Photo:  Kevin Hoffman (3rd from left) came to CP Nassau to present a check for $3,626, representing proceeds from the recent “Taste of Merrick.” He is joined by (left to right)Michelle Mondello, librarian at CP Nassau, Carmela Lage, Karen Hittleman, CP Nassau Asst. Executive Director; Charles Evdos, CP Nassau Development Director; Richard Mondello, CP Nassau Accounting dept.


On April 8th, the Merrick Lions Club the hosted the “Taste of Merrick” at the Cure of Ars Church in Merrick.  Kevin Hoffman, past president of the Lion’s Club served as the Chairman of this event.  Carmela Lage, dedicated CP Nassau Board Member, volunteer and Council of Auxiliaries Board member was honored at the event for her years of service to the community.  Many friends from CP Nassau were in attendance and about 200 guests enjoyed the evening.  Funds raised during the evening were given to CP Nassau and to the Food Pantry at Cure of Ars.   We congratulate Carmela Lage on her deserved special recognition and we thank the Merrick Lions for their great generosity and support!  We also are thankful for all the restaurants and attendees who made this event such a great success!