CASA December E-Newsletter



Wednesday, December 2, 2015 10:30am
Manhasset CASA Coffee! featured Lori Scheinman, LCSW. Parents enjoyed coffee & conversation as Lori Scheinman discussed how parents can "Navigate the Teen Years". Special thanks to Michelle Selby for hosting this engaging program that provided parents an opportunity to discuss some of their challenges as well as solutions to raising healthy t(w)eens!

Thursday, November 19, 2015 9:30 a.m.
Parent Committee Meeting @ Caryn Sawyer's House! All Welcome!

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 7:30 p.m.
CASA Executive Board Meeting at MHS


CASA November E-News

Thursday, November 12, 2015 7:30 p.m.
Manhasset CASA promotes Building Blocks for a Health Future at the Great Neck/Manhasset Community Child Care Partnership Forum at Manhasset Pubic Library!

Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. on October 29th, November 5th & 12th
Active Parenting for Teens was recently sponsored by Senator Jack M. Martins and the Manhasset Public Library. The evidence based parenting series was a huge success with close to 60 Manhasset parents attending the sessions!

Monday, November 9, 2015 7:00pm - 9:00 pm
Nassau County's
Overdose Prevention & NARCAN Training

Southside High School Rockville Centre
Free and open to the public
Registration Required
Call Eden Laiken at 516-571-6105

Sunday, November 8th from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Community residents cleaned out their medicine cabinets of unwanted medications and discarded them at the Town of North Hempstead's S.T.O.P. (Stop Throwing Out Pollutants) program! The town collected 960 pounds of pharmaceuticals!!!!!

Saturday, November 7, 2015 8:00 p.m.
CASA Fundraiser at the Strathmore Vanderbilt Women's Club

Thursday, November 5, 2015 7pm - 9pm
Nassau County Overdose Prevention & NARCAN Training
Levittown location: Registration Required
Free and open to the public
Call Eden Laiken at 516-571-6105

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 7:30 p.m.
11th Grade Guidance Parent Night
Manhasset HS Auditorium

Monday, November 2, 2015 at 3:30 p.m.
Stop then Send Internet Safety Program
for parents and students 7-12 presented by
Nassau County District Attorney's Office

Friday, October 23, 2015 9:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Drug Free Communities Support Program
Project Officer Site Visit

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 10am-1pm
MHS Student Community Service Fair
Manhasset HS Main Lobby

Saturday,October 10th–Sunday, October 18th
Red Ribbon Week

Manhasset Public Schools celebrated with students (K-6) & faculty anti-bullying presentations featuring Box-Out Bullying.

Thursday, October 8, 2015
Box Out Bullying Parent Presentations(K-6):
9:30 a.m. SCA MP/SR Joint Meeting at Munsey Park School
7:30 p.m. Shelter Rock School Library
For more information about Box Out Bullying, click here!

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 7:30 p.m.
CASA Presentation during 9th Grade Guidance Parent Night
Manhasset HS Auditorium

Thursday, October 1, 2015
9:00 a.m. at Manhasset HS
CASA Sector Meeting - All Invited

Saturday, September 19, 2015
Shelter Rock School
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m
Residents rid their homes of unwanted medications! Shed the Meds collected over 700 lbs. of pharmaceuticals. The program is sponsored by Senator Jack M. Martins, Nassau County Police and Manhasset CASA! Click here for more information!

Wednesday, September 16, 2015
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
High School Open House

Thursday, September 10, 2015
7:30 p.m. CASA presents to the Board of Education the Bach Harrison Prevention Needs Assessment Survey Results
Manhasset Middle School Library

Wednesday, September 9, 2015
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Middle School Open House

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 7:30 p.m.
CASA Presentation during 12th Grade Guidance Parent Night
Manhasset HS Auditorium

Thursday, September 3, 2015
vineyardvines fundraiser
1950 Northern Blvd
Manhasset, NY 11030
11:00 am – 2:00 p.m.

Monday, July 6, 2015 Talk. They Hear You at King Kullen stores!

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 -Manhasset CASA's June Newsletter!

Saturday, June 20, 2015 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Town of N. Hempstead S.T.O.P. Program
Dispose of your unwanted medicines!
North Hempstead Beach Park North Lot
175 West Shore Road, Port Washington, NY 11050-3049





Friday, June 19, 2015 10:00 a.m.– CASA Sector Member Lisa Ganz from LICADD was a guest on ToNH's Project Independence & You Radio Show on WCWP 88.1 AM. The program discussed prescription drug safety, Lock Your Meds, & The Power of a Grandparent!

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 11a.m.–2p.m.
CASA & LICADD worked together at the
Town of North Hempstead's
Project Independence
Community Resource Fair

Company 1 Firehouse
35 Bayview Avenue in Manhasset

Wednesday/Thursday, June 3-4, 2015

Red Watch Band Training for 12th grade seniors features CPR training from the Robbie Levine Foundation

May and June 2015

Chocolate Works Supports CASA & SCA mission to further children's physical, emotional and social well-being! Parents and caregivers were invited for ice cream and more after Manhasset elementary and middle school spring concerts! Chocolate Works gave 20 percent of the sales for purchased items to CASA and the SCA. The store is also displaying CASA's Talk. They Hear You fact cards in the prevention of underage drinking. Click here for our flyer!

Saturday, May 30, 2015Manhasset Youth Join Town of North Hempstead's Bullying Awareness Walk!

Manhasset CASA and Sector Member LICADD hosted a resource table at the Town of North Hempstead's (ToNH) Bullying Awareness Walk at North Hempstead Beach Park in Port Washington from 10am to 1pm. Students from Manhasset Secondary School as well as schools from across the Town of North Hempstead walked to bring awareness to bullying in schools. Manhasset youth spoke during the walk about research indicating a connection between bullying and substance abuse.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Local Plandome Road merchant, Ginos Pizzeria supports Manhasset CASA's " Talk. They Hear You" underage drinking prevention campaign. July 4th weekend, Gino's will attach "Talk. They Hear You." Campaign stickers to all take out delivery pizzas! The Campaign now provides parents with a personalized Action Plan (click here) to help make having that conversation easier today - and in the future.

Thursday, May 7, 2015 9:00 a.m.
CASA Sector Meeting highlited the 2015 Bach Harrison Results. Click here for the PowerPoint.
Manhasset High School Board Room

Saturday, May 2, 2015
Join Manhasset CASA at the SCA Fair!

MAY - SHOP wit & whim!

Shop till You Drop during May at wit & whim
of Port Washington,
an eclectic gift store,
carrying a combination of vintage, contemporary,
Americana and global fair trade gift items. During
May, wit & whim will donate 100% of their May
profits to Manhasset CASA! Flyer Here

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Manhasset CASA's last workshop in its Power of Parenting Series
was held at the Manhasset Public Library. The series was sponsored
by Senator Jack M. Martins and the Manhasset Public Library.

Thursday, April 23, 2015 7:30 p.m.
CASA/SCA Program: Hang Up and Drive
featuring Jacy Good (click here for flyer)

Join us for Hang Up & Drive with Jacy Good!

Manhasset CASA, SCA and Manhasset Public School invited parents, students in
grades 9-12, and all community residents to Hang Up & Drive presented by
Jacy Good and Steve Johnson. Since Jacy Good’s miraculous recovery from a
crash caused by a distracted driver, she and her husband Steve have worked to
educate the country about the dangers of cell phone use behind the wheel.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Shed the Meds Pharmaceutical Take Back Event at Shelter Rock Elementary School was a huge success collecting
500 lbs. of pharmaceuticals!
The event was sponsored by Senator Jack Martins, Manhasset CASA & Nassau County Police! Click Here for Event Flyer!

Businesses & CASA/SCA Prom Fundraiser in March & April!

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - Town of North Hempstead recognizes CASA Youth Committee

Manhasset CASA's Youth Committee is honored by the Town of North Hempstead for its work educating Manhasset's 7th Grade Science Classes the dangers of e-cigarettes. Click here for Newsday' article highlighting the committee's efforts to educate teens and adults to the dangers of e-cigarettes! Thank you Town of North Hempstead for banning e-cigarette in Town parks!

Monday, March 30, 2015
Manhasset CASA, NSLIJ and Nassau County Police attend Heroin Prevention Task Force Long Island Drug Reclamation Forum and discussed best practices in the coordination of local prescription drug take back events.

Friday, March 27, 2015 8:15am - 3:10pm
Molloy College Nursing Program
Health & Wellness Fair (Grades 7-9)

Monday, March 23rd - Friday, March 27th
Health & Wellness Week

Thursday, March 19, 2015 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
CASA's Healthy Living Fundraiser

Manhasset CASA's Youth Committee were Teens As Teachers for Kick Butts Day on Wednesday, March 18, 2015. The teens highlighted factual information regarding the dangers of e-cigarettes and the influence tobacco marketing on teens to all students in grade 7 Science Classes.

Manhasset CASA and the Manhasset Public Library hosted Saving the Life Of A Loved One: A NARCAN/Opioid Education & Training Program Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. This program is sponsored by Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, Nassau County Legislator Richard Nicolello and the Nassau County Office of Mental Health, Chemical Dependency and Developmental Disabilities Services. Seating is limited and reservations are required. Call Eden Laikin at (516) 571-6105 or emailing her at .

Thursday, March 12, 2015 9:00 a.m.
CASA Sector Meeting - All Welcome
Manhasset High School Board Room

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 1 p.m. & 7 p.m.
The Power of Parenting: What Adults Need to Know about Bullying with Tim Jahn, Parent Educator, Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) of Suffolk County's Family Health & Wellness Program
Manhasset Public Library
30 Onderdonk Avenue, Manhasset
Register online - click here

Thursday, February 26, 2015 3:30 p.m.
CASA/LICADD Student Presentation
Manhasset High School Black Box Theatre

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 7:30 p.m.
The Power of Parenting: The Fragile Teen Brain
featuring Stephen Dewey, Ph.D., Feinstein Institute for Medical Research at North Shore LIJ
Manhasset Public Library
30 Onderdonk Avenue, Manhasset

Thursday, February 12, 2015 7:30 p.m.
Guidance 10th Grade Parent Night
Manhasset High School Auditorium

January 26-February 1, 2015

During National Drug Facts Week, the Manhasset Booster Club, Manhasset CASA and the Manhasset SCA presented Hoot's Chalk Talk featuring Don Hooton, Sr. of the Taylor Hooton Foundation at 3:30 p.m. Students & 7:30 p.m. Parents.

Friday, January 16, 2015 11:00 a.m.
CASA/SCA Health & Wellness Committee Meeting

Thursday, January 15, 2015 9:00 a.m.
CASA Sector Meeting - All Welcome
Manhasset High School Board Room

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 3:15 p.m.
Parent Fundraising Committee Meeting

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 3:15 p.m.
Youth Committee Meeting

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 7:30 p.m.
Guidance 8th Grade Parent Night
Manhasset High School Auditorium

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 3:15 p.m.
Youth Committee Meeting