                                                                                                                                          Mr. & Mrs. Bruce Parker                  PSEG                                   Mr. Richard Roger
       backfilled from the residential waiting list.                     new catalog and increased traffic to the website,                Mrs. Helen Parker                        Mr. & Mrs. Scott Pullman               Mr. & Mrs. Ken Rogers
                                                                         www.ahrcstore.com, through a second year grant with the          Mrs. Patricia Parker                     Mr. & Mrs. Robert Punzi                Mr. & Mrs. John Rogers
       We laid the groundwork in 2009 for our Saturday Respite           Google Corporation.                                              Mr. & Mrs. Stephan Parmett               Ms. Brenda Puterbaugh-Carney           Mr. Robert Rogers
       program, which launched in May 2010. The recreation-                                                                               Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Parrella               Mr. & Mrs. Edward Quinn                Mr. & Mrs. Robert Rogoski
                                                                                                                                          Mr. & Mrs. Michael Parrotta              Mrs. Margaret Quinn                    Mrs. Elizabeth Rohback
       based, social and community integrated program runs each          Our two largest fundraisers, the Candlelight Ball and the
                                                                                                                                          Patchogue Lioness Club                   Ms. Patricia Quinn                     Ms. Jeanne Rohkohl
       Saturday at our Knickerbocker facility and gives close to 40      AHRC Golf Tournament had excellent years. Honoring               Mr. & Mrs. Russell Patterson             Mr. & Mrs. Ray Quinones                Mr. & Mrs. Richard Romano
       families some added flexibility over the weekend while            David and Peter Friedfeld of ClearVision Optical in              PCI Group                                R. Lenny Plumbing & Heating            Mr. & Mrs. Alfred Romito
       their family member takes part in classroom activities and        Hauppauge, the November gala raised more than                    Mr. Terrence Pearsall                    R.C. Henderson Stair Builder Inc.      Mr. Robert Rondinelli
       community outings.                                                $280,000 for AHRC programs and services. The June                Mr. & Mrs. Scott Pedersen                Martin L. Racanelli, M.D.              Ronkonkoma Fire Department
                                                                                                                                          Mrs. Ana Pelinsky                        Mr. & Mrs. William Raffel              Mr. Myron Root
                                                                         golf classic netted more than $110,000 for the third con-        Mr. William Pelinsky                     Ms. Florence Raftery                   Mrs. Socorro Rosado Hernandez
       A new partnership started in July between the students of         secutive year.                                                   Mr. & Mrs. Michael Pelle                 Mr. & Mrs. Bradly Raiha                Mrs. Maureen Rose
       our school, The Saul and Elaine Seiff Educare Center, and                                                                          Mr. & Mrs. John Pellegrino               Mr. Michael L. Raimondo                Dr. & Mrs. Nicholas Rose
       the participants of our Bohemia Day Habilitation. The             As always, our greatest achievements are individual and          Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Pender                 Mr. & Mrs. Arsenio Ramos               Mrs. Marilyn Rosen
       programs formed a pre-vocational group where students             occur daily within our programs. This is why in our              Ms. Lucille Pepe & Mr. Salvatore Gueli   Mr. & Mrs. Michael Rampton             Ms. Kathleen Rosenbaum
                                                                                                                                          Ms. Maria Perciavalle                    Mr. & Mrs. Peter Ranaudo               Mr. & Mrs. Eric Rosenberg
       work alongside Day Hab participants to help the students          annual reports we choose to highlight each program with a        Mr. & Mrs. Wayne Perea                   Mr. & Mrs. Edward Randazzo             Jules Rosenberg, Esq.
       improve precursory prevocational skills, such as sorting          personal story. You will read profiles ranging from a child      Pereira Concrete Inc.                    Mr. Herbert J. Rash                    Mr. & Mrs. Howard Rosenthal
       and categorizing, and social skills. It’s a valuable experience   to a senior. Their ages span a lifetime. So do our programs.     Ms. Barbara Pereyo                       Ms. Helen Rathkamp                     Ms. Sue Rosler
       for the children and will assist them with transitioning into                                                                      Mrs. Providencia Perez                   Mr. & Mrs. Steven Ratner               Mr. & Mrs. Rocco Rossini
                                                                                                                                          Mr. & Mrs. Michael Pernice               Mr. & Mrs. Donald Rave                 Ms. Lynn Rothang
       the community or other various settings upon graduation.          Thank you for your support.
                                                                                                                                          Mr. & Mrs. George Perotto                Mr. & Mrs. Robert Ray                  Mr. & Mrs. Philip Rothblum
       You can read more about this new group under the                                                                                   Ms. Felicia Perrone                      Mrs. Sandra Ray                        Ms. Ruth A. Rothermel
       Children’s Services profile in this report.                                                                                        Fred N. Perry, Esq.                      Ray O’Connor Photography               Ms. Gloria Rothstein
                                                                                                                                          Peter Marmorato & Sons                   Mr. John Reardon                       Mr. Kevin Rourke
       We expanded the school’s Augmentative Communication                                                                                Ms. Rosemary Peters                      Mr. & Mrs. Monte N. Redman             Mr. & Mrs. Jeffrey Rozran
                                                                                                                                          Mr. & Mrs. Winslow Peters                Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Reekie               Mr. & Mrs. Allen Rubin
       Lab, where assistive technology devices are used to assess                                                                         Mr. & Mrs. Robert Petito                 Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Rega                 Ms. Jill Rubin
       and help teach children to communicate in their various                                                                            Mrs. Frances Petrignani                  Mr. & Mrs. James Regan                 Mr. & Mrs. Ralph Rubino
                                                                                                                                          Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Pierro                 Mr. & Mrs. William Reich               Mr. & Mrs. Gerald Rudnet
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       Contributors                                                                                                        Summary of 2009 Accomplishments
                                                                                                                             In February, we formed the AHRC Suffolk
                                                                                                                                                                                 2009
       Mr. & Mrs. Bruce McCauley                Mr. & Mrs. David Miller           Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Napolitano
       Mr. Kevin McCauley
       McClave Engineering, P.C.
       Mr. & Mrs. Bill McCoy
                                                Mr. & Mrs. Donald Miller
                                                Ms. Sondra Miller
                                                Mr. William Miller
                                                                                  Nassau County Police Dept.
                                                                                  Dr. & Mrs. David Nathan
                                                                                  Mrs. Marie Natoli-Odell
                                                                                                                             Foundation to serve as an independent source of
                                                                                                                             funding for the agency.                             Financial
       Mr. & Mrs. Joseph McCrain
       Mr. & Mrs. Thomas McCready
       Mr. & Mrs. Thomas McCulloch
       Ms. Maureen McDonagh
                                                Minuteman Press
                                                Minuteman Press
                                                Mr. & Mrs. Frank Mirro
                                                Mr. Stanley Mishkin
                                                                                  Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Nawrocki
                                                                                  Ms. Karen Neese
                                                                                  Ms. Patricia Negro
                                                                                  Mr. Andrew G. Nelson
                                                                                                                            We finished construction on our 29th residence, a
                                                                                                                            six bed ranch in Coram and we’re currently in the
                                                                                                                            planning stage for our first “Alzheimer’s House”,
                                                                                                                                                                                 Activities
       Mr. & Mrs. Brian McDonald                Ms. Marcia Miskell                Mr. & Mrs. Ronald Nelson
                                                                                                                            to be built on agency-owned land in Mt. Sinai.
       Ms. Diane McEvoy                         Ms. Dorothy Mitchell              Ms. Jennifer Nelson
       Mr. & Mrs. William McGahern              Mr. Jerome Mitchell               Mr. & Mrs. James Nelson
       Mr. & Mrs. James McGarry                 Stephen L. Mitzner, D.D.S.        Mrs. Lillian Nelson                       We laid the groundwork for a Saturday Respite        AHRC Suffolk
       Mr. & Mrs. Neil T. McGoldrick            Modern Italian Bakery             Mrs. Linda Nelson                         program. The recreation-based, social and
       Mr. & Mrs. Patrick McGovern              Mrs. Janet Moffitt                Ms. Lisa Nelson
                                                                                                                            community integrated program gives close to 40       2900 Veterans Memorial Hwy.
       Mr. & Mrs. Thomas McGrorty               Mr. & Mrs. Henry Moisa            Ms. Ruth Nelson
       Mr. & Mrs. George McGuigan               Mr. & Mrs. Stanley Moisa          Mr. & Mrs. Hans Nepf                      families added flexibility.                          Bohemia, NY 11716-1193
       Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth McHugh                Mr. & Mrs. Victor Mole            Mrs. Joyce Ness
       Mr. & Mrs. William McKallip              Mr. & Mrs. John Molinari          Ms. Susan Neubauer
       Mr. & Mrs. Richard McKenna               Mr. & Mrs. John Molloy            Mr. & Mrs. Donald Neuhaus
                                                                                                                            A new pre-vocational group launched in July          www.ahrcsuffolk.org
       Ms. Kelly McLaren                        Monarch Metal Fabrication, Inc.   Mr. & Mrs. L.C. Neve                      2009, pairing AHRC students with Day Hab
       Mr. Patrick McLaughlin                   Mr. & Mrs. Franklin Mondesir      Mr. & Mrs. John Nici                      participants. Students learn pre-vocational skills
       Ms. Eileen McNally                       Mr. & Mrs. Ralph Mondrone         Mr. & Mrs. James Nickdow                  helpful upon graduation.
       Ms. Jean McNeill                         Mrs. Rose Monteiro                Mr. & Mrs. John Nicolazzi
       Ms. Anne F. Mead                         Ms. Julia Montgomery              Mr. & Mrs. Arty Nilson
       Med-Care Associates                      Mr. & Mrs. Richard Montpetit      Mr. & Mrs. Matthew Nobile                 We expanded the school’s Augmentative
       Medford Chemists                         Ms. Maureen Moody                 Mr. & Mrs. David Nock                     Communication Lab, and renovated the school’s
       Ms. Christine Meehan                     John R. Moon                      Ms. Christine Nolan
                                                                                                                            multi-sensory room.
       Mr. & Mrs. John Meehan                   Ms. Mary Moore                    Ms. Lydia Nolan
       Ms. Kate Mees                            Mr. Richard Moore                 Nolan & Taylor-Howe Funeral
       Ms. Lisa Mehl                            Mr. Thomas Moore                  Mr. & Mrs. Frank Norce                    The Chapter’s two largest fundraisers, the
       Ms. Mary Mehler                          Mrs. Susanne Moran                Mrs. Grace Nordberg                       Candlelight Ball and the AHRC Golf
       Meineke Car Care                         More Consulting Corp.             Mr. & Mrs. Robert Norelius
       Mrs. Teresa Melendez                     Mr. & Mrs. Arthur Morin           North Sea Plumbing & Heating Co., Inc.    Tournament had good years in a tough
       Ms. Jill Melicharek                      Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Mormando        Northgate Electric Corporation            economic environment.
       Ms. Adrienne Mellino                     Ms. Lucille Morreale              Marvin Nortman, D.D.S.
       Mr. & Mrs. Anthony Mellino               Mr. Jeffrey Morris                Mr. Wayne Novellano                       Flowerfield Gardens helped their sales and
       Melville Florist, Inc.                   Mr. & Mrs. Daysman Morris         Honorable Lynne C. Nowick
       Ms. Shari Menachem                       Mr. Donald Morrish                Nu Horizons Electronics Co.               visibility through a growing base of on-site
       Mr. & Mrs. Mendis                        Ms. Raffaela Morrison             Nugent & Potter                           corporate plant sales and the basket business
       Mrs. Geraldine Mendolia                  Mr. & Mrs. Alan Mortensen         NVR Consulting                            showcased a new line of baskets with a new
       Mrs. Angela Mento                        Marcy Mostel, M.D.                Ms. Patricia Obie
       Ms. Linda Merkel                         Ms. Josephine M. Motisi           Mr. & Mrs. James O’Brien                  catalog and increased traffic to the website,
       Ms. Ann Messina                          Ms. Marisa Motto                  Mr. Richard O’Brien                       www.ahrcstore.com, through a second year
       Mr. & Mrs. Reginald Metcalf              Mr. & Mrs. Gary Muckle            Mrs. Ann O’Connell                        grant with the Google Corporation.
       Metro Interior Distributors Corp.        Ms. Linda Mulholland              Oceancrest Diner, Inc.
       Ms. Janet Metz                           Mr. & Mrs. Arthur Mullen          Ms. Nancy Odierno
       Mr. & Mrs. Henry Meyer                   Ms. Karen Mulligan                Mr. Alfred O’Donnell
       Mr. & Mrs. Robert Meyer                  Munro Music Inc.                  Mr. & Mrs. John O’Donnell
       Mrs. Marie Meyer                         Mr. & Mrs. Arthur Murnane         Ms. Sally O’Donnell
       Mr. & Mrs. George Meyers                 Mrs. Jacqueline Murphy            Ms. Virginia Odrechowski
       Ms. Margaret Meyers                      Ms. Patricia Murphy               Mr. & Mrs. William O’Dwyer
       Mr. & Mrs. Frank Meyers                  Mrs. Susan Murphy                 Official Offset Corp.
       Mica World                               Mr. & Mrs. William B. Murray      Mr. John O’Hara
       Ms. Mary Michaelis                       Mr. & Mrs. Michael Mushorn        Ms. Julia O’Hara
       Mrs. Yvonne Michalowski                  Dr. Seymour Musiker               Mr. & Mrs. Francis O’Hare
       Mr. & Mrs. George Michels                N.M.P. Planning Company           Mr. & Mrs. Ron O’Keefe
       Micro Master Corp.                       Nail Art Of Northport             Mr. & Mrs. Kevin O’Leary
       Middle Country Pediatrics, LLP           Mr. & Mrs. Alvin Namias           Mrs. Theresa O’Leary
       Ms. Maryanne Milbauer                    Mr. & Mrs. Robert Napoli          Mr. & Mrs. Frank Oliveri
                                                                                                                                                                                 Participants performing custodial work. Circa 1978.
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                                                                                                             Contributors
              Revenues                                                                                       Ms. Marisa Kohen
                                                                                                             Mr. & Mrs. Theodore Kohnen
                                                                                                                                                 Ms. Rachel Leonardi
                                                                                                                                                 Mr. & Mrs. William Leonardi
                                                                                                                                                                                    Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Magnemi
                                                                                                                                                                                    Mr. Daniel Mahoney
                                                                                                             Mr. & Mrs. Frank Kominsky           Ms. Debbie Lessuk                  Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Maier
              Statement of Profit and Loss                                                                   Ms. Nancy Komnick                   Letter Perfect Graphics, Inc.      Mr. & Mrs. William Maier
                                                                                                             Mr. & Mrs. Ralph Koos               Mr. & Mrs. Andrew Levenbaum        Mr. & Mrs. Carlos Maldonado
              for the Year Ending December 31, 2009                                                          Mr. & Mrs. Francis Koppeis          Mr. & Mrs. James Lever             Mr. & Mrs. Anthony Mallilo
                                                                                                             Ms. Audrey C. Koppos                Ira Levine, Esq.                   Mr. & Mrs. Frank Mancuso
                                                                                                             Dr. Charles Korrol                  Ms. Leonore LeVine                 Ms. Jaquelyn Mandel
                                                                   2009                        2008          Mr. & Mrs. Edmund Kos               Mr. & Mrs. Stephen Levine          Mr. Doug Manditch
                                                                                                             Mrs. Josephine Kosiczky             Diana Levy                         Ms. Barbara Manganaro
              ICFs                                          $16,140,152                $ 16,080,755          Mr. & Mrs. Richard Koubek           Ms. Diane Levy                     Mr. & Mrs. Frank Maniscalco
              Service Coordination                            1,898,419                   1,884,937          Ms. Evelyn Koudal                   Ms. Iris Lewis                     Mrs. Patricia Marcello
                                                                                                             Mr. & Mrs. Benjamin Kowalchuk       LIACS                              Mr. & Mrs. Michael Marconi
              IRAs (Community Residences)                    12,387,876                  12,149,950          Dr. & Mrs. Gerald J. Kowitt         Ms. Dora Licari                    Mr. Craig Marcott
                                                                                                             Mr. & Mrs. George Krall             Mr. & Mrs. Vincent Lichtenberger   Mr. & Mrs. Keith Marcott
              Blended OPTS                                    2,872,967                   2,549,629          Mr. & Mrs. Nicholas Kravchenko      Mr. & Mrs. Barry Lieberman         Ms. Michalina Margas
              Day Habilitation                               16,473,126                  14,583,936          Mr. & Mrs. Richard Kreindler        Mrs. Bernice Liesegang             Mr. Craig Margolis
                                                                                                             Ms. Deborah Kruk                    Honorable & Mrs. William Lindsay   Mr. Philip Mariani
              Work Activities                                 5,719,204                   8,891,716          Mr. & Mrs. Paul Krusell             Ms. Elaine K. Lindstadt            Mr. Craig Marino
                                                                                          5,142,747          Mr. & Mrs. Stanley Kubernat         Ms. Kitty Link                     Mr. Justin Marino
              Children’s Services                             5,254,697                                      Mr. & Mrs. Donald Kubicsko          Mr. & Mrs. William Link            Ms. Susan Markee
              Grants                                          1,314,306                   1,563,585          Kudrick’s Auto Repair Ltd.          Ms. Hortense B. Lippman            Ms. Maria Marmorato
                                                                                                             Mrs. Patricia Kuhn                  Mr. & Mrs. Kurt Smith              Mr. Albert Marohn
              Fund Raising                                      14,377*                     650,699          Mr. Raymond Kuhn                    Mrs. Veronica Lizzul               Mr. & Mrs. Robert Marrazzo
              Other                                             171,327                      13,892          Mr. & Mrs. George Kulik             Ms. Barbara Lobdel                 Mr. & Mrs. Patrick Marrone
                                                                                                             Mr. George Kurs                     Mr. & Mrs. Gregory Lockard         Mr. & Mrs. Edward Marrs
                                                                                                             L.I. Hardware                       Mr. Guadalupe Loduca               Martakis & Demou, CPA
                                                                                       $ 63,511,846          L.I.P.G. Inc.                       Ms. Kathleen Lofgren               Ms. Nicole Martignette
              Total                                         $62,246,451                                      Mr. & Mrs. Chuck Laboe              Mr. & Mrs. Robert Loggia           Ms. Linda F. Martin
                                                                                                             Mr. Andrew Lachacz                  Mr. & Mrs. Stuart London           Mr. & Mrs. Michael Martin
                                                                                                             Mr. & Mrs. Scott Ladd               Ms. Amy Loper                      Mr. & Mrs. Antonio Martinez
              *Shows amount before formation of the Suffolk AHRC Foundation, Inc. in February 2009           Mr. Benedetto Laiacona              Mr. & Mrs. Victor Lopez            Mrs. Joyce Martini
                                                                                                             Mr. & Mrs. Charles Lamura           Ms. Virginia Lopez                 Mr. Mike Martucci
                                                                                                             Landscapes by Bob Dohne Inc.        Ms. Lori LoRocco                   Ms. Kelli Maruca
                                                                                                             Mr. & Mrs. Gerald T. Lane           Mr. & Mrs. Walter Lott             Ms. Lovail Marvin
                                                           Fund Raising 0%                                   Mr.Albert A. Lang                   Lou Maddaloni Jewelers, Inc.       Mr. & Mrs. Donald Marx
                                                  Grants 2%                                                  Ms. Linda Lang                      Mr. & Mrs. Timothy Loughlin        Mr. & Mrs. James Marzuillo
                                                                    Other 0%
                                                                                                             Ms. Carol M. Lanzano                Mr. & Mrs. Theodore Loukides       Ms. Dorothy Massen
                                                                                Children’s Services          Ms. Lois LaRocco                    Mr. Charles Lourine                Mr. Howard Massey
                                                                                       8%                    Larry Conley & Associates           Ms. Maryann Lov                    MassMutual Agents Financial Group
                                                                                                             Mr. & Mrs. Lou Larsen               Ms. LRC Dodard                     Ms. Marie Mastrodi
                         Day Habilitation                                                  Work Activities   Mrs. Carol Lasher                   Ms. Barbara Luberoff               Mrs. Catherine Matthews
                                                                                                9%           Mr. Robert Lasher                   Mr. Raymond Lucas                  Mr. & Mrs. James Matthews
                              26%
                                                                                                             Ms. Cynthia Latchford               Mr. & Mrs. Steven Lucchetti        Mr. & Mrs. Stanley Matusewicz
                                                                                              Blended OPTS   Dr. & Mrs. Anthony Latona           Mr. & Mrs. Anthony Luciano         Mr. & Mrs. Martin Mauro
                                                                                                   5%        Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Lavin             Mr. & Mrs. Garry Luerssen          Mr. & Mrs. Edward May
                                                                                                             Mr. Stephen Lavinio                 Mrs. Maureen Lukas                 Mr. & Mrs. Everette Mayer
                                                                                                             Mr. & Mrs. Edwin A. Lawlor          Ms. Dana Luther                    Bruce R. Mayerson, M.D.
                                                                                                             Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Lazarus          Ms. Pat Lynch                      Mr. & Mrs. Anthony Mazzariello
                                                                                                             Mr. & Mrs. Micheal Le Vine          Mrs. Anna Lynch-McGeady            Mr. & Mrs. Frank Mazzella
                   Service Coordination                                                                      Mrs. Mary Leavy                     M. Schwartz & Son, Inc.            Mr. & Mrs. Fred Mazzella
                            3%                                                                               Mrs. Anna Lee                       Mr. & Mrs. Robert Macdowell        Mr. & Mrs. George Mazzella
                                                                                              IRAs 20%
                                                                                                             Ms. Geraldine Lee                   Mr. Tom MacGilvray                 Ms. Judy McAllister
                                                                                                             Mr. James Lee                       Mr. & Mrs. Robert MacIntosh        Mr. & Mrs. Patrick McAsey
                                                                                                             Legacy Business Consulting          Mr. & Mrs. Samuel Mackey           Mr. & Mrs. Eugene McAvoy
                                                                                                             Legend Development Services, Inc.   Mr. & Mrs. Henry MacLellan         Mr. & Mrs. Richard McCaffrey
                                                                                                             Ms. Ann Lehuta                      Ms. Melissa Macri                  Mr. & Mrs. Michael McCall
                                               ICFs 27%                                                      Mr. Walter Lemp                     Mr. & Mrs. Ivan Madarasz           McCall Medical, Inc.
                                                                                                             Ms. Lois Lengenfelder               Mr. & Mrs. Michael P. Madill       Mr. Kevin McCarren
                                                                                                             Mr. Natale Leo                      Mr. & Mrs. John Magee              Ms. Elise McCarthy
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       Contributors
       Ms. Laura Heacox
       Mrs. Doris Healy
                                                     Mrs. Alice Hydell
                                                     Mr. & Mrs. Silvio Iaboni
                                                                                                  Ms. Deanna Kane
                                                                                                  Mr. & Mrs. Michael Kane
                                                                                                                                                Expenses
       Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Heerbrandt                  Mr. Patrick Iadereste                        Mr. & Mrs. Gerald Kapalko
       Mr. & Mrs. Leonard Heinlein                   Ms. Michele Iallonardi                       Mr. Alvin Kaplan                              Statement of Profit and Loss
       Mr. & Mrs. Glen Held                          IFAHPF, Inc.                                 A.R. Karalitzky                                                             F
       Mr. & Mrs. Gilbert Hellberg                   iGive.com Holdings, LLC                      Ms. Cathy Karcher                             for the Year Ending December 31, 2009
       Mr. & Mrs. David Heller                       Mr. & Mrs. Louis Infantino                   Marge Kassay
       Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Henderson                   Mr. & Mrs. Steven Ingerman                   Mr. & Mrs. Arthur Kastner
       Mr. & Mrs. William Hennessy                   Mr. & Mrs. Michael Ingoglia                  Mr. Donald Jay Katz                                                                              2009                           2008
       Mr. Matthew Hennessy                          Insight Vision Center Ltd.                   Ms. Marilyn Katz
       Mrs. Muriel Herbrecht                         Mrs. MaryJo Iovino                           Mr. & Mrs. Lucas Fifield                      ICFs                                         $14,477,738                $ 15,111,059
       Mr. Ronald Hernandez                          Ms. Jeanne Isaksson                          Mr. Ben Katzen
       Mrs. Kim Herold                               Island Steel & Detailing                     Ms. Diane Kaye                                Service Coordination                           1,706,549                   1,694,577
       Mr. Alan Herrick                              Island Technology                            Mr. & Mrs. Yoshisuke Kedoin                   IRAs (Community Residences)                   11,506,867                  12,624,675
       Ms. Jeanne Herrick                            Island Wholesale Florist Inc.                Mr. & Mrs. Robert Keefe
       Mr. & Mrs. Jon Herrick                        Islip Smithtown Chapter of Unico National,   Mr. & Mrs. Donald Keen                        Blended OPTS                                   3,163,761                   2,811,760
       Mr. Paul Herrick                              Inc.                                         Ms. Anne Keenan
       Mr. & Mrs. Robert Herrick                     Ivy Acres, Inc.                              Mr. Roger Keizerstein & Ms. Rosalind Swezey   Day Habilitation                              15,504,330                  15,430,324
       Mr. Steven Herrick                            J&M Long Island, Inc.                        Mr. & Mrs. Peter Kelaher
       Ms. Lois Heuer                                J&M Towing & Recovery, Inc.                  Mr. & Mrs. William Keller                     Work Activities                                7,629,185                   7,900,051
       Mrs. Eileen Higgins                           J&W Accounting Services                      Mr. & Mrs. Gordon Kelly                       Children’s Services                            6,186,916                   6,007,463
       Hildreth’s Glass Inc.                         J. Peat & Associates, Inc.                   Ms. Ingeborg Kelly
       Ms. Diana Hille                               J. Tortorella Swimming Pools, Inc.           Ms. Jean-Marie Kelly                          Grants                                         1,573,770                   1,626,785
       Janet Hiller, M.D.                            JAC Hair Cutters, Inc.                       Mrs. June Kelly
       Hill’s Automotive Service Center, Inc.        Ms. Gertrude Jachowdik                       Mr. Thomas Kelly                              Fund Raising                                     331,340                     341,540
       Mr. Christopher Hilton                        Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Jackson                   Mr. & Mrs. Edward Kemp
       Mr. & Mrs. Richard Hines                      Ms. Marianne Jacobs                          Mr. Francis X. Kennedy
       Hi-Tech Optical Co.                           Mr. Matthew Jacobs                           Ms. Regina Kenney                             Total                                        $62,080,456                $ 63,548,234
       Mr. & Mrs. James Hoagland                     Mr. & Mrs. Allan Jacobsen                    Kent Medical Inc.
       Ms. Helen Hoelen                              Mr. & Mrs. Michael Jagessar                  Mr. & Mrs. George Kessler
       Mr. Richard Hoesten                           Mrs. Mary Jane Jaklitsch                     Mr. & Mrs. Warren Kessler
       Ms. Marilyn Hoffman                           James Dunn Contracting, Inc.                 Kevin L. Beale & Associates Inc.
       Ernest Hoffmann                               Mr. & Mrs. Frank Jaronczyk                   Ms. Marie D. Keyes
       Ms. Patricia Hoffmann                         Ms. Ann Marie Jenkins                        Mr. & Mrs. Julius Kieves
       Mr. & Mrs. John Holden                        Mr. & Mrs. Mark Jepsky                       Mr. Tim Kildale
       Mr. & Mrs. Wayne Dawkins                      Jet Sanitation Service Corp.                 Mr. & Mrs. Roderick Kincaid                                                             Fund Raising 1%
       Mr. & Mrs. Harold Holdorf                     Mr. Conan Jewett                             Mr. & Mrs. John King                                                        Grants 3%
       Ms. Donna Holler                              Mr. & Mrs. Ronald Jewett                     Mr. & Mrs. T. Scott King                                                                                  Children’s Services
       Mr. Olav Holthe                               Mrs. Crystal Johansen                        Ms. Lise King                                                                                                    10%
       Melanie Homenick                              John Stanley Office Equipment                Mr. & Mrs. Richard King
       Ms. Betsy Honeycutt                           John Winkeler Associates, Inc.               Ms. Joan Kirby
       Mr. & Mrs. Ronald Honig                       Mr. & Mrs. Daniel Johnson                    Mr. & Mrs. William Kirchberger                        Day Habilitation
       Ms. Debbie Hooks                              Mr. & Mrs. Donald Johnson                    Mr. & Mrs. Barry Kirsch                                    24%                                                        Work Activities
       Mr. & Mrs. John Hoolahan                      Ms. Joyce Johnson                            Mr. & Mrs. Jerry Kirschbaum                                                                                               12%
       Mr. William Hoover                            Mr. & Mrs. John Johnson                      Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Kister
       Mr. & Mrs. William Hope                       Mrs. Ruth Johnson                            Kiwanis Club of Amityville
       Ms. Margaret Hoppe                            Mr. Brian Johnston                           Kiwanis Club of Northport- East Northport                                                                                Blended OPTS
       Mr. Thomas Hourigan                           Mr. John Johnston                            Mr. & Mrs. Richard Klamis                                                                                                     5%
       Ms. Mary Jane Howe Flaith                     Ms. Audrey Jones                             Mrs. Katherine L. Klaum
       Ms. Margaret A. Huber                         Mrs. Mildred Jones                           Kleet Lumber Co., Inc.                        Service Coordination
       Mrs. Dianne Huenlich                          Mr. & Mrs. Kris Jorgenson                    Mrs. Rosemary Klein                                    3%
       Ms. June Huether                              Ms. Edwige Joseph                            Mr. & Mrs. Jeffrey Klepper
       Ms. Meghan Hughes                             Joseph T. Matthews & Associates              Mrs. Charlotte Klodaski
       Mr. & Mrs. John Hull                          Ms. Jean Joule                               Knights of Columbus - Fr. Thomas A. Judge                                                                            IRAs 19%
       Mr. & Mrs. Fred Zvinys                        Mrs. & Mr. Bernadine Juliano                 #6893                                                                                                                                   Ending Net Assets:
       Mr. & Mrs. Matthew Hunter                     Mr. & Mrs. Harold Juman                      Knights of Columbus- Christ the King/ Fr.
       Mr. John Hunter                               K.O. Yogurt Inc.                             Anthony J. Foley
                                                                                                                                                                       ICFs 23%                                                           2009 - $7,855,217
       Mr. & Mrs. Gary Huntley                       Dr. & Mrs. Donald Kahn                       Mr. & Mrs. Rudy Koch                                                                                                                    2008 - $7,827,469
       Ms. Theresa Hurst                             Mr. & Mrs. Peter Kalogridis                  Ms. Marisa Koehn
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                                                                       Vocational Training                              Contributors
                                                                                                                        Mr. & Mrs. John Ferrer                   Ms. Beverly Geiger              Mrs. Mary J. Greaux
                                                                       Steven Kuhn, 42, enrolled in AHRC’s              Mrs. Billie Fihrer                       Ms. Adriene Gentile             Mr. & Mrs. Albert Greco
                                                                       vocational training program in April             Mr. & Mrs. Michael Filosa                Mr. & Mrs. Anthony Gentile      Mrs. Helen Greco
                                                                       2009. Steven possessed a history of work         Ms. Bonnie Filshie                       Ms. Phyllis George              Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Greene
                                                                                                                        Fine Surgical Instruments Inc.           Ms. Susan Geraci                Mr. & Mrs. Marvin Greenhut
                                                                       experience from accompanying his father,         Ms. Maryann Fiorelli                     Mr. & Mr. Peter Gershon         Mrs. Sandra Gregg
                                                                       a contractor, to various worksites. A            Mr. & Mrs. Fred Fisch                    Mr. & Mrs. John Gerstmann       Mr. & Mrs. Michael Gries
                                                                       vocational evaluation team felt that Steven      Mr. & Mrs. David Fischer                 Mr. & Mrs. Gabriele Gervino     Mr. & Mrs. Donald Grimes
                                                                       wasn’t yet ready for a job in the community,     Mrs. Gerda Fiscina                       Ms. Catherine Getches           Mr. & Mrs. Marc Grodinsky
                                                                       and a structured program to assist him           Mr. & Mrs. Melvin Fishman                Barbara Gettinger               Mr. Robert Gropper
                                                                                                                        Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Fitzpatrick            Mr. Benjamin Giambalvo          Mr. Jay Grossman
                                                                       with controlling his impulsivity would           Mr. Paul Fitzpatrick                     Mrs. Claire Giammarese          Mrs. Anna Mae Grosso
                                                                       benefit him in finding and maintaining a         Mr. & Mrs. Bernard Fitzsimons            Mr. & Mrs. Anthony Giammarino   Mr. & Mrs. John Grube
                                                                       job in the future.                               Mr. & Mrs. John Flanagan                 Mr. & Mrs. Mike Giangrasso      Mr. & Mrs. Nicholas Guadagnoli
                                                                                                                        Mr. Donald Flynn                         Ms. Diane Gianni                Mr. & Mrs. Gasper Gualberti
                                                                       Steven joined AHRC’s Bohemia Clean               Mr. Michael Focazio                      Ms. Mary Giaquinto              Mrs. Eleanor Guarno
                                                                                                                        Mr. Alan Fogg                            Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Giardina      Mr. William Guarno
                                                                       Team, part of the agency’s vocational            Mr. & Mrs. Salvatore Fontana             Mr. & Mrs. Michael Giarraputo   Ms. Joanne Gubitosi
                                                                       training program. He worked on appro-            Ms. Karen K. Forstell                    Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Giattino      Mr. & Mrs. Charles Gucciardo
                                                                       priate job behavior, following a routine         Ms. Patricia Forsythe                    Mr. & Mrs. John Gibbs           Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Guida
                                                                       and working independently. He also               Mr. & Mrs. Seymour Fox                   Mr. & Mrs. George Gillespie     Mr. & Mrs. Mario Guidi
                                                                       performed various vocational skills, which       Mr. & Mrs. John Fox                      Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Gilliard      Mr. & Mrs. Guy Guido
                                                                                                                        Mr. & Mrs. Carl Franckowski              Mr. William Gillis              Mrs. Albertine Guild
                                                                       was nothing new for Steven.                      Frank J. Fabio, CPA, P.C.                Mrs. Anna Marie Gilmour         Guillo Pool Service
                                                                                                                        Ms. Patricia Freier                      Mr. & Mrs. Frank Giordano       Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence Gulino
                                                                       “We were all very impressed with the way         Fresh Brick Inc.                         Ms. Deborah Gioso               Mr. & Mrs. Victor Gumper
                                                                       Steven could not only address a problem,         Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Friedheim             Giove Funeral Home, Inc.        Ms. Lisa Gurcan
                                                                       like water on the floor, but go two steps        Ms. Gloria Friedland                     Mr. & Mrs. Sergio Giovina       Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence Gurfein
                                                                                                                        Mr. & Mrs. Jack Friedman                 Ms. Antoinette Girardi          Mr. Alton Gusha
                                                                       ahead and get the mop and caution sign so        Ms. Jean Friedman                        Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Giuffre       Mr. Richard J. Gutkes
                                                                       people wouldn’t slip and fall,” said Joan        Mrs. Jennifer Friedman                   Giuseppe A Nigro Lodge #2234    Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Guzy
                                                                       Dunn, an AHRC Client Coordinator.                Ms. Kathleen Frigiola                    Mr. & Mrs. George Glasburgh     Mr. & Mrs. Gurden Haber
                                                                                                                        Mr. & Mrs. Timothy Froessel              Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Glass         Mr. & Mrs. John Hack
                                                                       Ray Kuhn, Steven’s father, wasn’t surprised.     Funding Factory Recycling Program        Dr. Dean Glasser, D.D.S.        Mr. & Mrs. Jeremy Hackett
                                                                                                                        Mr. & Mrs. Albert Funkhouser             Mr. & Mrs. Robert Glasser       Mr. & Mrs. James Haddon
                                                                       He said Steven was always a good worker
                                                                                                                        Mr. & Mrs. Kevin Furey                   Mr. & Mrs. Jerard Glennon       Ms. Mary Jo Haeg
                                                                       but could get distracted at times. Steven’s      Ms. Mary Furst                           Mr. & Mrs. Sebastian Glianna    Mr. & Mrs. S. Robert Haffner
                                                                       vocational instructors helped him with           Mr. & Mrs. William Futtersak             Mr. & Mrs. Bruce Gobbi          Mr. & Mrs. William Hafker
                                                                       staying on task. Mr. Kuhn said he noticed        Ms. Joyce Gabriele                       Mr. & Mrs. John Gobler          Mr. & Mrs. Frank Hager
                                                                       a greater “self-confidence” in Steven since      Mr. & Mrs. R. Gadue                      Mrs. Violet Godino              Mrs. Michele Hahn
                                                                                                                        Mr. George Gaiser                        Mr. Frank Goehle, Jr.           Mr. & Mrs. Gordon Haight
                                                                       joining the AHRC program.                        Mr. & Mrs. Michael Gall                  Ms. Karen Goff                  Mr. & Mrs. R. Alan Haines
                                                                                                                        Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence Gallagher            Mr. & Mrs. Jerome Goldbaum      Mr. & Mrs. Wesley Hallock
                                                                       Steven will bring what he learned with the       Mr. James Gallagher                      Mr. & Mrs. Steven Goldberg      Mrs. Barbara Halpern
                                                                       Clean Team to his next stop. A recent            Ms. Leona Gallagher                      Michael P. Golden               Ms. Elizabeth Halton
                                                                       vocational assessment deemed Steven              Mrs. Patricia Gallagher                  Mr. Michael Goldin              Mrs. Margaret Halton
                                                                                                                        Mr. & Mrs. Peter Galletto                Mr. Jordan Goldman              Mr. & Mrs. Bob Hammer
                                                                       ready for a job in the community.
                                                                                                                        Ms. Mary Gallicchio                      Mr. & Mrs. John Gonser          Mr. & Mrs. Herbert Hampton
                                                                                                                        Mr. William Galligan                     Ms. Melissa Gonzalez            Mr. James Hands
                                                                       Our Vocational Training Program offers           Mr. & Mrs. John Gannon                   Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence Gordon      Ms. Mary Hanley
                                                                       adults with developmental disabilities real      Mr. & Mrs. Michael Garcia                Ms. Debbie Gordy                Mrs. Regina Hansel
                                                                       work experience at AHRC on-premise work          Ms. Joanna Garfi                         Mrs. Marianna Gosk              Mr. James J. Harford
                                                                                                                        Mr. Kevin Gates                          Robert Gottlieb, D.P.M.         Mr. & Mrs. Robert Hargreaves
                                                                       centers. Corporations, large and small, out-
                                                                                                                        Gathering Strathmore Woodridge Terrace   Mrs. Alice Goulet               Mrs. Marilyn Hart
                                                                       source packaging and assembling jobs to this     Mr. & Mrs. Stephen Gaunay                Mrs. Gale Graffe                Harvey A. Freedman D.P.M. P. C.
                                                                       program. These contracts provide men and         Mr. & Mrs. Anthony Gaveglia              Ms. Rosemarie Gramb             Mr. Axel Hasse
                                                                       women with opportunities to learn a variety of   Mr. Eric Gebaide                         Mrs. Ann Grande                 Ms. Mary Hassett
                                                                       vocational skills that can ultimately lead to    Mr. & Mrs. Grant Geelan                  Ms. Patricia Graver             Ms. Evelyn Hassman
                                                                       competitive employment.                          Ms. Thersa Geher                         Great AmericanOpportunity       Ms. Josephine Hawkins
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       Contributors                                                                                                    Supported Employment
       Mr. & Mrs. Del Crawshaw                 Mrs. Marianne DeLisle             Mr. Kevin Dunne                       John Biglin is a floor maintenance worker at
       Mr. & Mrs. Gerard Crowley               Mr. & Mrs. John Dell              Ms. Tara Dunworth
       Ms. Genevieve Cruise                    Barbara Della Croce               Mr. & Mrs. Paul Duttge                National Paper, a Bohemia-based wholesaler of
       Ms. Roxana Cruz                         Ms. Susan Delli Gatti             Mr. & Mrs. Donald Dwyer               pressure sensitive labels.
       Mr. & Mrs. Walter Cullin                Mr. & Mrs. Salvatore DeLuca       Ms. Darlene Dyber
       Ms. Christine Cullum                    Ms. Frances K. Demarest           Mr. & Mrs. Erik Dyson                 “I like it a lot here. I like the people, the boss,”
       Mr. Charles Cummings, Sr.               Ms. Danielle Dempsey              Mr. Joseph Dzugas                     said John.
       Ms. Mary Cunneen                        Mr. & Mrs. Steven Denmark         Mr. & Mrs. Russell Ebner
       Mr. & Mrs. Paul Cunningham              Shoshanah Denniston               Mr. Ernest Edricks
       Mr. & Mrs. Frank Curatolo               Mr. & Mrs. John DePompeo          Mr. & Mrs. Arthur Ehlin               “When he interviewed I was very comfortable
       Mr. & Mrs. Dominick Curcio              Mr. Joseph DeRiso                 Ms. Mary Ehrle                        with him,” said Steve Manno, President of
       Mr. & Mrs. Gregory Curtin               Mr. & Mrs. Robert DeRosa          Mr. Fredric Eisenberg                 National Paper, smiling as he recalled how John
       Mr. & Mrs. William Cusack               Mr. & Mrs. Thomas DeSensi         Mr. & Mrs. George Eisenhauer          showed up to his interview in a shirt and tie.
       Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Cusimano              Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Desimone        Dr. & Mrs. Mark Eisner
       Mrs. Gloria Cuzzi                       Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Devaney         Electrical Inspection Service, Inc.
                                                                                                                       John is one of over 120 AHRC participants who
       Mr. & Mrs. Matthew Czachor              Mr. & Mrs. James Devine           Mrs. Cynthia Eletto
       Ms. Ronnie Czybora                      Mr. & Mrs. Christopher Di Orio    Mr. & Mrs. George Elkin               work at a meaningful and fulfilling job in the
       D.B. Automotive Care Corp               Mr. & Mrs. Phillip Dickter        Mr. & Mrs. Robert Elliott             community through the agency’s Supported
       D.B.L. Center, Ltd.                     Mr. & Mrs. Charles Diesso         Mrs. Miriam Elliott                   Employment Program. When he was first hired,
       D.C.F. Inc.                             DiFazio Electric, Inc.            Emerald Professional Protection       an AHRC intensive job coach helped John learn
       Mr. John Dahl                           Mr. & Mrs. Vincent DiFilippi      Mr. & Mrs. Douglas Emery              his job responsibilities and commuting routine.
       Mr. & Mrs. Gianfranco Dal Collo         Mr. & Mrs. John DiGangi           Empire Electronics, Inc.
       Ms. Alyce Daly                          Mr. & Mrs. Matthew DiGianni       Mr. & Mrs. Stephen Engel
                                                                                                                       Now Noreen Hewson, John’s follow-along
       Mr. & Mrs. Darrell Damboise             Mr. & Mrs. Arnold Discorsi        Ms. Joanne Engelhardt                 coach, routinely checks in on him, making sure
       Ms. Helen S. Behrens Damm               Ms. Jean Dix                      Mr. & Mrs. Roy G. Engels              both John and management are happy.
       Ms. Holly J. Dangelillo                 Dix Hills Air Conditioning        Mr. & Mrs. Allen Entin
       Mr. Wayne Daniels                       Ms. Joanne Dobbs                  Epoch 5 Marketing, Inc.               “Usually I visit John two to three times a month
       Mrs. Cecilia Danisi                     Mr. & Mrs. Chuck Dofflemeyer      Mr. Domenick Ercolano                 just to make sure he’s on task, sometimes more
       Ms. Victoria Danisi                     Mr. & Mrs. Kevin Doherty          Ms. Cheryl Ernst
       Mr. & Mrs. Leonard Dank                 Mr. & Mrs. Rocco Domino           Mr. & Mrs. Walter Erwood              if his job changes,” said Ms. Hewson, which is
       Mr. & Mrs. Leonard Dankner              Mr. & Mrs. Gerard Donaghy         Mr. & Mrs. Chester Esnes              the current situation. John is about to learn how
       Mrs. Dolores D’Anna                     Ms. Aileen Donato                 Mrs. Vera T. Esposito                 to clean the glass-plated windows at the front of
       Mr. & Mrs. Herbert Dansker              Ms. Kristina Donellan             Mrs. Kathleen Estramonte              building.
       Darling Shoe Corporation                Mrs. Donna Donnelly               Eugene Kurzrok Agency
       Dash Medical Gloves, Inc.               Ms. Michelle Donnelly             Mr. Henry Euler
                                                                                                                       According to John, his favorite part of his job is
       Ms. Donna DaSilva                       Mrs. Camille Donofrio             Mr. & Mrs. Paul Evans
       Mrs. Ellen Daub                         Mr. & Mrs. George Donohue         Ms. Carrie V. Evento                  using the floor sweeper, a large Zamboni-style
       Ms. Jennifer Daub                       Ms. Lynn Donohue                  Mr. & Mrs. William Ewe                machine that he guides down the aisles of
       Mr. & Mrs. Pete Davey                   Mrs. Marilyn Donohue              Expo Services Ltd.                    National Paper’s warehouse. Plus, there are other
       Dr. & Mrs. Thomas Davey                 Mr. & Mrs. J. Michael Donovan     Mr. Stephen Ezzo                      perks. “The Christmas party was at Dave and
       Mr. & Mrs. Gennaro Davide               Mr. & Mrs. Frank Donroe           F&M Instant Printing Corp             Buster’s. I got a bonus on the holidays. They
       Ms. Doreen Davidson                     Martin S. Dorfman, Esq.           F. Giordano Scholarship Fund
                                                                                                                       treat me good here. They treat me like family,”
       Mrs. Katharine Davis                    Mrs. Jean Doski                   Richard Faber, D.D.S.
       Ms. Kim Davis                           Ms. Marcia Doti                   Mr. & Mrs. Michael Faherty            John said.
       Mr. & Mrs. Robert Davis                 Mr. & Mrs. Peter Dougherty        Mr. & Mrs. Seth Falley
       Mr. Albert Dawson                       Ms. Tara Dougherty                Mr. & Mrs. Ralph Famularo             “He’s worked out very well. Always on time,
       Ms. Carole De Nove                      Mr. & Mrs. Jeffrey Douglas        Far Away Travel Service               always ready to work,” Mr. Manno said.
       Mr. Louis DeBenedittis                  Mrs. Arthelma Drake               Ms. Nancy Fargardo
       Mr. & Mrs. Robert DeDeyn                Mr. Archer Drew                   Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Farina
       Ms. Leslie Degnan                       Mrs. Edna Drewisis                Ms. Phyllis Farmer                                    Through a unique employment service
       Mr. & Mrs. Joseph DeGregoria            Mr. & Mrs. John Driscoll          Mr. Sal Farrugia, Jr.                            called AHRC’s Supported Employment/
       Ms. Fran DeGroot                        Drs. Guida and Savino LLP         Ms. JoAnn Fasanello                          Job Placement Services, adults are carefully
       Mrs. Mary Jane A. Deignan               Mr. & Mrs. Robert Druckenmiller   Ms. Dorothy Faszczewski
       Mr. & Mrs. Nicholas DeJosia             Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Dugan           Mr. & Mrs. Louis Fattorusso
                                                                                                                            matched with businesses by skill level and work
       Mr. Anthony Del Broccolo                Mr. Bob Duke                      Mr. Carl Faust                           setting. Specially trained job coaches facilitate the
       Mrs. Olympia Del Broccolo               Mr. & Mrs. George Dunn            Ms. Linda Fazio                               new employee’s transition into the community.
       Mr. & Mrs. Robert Delach                Ms. Joan Dunn                     Ms. Frances Feddersen                             These coaches provide intensive on-the-job
       Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Del Broccolo          Mr. & Mrs. James Dunn             Mr. & Mrs. Richard Feinberg                   training at the employer’s site and continuous
       Mr. & Mrs. Clayton DeLieto              Mrs. Carol Dunne                  Ms. Danyele Ferrara                                           follow-along extended services.
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                                                                        Day Habilitation                                    Contributors
                                                                                                                            Bracken & Margolin, LLP               Col. & Mrs. William Campfield         Mr. John Cicalo
                                                                        Since 2006, Michael Peterkin, 29, has been a        Mr. & Mrs. Robert Bradbury            Mr. & Mrs. Frank Candia               Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Cincotta
                                                                        part of a small group of Lakeland Day               Mr. Michael Bragina                   Mrs. Josephine Cannata                Mr. & Mrs. Ernest Cipullo
                                                                        Habilitation participants who volunteer weekly      Ms. Madeline Brajuha                  Ms. Karen Cannella                    Ms. Karen Citrangolo
                                                                                                                            Mrs. Jane Brandt                      Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Cannone             City Tire Auto Center, Inc.
                                                                        at the Wildlife Rescue Center of the                Dr. Ronald Braun, D.D.S.              Mr. & Mrs. Salvatore Cannone          Mr. & Mrs. Theodore Claesen
                                                                        Hamptons, located in Hampton Bays. They cut         Mr. & Mrs. Marc Breier                Ms. Sheila Capell                     Mrs. Emily Clancy
                                                                        assorted fruits vegetables into cubes small         Mrs. Gertrude Brewer                  Harvey Caplin, D.D.S. P.C.            Mr. & Mrs. Chester Clark
                                                                        enough for the rehabilitating animals to eat.       Bright Side Electrical Service Inc.   Ms. Carol Caporusso                   Mr. Ryan Clark
                                                                                                                            Ms. Phyllis Brill                     Cappy’s Carpet, Inc.                  Ms. Maureen Clarke
                                                                                                                            Mr. & Mrs. Harold Brockbank           Mr. Frank Capuano                     Classic Galleries
                                                                        “They all look forward to coming here, it never     Mr. & Mrs. Matthew Brodie             Mrs. Norene Capute                    Ms. Audrey Clements
                                                                        gets boring to them,” said Iris Llodrat, a          Ms. Barbara Brodsky                   Ms. Virginia Caputo                   Coach RE Associates, Inc.
                                                                        Lakeland Community Integration Specialist.          Brookhaven Agency, Inc.               Ms. Lisa Caracciolo                   Coan’s Landscaping
                                                                                                                            Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Brown               Mrs. Marilyn Carall                   Ms. Joanne Cocivera
                                                                                                                            Mr. Dennis Brown                      Mr. & Mrs. James Caravella            Mr. & Mrs. Raymond Cody
                                                                        The rescue center staff works with the partici-     Mrs. Florence Brown                   Mr. & Mrs. Gustavo Cardenas           Mr. Jeff Cohen
                                                                        pants, taking the time to answer questions          Mr. & Mrs. Robert Brown               Mr. & Mrs. Roger Cardo                Mr. & Mrs. Julius Cohen
                                                                        about why particular animals need to eat            Ms. Ms. Kathy Brown                   Cardo Site Development, Inc.          Mr. Lawrence Cohen, Jr.
                                                                        certain foods to regain their strength, how         Brueggemann Funeral Home              Mrs. Mary F. Carey                    Mr. & Mrs. Milton Cohen
                                                                                                                            Ms. Jean Bruno                        Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Carilli             Mr. & Mrs. Stafford Cohen
                                                                        specific injuries are addressed, and how long       Ms. Linda Bruno                       Mr. & Mrs. James Carpenter            Ms. Rosemary Cole
                                                                        each animal’s stay will be before they are          Brunswick Appraisal Corp.             Mr. & Mrs. Charles Carter             Ms. Katherine Coletto
                                                                        released back into the wild.                        Mr. & Mrs. Louis Bucaro               Ms. Mary Carter                       Mr. Frank Colli
                                                                                                                            Ms. Susan Buckheit                    Mrs. G. Carol Case                    Mrs. Corinne Collorone
                                                                        “I love having them here,” said Annette             Mr. Roy Buckley                       Ms. Jeanine Case-Fazzini              Colonial Wire and Cable
                                                                                                                            Mr. William Buckley                   Mr. & Mrs. John Casey                 Communication Remediation, P.C.
                                                                        Kearney, Office Manager at the rescue center.       Budpak Inc.                           Mr. & Mrs. Douglas Casimir            Ms. Sheila Comparetto
                                                                                                                            Mr. & Mrs. Jeffrey Buell              Mr. Christopher Castellano            Ms. Anita Composanto
                                                                        She said if there is enough food stored, the        Mr. & Mrs. Charles Bunning            Mr. & Mrs. Anthony Castellino         Liza Concepcion
                                                                        participants sometimes clean out the empty          Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Buonaiuto           Ms. Sharon Catalanotto                Mr. & Mrs. Robert Coniglio
                                                                                                                            Mr. & Mrs. Gary Buonavita             Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Cavaliere           Ms. Liboria Coniglio
                                                                        cages and make new pine needle beds for future      Ms. Jean Burke                        Ms. Kristen Celender                  Mr. & Mrs. John Connor
                                                                        patients.                                           Mr. Richard Burlow                    Ms. Marie Centanni                    Conrads On The Bay Inc
                                                                                                                            Mrs. Betty Burns                      Center for Diabetes & Endocrinology   Mr. & Mrs. Robert Conroy
                                                                        “I like the animals,” said Michael. Through this    Mr. & Mrs. Arthur Burrello            Centereach Lumber Company             Mr. & Mrs. Frank Consiglio
                                                                                                                            Mr. & Mrs. Russell L. Burton          Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Cerami              Mr. Craig Cooper
                                                                        volunteer project, he’s been in proximity to
                                                                                                                            Mr. & Mrs. Michael Busby              Mr. & Mrs. Frank Cerar                Mr. & Mrs. Philip Cooper
                                                                        owls, sea birds, possums, deer and turtles.         Butler Woodcrafters                   Mrs. Grace Cerillo                    Mr. & Mrs. Anthony Coppola
                                                                                                                            Mrs. Betty Buttacavoli                Ms. Rose Cerrone                      Ms. Susan Corazzini
                                                                        According to Dianne Huenlich, Lakeland              Mrs. Joan Byrne                       Mr. & Mrs. Richard Cerruti            Mrs. Denise Corby
                                                                        Program Administrator, Michael has benefitted       Mr. & Mrs. William Byrnes             Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP    Ms. Donna Cordovano
                                                                                                                            Cafarelli Agency Ltd.                 Ms. Cindy Cesare                      Mr. & Mrs. Robert Corkhill
                                                                        greatly from this experience. She said, “Michael    James P. Calamis, Esq.                Mrs. Claudia Cesare                   Ms. Nan D. Corliss
                                                                        sometimes has difficulty focusing on tasks. The     Mrs. Pauline Calcasola                Mr. Gennaro Cestra                    Ms. Bertie Mae Cornigans
                                                                        explicit instructions and important purpose of      Ms. Jeanette Calder                   Mr. Henry Chan                        Mr. & Mrs. Edward Corrigan
                                                                        aiding the rehabilitating animals has helped        Mr. Jimmy Calderone                   Ms. Karen Chanda                      Ms. Cecilia Corrigan
                                                                                                                            Mrs. Phyllis Caldicott                Ms. Elaine Chang                      Mr. & Mrs. Patrick Corrigan
                                                                        him personally.”
                                                                                                                            Mr. & Mrs. Murray Calichman           Ms. Carol Chapman                     Mr. Angelo Corso & Ms. Grace Diaz
                                                                                                                            Mr. Marion Callaghan & Ms. Kathleen   Mrs. Irene Charles                    Mr. & Mrs. Peter Cosentino
                                                                        For those men and women who are not ready or        Samito                                Ms. Michele Chattaway                 Mrs. Margaret Cosentino
                                                                        choose not to participate in vocational training,   Mr. & Mrs. Robert Callatone           Mr. & Mrs. James Cheser               Mrs. Antonia Cosme
                                                                                                                            Mr. Thomas Calo                       Ms. Patricia Chesser                  Mr. & Mrs. Richard Costa
                                                                        AHRC offers Day Habilitation. Here
                                                                                                                            Mr. Lou T. Camassa                    Mr. & Mrs. Vito Chiari                Mr. Arthur W. Costanzo
                                                                        individuals learn the skills necessary to pursue    Mr. & Mrs. Louis Camilleri            Mrs. Joan Chicosky                    Mr. & Mrs. Raymond Costello
                                                                        personal interests and life goals. Satisfying and   Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Cammarano           Mr. & Mrs. Gregory Cianflone          Mr. & Mrs. Tommy Costello
                                                                        rewarding connections in the community are          Mr. & Mrs. Angel Camoglino            Mrs. Susan Cianflone                  Mrs. Rae Coy
                                                                        available and encouraged. In addition, clinical     Camp Candy Corp.                      Ms. Christina Ciavarella              Mr. & Mrs. James Craig
                                                                        services are provided where needed.                 Nicholas Vincent Campasano, Esq.      Ms. Karen Ciavarella                  Mr. & Mrs. Harrington Cramer
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       Contributors
       Mr. & Mrs. Louis Sindone                Always Better Grown Inc.            Mr. & Mrs. Clifford Becker
       Sklar Instruments                       Mr. & Mrs. Samuel Amato             Ms. Janice Becker
       Sovereign Bank                          Mr. & Mrs. David Ambler             Mr. Philip Becker
       Mr. & Mrs. Brian Stone                  Ms. Mary R. Ambron                  Mr. & Mrs. Craig Beckjord
       Sugih Instrumendo Abadi, PT.            Mr. & Mrs. William Amendolare       Mr. & Mrs. William Behling
       Mrs. Margaret Swaine                    America’s Charities                 Mr. & Mrs. Steven Beinhorn
       Dr. Modesta Tako                        Mr. & Mrs. Peter T. Ames            Mr. & Mrs. Paul Bellacera
       The Weeks Lerman Group                  Amityville Fire Department          Mr. & Mrs. Ronald Belliveau
       The Workplace Group                     Mr. William Andes                   Mr. & Mrs. John Bellontine
       Mr. & Mrs. Albert Thuro                 Tara Anglim                         Ms. Lucy Bencivenga
                                               Mr. & Mrs. Nicholas Angrisano       Mr. & Mrs. Leonard Benedetti
       Van Blerck Photography
                                               Anmuth Medical International        Benit Fuel Sales & Service, Inc.
       Mr. James Vichot
                                               Mr. & Mrs. Mark Antman              Mr. & Mrs. Richard Bennert
       Vormittag Associates Inc.
                                               Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Antorino          Mrs. Marilyn Bennett
       Mr. John Walderman                      Dr. Robin Araujo                    Mr. & Mrs. George Benzinger
       Mr. & Mrs. George Walling               Mr. & Mrs. Ignazio Arcuri           Mrs. Martha D. Bergen
       Mr. Neal Weingart                       Mr. & Mrs. Nicholas Arens           Mr. & Mrs. Louis Bergman
       Mr. & Mrs. Jonathan Wilcox              Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Arens             Mr. & Mrs. Scott Berke
       Mrs. Julia Witkowsky                    Mr. & Mrs. William Arens            Mr. Mark Bernstein
       World Cup Concrete Corp.                Ms. Christina Argentina             BESOBESO Events
       Mr. & Mrs. Costa Xystris                Aristo Creative Consultants, Ltd.   Best Brothers Petroleum Inc.
                                               Mr. & Mrs. George Aronson           Mr. & Mrs. Frank Bevilacqua
                                               Arrow Security Systems, Inc.        Beyond Expectation, LLC
       Friends                                 Arthur Edwards Pool & Spa Centre    Ms. Yvonne Biagioni
       (Under $500)                            Mr. & Mrs. John Aulet               Mr. & Mrs. Glenn Bickelman
                                               Ms. Yvonne Auricchio                Mr. & Mrs. Charles Bienenstein
       205 East Main Co.                       Ms. Ann Austein                     Mr. & Mrs. Richard Bierman
       Mrs. Rose Aalto                         Axelrod & Cherveny, Architects      Mr. & Mrs. James Biggane
       Mr. & Mrs. Charles Abarno               Mr. Gary Axelrod                    Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Biglin
       Mr. & Mrs. Nicholas Abate               Mr. & Mrs. Robert Babstock          Mr. & Mrs. Nicholas Bigotti
       Ms. Kelley Abbondondello                Ms. Theresa Bacaris                 Mr. & Mrs. Michael Billings
       Mr. & Mrs. Norman Abzug                 Mr. & Mrs. Michael Bacher           Mrs. Priscilla Bilous
       Ms. Vicki Acardi                        Mr. Paul Baday                      Mr. & Mrs. Robert Birdsall
       Ace Marketing & Promotions, Inc.        Mr. Jay Baitz                       Birdsong Medical Sales, Inc.
       Mrs. Monserrate Acevedo                 Mr. & Mrs. Richard Baker            Ms. Sandra Bitz
       Mr. & Mrs. Harry Ackerman               Mr. & Mrs. Italo Balacich           Mrs. Jeanne R. Bivona
       Mr. & Mrs. Richard Adams                Carol & Donald Ballan               Mr. Joseph Bivona


                                                                                                                      Senior Day Hab
       Adams Cyclery Inc.                      Patricia & Donald Ballan            Mr. & Mrs. Donald Bjornsen
       Mr. & Mrs. Henry Adelwerth              Mr. & Mrs. Robert Banas             Mr. & Mrs. John Blake
       Mrs. Yolanda Adkins                     Mr. & Mrs. Michael Baran            Mr. Samuel Blankenship
       Dr. Albert Adler                        Mr. & Mrs. Michael Barbaro          Mr. & Mrs. Steven Blasko
       ADP                                     Mr. & Mrs. Maurice Barbash          Ms. Alice Blaustein
       Mrs. Lucy Agnello                       Mrs. Henrietta Barnes               Mr. Benjamin Bliss                 After working for twenty five years in AHRC’s               She also loves the community aspect of senior day hab. “I
       Mr. & Mrs. Anthony Agoglia              Mr. & Mrs. Vincent Barone           Mr. & Mrs. Arthur Blumenthal       Westhampton Beach Work Center, Diane Walderman,             love going out on trips,” she said. Bingo and the café at
       Mr. & Mrs. Jerome Agostisi              Mrs. Irene Barta                    Boardy Barn Corp.
       Air Techniques                                                                                                 59, volunteered to join the Senior Day Hab program.         Riverhead Tanger Mall are two of her favorites.
                                               Mr. & Mrs. Robert Barton            Mr. & Mrs. Andrew Buttelman
       Mr. Thomas Aird, Jr.                    Ms. Camie Barz                      Bohemia Work Activities Ten        Ms. Walderman recalled, “I asked if I could do some-
       Mr. & Mrs. Mohammad Akhtar              Mr. & Mrs. Benjamin Basil           Mr. & Mrs. Anthony Bonasera        thing else. I said, ‘I had enough of this.’”                “You can go at your own pace here. This doesn’t feel like
       A L Jacobsen Funeral Home Inc.          Ms. Lisa Basile                     Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Bond                                                                         work. It feels like playtime. That’s the way I look at it.”
       Aladdin Petroleum Corp                  Mrs. Jeanne Bass                    Ms. Frances Bonell                 When asked what she liked about her new surroundings,
       Albertson Marine Inc.                   Ms. Anne Batky                      Mr. Steve Bornschein
       Ms. Lenore Alese                                                                                               she said, “everything.” Since she joined the senior pro-
                                               Mr. Robert Batky                    Mr. & Mrs. Frank Borracci
       Mr. & Mrs. Alan Alexander               Mr. & Mrs. Stephen Batt             Ms. Louise Botti                   gram, she’s made a birdhouse and door hanger in the
       Mr. & Mrs. Arnold Alexander             Mrs. Pearl Bauer                    Ms. Johanna Bouloukos              woodworking club and a butterfly painting in the art
       Lucy D. Alexander, Ph.D                 Mr. & Mrs. Robert Bausch            Mr. & Mrs. Michael Bowler          club. She enjoys the cooking club, health & fitness, cur-
       All Island Mason supply, Inc.           Ms. Evelyn Baxter                   Mr. George W. Bowne
       Ms. Sylvia Allen                                                                                               rent events and the socialization club, where she writes    Our Senior Day Hab Program offers meaningful and
                                               Beach Electric of Quogue            Mr. & Mrs. James Riley
       Mr. & Mrs. Bernard Altman               Mr. & Mrs. William Beatty           Mrs. Sonia Boykins
                                                                                                                      her own poetry. “I don’t even have to think about what      functional activities that encourage older participants to
       Mr. Oscar Alvarado                      Ms. Catherine Becker                Ms. Genafer Bozzo                  to write about. It comes naturally,” she said.              maintain and even enhance their quality of life.
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                                                                    Blended                                                           Contributors
                                                                                                                                                                               PJ Venture LLC                         Gary J. Bruno, Architect, P.C.
                                                                                                                                      Contributor                              Mr. & Mrs. Nick Romano                 Mr. Jeffrey Haber
                                                                    When the Westhampton Beach Blended Program opened
                                                                                                                                      ($1,000 & more)                          Mr. Rogers Rospars                     Mr. & Mrs. Charles Hanley
                                                                    in 2008, combining both vocational training and day hab
                                                                                                                                                                               Ms. Laura Scott                         Mr. Fred Held
                                                                    services, 29 year-old Ray Velez had an opportunity to take        Albrecht, Viggiano, Zureck & Co., P.C.   Mr. Irving Silverman                   Mr. Brad Hemingway
                                                                    part in both worlds.                                              Allied Transport System (U.S.A.) Inc.    Staller Associates, Inc.               Mrs. Mercedes Herrick
                                                                                                                                      AllState Giving Campaign                 State Bank of Long Island              Mr. & Mrs. Blake Hetterich
                                                                    A vocational training participant since 2001, Ray now             ALS Construction                         T.S. Heating & Air Conditioning Inc.   Mrs. Elizabeth Inganamort
                                                                    spends half his day pursuing personal interests and goals in      AVA Design, Inc.                         Tritech Communications, Inc.           Innovation Advisors
                                                                    a classroom setting. In woodworking club, Ray made a              Mr. Denis Bailey                         Mr. & Mrs. Bruce Waters                Mrs. Patricia Jackson
                                                                    wagon and helped build a picnic table, including sanding          Mr. & Mrs. Donald Katz                   Mrs. Nora Weber                        Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Jensen
                                                                    and staining. He looks forward to certain community               BK Engineering                           Whitman Packaging Corp.                Mrs. Carolyn Kaitz
                                                                                                                                      Mr. & Mrs. John Bohlsen                  Mr. Ken Woytisek                       Mr. & Mrs. Roy Kandler
                                                                    trips, such as golfing on the driving range, Home Depot to
                                                                                                                                      Mrs. C. Regina Bolds-Cosby                                                      Mr. William Kotzin
                                                                    purchase supplies for his next woodworking project, and           Mr. & Mrs. Henry Brandt                                                         Mr. & Mrs. Robert Lachmann
                                                                    McDonald’s.                                                       Caring Friends                           Helping Hand                           Honorable William J. Lindsay
                                                                                                                                      Mr. Mike Champey                         ($500 & more)                          Mrs. Katherine Loukides
                                                                    But Ray still loves to work. Each morning, he sets up the         Mr. & Mrs. Edward Condon                                                        Lovin’ Oven Catering Of Suffolk Inc.
                                                                    cafeteria tables for the 100+ participants to eat lunch. “I do    Mrs. Frances Dempsey                     ABA Packaging Corp.                    Mr. & Mrs. Daniel C. Lynch
                                                                    a lot of things. I move the tables apart, get the chairs ready,   Mr. & Mrs. Daniel Denery                 Mr. Americo Accomasso                  Mr. & Mrs. Stewart Madden
                                                                    and get all the bins I need.”                                     Mr. Robert DiBartolo                     Mr. & Mrs. Harold Armet                Mrs. Carol Maisch
                                                                                                                                      Mrs. Carol Diefenbach                    Mr. & Mrs. James T. Ashe               Mrs. Rose Markus
                                                                    The bins are 14 separate storage units that hold adaptive         Mr. & Mrs. Gerard A. Donaghy, Sr.        Authorized Resources Ltd.              Mr. & Mrs. William Matros
                                                                    feeding equipment. Each bin is coded and a picture card           Emerson Reid & Co., Inc.                 Barnwell House of Tires                Mattituck Community Fund, Inc.
                                                                    helps Ray see which seat needs a special piece of                 Dr. Harold Failey                        Mr. James Bell                         Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Mayo
                                                                                                                                      Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Feustel               Bellini Furniture                      Mrs. Dorothy McElroy
                                                                    equipment. Ray will also pull chairs away from the table
                                                                                                                                      First Vision Media Group, Inc.           Mr. & Mrs. Peter Berley                Mr. & Mrs. Hugh McTeague
                                                                    for the people who use wheelchairs, and set placemats,            Mr. & Mrs. Edward Flax                   Mr. & Mrs. Leonard Biggers             Mr. John A. Mehl
                                                                    silverware and napkins at each table.                             Mr. James Getches                        Mrs. Mary Biglin                       MicroLife USA, Inc.
                                                                                                                                      Gilbert Displays, Inc.                   Mr. & Mrs. Steven Biglin               Mr. & Mrs. Albert Miller
                                                                    “He’s completely independent with this. It’s a unique posi-       Mr. & Mrs. Robert Gordon                 Black Box Network Services             Mutual of America, Inc.
                                                                    tion, one that was created out of need. Many people in our        Mr. & Mrs. Richard Gudat                 Mrs. Christina Bortscheller            National Development Builders, Inc.
                                                                    programs here require some type of adaptive equipment.            Mr. & Mrs. Nicholas P. Hayden            Mrs. Karen Breest                      Nesco Bus Maintenance, Inc.
                                                                    It’s a lot of responsibility,” said Karen White, Blended          Mr. & Mrs. Ernest Hoffman                Calico Cottage Inc.                    Nissei
                                                                    Program Administrator.                                            Iconix Brand Group, Inc.                 Mr. & Mrs. Robert Cannata              North Shore Financial Group
                                                                                                                                      Jackson Lewis LLP                        Ms. Sherry Cesare                      Mr. & Mrs. Joseph O’Hara
                                                                    Ms. White credits module instructor David Zimmerman               Jobson Medical Information, LLC          Collection 18                          Mr. & Mrs. Philippe Ouvrard
                                                                    with creating the picture cards and the bin system to help        John J. Cesare & Associates              Coral Color Process                    Prime Coverage Corp.
                                                                                                                                      KeyBank NA                               Mr. Anthony Corazzini                  Mr. & Mrs. Milton Radutzky
                                                                    Ray achieve, but Mr. Zimmerman said Ray has taken it to
                                                                                                                                      Mr. & Mrs. Franklin Koch                 Mr. & Mrs. Edward Corvi                Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Reardon
                                                                    another level. He said, “He could do a lot of it without the      Mrs. Elizabeth Kogel                     Mrs. Marilyn Crisham                   REM Eyewear
                                                                    cards now. It’s very impressive.”                                 Mr. & Mrs. Jeffrey Kovner                Ms. Eileen D’Alessio                   Mrs. Frances Risley
                                                                                                                                      Mr. Natale Lanza                         Mrs. Paula DiBernardo                  Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Romano
                                                                    Ms. White said Ray has benefitted from understanding the          Mr. Joseph Lavinio, Jr.                  Mr. & Mrs. Frank Dussel                Ms. Eileen Rosado
                                                                    importance of his job. “Ray is much more outgoing. He’s           Mr. Ralph Lush                           Ms. Deborah A. Duttge                  Mr. & Mrs. Sean Rose
                                                                    more independent and he’s gained a lot of confidence,” she        Mr. & Mrs. Joseph P. Mammolito           Mr. & Mrs. David Einbinder             Mr. & Mrs. Victor Rossi
                                                                    said.                                                             The MC Alliance Energy Group Inc.        Electronix Systems Alarms              Salerno Brokerage Corp.
                                                                                                                                      Ms. Grace Mehl                           Mr. & Mrs. John Eng                    Mrs. Lorraine Sassone
                                                                    “I do a lot of things,” Ray said, proudly. “There are a lot of    Mr. Michael Meisel                       Executive Fliteways, Inc.              Mr. & Mrs. Richard Sasto
                                                                    tables.”                                                          The Merging Technologies                 Mr. & Mrs. Richard Fairbanks           Mr. & Mrs. Clarence Saunders
                                                                                                                                      Mill-Max Mfg. Corp.                      Mr. & Mrs. John Fallon                 Mr. Richard Schack
                                                                                                                                      Mr. & Mrs. William Minerva               Mr. Michael Faulkner                   Mrs. Denise Scheerer
                                                                    AHRC’s Blended Program combines the services of day               Moritt Hock Hamroff & Horowitz LLP       Mr. & Mrs. Robert Finn                 Mr. & Mrs. Arthur Schmitt
                                                                                                                                      MPS Manamation Payroll Services, Inc.    For Eyes Optical                       Mr. & Mrs. Rudy Schnell
                                                                    habilitation and pre-vocational Training. The program
                                                                                                                                      Mr. & Mrs. Andrew Newman                 Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Fox                 Ms. Eleanor G. Scott
                                                                    offers flexibility and a variety of activities for the partici-   Olmstead Properties                      Fun Time Vacation Tours                Mr. & Mrs. Francis Spangenberg
                                                                    pant to choose from.                                              Phillips - Van Heusen Foundation, Inc.   Garden City Police                     Signature Bank
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       Contributors                                                                                                   Community Residences
       We are grateful to the following businesses, organizations, families and individuals                           Carmine and Cathy D’Alleva moved from Queens to                  One of the residents, Vito Toto, struck up a special relation-
                                                                                                                      Huntington eleven years ago. Mr. D’Alleva remembers              ship with the D’Allevas. They were all Queens transplants
       for their contributions to AHRC Suffolk in 2009                                                                looking at the Victorian-Style home across the street and        now living on Long Island. “Vito had his routine. He would
                                                                                                                      thinking, “I want that house.”                                   go for his walks. He’d stop and talk to us,” Mr. D’Alleva said.
       Benefactor                              Steward                             Advocate
                                                                                                                      That house was AHRC’s Gaines Street residence.                   When Vito recently passed away, his parents held his
       ($25,000 & more)                        ($10,000 & more)                    ($5,000 & more)
                                                                                                                                                                                       funeral service in Queens. Many of his AHRC family made
                                                                                                                      It was a while before they knew their neighbors were from
       Aperio CI, Inc.                         Allstate Insurance Company          Andreassi Associates LLC                                                                            the commute.
                                                                                                                      AHRC. “We saw them on the porch and they’d wave. They’d
       Estate of Fred Graeber                  Southwest Region                    Capital One Bank                   go for a walk into town. They’d go to work in the morning like
                                                                                                                                                                                       So did Mr. and Mrs. D’Alleva.
                                               American Diagnostic Corp.                                              anyone else. They are regular neighbors,” Mr. D’Alleva said.
       Estate of Jeremiah T. Flynn                                                 Mr. & Mrs. Philip Carmichael
       Huntington Auxiliary                    Chem Rx                             Emmy Building LLC                  The D’Allevas became acquainted with their neighbors
       Pilot Employee Benefits                 Clare Rose Inc.                     HIP/EmblemHealth                   when they were invited to the Gaines Street home’s annual        Nothing eases the concerns of aging parents more than
                                               ClearVision Optical Company                                            holiday party for cookies and caroling.                          seeing their son or daughter comfortably and safely
       Mrs. Elaine Seiff                                                           Irwin Siegel Agency, Inc.                                                                           situated in an AHRC operated residence. Currently, more
                                               DBA Transportation, Inc.            Mr. & Mrs. John C. Mach            “They are super people. Warm and friendly, just great neigh-     than twenty-five community residences are home to
                                               Empire National Bank                                                   bors,” Mrs. D’Alleva said.                                       six to eight adults. Each home operates as a family unit,
                                                                                   Mr. & Mrs. William Mich
                                               Mr. & Mrs. Anthony Forgione         Ms. Nancy Nelson                   Seven years ago, when Mr. D’Alleva was struck by a car and       under the supervision and guidance of an AHRC house-
                                               Mr. Herbert Gold                                                       suffered multiple injuries, Gaines Street houseparents Mike      parenting model. Residents interact with their
                                                                                   Mr. & Mrs. Richard Sicoli
                                               Holtz Rubenstein Reminick LLP                                          and Cindy McCann would bring food over. Mike and his             communities as typical families do: shopping, banking,
                                                                                   Suffolk Transportation             son shoveled their driveway during snowstorms.                   visiting the library, and going to work.
                                               Mr. & Mrs. Paul Johnston            The Austin Taylor Group
                                               L.I. Employee Benefits Group Ltd.   Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Walker
                                               M&T Bank
       AHRC’s Bohemia facility being           Mr. William C. Rendall
       built in 1976                           Suffolk AHRC Auxiliary              Sustainer
                                                                                   ($2,500 & more)

                                                                                   All Points B.U.S., Inc.
                                                                                   Allstate Insurance Company
         Out of every dollar
                                                                                   Mr. Marc Blitstein
         AHRC receives, 94 cents              Administration                       Cablevision Systems Corp.
         goes directly towards                   5 cents                           Connetquot West, Inc.
         programs and services                                Fundraising          Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
         for individuals with                                   1 cent
                                                                                   Mr. Anthony Ferina
         developmental                                                             King Kullen Grocery Co., Inc.
         disabilities.                                                             Mr. & Mrs. James McEneaney
                                                                                   Mr. & Mrs. Andrew Macey
                                                                                   Mr. & Mrs. Anthony Mellino
                                                                                   R.J.D. Construction
                                                                                   Ramp Transportation Co., Inc.
                                            94 cents                               Stanley Steemer Carpet Cleaners
                                                                                   Mr. & Mrs. Walter Steck
                                                                                   Mr. & Mrs. Gerald Sweeney
                                                                                   United Way of Long Island
                      AHRC Programs
                                                                                   Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, LLP
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                                                                                                                                       Respite
                                                                                                                                       Even the most devoted family caregivers need time to themselves,
                                                                                                                                       whether to unwind on a carefree vacation or tend to their own
                                                                                                                                       health needs. AHRC’s Respite House, located on the grounds of
                                                                                                                                       the agency’s nursery Flowerfield Gardens, offers temporary care
                                                                                                                                       and hosuing for participants already receiving our services. It’s an
                                                                                                                                       opportunity to make new friends and learn new skills, and the
                                                                                                                                       perfect way to evaluate the resident’s readiness to pursue a more
                                                                                                                                       independent lifestyle. The agency’s new Saturday Respite Program
                                                                                                                                       was added to give families more flexibility.




                                                                                                                                    You can make a difference.
                                                                                                                                    The AHRC Suffolk Foundation helps thousands of children and
                                                                                                                                    adults with intellectual and other disabilities achieve day to day
                                                                                                                                    living that is as rich, absorbing and meaningful as possible and to
                                                                                                                                    provide opportunities for them to live up to their maximum

       Intermediate Care Facilities                                                                                                 potential in the community.

                                                                                                                                    As a supporter of the AHRC Suffolk Foundation you can help!
       According to sisters Patricia Schnell and Mary                “When they died, they knew Loretta had a home,” Ms.            The Foundation is grateful for all contributions including gifts of
       Callahan, they grew up with their little sister Loretta in    Callahan said.                                                 cash or securities, as well as those in the form of charitable
       a time “when it wasn’t popular to have a disabled sister.”                                                                   bequests through wills and estate plans. AHRC Suffolk
       Loretta spent time living in Willowbrook and the              Now the two older sisters come out to see their sister as      Foundation pooled income fund can benefit both the Foundation
       Suffolk Rehabilitation Center. They recalled their            often as they can. “Loretta has really blossomed. You          and you, the donor. Memorial gifts honoring people on special
       father always writing letters, calling for change.            can tell she’s really happy here,” Ms. Callahan said.          occasions will be acknowledged as requested by the donor.
       Change came for the Gill family when Loretta moved            For several years now, the two sisters have paid for a         Your tax deductible contribution to the AHRC Suffolk
       into the Shoreham ICF in 1988. “This was a gift from          staff holiday party. They said it’s a better alternative       Foundation can be made at any time by check, money order or
       the beginning. When Loretta moved here, we were all           than buying twenty five individual gifts. “We love them        credit card.
       like, okay, this is home. We never felt that way before.”     all here. You can tell there is a relationship between the
                                                                     staff and residents,” said Ms. Schnell. “We think this         For information about sending a donation or about the tax and
       Their parents sold their house in Maspeth and took an         place is a paradise.”                                          income benefits of making a Planned Gift, write or call:
       apartment in Ridge so they could be close to Loretta
       and take her home every weekend. The sisters credit                                                                          AHRC Suffolk Foundation
       their parents love and devotion for the strong tie            Three Intermediate Care Facilities promote the highest         2900 Veterans Memorial Highway
       between the sisters today. “They never went away,             level of independence in the areas of self-care, independent   Bohemia, New York, 11716-1193
       besides for a cruise on their 50th anniversary. Their idea    living, communication, recreation, and leisure time, all       Phone (631) 585-0100 Fax (631) 585-0233
       of a good time was to pack a lunch and eat on the             in a homelike setting. For our most medically fragile          email: info@ahrcsuffolk.org
       grounds of the ICF with Loretta,” Ms. Schnell said.           individuals, the ICFs offer 24-hour nursing and expansive      website: www.ahrcsuffolk.org
       They said the ICF gave their parents a lot of peace.          clinical services.
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       Subcontract with Long Island’s largest Work Centers!
       With over 100,000 square feet of production,
       office, and warehouse space at your service,
       AHRC specializes in:
       • Packaging - Blister Pack, Shrink Packaging,
         Heat Sealing, Poly Bag and Header,
         Skin Packaging, Die Cutting
       • Assembly - All types
       • Light Manufacturing
       • Mail Services / Collating
       • Labeling
       • Recycling, Refurbishing, Salvage Work                          AHRC Suffolk Subcontracting Services
       • Printing                                                         2900 Veterans Memorial Highway
       • Ceramics                                                               Bohemia, NY 11716
                                                                         (631) 585-0100 fax (631) 585-0233
         www.ahrcsuffolk.org/subcontract                                         info@suffahrc.org


                                                                              Left: In 1971, AHRC consolidated
                                                                              all of our children’s educational
                                                                              services, being run mostly in church
                                                                              basements, into one program at the
                                                                              Lincoln School in Huntington.

                                                                              Below left: The school was              Children’s Services
                                                                              destroyed by fire in 1981. Three
                                                                              years earlier, AHRC’s 4th group         In 2009, a new pre-vocational training group formed, pair-     “That was the goal, to make the connection and take
                                                                                                                      ing students from AHRC’s children’s school, The Saul and       instruction from a peer rather than a teacher or instructor.”
                                                                              home in Huntington burned to the
                                                                                                                      Elaine Seiff Educare Center, with participants from the
                                                                              ground right before residents were      Bohemia Day Habilitation Program.                              Assistant Director Andrea Nickdow said this valuable expe-
                                                                              scheduled to move in. Suffolk police                                                                   rience will help the students in the future. “When they
                                                                              confirm arson, most likely the result   Twice a week, students work one-on-one with an adult par-      graduate to a vocational or day hab setting, the skills they
                                                                                                                      ticipant, learning pre-vocational skills such as sorting,      acquired in this pre-voc group will help with their transi-
                                                                              of community opposition. It was
                                                                                                                      matching and categorizing that challenge the students’         tion. Their parents are excited that we’re preparing their
                                                                              a cruel reminder that despite the       sequential, fine and visual motor skills. Through this         child for the future,” she said.
                                                                              progress in programs and services,      unique and collaborative experience, social skills are also
                                                                              there was still a lot of work to be     enhanced as the students work alongside their mentor.
                                                                              done in educating the public.
                                                                                                                      15 year-old Yasmine Mitchell is one of the students active-    The Saul and Elaine Seiff Educare Center is our school for
                                                                                                                      ly involved in the group. According to Nick DeRosa,            children from infancy through age twenty-one. School-age
                                                                                                                      Speech Therapist at the school, Yasmine has made progress      children are enrolled in our programs because they have unique
                                                                                                                      since the group started. “She has done really well with fol-   needs and challenges which cannot be accommodated through
                                                                                                                      lowing directions in an environment with distractions and      their local school districts. Through our programs, services for
                                                                                                                      she’s become more cooperative with people she is not famil-    “at risk” youngsters often diminish, if not eliminate, the need
                                                                                                                      iar with.” Occupational Therapist Chelsea Damon added,         for costly special services for a lifetime.
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                                                                  Medicaid Service Coordination                                           We grow more than plants and flowers...
                                                                  Vincent Bonti makes a mean meatball. That’s only one of the             Flowerfield Gardens, a 2.1 acre nursery and retail garden shop located
                                                                  responsibilities the 23 year-old has in his kitchen job at Fratelli’s   in Holtsville, is open every day for all your gardening needs:
                                                                  Market Place in Stony Brook. He makes fresh mozzarella, chicken         annuals, perennials, vegetable plants, herbs, and much more!
                                                                  cutlets, bacon, bread crumbs and potato salad. He does dishes too.
                                                                                                                                          Owned and operated by AHRC Suffolk, the full scale nursery doubles
                                                                  It’s the perfect job for Vincent, who, according to his mother,
                                                                  has grown up in the kitchen. “He’s cooked with me for years.
                                                                                                                                          as a unique work setting where individuals with developmental disabilities
                                                                  He was always making sauce, grilling salmon. He loves                   learn valuable skills under the guidance of professional horticulturists.
                                                                  cooking,” said Virginia Bonti.

                                                                  Like others, the transition from school to entering the real
                                                                                                                                                                            Open 7 days a week.
                                                                  world wasn’t so easy for Vincent. After he aged-out of his school                                   Corporate orders are our specialty
                                                                  district, Vincent, who is autistic, did very well on vocational
                                                                  evaluations but had an unsuccessful stint as a grocery bagger. He                               We provide on-site corporate plant sales
                                                                  did not want to work in a Work Center. The family was                                                             We deliver!
                                                                  eventually told there were little services for Vincent.

                                                                  So Ms. Bonti asked her son: What do you want to do? He said
                                                                  he wanted to cook. The Bonti’s had been frequenting Fratelli’s                                 Flowerfield Gardens
                                                                  for a while and asked if there was a job for Vincent. The                                                Pleasing customers since 1996
                                                                  owners were hesitant at first.
                                                                                                                                                                 1210 Portion Road, Holtsville 696-5953
                                                                  That’s when Danyele Ferrara,Vincent’s Medicaid Service                                                 Monday - Saturday 9 am - 6 pm
                                                                  Coordinator, informed the Bonti’s of an internship program                                                 Sunday 9 am - 5 pm
                                                                  that could fund 12-18 months of constant job coaching by
                                                                  AHRC to help Vincent’s transition to his new surroundings.
                                                                  Danyelle filled out the paperwork and the rest is history.
                                                                                                                                            AHRC Suffolk Baskets for All Occasions offers a
                                                                  “Danyelle has directed us to so much that Vincent is entitled to,
                                                                  things available to him. As parents, if you don’t advocate for            variety of unique and thoughtul gifts to match that              See our new line
                                                                  your child, who will? But you need to know what is out there,”            special person. Each basket sold creates assembly and
                                                                  said Ms. Bonti.                                                           packaging jobs for individuals with developmental                  of baskets at
                                                                  Danyelle also acquainted them with a Saturday Night
                                                                                                                                            disabilities at a AHRC Suffolk Work Center. Choose
                                                                  social/recreation program for young adults with autism. “That
                                                                  was large,” said Ms. Bonti. “It opened a whole world to Vinnie.
                                                                                                                                            from Long Island baskets (made with all local
                                                                                                                                            products), special occasion baskets or our unique
                                                                                                                                                                                                              ahrcstore.com!
                                                                  It opened him up to socialization.”                                       themed baskets.
                                                                  Ms. Bonti has noticed many positive changes in Vincent. “He’s
                                                                  accepting of so much change now. He’s maturing. He can                            Visit us at ahrcstore.com
                                                                  remove himself if something is bothering him. He can express                    or call (631) 585-0100 ext. 535
                                                                  himself. I am so pleased. I’m very proud of him.”
                                                                                                                                                              to place an order.
                                                                  Danyelle said Vincent just needed the right environment. “He
                                                                  had a tough time with change, he needed help with controlling                          It’s a gift that reaches further.
                                                                  the environment. His parents are very involved and great
                                                                  advocates, they found a job that was a great fit for Vin, and I
                                                                  assisted where I could. It was a team effort.”


                                                                  Service Coordinators advocate for our individuals and provide
                                                                  linkage with community support services that are consistent with
                                                                  the individual’s needs and wants. AHRC Service Coordinators are
                                                                  well versed with social services, medical and educational resources
                                                                  in Suffolk County.

				
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