Charity Work

WHB St. Pat’s Committee Helps the Wounded Warriors

The Westhampton Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee donated a check for $1,250 to the Quogue VFW Post 5350 and the Wounded Warrior Project in 2013. Pictured from left to right: Bob Miller, Peter Cuthbert, William Hughes, Dick Herzing, TJ Hooker, Arma “Ham” Andon, Charles Borztfield and Regina Manengo. Photo courtesy NMS.

Food Pantry Gets Shelf Help from Parade Committee in 2013

The Westhampton Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee  donated a check for $1,250 to the Immaculate Conception Food Pantry in the winter of 2013. Pictured from left to right: Tom Otis, 2013 Westhampton Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade Grand Marshal, Dottie Macaluso, St. Patrick’s Days Parade Goodwill Committee member, Lynn Petersohn, Immaculate Conception Food Pantry Coordinator and Dick Herzing, St. Patrick’s Day parade goodwill committee member. Photo courtesy NMS.

Maureen’s Haven and Parade Committee Team Up to Help Homeless

The Westhampton Beach St. Patrick’s Parade Committee  donated a check for $1,250 to Maureen’s Haven in January of 2013. Pictured from left to right are Preston Jankowski, Donna Conti, Dick Herzing, Brenda Richardson, Tracey Lutz (Executive Director of Maureen’s Haven), Tom Otis (2013 Grand Marshal), Jasmine Chambers, Reverend Charles Cary and Dottie Macaluso. Photo courtesy of NMS

Food Pantry Gets Helping Hand from WHB St. Pat’s Committee

The Westhampton Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee donated $1,250 to the Westhampton Food Pantry in October 2012. Standing with the ceremonial check is, from left to right, Phil DeBrita, Father Joseph Mirro, WHB St. Pat’s Committee member Dick Herzing, Jack Laadt, and Committee member Donna Conti.
Founded in 1995 the the Immaculate Conception Church Parish Hall in Westhampton runs the Food Pantry and is sponsored by the Knights of Columbus, Westhampton Rotary and Westhampton Kiwanis.

St. Pat’s Committee Supports Maureen’s Haven Homeless Shelters

The Westhampton Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee donated $1,250 to Maureen’s Haven on October 14, 2011 as part of its annual support of local charities thanks in part to Capital One Bank, the prime sponsor of the Westhampton Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
Standing with Parade Committee members (from right) Dick Herzing and Dottie Macaluso at the Westhampton Presbyterian Church are Maureen’s Haven Vice Chairwoman Joann Piche and Chairman Dwayne S. Wagner.
Maureen’s Haven works to help homeless people throughout the winter by partnering with local churches to provide a warm place to sleep from November to April.

Wounded Warriors and Parade Committee Join Forces

The Westhampton Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee donated $1,000 to the Wounded Warrior Project this winter as part of its annual charitable work.
The Wound Warrior Project works to help injured service men and women of this generation. Standing with Parade Committee members Alexis Whitney (left) and Dick Herzing (right) is Wound Warrior Project Ambassador Paul Hastings.
You can learn more about the Wounder Warrior Project at http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org.

Parade Committee Donates $1,000 to Southampton Town PAL

The Westhampton Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee is proud to donate $1,000 to the Southampton Town Police Athletic League. Congratulations to the coaches, parents and athletes on another great season.

WHB St. Pat’s Committee Helps Give a Lift To Our Local Veterans

The Westhampton Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee donated $1,000 to Honor Flight in January of 2009. Honor Flight helps transport America’s veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit those memorials dedicated to honor their service and sacrifices. Locally, the WHB Parade Committee wanted to help our local VFW Post 5350 in Quogue do their part.
Pictured at left (from left) are: former Grand Marshals Alexis Whitney and Jim Gohery, 2009 Grand Marshal Seth Allan, former Grand Marshal Charlie Bass, committee member Dick Herzing and Honor Flight President Chris Cosich.

Westhampton Beach St. Pat’s Parade Committee Lends Support

The Westhampton Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee works to support other fine organizations in the months leading up to and after the Parade. In 2008 the Committee donated $500 to the Southampton Town Police Athletic League and $500 to the Quogue Wildlife Refuge as well as $500 to East End Hospice.

St. Pat’s Parade Committee Teams Up with Westhampton Steakhouse for Holiday Toy Drive

Working with the owners of the Westhampton Steakhouse in Westhampton Beach, the members of the WHB St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee
are hosting the 2009 Holiday Toy Drive this Friday, December 4 beginning at 6:30 p.m. for the children and teens of several local charities.
More than 200 people showed for a night of complimentary drinks and appetizers donated by the owners of the Steakhouse for the last Toy Drive. The effort collected thousands of dollars of toys and was a huge success as local dignitaries such as Congressman Tim Bishop stopped by to lend a helping hand.