March 19, 2014
Mary Ann Malack-Ragona, Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer, Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center, Inc.
ADRC staff and volunteers
West Marine employeesDeadliest Catch
’s Nick Mavar Wicked Tuna
’s Captain Ralph WilkinsWhat:
s Disease Resource Center, Inc. will be joining West Marine for one of the retailer’s Cruising for a Cause Charity Nights, an evening that highlights boating and marine environmental non-profit organizations. ADRC, which is raising money for its upcoming Regatta and Awards Dinner taking place on June 14 at the Sagamore Yacht Club in Oyster Bay, is among the local organizations West Marine is helping to raise funds through its West Islip store event.
Thursday’s Cruising for a Cause event coincides with the grand opening of West Marine’s newly expanded 24,800-square-
foot flagship store in West Islip. Among the Cruising for a Cause and other grand opening festivities will be special appearances by Nick Mavar of Discovery Channel’s Deadliest Catch
and Captain Ralph Wilkins of National Geographic Channel’s Wicked Tuna
ADRC will also have an exhibitor’s table for guests who wish to learn about the organization and the latest research into finding a cure for Alzheimer’s Disease.When: Thursday, March 20
6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Where: West Marine
147 Sunrise Highway, West Islip, NY
Sunrise Highway (Rte. 27) to Exit 41 toward Southern Pkwy/Robert Moses Park. Merge onto the service road. After 0.7 mile, West Marine will be on the right-hand side.Photo Ops:
Ms. Malack-Ragona joined by West Marine employees, Mr. Mavar and Mr. Wilkins. ADRC volunteers and staff informing the public about the organization’
s mission at the exhibitor’s table. Guests mingling with Mr.Mavar and Mr. Wilkins.###
Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center, Inc. (http://www.adrcinc.org/
) — which is headquartered in Bay Shore and has a satellite office in Southampton — is the only local Alzheimer’s Disease advocacy and educational facility whose mission is to provide hands-on support and services to families on Long Island and the New York metropolitan area. ADRC works with family members, health care professionals and researchers to ensure quality health care and support to those impacted by Alzheimer’s Disease through care and consultation, information and referral, training, support groups, and caregiver safety products.