On Monday, November 26, the Village of Patchogue, along with Patchogue area community service organizations and the Patchogue Chamber of Commerce, will host a “Happy & Thankful Hour” event to benefit area residents who have been adversely affected by Superstorm Sandy.
The Emporium located at 9 Railroad Avenue in Patchogue Village is donating their facility for the event, to be held from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. For a minimum donation of $20, guests can stop in at any time and enjoy beer, wine and food, all donated by local restaurants and establishments.
The Island Outreach Foundation has agreed to match all donations received on Monday night.
Every attendee counts twice
As of release time, food and beverage donations had been received from the Emporium, Associated gourmet market, Bobbique, JT’s on the Bay, Pope Liquors, the Brickhouse Brewery, Del Fiore Pork Store, the Mediterranean Manor, Luchese’s Pizza, Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center, Spider Bite Brewery, the Harbor Crab, Burger Shack and Clare Rose, Inc.
All proceeds from this event will directly benefit Patchogue area residents who have suffered great losses due to the storm, including those that were both un-insured and under-insured.
The Village of Patchogue has established an Office of Sandy Relief at the Community Development Agency at Village Hall, 14 Baker Street or call at 475-4300 option 6. All area residents who have suffered losses are encouraged to visit and register for assistance.
Stop by any time between 5 and 10 p.m. to help support this event. If you cannot attend but would like to help, tax-deductible contributions can be made out to The Patchogue Community Service Foundation and sent to P.O. Box 821, Patchogue, NY 11772.
For more information, please contact Patrick M. Barry, Patchogue Rotary Club President, at 631-981-4364.