Sunday, May 31, 2009

Elmont Community Day at Belmont Park

NYRA was proud to host over 400 people from the Elmont community on Sunday, May 31st for their second annual community day at Belmont Park. Bethpage Federal Credit Union sponsored admission and parking and NYRA offered a family fun-filled afternoon in the backyard.

The National Anthem was sung by William Rothwell, a local student.

Saturday, May 30, 2009

Elmont 2009 Belmont Stakes Parade and Family Field Day

On May 30, 2009, the Elmont community officially kicked-off the 2009 Belmont Stakes celebration with a two-day weekend celebration. The Belmont Stakes parade participants included: the exciting Elmont Memorial High School Marching Band, Nassau County Police Pipes and Drums, American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars, Elmont Soccer and Elmont Cardinals Football, NYRA starting gate and Sam the Buglar to name a few.

Following the parade, the community assembled for their family field day hosted by the Elmont Chamber of Commerce. Parade Grand Marshall, Ralph Esposito presented a key to Elmont to NYRA President and CEO, Charles Hayward. NYRA provided Belmont chairs for all of the participants.

The Elmont Library hosted a screening of The First Saturday in May in the afternoon and they created an exhibit of horse racing memorabilia and related books.

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

6th Annual Walk for St. Mary’s Kids and Family Fun Day

Get ready for a little fun in the sun!! Join friends, family, and supporters, at the 6th Annual Walk for St. Mary’s Kids and Family Fun Day on Sunday, May 17th, 2009 at Belmont Park. Don’t miss out on this exciting day of family fun-filled activities such as backstretch tours of Belmont Park, pony rides, face painters, arts & crafts, inflatables, live entertainment, and much more.

Tell your friends, tell your colleagues, bring out the kids and help raise funds and awareness to benefit the vital programs and services serving the needs of nearly 4,000 children with special needs.

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