PYA Gala and Hall of Fame Celebration set for May 31


On Friday, May 31, Port Washington Youth Activities, or PYA, will hold its 29th annual Gala Fundraiser and Hall of Fame Celebration at the North Hempstead Country in Port Washington.

The honorees this year are long-time directors and volunteers Wayne DeSimone and Mike Mongelli.

The Gala will kick off with a cocktail hour at 7:30 p.m., and dining and dancing from 8:30 p.m. to midnight. There will be a silent auction, and raffle prizes, too. The price is $175.00 per person (including open bar) in advance and is tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. There are several sponsorships available to fit all budgets, and ads can be placed in the souvenir journal distributed at the event.

Any inquiries and reservations can be directed to Brandon Kurz, PYA executive director at (516) 944-7921. You can also visit the PYA website link at for more information about the celebration, and to register to attend the event.

Port Washington Youth Activities (PYA) is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) charitable organization formed to promote the exemplary development of local youth through participation in sports. PYA teaches teamwork and individual responsibility in an atmosphere of respect and sportsmanship.  While PYA places emphasis on the development of sports skills, its primary mission is to develop character and an understanding of how participation in sporting events can prepare one for success in all endeavors.

Submitted by Port Washington Youth Activities.


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