Basketball Benefits Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer_AThe Alzheimer’s Association, Long Island chapter, was recently named at this year’s beneficiary of the Alzheimer’s All-Star Basketball Classic. The Alzheimer’s All-Star Basketball Classic is a fundraising competition featuring Boy and Girl All-Star Games with the best high school players in Nassau and Suffolk counties.

Founder Gordon Thomas presented the Chapter with the proceeds of $8,000 from this
year’s event.

Special thanks to Thomas and the committee for the event which included: Rodini Almonacy, Iluvbball.com, Dominick Arcardi: MSG Varsity, Mike Clark, Iluvbball.com, Fred Combs: Bellport Hagerman East Patchogue Alliance, Inc., Kristy D’Andrea, Dignity Memorial Funeral Home, Jennifer Devine, Caring People Home Health Care, Ted Thomas, longislandbasketball.com, Linda West, All-Metro Home Health Care, Iris Williams: Town of Oyster Bay.

Proceeds support the Alzheimer’s Association’s mission of eliminating Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

For more information call 800-272-3900.

Anton Media Staff
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