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Scott R. Davis
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Canine Companions for Independence Comedy Fundraiser

FRIDAY-AUGUST 2nd, 2019
7pm-Bellmore FD Hall
228 Pettit Ave. Bellmore

******TICKETS MUST BE BOUGHT ONLINE IN ADVANCE***

https://ccicomedynight.eventbrite.com

Canine Companions for Independence is a non-profit organization that enhances the lives of people with disabilities by providing highly trained assistance dogs at no charge to the recipient.

Come join us as we have gathered some of NYC's top comedians to help raise funds for Canine Companions for Independence. This is sure to be a memorable evening for such a great cause!!
There are 2 ticket options:
- $50pp includes comedy show and full buffet style dinner
- $30pp show only option
There will also be a Chinese auction and 50/50 raffle.
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This Tuesday, August 21 join Cynthia Nixon for New York's first virtual town hall from your phone or computer to hear about her disability justice platform, her vision for a New York for the many, and to submit questions for her to answer LIVE!

ASL interpretation on-screen and live closed captioning will be provided.

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Totally impressed with my visit to the Viscardi Center. What a wonderful place for these K thru 12 students with special needs to learn. Thank you Viscardi Center for all you do. 😃

The Viscardi Center The Viscardi Center is a network of non-profit organizations providing a lifespan of services that educate, employ and empower people with disabilities.

Founded in 1952 by Dr. Henry Viscardi, Jr., The Viscardi Center provides Kindergarten through High School education, school-to-work transition services, vocational training, career counseling and placement, and workforce diversification assistance to children, adolescents, adults with disabilities and businesses. Learn more at viscardicenter.org

Operating as usual

2021 HVS Graduation Ceremony 07/02/2021

Last week we safely joined together to recognize the Henry Viscardi School's graduating Classes of 2020 and 2021. Congratulations to each of our talented, accomplished graduates! A world of opportunities awaits you, and we can't wait to see what you achieve in the future. 🎓🎓🎓 #4201Schools

Web Accessibility & Tax Credits: What You Need to Know 06/30/2021

Web Accessibility & Tax Credits: What You Need to Know

New on the Viscardi blog: Guest contributor Will Bubenik, Founder & CEO of Nebula Media Group discusses what small businesses need to know about web accessibility and tax credits.

Web Accessibility & Tax Credits: What You Need to Know Why small businesses may be eligible for a tax credit for investing in website accessibility.

Timeline Photos 06/25/2021

Congratulations to our Henry Viscardi School graduates, you did it! We were honored to have Dr. Lester Young, Jr., Chancellor of the NYS Board of Regents, and Senator Anna Kaplan send them off with words of praise and encouragement.

Congratulations to our Henry Viscardi School graduates, you did it! We were honored to have Dr. Lester Young, Jr., Chancellor of the NYS Board of Regents, and Senator Anna Kaplan send them off with words of praise and encouragement.

Henry Viscardi School Commencement - June 24, 2021 06/24/2021

Henry Viscardi School Commencement - June 24, 2021

Watch the Henry Viscardi School Graduation Livestream, beginning at 7 p.m.! This year’s commencement speaker is Lester W. Young, Jr., Ed.D., Chancellor of the New York State Board of Regents. Congratulations to the Classes of 2020 & 2021!

Henry Viscardi School Commencement - June 24, 2021 The 54th Annual Commencement Ceremony of the Henry Viscardi School. Watch along as we celebrate the graduation of the Classes of 2020 and 2021.

[06/24/21]   We look forward to welcoming @AnnaMKaplan to tonight's Henry Viscardi School commencement. @4201Schools

Timeline Photos 06/23/2021

Join us in celebrating the accomplishments of the Henry Viscardi School Classes of 2020 & 2021 at 7 p.m. June 24th!

🎓 We'll be livestreaming the full graduation ceremony, so visit us right here on Facebook to watch the event tomorrow evening.

🎓 You can also save/follow this YouTube link to the livestream: bit.ly/3wIMfKf

Join us in celebrating the accomplishments of the Henry Viscardi School Classes of 2020 & 2021 at 7 p.m. June 24th!

🎓 We'll be livestreaming the full graduation ceremony, so visit us right here on Facebook to watch the event tomorrow evening.

🎓 You can also save/follow this YouTube link to the livestream: bit.ly/3wIMfKf

Timeline Photos 06/22/2021

⭐ New limited edition Viscardi baseball caps are on sale now! Shop branded merch at Henry & Lucile’s, our online store that supports the vision of Dr. Henry Viscardi, Jr. and his wife, Lucile, to educate, employ, and empower people with disabilities: bit.ly/2U2c9tU

⭐ New limited edition Viscardi baseball caps are on sale now! Shop branded merch at Henry & Lucile’s, our online store that supports the vision of Dr. Henry Viscardi, Jr. and his wife, Lucile, to educate, employ, and empower people with disabilities: bit.ly/2U2c9tU

Nebula Media Group and The Viscardi Center Announce Partnership 06/08/2021

Nebula Media Group and The Viscardi Center Announce Partnership

We're proud to announce that we're teaming up with Nebula Media Group to accelerate our efforts to help organizations prioritize, plan, and build fully inclusive digital environments that elevate the online experience for all.

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Nebula Media Group and The Viscardi Center Announce Partnership The partnership aims to enhance Nebula and Viscardi’s digital accessibility services by connecting new clients with essential solutions to meet evolving compliance standards.

06/03/2021

This and every month, The Viscardi Center proudly supports and celebrates the LGBTQ+ community. Now is an important time to recognize the progress that has been made, as well as the work that still needs to be done to ensure an inclusive world for all. #Pride2021

This and every month, The Viscardi Center proudly supports and celebrates the LGBTQ+ community. Now is an important time to recognize the progress that has been made, as well as the work that still needs to be done to ensure an inclusive world for all. #Pride2021

06/01/2021

So soon!🎓🎓🎓

Counting down the days until graduation! #Classof2021

Timeline Photos 05/25/2021

The Viscardi Center is excited to announce that we are working side-by-side with accessiBe and other leading disability organizations to launch accessFind, the world’s first search engine that will display only accessible websites. With accessFind, millions will soon have the opportunity to find accessible websites with confidence and ease.

Learn more at https://accessfind.com

The Viscardi Center is excited to announce that we are working side-by-side with accessiBe and other leading disability organizations to launch accessFind, the world’s first search engine that will display only accessible websites. With accessFind, millions will soon have the opportunity to find accessible websites with confidence and ease.

Learn more at https://accessfind.com

The Viscardi Center | Imagine Awards Winner 2021 05/25/2021

The Viscardi Center | Imagine Awards Winner 2021

Check out this video from Imagine Awards Long Island featuring John D. Kemp, our President & CEO! John won the Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP Leadership Award last month for being a visionary leader and role model at The Viscardi Center.

The Viscardi Center | Imagine Awards Winner 2021 John D. Kemp, President & CEO of The Viscardi Center was the winner of the Certilman Balin Leadership Excellence Category for the 2021 Long Island Imagine Aw...

05/21/2021

Thank you to everyone who tuned in and made our virtual Celebrity Sports Night a success! Our heartfelt gratitude to presenting sponsor and honoree, Henry Schein Cares. Special thanks to the Marks Family, Mike Piazza, Bethany Hamilton, Kenny Albert, and the entire lineup of athletes who helped bring this year’s event to life.

Missed the live event or want to relive the experience?
Watch the complete program here: https://viscardi.onlinegalas.org

We hope you'll save the date and join us at our reimagined, in-person Celebrity Sports Night on May 19, 2022!

Thank you to everyone who tuned in and made our virtual Celebrity Sports Night a success! Our heartfelt gratitude to presenting sponsor and honoree, Henry Schein Cares. Special thanks to the Marks Family, Mike Piazza, Bethany Hamilton, Kenny Albert, and the entire lineup of athletes who helped bring this year’s event to life.

Missed the live event or want to relive the experience?
Watch the complete program here: https://viscardi.onlinegalas.org

We hope you'll save the date and join us at our reimagined, in-person Celebrity Sports Night on May 19, 2022!

Don’t Ignore These 5 Digital Accessibility Trends 05/20/2021

Don’t Ignore These 5 Digital Accessibility Trends

In 2021, the accessibility solutions we choose to adopt—and those we don’t—are front and center. Today on Global Accessibility Awareness Day, here are some digital accessibility insights to consider as we work together to create a more inclusive world.

https://www.viscardicenter.org/dont-ignore-these-5-digital-accessibility-trends/

Don’t Ignore These 5 Digital Accessibility Trends In 2021, organizations are being measured by their commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, both internally and externally. Here are some digital accessibility insights to keep in mind as we usher in a more inclusive future.

05/20/2021

Digital Accessibility Awareness -Michael Caprara, CIO at The Viscardi Center

It's Global Accessibility Awareness Day! Check out what our CIO Michael Caprara has to say about the importance of digital accessibility in today's world. 👇🌎

05/14/2021

Congratulations to Dani Bowman on this fantastic accomplishment! Dani was one of the first to participate in Viscardi's National Center for Disability Entrepreneurship, and successfully completed the competitive program last fall. #FoundersWithDisabilities

Congratulations to Dani Bowman, a recent participant of Viscardi’s National Center for Disability Entrepreneurship program. Dani was named Best Editor at the Easterseals Disability Film Challenge for the film “Home Office.” Way to go Dani!

Photos from The Henry Viscardi School's post 05/13/2021

Photos from The Henry Viscardi School's post

📅 May 20 | The Viscardi Center's Celebrity Sports Night 05/13/2021

📅 May 20 | The Viscardi Center's Celebrity Sports Night

Celebrity Sports Night is virtual this year, but our Auction will still be Live! If you’ve purchased your tickets or a table, you’ll be able to bid in real time during the event on May 20. Simply follow the link below to get a sneak peek of the exclusive VIP experiences available and register yourself as a participant.

📅 May 20 | The Viscardi Center's Celebrity Sports Night 6:30PM - 8:00PM |

Timeline Photos 05/11/2021

Our Celebrity Sports Night fundraiser, presented by
Henry Schein Cares, is May 20 -- but you can start bidding on this year's Silent Auction items now! #ViscardiSN

⭐Browse autographed sports memorabilia, unique experiences, and more: http://viscardiauction.onlinegalas.org

Our Celebrity Sports Night fundraiser, presented by
Henry Schein Cares, is May 20 -- but you can start bidding on this year's Silent Auction items now! #ViscardiSN

⭐Browse autographed sports memorabilia, unique experiences, and more: http://viscardiauction.onlinegalas.org

Photos from The Viscardi Center's post 05/10/2021

Happy birthday to our founder, Dr. Henry Viscardi, Jr., who was born 109 years ago! 🎂

Today, in honor of Dr. Viscardi, we're opening nominations for the 2021 Henry Viscardi Achievement Awards. Every year, these Awards are bestowed upon innovators, role models, and mentors in the global disability community who carry on Dr. Viscardi’s legacy through the example of their professional accomplishments and advocacy efforts.

Learn more and submit a nomination at bit.ly/3ev6rc2

Photos from The Viscardi Center's post 05/06/2021

ICYMI: Music was in the air in our production studio as student singers from The Henry Viscardi School recorded songs for this year’s virtual Celebrity Sports Night!

⭐Join us on May 20 to see what we have in store and help support programs and services that enrich the lives of children and adults with disabilities. Visit viscardi.onlinegalas.org

Timeline Photos 05/04/2021

Our virtual Celebrity Sports Night is just around the corner on May 20! This year we’re kicking off our main program with an action-packed online cocktail reception you won’t want to miss, featuring live interactions on Zoom with famous pro athletes including:

🏒Clark Gillies, Bobby Nystrom, and more NY Islanders
🏒Rod Gilbert of the NY Rangers
🏈John Schmitt, Karl Nelson, John Nitti, and other football legends
⚾Bobby Valentine, Art Shamsky, and more baseball greats

For more info about Celebrity Sports Night, which supports programs and services that empower children and adults with disabilities, visit viscardi.onlinegalas.org/

Our virtual Celebrity Sports Night is just around the corner on May 20! This year we’re kicking off our main program with an action-packed online cocktail reception you won’t want to miss, featuring live interactions on Zoom with famous pro athletes including:

🏒Clark Gillies, Bobby Nystrom, and more NY Islanders
🏒Rod Gilbert of the NY Rangers
🏈John Schmitt, Karl Nelson, John Nitti, and other football legends
⚾Bobby Valentine, Art Shamsky, and more baseball greats

For more info about Celebrity Sports Night, which supports programs and services that empower children and adults with disabilities, visit viscardi.onlinegalas.org/

Timeline Photos 05/03/2021

Timeline Photos

Congratulations to Dylan, a Viscardi senior who was awarded by Assemblywoman Judy Griffin as a Student Standout in his local district. Dylan is set to graduate this June and will start his college journey at Molloy College next fall!

Home - Sports Night 2021 - The Viscardi Center 04/30/2021

Home - Sports Night 2021 - The Viscardi Center

The Viscardi Center is hosting Celebrity Sports Night virtually on May 20th, honoring the Marks Family Foundation, Henry Schein, and celebrity athletes Mike Piazza and Bethany Hamilton. There will also be live interactives with hockey, football, and baseball legends, along with special appearances by Reggie Jackson, Brett Favre, and Eli Manning. #ViscardiSN

Visit the link below for more information!

Home - Sports Night 2021 - The Viscardi Center 54TH ANNUAL VIRTUAL CELEBRITY SPORTS NIGHT THURSDAY, MAY 20, 2021 6:30-7:00 pm: Pre-event Meet-and-Greets • 7:00-8:00 pm: Main Event 00Days00Hours00Minutes00Seconds Table, ticket and journal ad purchases include gourmet food and wine options! Special musical performances by the students of Henry V...

9th Annual Long Island Imagine Awards 04/29/2021

9th Annual Long Island Imagine Awards

Congratulations to our President & CEO, John D. Kemp, for being named a 2021 Imagine Awards Long Island recipient in the Leadership Excellence category! Watch the full ceremony below.

9th Annual Long Island Imagine Awards Check out the 9th Annual Long Island Imagine Awards virtual event in its entirety, celebrating Long Island's best 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations!The Long ...

04/28/2021

Gear up for Celebrity Sports Night with a virtual Sports Trivia game on May 6 at 7 p.m. Test your knowledge of the world of sports with host Rich Ackerman, Sports Anchor and Talk Show Host on CBS Sports Radio.

Prizes include tickets to Celebrity Sports Night on May 20 and gift baskets from Bergino Baseball Clubhouse! Proceeds directly support Viscardi's programs and services for children and adults with disabilities.

⭐Purchase your ticket: https://bit.ly/3v5P3Qo

Gear up for Celebrity Sports Night with a virtual Sports Trivia game on May 6 at 7 p.m. Test your knowledge of the world of sports with host Rich Ackerman, Sports Anchor and Talk Show Host on CBS Sports Radio.

Prizes include tickets to Celebrity Sports Night on May 20 and gift baskets from Bergino Baseball Clubhouse! Proceeds directly support Viscardi's programs and services for children and adults with disabilities.

⭐Purchase your ticket: https://bit.ly/3v5P3Qo

04/26/2021

In the studio prepping for our virtual Celebrity Sports Night with sportscaster Kenny Albert. We can't wait to show you what we have in store for this year's feel-good event on May 20! #ViscardiSN

⭐️Purchase tickets, sponsorships, and learn more: bit.ly/3gBVQ

In the studio prepping for our virtual Celebrity Sports Night with sportscaster Kenny Albert. We can't wait to show you what we have in store for this year's feel-good event on May 20! #ViscardiSN

⭐️Purchase tickets, sponsorships, and learn more: bit.ly/3gBVQ

Timeline Photos 04/21/2021

The Viscardi Center is gearing up for Celebrity Sports Night with a virtual sports trivia game on May 6 at 7 p.m.! Test your knowledge of the world of sports with host Rich Ackerman, Sports Anchor and Talk Show Host on CBS Sports Radio.

Prizes include tickets to Celebrity Sports Night on May 20 and gift baskets from Bergino Baseball Clubhouse! Proceeds directly support Viscardi's programs and services for children and adults with disabilities.

⭐Purchase your ticket: https://bit.ly/3v5P3Qo

The Viscardi Center is gearing up for Celebrity Sports Night with a virtual sports trivia game on May 6 at 7 p.m.! Test your knowledge of the world of sports with host Rich Ackerman, Sports Anchor and Talk Show Host on CBS Sports Radio.

Prizes include tickets to Celebrity Sports Night on May 20 and gift baskets from Bergino Baseball Clubhouse! Proceeds directly support Viscardi's programs and services for children and adults with disabilities.

⭐Purchase your ticket: https://bit.ly/3v5P3Qo

5 Difficult Questions Disabled People Struggle With Every Day 04/21/2021

5 Difficult Questions Disabled People Struggle With Every Day

Forbes lists five difficult questions on accessibility, ableism, and more that many people with disabilities consider every day.

5 Difficult Questions Disabled People Struggle With Every Day Here are 5 questions most of us who have physical, cognitive, or mental disabilities struggle with on a regular basis. It’s not always in these exact words. We’re not always aware of these inner debates. But the themes and implications are very real and alive to all of us.

This is Me - Tiffany 04/16/2021

This is Me - Tiffany

The Viscardi Center's Virtual Celebrity Sports Night event is May 20! For over 50 years, this unique event has helped people with disabilities access life-changing opportunities to learn, work, and achieve independence. People just like Tiffany, a graduate from The Henry Viscardi School, who developed the confidence to pursue college and a meaningful career. Watch her story below! #ViscardiSN

For more info about this year's Celebrity Sports Night, visit: https://viscardi.onlinegalas.org

This is Me - Tiffany Tiffany, Henry Viscardi School at The Viscardi Center – Class of 2019, talks about her college plans and how her career aspirations were shaped by the experi...

04/08/2021

📌 We’re excited to invite you to our Virtual Celebrity Sports Night on Thursday, May 20th, featuring appearances from famous athletes Mike Piazza, Eli Manning, Bethany Hamilton, and more!

⭐ Join us for the feel-good online experience of the year in support of critical programs and services that educate, employ, and empower people with disabilities. #ViscardiSN

➡️ Reserve your virtual table or ticket today: bit.ly/39Xv1Q5. For info and sponsorship opportunities, contact Linda at [email protected]

📌 We’re excited to invite you to our Virtual Celebrity Sports Night on Thursday, May 20th, featuring appearances from famous athletes Mike Piazza, Eli Manning, Bethany Hamilton, and more!

⭐ Join us for the feel-good online experience of the year in support of critical programs and services that educate, employ, and empower people with disabilities. #ViscardiSN

➡️ Reserve your virtual table or ticket today: bit.ly/39Xv1Q5. For info and sponsorship opportunities, contact Linda at [email protected]

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