Maria Figalora Nominated "Women of Distinction" 2013

West Islip, NY, March 13, 2013

Suffolk County Legislature Tom Barraga has nominated Maria Figalora as "Women of Distinction" to represent the 11th Legislative District.

Ms. Figalora serves as Executive Vice President on the Board of the West Islip Chamber of Commerce, among many others.

Please join us in congratulating Maria on her distinguished honor.


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Alice Price Published in The ICD Guide to Challenging Disorganization

Chamber member, Alice Price COP-CD® of Organize Long Island, is a contributor to a new groundbreaking textbook for professional organizers, The ICD Guide to Challenging Disorganization: For Professional Organizers, published by the Institute for Challenging Disorganizations.

Click here to read the press release and learn more about chronic disorganization and how a professional organizer can help clients.

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Suzanne Costallos Joins Carnese Associates

Carnese Associates is pleased to announce the addition to staff of our colleague, Clinical Social  Worker, Suzanne Costallos.  We have known Suzanne for many years.  She has a rich and diverse personal and professional history and brings a unique set of life experiences to our practice.

A Juilliard School Drama Division graduate, Suzanne spent 25 years as a professional actress and singer before attending Yeshiva University’s Wurzweiler School of Social Work where she received her MSW degree in 1997.  As a clinical social worker she has practiced in New York City and   Northern Maine, (where she lived for the past 7 years), working with people across the developmental spectrum.

Her areas of special interest include but are not limited to: healthy ageing; depression/anxiety; stress reduction; life transitions (especially mid-life), traumatic injury; interpersonal relationships; grief/loss; addiction recovery.  She is also drawn to working with artists, veterans and adolescents.

Our office is located at: 400 Montauk Hwy, Suite 109.  She can be reached at (631) 661-1614 where she has her own mailbox

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West Islip Association Uses Grant to Improve Community

Thanks to an Omnibus Grant sponsored by Suffolk County Lergislator Thomas Barraga, the West Islip Association (WIA) purchased and installed much needed benches and waste containers at designated bus stops in the West Islip Community. The West Islip Association is grateful for the opportunity to provide a needed service to the community. The WIA looks forward to continuing the project as funds become available.

Maria Figalora, Secretary
West Islip Association


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