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Town of Islip, AHRC Suffolk Partner for Polar Bear Splash

A banner image of a polar bear and the words Town of Islip Polar Bear Splash, benefiting AHRC Suffolk, along with the Town of Islip's logo

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March 6th, 2019 – Are you bold enough to brave the waters of the Great South Bay in April? Then make a splash this Spring at the Town of Islip’s Polar Bear Splash at the Bay Shore Marina on Saturday, April 13 and cross “Polar Bear Splash” off your bucket list!

""AHRC Suffolk is excited to have found a partner in the Town of Islip, and looks forward to growing this fun-filled event! This is the first time we are aligning with the Town of Islip, and we couldn’t be more excited to join forces and spread our mission of inclusion and acceptance,” said Michelle Serrado, Special Event Coordinator, AHRC Suffolk..

“The Town of Islip is proud to partner with AHRC Suffolk in our first-ever Town of Islip Polar Bear Splash,” said Islip Supervisor Angie Carpenter. “This event is sure to be a success, and we look forward to bringing the Town of Islip-AHRC Suffolk Polar Bear Splash to the Bay Shore Marina for many years to come,” said Supervisor Carpenter.


Supervisor, Stroke Specialist Discuss Renewed Awareness

March 5th, 2019 – The untimely death of actor Luke Perry at age 52 Monday has increased stroke awareness and has cast a spotlight on symptoms and the importance of receiving immediate medical attention.

Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter is reminding residents of four key stroke warning signs known as FAST: Face Drooping, Arm Weakness, Speech Difficulty, Time to Call 911. Getting medical attention right away is critical. Immediate treatment may minimize the long-term effects of a stroke and even prevent death. Stroke treatments and survival rates have improved greatly over the last decade thanks to recent advances in technology.

“We are incredibly fortunate to have the Stroke and Brain Aneurysm Center of Long Island at Good Samaritan Hospital right here in West Islip, in the Town of Islip. The facility is the first and only Joint Commission Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center in the South Shore of Long Island,” said Supervisor Carpenter.”


Supervisor Helps Launch Elementary School PARP Week

Supervisor Carpenter stands with the literacy students in a classroom near an easle with a handdrawn welcome sign the students wrote to welcome her

March 1st, 2019 – Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter visited the F.J. O'Neill Elementary School in Central Islip this week, to kick-off the school's PARP celebration. PARP-People As Reading Partners-is designed to foster literacy and a love of reading.

"Reading is important because it develops the mind. By teaching children to read at an early age, we're helping them develop their language skills and their ability to listen," said Supervisor Carpenter.



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