WICC Annual Community Barbecue

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West Islip Chamber of Commerce (WICC) held its 2nd Annual Community Barbecue on Thursday night, July 24, at Our Lady of Consolation (OLC), in the beautiful courtyard. Chamber members were there to enjoy live music, performed by Robert Carpenter & Company, and sample red and white wines donated by West Islip Wines & Liquors, poured into souvenir wine glasses provide by WICC.

The barbecue was planned and executed to perfection by Arthur Bretton, Director of Culinary Services, and his team, and included such old time favorites as succulent Ribs, Grilled Chicken, Hamburgers and Hot Dogs, Corn-on-the-Cob, and a variety of summer salads, served under the expansive gazebo at OLC by its experienced staff.

West Islip's very own Sochi 2014 Olympian, Aiden Kelly, posed for photographs with guests and government officials. Among the dignitaries attending were Senator Phil Boyle, Councilman Steve Flotteron, and Assemblyman Joe Saladino, Assembly Andrew Raia, Legislator Tom Barraga, and Suffolk County Treasurer Angie Carpenter, board member.

YES, West Islip's Youth Enrichment Services, provided creative face painting for the children.

We’d like to thank everyone for attending, and our friends at Our Lady of Consolation for doing such a fine job hosting.

We hope you’ll join us next year!


Nancy Donohue

West Islip Chamber of Commerce


60th Annual Memorial Day Parade

Please click here to enjoy photos of the West Islip 60th Annual Memorial Day Parade.

This is a time honored tradition of honoring the U.S. men and women who gave their lives for our country.

Sponsored by the American Legion Post 1738

Monday, May 26, 2013

Starts at 10:00 AM

Parade route: Roderick and Udall Road, begin south to Memorial Park on Udall and Higbie Lane to Opening Memorial Service, continue south on Higbie Lane to Paul J. Bellew Elementary School to Closing Memorial Service.

Join the American Legion Post at their Open House right after the parade. All are welcome. Refreshments will be served.

Any veteran needing transportation to and from the parade may reach out to the West Islip Chamber of Commerce and/or the American Legion Post 1738, 631-422-1738


2014 Elizabeth T. McNamee Run

2014 Elizabeth T. McNamee Run 
Race Information
May 11, 2014

The West Islip Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the 2014 Elizabeth T. McNamee Run as a tribute to Elizabeth’s memory to help make  this year’s 5K run another huge success.  Elizabeth’s fund has aided in the awareness and education of HCM and it has supported many community and scholarship programs.

3.1 miles professionally timed by Finish Line Road Race Technicians.  This race is a fast, flat course.  Mile splits with two (2) water stops.  Starts and finishes at West Islip High School.

For details and registration information, please visit their Website http://www.elizabethtmcnamee.org


West Islip Beach, Celebrating the Life of Madeleine Hsu

To view West Islip Beach, Celebrating the Life of Madeleine Hsu photo gallery
please click here.

WI Beach & Playground Staffing, opening and closing information.
Guard Booth, now until June 29, 2014  - Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 10am to 6pm 
After June 30, 2014, 7 days per week, 10am to 6pm
No Fee for residents with Islip Town Recreation Card
No Fee for seniors with senior Town of Islip Card
No Card must have Drivers license $5.00 fee for residents, $10.00 fee for non-residents
Beginning June 29 - 7 days per week until August 22, 2014
Park Attendant:
Beginning June 4, 2014, Mon - Friday  until further notice 10am to 6pm
Saturdy & Sunday area will be checked
June 29, 2014, 7 days, 10am  - 6pm
Attendant will: Open and close Park, open and close restrooms, water flower beds without irrigation,
empty & reline trash cans and maintain the general appearance of the park 
Public Safety will close the gate after sunset
Permit required for any party on the beach with more than 25 people fee 65.00  
Call 631-224-5404 for application or any questions regarding Park information
Where Angels Play Foundation West Islip Beach Project

Councilman Steve Flotteron announced the West Islip Beach is scheduled for a
playground build May 30th - June 1st in honor of the life of Madeline Hsu. 
Madeline was one of the 26 children who lost her life at Sandy Hook. The playground is part of The Sandy Ground Project. 

You can go to http://www.thesandygroundproject.org to find out more about this amazing endeavor. 

Groundbreaking Friday, May 30th at the West Islip Beach!
10 AM, Friday, 2014
If anyone wants to assist in painting, please join us on Friday at the ground breaking ceremony! 

Ribbon cutting will be Sunday, June 1st, at 11 AM.

If any student/child wants to attend in their school/team uniform we encourage you to do so.
Also, apparel will be available at the event to purchase in support of the playground initiative.

Please forward a link to this page to anyone you think would want be notified about the event.
For more information, please visit the project Webpage, http://www.thesandygroundproject.org.
See you Friday! 
The Committee for "Where Angels Play Foundation" West Islip Beach Project 

Eugene Ambrosio (Gino), Sandy Play Ground Project Leader 
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Committee Members: 
Councilman Steve Flotteron
Nancy Donahue
Lynn Luttenberger
Maria Figalora
Joe DeCarlo
Jim Lundie
Norma Peraino
Rocco Pepe
Don Boyle
Patty Vorilas
Regina Jacoby

This is a wonderful opportunity for our West Islip community to come together to
make positive things happen!












Welcome to Relay For Life 2014!

Welcome to Relay For Life 2014!

In the fight against cancer, silence is the last thing we need. Relay For Life of West Islip is a great place to take action and make noise, the West Islip Chamber of Commerce is a proud sponsor of the 2014 West Islip Relay For Life, June 21 – June 22, 6:00 p.m. – 6:00 a.m.

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life movement symbolizes hope and our shared goal to end a disease that threatens the lives of so many people we love. If cancer has touched your life, participating in Relay For Life of West Islip is a great way to take action and help finish the fight. This is your opportunity to honor cancer survivors, remember those we have lost, and raise funds and awareness to fight back and help end cancer forever.

For information please contact 631-300-3143 or log on to www.RelayForLife.org/WestIslipNY

Facebook search “West Islip Relay For Life”

Twitter/Instagram @WI_RelayForLife