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[caption id="attachment_113726" align="alignleft" width="437"] Meg Dockery-Cremins (center) presents a $30,000 check to Guidance Center Executive Director Andrew Malekoff and Director of Development Lauren McGowan.[/caption] On July 18th, the Welcoming Club of Garden City presented North Shore Child & Family Guidance Center with a check for $30,000. The donation was the result of more than a dozen events the club held during the 2017-2018 season, all of which benefited the Guidance Center....

  [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="696"] Meg Dockery-Cremins, center, presents a $30,000 check to Guidance Center Executive Director Andrew Malekoff and Director of Development Lauren McGowan. (Photo courtesy of North Shore Child and Family Guidance Center)[/caption] The Welcoming Club of Garden City presented North Shore Child and Family Guidance Center with a check for $30,000 on July 18. The donation was the result of more than a dozen events the club held during the...

NEIMAN MARCUS PARTNERS WITH LOCAL CHARITY FOR LADIES’ NIGHT OUT Roslyn Heights, NY, August 2, 2018 — North Shore Child & Family Guidance Center held its 5th Annual Ladies’ Night Out event on Thursday evening, July 19th, at the beautiful Neiman Marcus Garden City store. This marked the second year in a row that the Guidance Center partnered with Neiman Marcus in an event that offered exceptional beauty services and raffle opportunities to the women of...

When faced with an ailing mother and husband, Karen Schief became a caregiver. “At that point, I didn’t even know there was a name for what it was we did,” the Syosset resident says of caregiving. Years later, Caring for the Caregiver, for which Schief serves as cochairman, began as a ministry at her church and now runs caregiving caring circles, as well as keeping a comprehensive database of support systems available...

In the immediate aftermath of the suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain Gov. Cuomo issued a press release about new funding to address the rising rate of suicide. He stated: "Two high-profile suicides this week put mental illness front and center, but while those names were the ones in the press, every day there are thousands of New Yorkers who struggle with suicidal thoughts, and we must do everything we...

From left, North Shore Child and Family Guidance Center Executive Director Andrew Malekoff, event co-chairs Mike Mondiello and Troy Slade, honoree Ed Haug and event founder Jeff Krevat. (Photo courtesy of North Shore Child and Family Guidance Center) North Shore Child and Family Guidance Center, the preeminent not-for-profit children’s mental health agency on Long Island, once again hosted a joyful event filled with golf, tennis and an extraordinary dinner at our...

The daring cave rescue in Thailand was breathtaking. For a few moments, the world stood still.  Skilled divers, medical personnel and others united and prevailed to save the lives of 12 children and their soccer coach.  It was a time when thoughts and prayers were a welcome sentiment, as opposed to the cliché often uttered by politicians in the aftermath of a school shooting.  Meanwhile, one of the more disturbing and divisive stories in...

How many hours a week do your kids watch television? According to The Nielsen Company, kids ages 2-5 spend more than 32 hours a week in front of the TV screen, while 6- to 11- year-olds spend about 28 hours a week. And those statistics don’t factor in time spent on computers or smart phones or other media platforms. What all those hours add up to is lots and lots of ads....

From left, North Shore Child and Family Guidance Center Executive Director Andrew Malekoff, event co-chairs Mike Mondiello and Troy Slade, honoree Ed Haug and event founder Jeff Krevat. (Photo courtesy of North Shore Child and Family Guidance Center) North Shore Child and Family Guidance Center, the preeminent not-for-profit children’s mental health agency on Long Island, once again hosted a joyful event filled with golf, tennis and an extraordinary dinner at our...