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of Glen Cove

The Gregarians Present
English Country Dance            

Right Hands Across!

The Gregarians present an evening of English Country Dancing.

The Gregarians, a social group based in Glen Cove, will be presenting their third English country dance at 6:00 pm on Saturday, April 4th at Glen Cove's First Presbyterian Church.  The public is invite to attend this event, which will include a "potluck" style dinner along with a full evening or spirited music and dancing. 

Denise Hernaiz, co-chair of the group, emphasized that because all of the dances are taught throughout the evening that no previous experience is necessary to participate.  "It's great fun and we all goof together," Hernaiz stated when reached at her home this past Tuesday. "Even if you simply attend for the dinner and to listen to the live band, it's still a wonderful evening and the fiddler is great!" 

 Long-time Glen Cove resident, Eleanor Rapelje is co-chairing the event with Ms. Hernaiz and asks that those interested in attending contact her at 676-0694 to coordinate their food offering.  "Especially in this economy," stated Rapelje, "our group is working to find creative and fun activities for singles, couples and families that can be enjoyed by all ages and enjoyed on a budget."  Tickets to the dance event are a suggested minimum donation of $5.00 per person to help defray the cost of the musicians and those attending are encouraged to bring a dish to share.  Tickets are only available at the door on the evening of the event.  

As the name implies, The Gregarians are a "gregarious" group of individuals.  Membership is open to the public and participants represent a diverse group of individuals from the Glen Cove area.  For more information on the Gregarians and their upcoming events e mail organizers at thegregarians@aol.com

 First Presbyterian Church
 Supports Glen Cove’s
 Law Enforcement Explorers

 Supporting young people - Rev. Betsy Simpson presents check to Sgt. Jack McDougal and Thomas Fancher to support local Law Enforcement Explorer program.

First Presbyterian Church of Glen Cove recently made a gift of $500 to the City of Glen Cove Police Department’s Explorer Program.  Rev. Betsy Simpson presented the gift to Glen Cove Police Sergeant Jack McDougal and Vice President of the Glen Cove Police Benevolent Association Thomas Fancher at the conclusion of the church’s Advent service this past Sunday.  Sgt. McDougal expressed his appreciation to Rev. Simpson and the people of First Presbyterian Church and emphasized that the gift will make a difference in the lives of local young people. 

The Police Department’s Explorer Program is a young adult career education program of Learning for Life and is open to young men and women who are 14 and graduates of the eight grade or 15 through 20 years of age.  Law Enforcement Exploring is a youth development program centered around law enforcement careers and is an action-oriented, hands-on, career discovery program.  For more information on Law Enforcement Exploring contact Sgt. Jack McDougal at the Glen Cove Police Department. 

Special thanks to contributing photographers Michael Ach and Peter Rapelje.