Easter Seals New York Celebrates Another Successful Year at the Beautiful New York Botanical Garden

Jan 07, 2013, 10:00 ET from Easter Seals New York

BRONX, N.Y., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, January 9, 2013, Easter Seals New York will host its Annual Meeting at the beautiful New York Botanical Garden in Bronx, NY from 6:00-9:00 p.m.  The event will recognize and thank all of the supporters that helped make Easter Seals New York's exceptional services possible.

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Easter Seals New York celebrates another successful year of program growth in the Hudson Valley, Long Island and New York City regions. Programs include, six Child Development Centers; Vocational Services, such as the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) which helps low-income older adults learn new job skills and find gainful employment through internships; the Port Jervis Community Outreach Center, Family Outreach program in the Bronx; and the Easter Seals sponsored New York Warriors Quadriplegic Rugby Team.

"Our programs and services in downstate New York are expanding because of the local need and the outstanding quality of care that we provide," said John W. McGrath, Executive Director for Easter Seals New York. "We are very enthusiastic about our organization's role as one of the largest providers of disability services in New York."

"I am proud of our programs throughout the state. Easter Seals New York offers truly exceptional opportunities and services for children with disabilities or special needs. It's exciting to watch our continual growth, despite the difficult economic times," said Joseph DiChiara, Chair of the New York State Board.

Another highlight of the evening is the awards ceremony which will honor the remarkable volunteers, staff, board members and corporate supporters that have gone above and beyond to show their support of Easter Seals New York's programs. 

The event is open to the public and Easter Seals New York encourages attendees to bring family members, friends and anyone that may be interested in learning more about Easter Seals New York.

To RSVP please contact Jennifer Crowley at jcrowley@eastersealsny.org or (203) 414-9116.  You can also purchase tickets at online at, www.eastersealsny.org/nyannualmeeting.

About Easter Seals
Easter Seals is the leading non-profit provider of services for individuals with autism, developmental disabilities, physical and mental disabilities, and other special needs. For almost 90 years, we have been offering help and hope to children and adults living with disabilities, and to the families who love them. Through therapy, training, education and support services, Easter Seals creates life-changing solutions so that people with disabilities can live, learn, work and play. Support children and adults with disabilities at www.eastersealsny.org.

Media Contact:
Irene Manolopoulos
Easter Seals New York
40 W37th Street, Suite 503
(212) 220-2290

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