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Chris, a student at HVS, with a basketball
Annual Henry Viscardi School Wheelchair Basketball Tournament
December 6, 2014

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Viscardi Center

Kinky Boots Cast with Students
33rd Annual Reach For A Star Luncheon
March 30, 2015

11:00 a.m.

Crest Hollow Country Club

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NBDC & NOD Debut ‘Disability Employment Tracker’

Viscardi Awarded $1.8 Million in Funding from U.S. Dept. of Labor

September 30, 2014

The Viscardi Center was awarded a $1.8 million cooperative agreement from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy. The Viscardi Center will operate a national technical assistance center that will open up new employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

Three golfers

Golf Outing Raises Funds for Employment Programs

September 22, 2014

The Viscardi Center held its second Golf Outing on September 9 at the prestigious Meadow Brook Club in Jericho where over 100 golfers teed off to raise critical funds for the Center’ programming.

NY Mets Visit to HVS

NY Mets Take the Field at Henry Viscardi School

September 17, 2014

New York Mets pitcher Dillon Gee, second baseman Daniel Murphy and first baseman Lucas Duda played a friendly game of whiffleball against a team of students at the Henry Viscardi School at The Viscardi Center.

Graduation Ceremony

Dr. Calvin Butts Gives 2014 Commencement Speech

July 7, 2014

Dr. Calvin O. Butts III, President of SUNY College at Old Westbury, was the commencement speaker on June 26 at Henry Viscardi School at The Viscardi Center, which serves children with severe physical disabilities.

John and Janet Koreich

Viscardi Multimedia Learning Center Dedicated

June 26, 2014

The Viscardi Center dedicated its fully accessible Viscardi Multimedia Learning Center, made possible by the generosity of John and Janet Kornreich. The facility offers a wide range of new capabilities that will benefit the children and adults with disabilities served by the Center.

NBDC Urges Congress to Swiftly Pass the Disability Treaty

June 4, 2014

The National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center reaffirmed its support for the Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities, or otherwise known as the Disability Treaty.

2014 Henry Viscardi Achievement Awards Logo

Recipients of 2014 Viscardi Awards Announced

May 5, 2014

The Viscardi Center announced the recipients of the 2014 Henry Viscardi Achievement Awards. The slate includes 12 distinguished leaders of the global disability community who have had a profound impact on improving the quality of life of people with disabilities.

Student holds stacks of money in FNBLI bank vault

Students Learn Fundamental Financial Skills

April 15, 2014

The Henry Viscardi School at The Viscardi Center, which serves children with severe physical disabilities, hosted the New York Islanders for a wheelchair hockey game.

Kinky Boots Cast with Students

Kinky Boots Cast Performs at Luncheon Fundraiser

April 7, 2014

The “Angels of Kinky Boots” from Broadway’s Kinky Boots, winner of six Tony Awards®, including Best Musical and recent GRAMMY® Award winner for Best Musical Theater Album, entertained guests at the 32nd the Reach for a Star Luncheon benefitting Henry Viscardi School at The Viscardi Center.

Meadow Brook Club

Viscardi Center Schedules 2nd Annual Golf Outing

April 7, 2014

The Viscardi Center will hold its 2nd Annual Golf Outing on September 9, 2014 at the prestigious Meadow Brook Club in Jericho. The day includes a round of golf, an elaborate cocktail reception and a silent auction. Proceeds benefit the Center’s employment programs.

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