CHAIRPERSON: Paula Murphy, Patchogue Garden Club
This committee plans the annual fundraiser, designs planting areas and does plantings throughout the community.
CEMETARY RESTORATION COMMITTEE
CHAIRPERSON: Rev. Ralph Wright, E & R Tax Services
One of the most historic properties in Patchogue is known as Lakeview Cemetery. The history at this property goes well beyond the many well-known local families that lay to rest there, including being the location of historic activities & monuments that represent Patchogue’s significance. This committee has been responsible for revitalizing maintaining what is actually five historic cemeteries.
COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION ACTIVE IN DISASTER (COAD)
CHAIRPERSON: Marian Russo, Village of Patchogue
The Greater Patchogue COAD (Community Organization Active in Disaster) seeks to enhance citizen and community readiness through individual, organizational, faith-based, and business cooperation to support all-hazard preparedness, response, recover and mitigation.
CULTURAL HERITAGE COMMITTEE
CHAIRPERSON: Thomas Keegan, Keegan & Keegan, Ross & Rosner
The aim of the Cultural Heritage Committee is to plan, coordinate, promote and attend all community cultural events. This Committee coordinates the annual St. Patrick’s Parade and the Passing of the Sash, 4 Miler “May the Road Rise to Meet Ye” Run and St. Liberata Italian Festival. These cultural events are essential in bringing both residents and visitors to our community.
CHAIRPERSON: Danielle Paisley, Patchogue-Medford Public Library
The mission of the Grants Committee is to seek and identify funding to provide financial resources that address quality of life issues for all businesses and residents of the Greater Patchogue Community. Elected officials and their representatives who play a vital role in providing local, town, county, state and federal funds are also invited to attend these meetings. The Committee maintains an inventory of current grant applications and monitors the progress of each project until it is implemented.
HEALTH & WELLNESS COMMITTEE
CHAIRPERSON: Kerith Kilhenney, Patchogue Wellness Center
The Health & Wellness Committee is organized to promote a healthy sustainable community. They provide activities and events designed to emphasize a holistic approach to lifestyles & community building.
CHAIRPERSON: Karen King
The Scholarship Committee evaluates applications and assists in awarding scholarships to the young and aspiring business owners of our community.